Weekend off the Wagon – Beer geeks unite!

From the CBF website.

From the CBF website.


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Friday, June 27

Final Friday Food Truck Fiesta
Five Points, 2830 Larimer St.

As a part of this Final Friday’s festivities in Denver, the Rotary Club of Five Points Cultural District is hosting a Food Truck Fiesta with eight great food trucks and beer from Our Mutual Friend Malt & BrewDiebolt Brewing Company and Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery. There will also be wine from Mile High Winery, cider from Stem Ciders and refreshing drinks from Happy Leaf Kombucha. All proceeds will go toward the Cycles for Student Success program, which awards bicycles to students at Gilpin Montessori Public School and Whittier ECE-8 for excellence in school attendance. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. and go until 10 p.m.

All Brewers’ Eve
Washington Park, Downtown Fort Collins

To kick off the Colorado Brewers’ Festival, there will be an All Brewers’ Eve celebration from 6-9 p.m. The event is limited in supply to attend, but it is intended to be a “beer geek” haven and networking event. Come and try super premium and limited-run craft beers while also rubbing elbows with other beer enthusiasts, brewery reps and master brewers from across the state.

Almanac Beer Tap Takeover
Jake’s Brew Bar, 2540 W Main St, Littleton

As a part of Almanac Beer Company’s Colorado roll-out, Jake’s Brew Bar is hosting a tap takeover featuring five of their artfully crafted brews. Tapping is happening at 6 p.m. Be there are be an equilateral rectangle.

Saturday, June 28

Colorado Brewers’ Festival 
Civic Center Area, Downtown Fort Collins

Running both Saturday and Sunday, the Colorado Brewers’ Festival is a way to celebrate the people who make the outstanding and creative brews across the state. The festival is undergoing its 25th anniversary, and there are sure to be many years to come. This year, entry is FREE, but for $20, you can get a “Beer Pass” wristband that is good for both days. As part of the package, you will aslo get 10 “Festival Bucks” to spend toward beer, food and attractions.

Beryl’s Grand Opening
Beryl’s Beer Co., 3120-C Blake St.

A new unique Denver brewery, Beryl’s Beer Co., is celebrating the Grand Opening starting at 11 a.m. Capt’n Crabby and Buck Creek BBQ will be providing the grub. Come party and enjoy some live music, too!

Wild Goose Chase
Uptown Tavern, 538 E 17th Ave

You’re on the hunt for five golden goose eggs throughout Denver! From 1-5 p.m, Goose Island will be hosting the Wild Goose Chase at Uptown Tavern. Check in starts two hours prior to the chase, and the chase itself will take about two hours to complete. Once finished, you can reward yourself for running/jogging/walking by enjoying some Goose Island refreshments and walk away with some nifty GI swag!

Sunday, June 29

Wings and Whiskey
Ace Eat & Serve, 501 E 17th Ave
Join Great Divide Brewing Company and Ace Restaurant Sunday as Denver’s top chefs compete for the title of Denver Wing King! Add in some amazing whiskey drinks, a wing eating contest, Ping-Pong tournament, and live music by the Whiskey Folk (featuring members of The Congress) and you’ve got Wings & Whiskey–the charity party of the summer! General admission tickets are still available (and on sale for $5 off) with the event starting at 4 p.m.!

Future Events

  • July 1 – Yak & Yeti Sixth Anniversary Party
  • July 10 – Whiskey Rebellion Denver (Tickets)
  • July 12 – Breckenridge Brewery 24th Anniversary Hootenanny (Tickets)
  • July 17 – The Big Eat Denver (Tickets)
  • August 2 – SeshFest (Tickets)
  • August 3 – Avery’s 21st Anniversary Party (Tickets on Sale NOW)
  • August 23 – Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival (Tickets)
  • September 28 – The bRUNch Run 5k (Tickets)

Did we miss something? Want your event on next week’s Weekend off the Wagon? Email us.


About Jasmin Hudacsek

Editor for Denver off the Wagon and avid black coffee drinker.