WASHINGTON BREWERS FESTIVAL

The craft beer scene is a thriving industry in many parts of the country, but the west coast has some of the best craft beer out there. Whether you live on the west coast or you are in for a summer road trip, make sure you check out these great beer fests coming this summer.

Washington Brewer’s Festival – Redmond, Washington

Friday, June 16th- Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Raise a glass on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 12th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 130 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

http://washingtonbeer.com/festivals/washington-brewers-festival.php

San Diego International Beer Festival – San Diego, California

Friday, June 16th- Sunday, June 18th, 2017

With nearly 200 breweries represented from around the world, beer aficionados will enjoy hard-to-find specialty craft brews alongside favorites from our local brewing scene. Specialty vendors will be selling a variety of accessories and gifts for the beer lover – from craft beer art to brewed beer bones! With a stage featuring educational demonstrations with recognized industry professionals to food pairings presented by So Rich Chocolates and The Homebrewer — these are demonstrations you won’t want to miss!

https://sandiegobeerfestival.com

Portland International Beerfest – Portland, Oregon

Friday, June 23rd-Sunday June 25th, 2017

Portland international Beerfest is a 3-day specialty beer festival held in the Pearl District North Park Blocks. The Portland International Beerfest showcases hard-to-find beers and ciders from all over the world. Sample everything from classic styles (pilsners, pales, etc.) to exotic new-world hybrids (barrel-aged hoppy farmhouse sours, etc.) This event is a Portland summer tradition for 17 years!

http://www.portland-beerfest.com/

Portland Craft Beer Festival – Portland, Oregon

Friday, June 30th – Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Portland, Oregon continues to hold the title of best beer city in the world (Travel and Leisure, Matador, and Beer Connoisseur). Portland now boasts over 70 craft breweries!

Plan to attend our big outdoor party at the Fields Neighborhood Park to find the broadest selection of local beers, ciders and wine, including a few that you can’t find anywhere outside the breweries. PCBF is held annually the first weekend in July, helping to kick off Oregon Craft Beer Month. We look forward to our next celebration of Portland craft beer Friday June 30th, Saturday July 1st, & Sunday July 2nd, 2017. Tickets are now available through Bold Type Tickets.

http://www.portland-beerfest.com/

Bremerton Summer Brewfest – Bremerton, Washington

Friday, July 14th & Saturday July 15th, 2017

The 7th annual Bremerton Summer Brewfest is a two-day event on the Bremerton waterfront, just a short walk from the Seattle – Bremerton ferry! This event features 30+ Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. To celebrate the Summer, Washington brewers will be focusing on fruit infused beers. Come to the Bremerton Summer Brewfest to learn more from expert brewers while you enjoy live music and local food.

http://washingtonbeer.com/festivals/bremerton-summer-brewFest.php

Oregon Brewer’s Festival – Portland, Oregon

Wednesday, July 26th-Sunday, July 30th, 2017

One of the nation’s longest-running craft beer festivals, the Oregon Brewers Festival is considered a destination, and 80,000 craft beer lovers annually make the pilgrimage to Beervana to drink up what the festival has to offer. On a sun soaked July afternoon, there’s no better place to sip more than 80 independent craft beers with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with the Portland skyline as a backdrop to the west and Mt. Hood towering in the east. Whether you prefer Belgians or Blondes, Pales or Pilsners, Saisons or Wits – come to the Oregon Brewers Festival and see for yourself why we’re one of the world’s best loved craft beer festivals!

http://www.oregonbrewfest.com/

Bend Brewfest – Bend, Oregon

Thursday, August 10th- Saturday, August 12th, 2017

The 15th annual Bend Brewfest is three days of craft beer bliss, with 170+ craft beers, ciders, and wines. Not to mention a portion of the proceeds goes to support the Deschutes River Conservatory’s mission to restore streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes Basin. Bend Brewfest also partners with NeighborImpact, who provide lifesaving and enriching programs to support the community in Central Oregon.

https://bendbrewfest.com/

Stone 21st Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival – California State University, San Marcos, California

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

The Stone 21st Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival is the largest craft beer festival in Southern California. It’s also for a good cause as 100% of the proceeds from this event are donated to the community and the festival promotes a culture of social responsibility, collaboration and involvement. If you are around on Friday, Check out the Friday night brewers Reception, the kickoff to The Stone 21st Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival! This exclusive event offers you dozens of amazing beers and delicious complimentary food in a truly festive atmosphere!

http://www.stonebrewing.com/events/stone-21st-anniversary-celebration-invitational-beer-festival

Hops in Humboldt – Fortuna, California

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

14th Annual Hops in Humboldt features over 35 of the best breweries from across the country. For one price you can try unlimited samples of hundreds of different micro-brews, listen to 4 bands as they rock the stage throughout the day, cruise different art and craft vendors selling everything from Humboldt clothes to local hand blown glassware and you get a cool commemorative glass to keep. Hops in Humboldt is also a non-profit dedicated to helping raise money for other local non-profs.  All of our proceeds go directly to them, so have fun drinking beer in the sun and know you’re helping others in the community.

http://hopsinhumboldt.com/

 

 

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