They just keep comin’! Here’s my updated list!
BreastFest Beer Festival
60 breweries, local food purveyors and Bay Area musicians who all join together to help women gain access to alternative means of cancer therapy!
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 2-6pm
Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
advance tickets $50, $60 @ door
Silicon Valley Beer Week
During the five days, beer-lovers can experience a variety of activities featuring their favorite craft beers including tap takeovers, food pairings, seminars, demonstrations, brewmaster’s dinners, new release nights and other exclusive events.
July 28 – August 3, 2013
Campbell, Lost Gatos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Jose, Santa Clara, Willow Glen
18th Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza
Outdoors among the pines and showcasing the best craft breweries in the country and top blues performers—this is Mammoth’s biggest event—4 days of fun in the sun. The best party of the summer! Mammoth Lakes, California is a beautiful mountain resort located in the Eastern High Sierra near Yosemite National Park—the perfect place to spend a “Blues and Brews” weekend.
August 1–4, 2013
Sam’s Wood Site, Minaret Rd., Mammoth Lakes, CA
California Beer Festival Santa Cruz
With over 70 craft brews on tap, mouth watering food, bocce ball and live entertainment with three great live bands. Back by popular demand the electrifying 14 piece tribute band to Michael Jackson….FOREVERLAND.
Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:30-5pm
Aptos Village Park, Santa Cruz, CA
Stumptown Brewery Beer Revival and BBQ SOLD OUT!
Beer Tasting from 1 – 5 p.m. Live Music ’til 6 p.m. Entry fee includes your Beer, Cider, and BBQ tastings for the duration. 30 Breweries and 30 BBQ teams “If you can’t have fun at this one … you can’t have fun.” Don’t take our word for it, find someone who came last year and ask them if they’ll be coming back.
Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12pm-6pm
Stumptown Brewery, 15045 River Road, Guerneville, CA
Northern California Homebrewers Festival
Once a year at the time of the Autumnal Equinox, homebrewers from all over Northern California make the trek to the little town of Dobbins and call Lake Francis their home for two days. Here they proudly fly the colors of their homebrew clubs and eagerly share well-crafted homebrew, rivaling some of the best known craft breweries.
September 19-21, 2013
Lake Francis Resort, 13919 Lake Francis Road, Dobbins, CA 95935
Tickets go on sale July 14th at 10am!
This popular annual brewfest and festival of all things bicycle in beautiful Fairfax, CA (the birthplace of the mountain bike) features over 30 handcrafted beers from the West Coast’s best brewers (see full list below). All proceeds from the brewfest benefit the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes and their efforts to expand Marin County’s network of bike lanes, pathways and trails.
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 11am-6pm
FairAnselm Plaza, 765 Center Blvd., Fairfax, CA 94930
Brews on the Bay
Enjoy over 50 different beers made by San Francisco breweries, while soaking up the salty air, sunshine, live music, food, and spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and San Francisco.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 12-5pm
S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien at Pier 45, San Francisco, CA
Tickets go on sale August 5th at 10:00am
More, More, More
For lots more events, check out this mega calendar of listings around the world!