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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, e-mail 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 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: 



- January 2014 -


Aces & Ales Winter Beer Festival 

Aces & Ales -  Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, January 17th - 19th

This annual 3 day event features over 60 rare and specialty beers on tap and bottles from more than 20 breweries, and special guests from the brewing industry. 


Brew Haha! 

John Ascuaga's Nugget Rose Ballroom - Reno

Friday, January 24th

Celebrating their 19th year, this event raises funds and glasses of beer for the Sierra Arts Foundation. Over 30 breweries and live music fill the Rose Ballroom. 


Big Dog's Winterfest 

Big Dogs Brewing Company -  Las Vegas

Saturday, January 25th

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. 



- February 2014 -


Boulder Dam Brewery's "AnniBREWsary" Party

Boulder Dam Brewing - Boulder City

Saturday, February 15th

Celebrating their 7th 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.



- March 2014 -


Brew's Best Spring Beer Festival 

The Village at Lake Las Vegas - Henderson

Saturday, March 8th

Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 beer stations. Stroll the cobblestone walkways and enjoy live music located next to beautiful Lake Las Vegas. 


Boulder City Beerfest! 

Wilbur Square - Boulder City

Saturday, March 29th

Located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder City, join fellow beer lovers for the afternoon in the beautiful Wilbur Square Park. 20+ brewery tents, 5 food trucks, specialty vendors and live music will all converge at the 2nd Annual "BCBF!"



- April 2014 -


Rock Star Beer & Music Festval

Hard Rock Hotel - Las Vegas

Friday, April 4th

Held poolside, this beer and music festival provides a variety of beer stations serving over 60 beers, dj's & live music, and benefits the UNLV Beverage Management Club's scholarship program. 


UNR Young Alumni Beer Fest! 

Downtown Reno Ballroom - Reno

Friday, April 4th

This year is the 21st 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. 


Big Dog's Peace, Love & Hoppiness

Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas

Saturday, April 19th

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!  


Great Vegas Festival of Beer

Fremont East - Las Vegas

Saturday, April 26th

This year marks the 4th Annual GVFoB, with a great new location downtown. Featuring over 250 beers from 80+ breweries, plenty of food options and live music, remember to pace yourself!


- May 2014 -

Lee's 8th Annual Beer Experience 

LVH Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 10th
Held in the large ballroom, taste over 300 craft and imported bottled beers. Enjoy great food from several buffet stations, a silent auction, and live music. Sample over 50 varieties of tequila too! 


American Craft Beer Week 

Nationwide Celebration 

May 12th - May 18th

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. 


Nevada Beer Weeks! 

Statewide Celebration 

May 19th - May 31st

In connection with ACBW, the 4th Annual "Nevada Beer Weeks!" celebration brings 13 additional days, several large festivals, and many special events happening at the breweries, bars, restaurants, pubs and retail locations in the Las Vegas and Reno areas! 


Aces & Ales Stone Domination Tap Takeover! 

Aces & Ales - Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, May 30th - June 1st -  Las Vegas

The legendary San Diego brewery takes over Aces & Ales for the 4th year bringing many beers that usually never leave the brewery. Owners & brewers will be in the house too! 


Brews & Blues Festival 

Springs Preserve - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 31st

Wander through the beautiful nature preserve between two stages featuring top local blues bands and sample over 60 craft beers from regional breweries! 



- June 2014 -


Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival! 

Downtown Reno

Friday & Saturday, 20th& 21st

Dozens of breweries spread out downtown between 2nd & 5th streets. 2 stages featuring live music, with BBQ & great beers stretched out in between! 



- July 2014 -


Big Dog's Summer Beer Fest! 

Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas

Saturday, July 19th

This event is a celebration of refreshing summer beers. Held outside under the stars, the night includes a food booth, a raffle with great prizes, and live music. 



August 2014 -


International Beer Day! 

Nationwide Celebration

August 1st

Each first Friday in August is International Beer Day! Celebrated worldwide, plan to have a few beers and cheers with your friends! 



Nationwide Celebration 

August 7th

Join beer enthusiasts across the globe in a collective toast to one of craft beer’s most iconic styles: the India Pale Ale. 


Aces & Ales Strong Beer Festival!

Aces & Ales - Las Vegas 

Friday - Sunday, August 8th - 10th

Enjoy over 60 of the best "Strong" beers over 7% abv! 3 days of rare brews with new selections added everyday. 


Peppermill Resort & Casino - Reno

Saturday, August 23rd

The 5th Annual, original all Canned Beer Festival featuring exclusively only great "canned craft" beer. Over 40 breweries participated in 2012. Crowd participation with a peoples choice awards. 



September 2014 -


Hofbräu Oktoberfest 

Hofbräuhaus - Las Vegas

Saturday, September 13th - Sunday October 31st

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!  


Beer Festival @ Mandalay Beach 

Mandalay Bay Hotel resort - Las Vegas 

Saturday, September 13th 

This inaugural festival takes place on the hotel’s beach showcasing a variety of the country’s best beers and guest brewers to talk to, along with award-winning cuisine provided by MGM Resorts International’s top chefs. 


Downtown Beer Festival 

Clark County Amphitheater - Las Vegas 

Saturday, September 20th 

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. 


Boulevard Brew Fest 

MGM Resorts Village - Las Vegas 

This first time event will occupy “The Lot” across from the Luxor and feature beer from over 30 Oregon breweries alongside local favorites, with a great musical line-up including Grammy-award winning artists Kings of Leon. 


Desert Hops - International Beer Experience 

Cosmopolitan Hotel - Las Vegas 

Saturday, September 27th

The 2nd Annual festival held at the Boulevard Pool features samples of 150 beers from 25 countries and multi-cultural food offerings prepared by the hotel's restaurant partners. Presented by SEVEN Magazine. 



October 2014 -


Das Beer Fest!

The Riverwalk - Laughlin

Friday - Sunday, October 3rd - 5th

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. 


Golden Nugget's Fall Beer Festival 

Golden Nugget Ballroom - Las Vegas 

Friday & Saturday, October 10th & 11th

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! 


Big Dog's Dog-tober Fest! 

Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas 

Saturday, October 11th 

Wisconsin style brat party with 40+ seasonal brews, big hot pretzels, raffles and live music! 


Rock Star Beer Festival 

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas 

Saturday, October 18th

Held poolside, this beer and music festival provides a variety of beer stations serving over 60 beers, dj's & live music, and benefits the UNLV Beverage Management Club's scholarship program. 



November 2014 -


Brew's Best Fall Beer Festival 

The Village at Lake Las Vegas - Henderson

Saturday, November 8th

Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 beer stations. Stroll the cobblestone walkways and enjoy live music located next to beautiful Lake Las Vegas. 



December 2014 -


Las Vegas Holiday Festival

Hotel Location TBA - Las Vegas

Friday & Saturday, December 5th - 6th

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 13th 

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...







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