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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 2016 -


Aces & Ales Winter Beer Festival 

Aces & Ales -  Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, January 15th - 17th

This annual 3 day event features over 60 rare and specialty beers on tap and bottles from more than 30 breweries, and special guests from the brewing industry. 


Brew Haha! 

John Ascuaga's Nugget Rose Ballroom - Reno

Friday, January 29th

Celebrating their 21st year, this event raises funds and glasses of beer for the Sierra Arts Foundation. Over 25 breweries and live music fill the Rose Ballroom. 


Big Dog's Winterfest 

Big Dogs Brewing Company -  Las Vegas

Saturday, January 30th

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 2016 -


Boulder Dam Brewery's "AnniBREWsary" Party

Boulder Dam Brewing - Boulder City

Saturday, February 20th

Celebrating their 9th 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 2016 -


Brew's Best Spring Beer Festival 

Town Square - Las Vegas

Saturday, March (TBA)

Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 brewery tents. Enjoy live and a few specialty vendors in the back parking lot behind the Town Square shopping center location. 


Rock Star Beer & Music Festval

SLS Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Friday, March 18th

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. 


Boulder City Beerfest! 

Wilbur Square - Boulder City

Saturday, March 26th

Located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder City, join fellow beer lovers for the afternoon in the beautiful Wilbur Square Park. 30+ brewery tents, 8 food trucks, specialty vendors and live music will all converge at the 4th Annual "BCBF!"



- April 2016 -


UNR Young Alumni Beer Fest! 

Downtown Reno Ballroom - Reno

Friday, April 1st

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. 


Great Vegas Festival of Beer

Fremont East - Las Vegas

Saturday, April 9th

This year marks the 6th Annual GVFoB, located on several city blocks downtown. Featuring over 400 beers from 100+ 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 30th

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 2016 -

Lee's Beer Experience 

Sunset Station Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 7th
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! 



The Firehouse District - Reno

May 13th

The "best little homebrew competition in the West" kicks-off Reno Craft Beer Week. Many entrants and winners have gone on to become professional brewers too!


Aces & Ales Stone Domination 

Aces & Ales - Las Vegas

Friday - Sunday, June 14th -  Las Vegas

The legendary San Diego brewery takes over all 50 taps at Aces & Ales for the 6th year bringing beers that usually never leave the brewery. Stone royalty will also be there for the cheers! 


Reno Craft Beer Week! 

Reno / Sparks Area Celebration

May 14th - May 22nd

Returning for it's 2nd year to highlight the region's craft beer culture through collaboration, cooperation, and responsible libation! A variety of great special events will be featuring the local beer producers.


American Craft Beer Week 

Nationwide Celebration 

May 16th - May 22nd

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. 


Brews & Blues Festival 

Springs Preserve - Las Vegas

Saturday, May 21st

Wander through the beautiful nature preserve all afternoon while listening to local blues bands while sampling over 60 craft beers provided by Southern Wine & Spirits fine selection.


Nevada Beer Weeks! 

Statewide Celebration 

May 23rd - June 4th

In connection with ACBW, the 6th 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! 



- June 2016 -


Special Event TBA!

Las Vegas

Saturday, June 4th

Website pending...

Details coming soon!


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 2016 -


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

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas

Saturday, July (TBA)

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 2016 -



Nationwide Celebration 

August 4th

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 (TBA)

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 (TBA)

The 4th 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 (TBA)

The 8th Annual, original all Canned Beer Festival featuring exclusively only great "canned craft" beer. Over 50 breweries participated in 2015. Crowd participation with a peoples choice awards. 


Beer & Barrel Festival @ Mandalay Beach 

Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas 

Saturday, August (TBA)

The 3rd 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 2016 -


Hofbräu Oktoberfest 

Hofbräuhaus - Las Vegas

Saturday, September 10th - Saturday October 29th

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!  


Golden Nugget's Fall Beer Festival 

Golden Nugget Ballroom - Las Vegas 

Friday & Saturday, September 17th & 18th

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! 



October 2016 -


Das Beer Fest!

The Riverwalk - Laughlin

Friday - Sunday, October 1st - 3rd

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. 


Big Dog's Dog-tober Fest! 

Big Dogs Brewing Company - Las Vegas 

Saturday, October (TBA) 

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


Rock Star Beer Festival 

Palms Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas 

Saturday, October (TBA)

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 (TBA)

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 2016 -


Brew's Best Fall Beer Festival 

Town Square - Las Vegas

Saturday, November (TBA)

Sample over 80 beers from more than 20 brewery tents. Enjoy live and a few specialty vendors in the back parking lot behind the Town Square shopping center location. 



December 2016 -


Las Vegas Holiday Festival

Hotel Ballroom Location (TBA) - Las Vegas

Friday & Saturday, December 2nd - 3rd

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 10th 

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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