14-15: North American Belgian Beer Festival, Westland, MI
Ashley's, a beer bar in Westland, will host the seventh annual North American Belgian Beer Festival. This two-day event is sponsored by the Belgian Family Brewers and the Trade Consulate of Belgium. It has been moved to the summer for warmer weather and to coincide with a nationwide Belgian Beer Week. According to Ashleys, the festival will host the largest American gathering of Belgian brewers. Each session will feature over 80 beers, all from over 40 Belgian craft brewers; there will be over 120 beers overall. Food will be available for purchase.
20-22: Northern Craft (Summer Edition), Staveley, England
The Hawkshead Brewery, in Staveley, will host the summer 2017 edition of the Northern Craft beer festival. This three-day dog- and family-friendly event will take place in the brewery's Beer Hall. Recent editions of this festival have featured more than 50 beers from independent breweries, along with ciders, wines, and spirits; live music; and food for purchase from the brewery's kitchen.
22: Yellowstone Beer Fest, Cody, WY
The 2017 Yellowstone Beer Fest will be held on the lawn of the Park County Complex in Cody, the eastern gateway to Yellowstone National Park. This afternoon event will feature more than 180 beers from over 60 breweries, including a selection of barrel-aged and other hard-to-find beers. There will be live music, and food will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go to local charities.
26-30: Oregon Brewers Festival, Portland, OR
The Oregon Brewers Guild and the Oregon Brew Crew present the 30th annual Oregon Brewers Festival, which will take place at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. By tradition, this event features beer from more than 80 breweries, all of them invited by festival organizers, along with a selection of beers from foreign breweries. There will also be food for purchase; industry exhibits by hop growers, homebrewers, breweriana collectors, and national beer writers; live music throughout the weekend; and merchandise vendors. In addition to the festival itself, there will be a Brewers Dinner and the Oregon Brewers Brunch & Parade that officially kicks off the festival.
28-30: Toronto's Festival of Beer, Toronto, ON, Canada
Toronto's Festival of Beer 2017, which organizers describe as "Canada's leading beer festival," will be held at the Bandshell on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds in Toronto. This three-day event will feature more than 300 beers from over 60 domestic and foreign breweries. There will also be live music and other entertainment, brewmaster sessions, and food from 20 of Toronto’s top purveyors. During festival week, a number of satellite events will take place throughout the Greater Toronto Area.