July 2017 Events

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.

15: Grand Rapids on Tap, Grand Rapids, MI

America on Tap presents the fifth annual Grand Rapids on Tap, which will take place at Calder Plaza. This late-afternoon event will feature more than 100 beers from over 50 American craft breweries. There will also be live music, and food and merchandise will be available for purchase.

16: Brufrou, Denver, CO

The fourth annual Brufrou will be held at a new venue, the historic Tivoli Brewery/Student Union building in downtown Denver. This afternoon event will feature more than more than 80 food and beer pairings from over 120 brewmasters and chefs. There will also be live music, a merchandise market, specialty pavilions, and outdoor games. VIP tickets, with unlimited beer and food tasting, are available.

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.

21-22: Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival, Ypsilanti, MI

The Michigan Brewers Guild presents the 20th annual Summer Beer Festival, which will take place at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. This two-day event will feature more than 1,000 beers from over 100 Michigan breweries, with an emphasis on "big" and hard-to-find beers. There will also be hourly releases of special festival beers; live entertainment, including live local bands and the "Drink Michigan Beer" Fight Song; and food and merchandise vendors.

22: Hammer N’Ales Brewfest, Canyonville, OR

Umpqua Valley Habitat presents the fourth annual Hammer N'Ales Brewfest, which will take place at the Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville. This afternoon/evening event will feature beer and cider from more than 75 local and regional craft breweries. There will also be live music, food for purchase, games and contests, merchandise vendors, and a prize raffle.

22-29: Roseburg Beer Week, Roseburg OR

The third annual Roseburg Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in Roseburg. This eight-day celebration kicks off with the Hammer N'Ales Brewfest. There will be a number of other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, live music, meet-the-brewer events, brewery tours, educational programs, tap takeovers, and games and contests.

22: Westside Tribute Band Brew Fest, Tuolumne, CA

The second annual Westside Tribute Band Brew Fest will be held at the Westside Event Grounds in Tuolumne. This afternoon open-air event will feature more than 50 beers and ciders from over 30 California craft breweries and cideries. Tribute bands will play the music of Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Journey, and Van Halen. There will also be food for purchase. VIP tickets, with early admission, are available. The festival is a fund-raiser for the Summerville High School football program.

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.