Strange Brew Festival
May
19
3:00 PM15:00

Strange Brew Festival

This is a celebration of uniquely crafted brews from local breweries. Expect the unexpected! Most of the offerings from our local breweries will only be available at this festival. We’re talking about uncommon beer, in many cases specially crafted for this event. These brews will challenge your taste buds, your ideas of beers, and your sensibilities. Strange Brew will be complimented with live music from local bands and a tasty BBQ too. A truly different kind of brew festival for the beer geek in all of us!

Breweries Involved: The Brewer’s Cabinet, Great Basin Co., Mammoth  Brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Whipple Brewing & Distilling Co., Drakes Brewing, The Depot Reno, BJ’s, Pigeon Head, Silver Peak, Tenaya Creek, Alibi Ale Works, Under The Rose, Ninkasi, Laqunitas, Epic Brewing, Tahoe Mountain, IMBIB, Brew Bros, and Almanac!

Benefits The Reno Rebuild Project.

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Dirty Wookie 10K
Oct
29
9:30 AM09:30

Dirty Wookie 10K

  • The Brewer's Cabinet Production Facility (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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The Dirty Wookie 10K is a brand new point-to-point 10K starting at the Brewers Cabinet Brewpub at 475 South Arlington Avenue and finishing at the Brewer's Cabinet Production Facility at 8565 White Fir Street.  Run or walk and celebrate Halloween and all things Wookie - featuring the Dirty Wookie Brown Ale - at this epic new event!

The Dirty Wookie 10K, Wobble Before You Gobble, and the Reno Run 4 Love are all a part of our new race series, the Truckee River Triple!  Join us for all three!  Learn more.

RACE START: 9:30 AM

Packet Pickups:
Sat 10/28  3-6 PM Brewer's Cabinet
Sun 10/29 8-9:15 AM  Brewer's Cabinet

POST-RACE: BC Production Facility
COURSE MAP:  10K  (point-to-point) 
Course closes at 11 AM
NO PARKING AT RACE START

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Grand Sierra Beer and Chilli Festival
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Grand Sierra Beer and Chilli Festival

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Featuring the World's Championship Chili Cookoff!

The Beer & Chili Festival is returning this October to Grand Sierra Resort. Featuring the International Chili Society's (ICS) World Championship Chili Cookoff, cooks from around the country will be competing to blow minds (and taste buds) with their delicious chili dishes.

A wide array of local and national brews will also be available to keep you refreshed. From classic beer favorites to unique craft tipples, we'll make sure you won't go thirsty!

THE BEST REGIONAL CRAFT BEERS
This exciting two-day event features more than a dozen of the region's best craft brews along with seasonal favorites.

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Nevadafest
Sep
30
12:00 PM12:00

Nevadafest

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The Nevada Craft Brewers Association invites you to Nevadafest, a celebration of Nevada craft beer. On Saturday September 30th from noon until 5pm, we’ll be taking over Wingfield Park in Downtown Reno for an afternoon filled with craft beer, food trucks, live music, and a variety of outdoor games.

With 5 of Northern Nevada’s favorite food trucks at the festival, you’re sure to find just the right meal to grub on while tasting unlimited brews from 20+ Nevada craft breweries. You can also look forward to a great lineup of bands that will certainly get you moving while you enjoy one of the multiple outdoor games like giant Jenga and Cornhole. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Nevada Craft Brewers Association.

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BBQ, Brews & Blues
Jun
16
to Jun 17

BBQ, Brews & Blues

  • Eldorado Resort Casino (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Fire up the grills, tap the kegs and crank up the tunes for Reno’s best summer kick-off party. The Eldorado Resort Casino is pleased to announce that Tonic and Five for Fighting will headline this year’s Great Eldorado, BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival, June 16-17. The concerts are free to the public and part of the annual festival that is equal parts barbeque block party, microbrew tasting event with more than 50 microbrews from around the world and music festival with two stages featuring nonstop rock and blues.

https://www.eldoradoreno.com/event/events/great-eldorado-bbq-brews-blues-festival

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Reno Craft Beer Week
Jun
2
to Jun 10

Reno Craft Beer Week

Reno Craft Beer Week attracts beer tourism, fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and serves as a showcase for northern Nevada’s breweries, restaurants, pubs, retailers, and other businesses with ties to the craft beer community

Renocraftbeerweek.com will again act as the central hub for activity planning, coordination and communication for Reno Craft Beer Week. Participating businesses are responsible for planning and hosting their own events.

Reno Craft Beer Week will again kickoff with the biggest little home brew competition Backwash on Friday, June 2, and close with the Nevada Craft Brewers Association CollaBREWation Gala in downtown Sparks on Saturday, June 10. The popular Reno Craft Beer Week Brewery Tour is set to return thanks to the new Reno Booze Bus.

http://www.renocraftbeerweek.com/

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