It’s the return of festival season and 2022 is finally looking to resemble a real semblance of normal. Colorado is known for their beers which is why almost every big city has its own amazing beer fest to enjoy. The ones we’ve highlighted below are coming this summer but you should get tickets soon, as some passes are already sold out. With your tickets, most of these beer festivals are also including unlimited beer samples and commemorative glasses!
Dillon’s 10th annual Beer Fest is returning to the lake on Saturday, June 11th from 1 to 4 p.m. At Lake Dillon Beer Fest, more than 30 world-class Colorado breweries will be pouring beer alongside great food and live music. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday April 15th, at 10 a.m and can be purchased online starting at $40. With your ticket, you get unlimited beer samples and a commemorative glass, plus a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Colorado Brewers Guild and Blue River Watershed Group.
On July 9th, Colorado Brewers Rendezvous will be returning for its 26th annual year brought to Salida The Salida Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Brewers Guild. Taking place on a Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., head to Riverside Park for craft beer offerings from more than 60 brewers around the state, not to mention live music and food. General admission tickets cost $55 and include unlimited tastings, a commemorative tasting glass and access to food vendors. $VIP tickets cost $120 and include all the perks of general admission, as well as one hour early entry at noon, lunch voucher, private restrooms, shaded area with seating and more.
Where: 110 Sackett Ave. Salida, CO 81201
Denver’s Summer Brew Fest is returning to the city this June on Saturday the 23rd with daytime tickets and evening VIP tickets still available! Unfortunately night General Admission is sold out but that doesn’t mean you can’t cool down this summer with some refreshing craft beer for only $40 early bird or $45 in advance. Tickets go up to $50 if you purchase them the day of the event. You can also jam out to live music from That Damn Sasquatch, Cover Boy, and Robby People’s depending on which session you purchase. Get your tickets online.
On Saturday July 9th, Breckenridge will be hosting their Beer Festival at Beaver Run Resort for only $40 general admission. GA includes unlimited beer samplings and a commemorative cup. If you can’t get enough, why not make a trip out of it with a weekend full of hikes, restaurants, and shopping in Breckenridge. The breweries are from all around the state from the Great Divide to Wibby Brewing and Breckenridge Distillery. Get your tickets here.
Where: 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Steamboat Springs is another spot that doesn’t just offer amazing wintry events. There’s also great beers to be had this summer at the Red, Whites, and Brews Fest on Saturday, June 25th. Tickets cost $40 with unlimited samples of beer and wine plus a cup to take home.