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Nevada has 2 Official "Beer Lovers" clubs! 

The Las Vegas club covers the Southern Nevada area which includes the suburbs of Henderson and Summerlin. The Reno club covers the Northern Nevada area with Sparks and Carson City. 

Each club website includes a monthly Events Calendar listing local tapping parties, beer dinners, beer festivals and other great events for beer lovers! Once you join the group, email invites are automatically sent to you when an event is listed, and a day before the event happens as a reminder... 

Best of all, membership is free & easy - Sign up today! 

For more information and to see the Regional Event Calendars, click on these links:

 

 



Below is a list of the ANNUAL BEER FESTIVALS & EVENTS happening in Nevada. Each of these has at least 500 people having good times and great beers. Make plans to attend!

A few of the celebrations are so large now that extra servers and staff are needed to keep things flowing smoothly. If you're interested in helping as a volunteer, join the Nevada Brew Crew! For more information and to sign-up visit:  http://www.NevadaBrewCrew.com 

Cheers!

 
 

Aces & Ales Winter Beer Festival 
Aces & Ales -  Las Vegas
Friday - Sunday, January 13th - 15th 

http://www.AcesAndAles.com/
This annual 3 day event features over 60 rare and specialty beers on tap and bottles from more than 40 breweries, and special guests from the brewing industry. 

Brew Haha! 
Nugget Casino & Resort - Sparks
Friday, January 27th 

http://www.NuggetCasinoResort.com/
Celebrating the 22nd year, this event raises funds and glasses of beer for the Sierra Arts Foundation. Over 100 beers, the "Artist Village" and live music will keep the Rose Ballroom party hopping!  

Big Dog's Winterfest 
Big Dogs Brewing Company -  Las Vegas
Saturday, January 28th 

http://www.BigDogsWinterfest.com/
This annual winter celebration features 50+ craft brews from far and near, with live music, delicious hot food, and raffles with prizes throughout the celebration. 


 

Boulder Dam Brewery's "AnniBREWsary" Party
Boulder Dam Brewing - Boulder City
Saturday, February 18th 

http://www.BoulderDamBrewing.com/
Celebrating their 9th year with a special Anniversary Ale, there will be food specials and live music inside the brewery, and out on the patio all day long.
 


Brew's Best Festval
Downtown Summerlin - Las Vegas
Saturday, March 18th

http://BrewsBest.com/
Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 brewery tents. Enjoy live music and food vendors at the new Downtown Summerlin shopping center location. 

Boulder City Beerfest! 
Wilbur Square - Boulder City
Saturday, March 25th 

http://www.BoulderCityBeerFest.com/
Located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder City, join fellow beer lovers for the afternoon in the beautiful Wilbur Square Park. 30+ brewery tents, 8 food trucks, specialty vendors and live music will all converge at the 5th Annual "BCBF!"



UNR Young Alumni Beer Fest! 
Downtown Reno Ballroom - Reno
Friday, April 21st 

http://www.NevadaYAC.com
This year is the 16th Anniversary of the annual fund raising event for scholarships. With over 30 beer stations serving local and regional craft beers, this year includes the Silver Legacy's food cart and great raffle prizes. 

Great Vegas Festival of Beer
Fremont East - Las Vegas
Friday & Saturday, April 7th & 8th 

http://GreatVegasBeer.com/
The 7th Annual GVFoB, is expanding this year to become a 2 day event featuring over 400 beers from 100+ breweries, plenty of food options and live music, all located on several city blocks downtown. 

 

MonteLago Village Beerfest - Spring!
Lake Las Vegas 
Saturday, April 29th 

http://MLVBF.com
Grab your sunscreen for the MonteLago Village Beerfest located at one of Nevada’s best special event destinations: Lake Las Vegas! Sample great beers from 30 brewery tents placed around the Village. Live music until 10pm, and brewer interviews simulcast on the local radio station KUNV!


Big Dog's Peace, Love & Hoppiness
Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas
Saturday, April 29th 

http://www.PeaceLoveHoppyness.com/
A day long party in the parking lot celebration for all hop heads with over 25 beers on tap from around the region, and a variety of "specialty bottles" throughout the day. Live music, food and a raffle with great prizes!

 

 

Lee's Beer Experience 
Sunset Station Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas
Saturday, May 6th

http://leesliquorlv.com/
Held outside by the pool area, taste over 300 craft and imported bottled beers. Enjoy great food from several buffet stations, a silent aucti
on, and live music. Sample over 50 varieties of tequila and spirits too! 

Aces & Ales Stone Domination 
Aces & Ales - Las Vegas
Saturday, May 13th 

http://www.AcesAndAles.com/
The legendary San Diego brewery takes over all 50 taps at Aces & Ales for the 6th year bringing beers that usually never leave the brewery. Stone royalty will also be there for the cheers! 

American Craft Beer Week 
Nationwide Celebration 
May 15th-21st 

http://www.craftbeer.com/news-and-events/american-craft-beer-week/acbw-news
In 2006, the Brewers Association of America held the first American Craft Beer Week with the goal of creating a nationwide, annual celebration for the craft beer community. Now each year, "ACBW" provides the opportunity for brewers to connect with their associates and beer loving public. 

Brews & Blues Festival 
Springs Preserve - Las Vegas
Saturday, May 27th 
 
http://www.SpringsPreserve.org/
Wander through the beautiful nature preserve all afternoon while listening to local blues bands while sampling over 60 craft beers provided by Southern Wine & Spirits fine selection.

 


Backwash!
The Firehouse District - Reno 
Friday, May 6th 

http://www.backwashreno.org/
The "best little homebrew competition in the West" kicks-off Reno Craft Beer Week. Many entrants and winners have gone on to become professional brewers too! 

Reno Craft Beer Week! 
Reno / Sparks Area Celebration
June 2nd - 10th ​

http://www.RoneoCraftBeerWeek.com/

Returning for it's 3rd year to highlight the region's craft beer culture through local collaboration, cooperation, and responsible libation! A variety of great special events will be featured.
 
Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival! 
Downtown Reno
Friday & Saturday, 16th & 17th

http://www.EldoradoReno.com/
Dozens of breweries spread out downtown between 2nd & 5th streets. 2 stages featuring live music, with BBQ & great beers stretched out in between! ​

 

 


Currently No Beer Festivals Scheduled!


  
 

USA IPA Day!
Nationwide Celebration 
Thursday, August 3rd 

http://www.craftbeer.com/
Join beer enthusiasts across the United States in a collective toast to one of American craft beer’s most iconic and popular styles: the India Pale Ale. 


Big Dog's Summer Beer Fest! 
Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas
Saturday, July 5th 

http://www.BigDogSummerFest.com/
This event is a celebration of the best summer beers from local and USA breweries! Held outside under the stars, the night includes a food booth, a raffle with great prizes, and live music. 


Aces & Ales Strong Beer Festival!
Aces & Ales - Las Vegas 
Saturday, August TBA

http://www.AcesAndAles.com/
Enjoy over 60 of the best "Strong" beers over 7% abv! 3 days of rare brews with new selections added everyday. 

CANFEST!
Peppermill Resort & Casino - Reno
Saturday, August 26th

http://CanfestBeer.com/
The 9th Annual, original all Canned Beer Festival featuring exclusively only great "canned craft" beer. Over 50 breweries participated in 2016. Crowd participation with a peoples choice awards. 


 
Hofbräu Oktoberfest 
Hofbräuhaus - Las Vegas
September 16th - October TBA

http://www.HofbrauhausLasVegas.com/
Las Vegas's authentic German beer hall and restaurant hosts it's annual celebration with celebrity keg tappings of authentic Oktberfestbier every weekend, live entertainment daily, stein holding contests, and of course, the chicken dance!  

Golden Nugget's Fall Beer Festival 
Golden Nugget Ballroom - Las Vegas 
Friday & Saturday, September 16th & 17th  
 
http://www.goldennugget.com/lasvegas/fallbeerfest.asp
Starting with the "Great American Craft Beer Tasting" Friday night, this two day event continues Saturday with an Oktoberfest style festival next to the shark tank pool! 

 
 
Das Beer Fest!
The Riverwalk - Laughlin
Friday - Sunday, October 6th - 8th

http://www.edgewater-casino.com/entertainment/special-events.html
Celebrate for 3 days with great beer, German cuisine, specialty vendors and live music all on the Riverwalk located behind Pints Brewery in the Collorado Belle Hotel. 

MonteLago Beerfest - Fall! 
Lake Las Vegas 
Saturday, October 14th 

http://MLVBF.com
Kicking off the Lake Las Vegas Fall Festival, the "MLVBF" features an afternoon of sampling great beers from 30 brewery tents placed around the Village. The live music until 10pm, and brewer interviews are simulcast on the local radio station KUNV during the day! 

 

Downtown Beer Festival 
Clark County Amphitheater - Las Vegas 
Saturday, October 21st 

http://DowntownBrewFestival.com/
Located near downtown, spend the night sampling over 150 beers from 40 local and regional breweries, enjoy live music from two bands, and food available from several local restaurants. 

 

Big Dog's Dog-tober Fest! 
Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas 
Saturday, October 

http://www.DogtoberBeerFest.com/ 
Wisconsin style brat party with 40+ seasonal craft brews, big hot pretzels, raffles and live music! 

 
 
Brew's Best Fall Beer Festival 
Sunset Park - Las Vegas
Saturday, November TBA

http://www.BrewsBest.com/
Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 brewery tents. Enjoy live and a few specialty vendors in the back parking lot behind the Town Square shopping center location. 

 

Las Vegas Holiday Festival
Hotel Ballroom Location (TBA) - Las Vegas
Friday & Saturday, December 1st & 2nd 

http://LasVegasHolidayFestival.com/
Gather round the Christmas Tree for 2 days of festivities. Friday features fine wines & spirits, then Saturday shifts to great seasonal beers. Enjoy live music and local restaurant treats both days! 

Reno Santa Pub Crawl!
Downtown Reno
Saturday, December 9th 

http://www.RenoSantaCrawl.com/ 
Join the Reno Santa Clause clan and the walk with the elves on this annual stroll through the streets of downtown, with over 20 local bars on the list...
 


Dates & details subject to change. 
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Contact us here:  events@NevadaBeerLovers.com

Cheers! 

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