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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 2015 -


Aces & Ales Winter Beer Festival 

Aces & Ales -  Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, January 16th - 18th

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. 


Big Dog's Winterfest 

Big Dogs Brewing Company -  Las Vegas

Saturday, January 24th

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 2015 -


Brew Haha! 

John Ascuaga's Nugget Rose Ballroom - Reno

Friday, February 13th

Celebrating their 20th year, this event raises funds and glasses of beer for the Sierra Arts Foundation. Over 20 breweries and live music fill the Rose Ballroom. 


Boulder Dam Brewery's "AnniBREWsary" Party

Boulder Dam Brewing - Boulder City

Saturday, February 14th

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 2015 -


Brew's Best Spring Beer Festival 

Town Square - Las Vegas

Saturday, March 14th

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. 


UNR Young Alumni Beer Fest! 

Downtown Reno Ballroom - Reno

Friday, March 27th

This year is the 22nd 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. 


Boulder City Beerfest! 

Wilbur Square - Boulder City

Saturday, March 28th

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, 6 food trucks, specialty vendors and live music will all converge at the 3rd Annual "BCBF!"



- April 2015 -


Rock Star Beer & Music Festval

SLS Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Friday, April 3rd

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


Great Vegas Festival of Beer

Fremont East - Las Vegas

Saturday, April 11th

This year marks the 5th Annual GVFoB, located on several city blocks downtown. Featuring over 250 beers from 80+ breweries, plenty of food options and live music, remember to pace yourself!  

Big Dog's Peace, Love & Hoppiness

Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas

Saturday, April 25th

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!  



- May 2015 -

American Craft Beer Week 

Nationwide Celebration 

May 11th - May 17th

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 18th - May 30th

In connection with ACBW, the 5th 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 

Aces & Ales - Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, May 29th - May 31st -  Las Vegas

The legendary San Diego brewery takes over all taps at Aces & Ales for the 5th year bringing beers that usually never leave the brewery. Owners & brewers will also be there for the cheers!


Brews & Blues Festival 

Springs Preserve - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 30th

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


Lee's Beer Experience 

Westgate Resort & Casino - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 30th
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 and spirits too! 



- June 2015 -


Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival! 

Downtown Reno

Friday & Saturday, 19th & 20th

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 18th

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. 


Rock Star Beer & Music Festval

SLS Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Saturday, July 25th

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



August 2015 -



Nationwide Celebration 

August 6th

Join beer enthusiasts across the United States in a collective toast to one of American craft beer’s most iconic and popular styles: the India Pale Ale. 


Aces & Ales Strong Beer Festival!

Aces & Ales - Las Vegas 

Friday - Sunday, August 7th - 9th

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


Desert Hops - International Beer Experience 

Cosmopolitan Hotel - Las Vegas 

Saturday, August 22nd

The 3rd 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. 


Peppermill Resort & Casino - Reno

Saturday, August 29th

The 7th Annual, original all Canned Beer Festival featuring exclusively only great "canned craft" beer. Over 50 breweries participated in 2014. Crowd participation with a peoples choice awards. 


Beer & Barrel Festival @ Mandalay Beach 

Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas 

Saturday, August 29th

The 2nd annual event 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. 



September 2015 -


Hofbräu Oktoberfest 

Hofbräuhaus - Las Vegas

Saturday, September 12th - Saturday 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!  



October 2015 -


Das Beer Fest!

The Riverwalk - Laughlin

Friday - Sunday, October 2nd - 4th

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 9th & 10th

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 17th 

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 17th

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. 


Downtown Beer Festival 

Clark County Amphitheater - Las Vegas 

Saturday, October 24th

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. 



November 2015 -


Brew's Best Fall Beer Festival 

Town Square - Las Vegas

Saturday, November "TBA"

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 2015 -


Las Vegas Holiday Festival

Hotel Location TBA - Las Vegas

Friday & Saturday, December 4th - 5th

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 12th 

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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