Best Upcoming Beer Festivals in the U.S.

What are the next American craft beer festivals in 2023-2024?

The United States is home to some of the best beer festivals in the world, with events taking place from coast to coast throughout the year. Here is a list of some of the best upcoming beer festivals in the U.S., based on popularity, attendance, and selection of beers:

A crowd of people gathered at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado, sampling beers from different breweries.

The Great American Beer Festival

Date: October 12-15, 2023
Place: Denver, Colorado
Price: $135 for one day or $200 for a full pass

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is the world’s largest beer festival, with over 3,000 beers from 800 different breweries. Visitors can sample beers from all styles, from classics to the most exotic.

Hops Around Town Brew Fest

Dates: October 14, 2023
Place: 807 walnut st. Coffeyville, 67337
Price: General Admission $30 (entry into event and samples) VIP Admission $50 (includes a special VIP only hour and commemorative t-shirt)

The Oregon Brewers Festival is another major event, featuring beers from over 80 Oregon breweries. Visitors can sample local and regional craft beers, and enjoy live music and entertainment.

San Diego Beer Week event logo.

San Diego Beer Week

Date: October 26 – November 4, 2023
Lieu: San Diego, California
Price: Free, but some activities may require a ticket

San Diego Beer Week is a celebration of San Diego’s craft beer scene, with events throughout the city. Visitors can sample beers from local and regional breweries, and attend music and food events.

People enjoying beers at the Winter Beer Festival in Chicago, Illinois.

The Winter Beer Festival

Date: November 4-6, 2023
Lieu: Chicago, Illinois
Price: $25 for one day

The Winter Beer Festival is a winter beer festival featuring beers from local and regional breweries. Visitors can sample seasonal beers and holiday beers.

People enjoying beers at the Brew at the Zoo festival in Atlanta, Georgia.

Brew at the Zoo

Date: November 11-12, 2023
Lieu: Atlanta, Georgia
Price: $45 for one day

Brew at the Zoo is a beer festival held at a zoo. Visitors can sample beers from local and regional breweries, and see zoo animals.

People enjoying beers at the Brews in the Park festival in Seattle, Washington.

Brews in the Park

Date: November 18-19, 2023
Lieu: Seattle, Washington
Price: $25 for one day

Brews in the Park is an open-air beer festival hosted in a scenic urban park. It offers a range of craft beers from local and regional breweries, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in a variety of flavors in a serene, natural setting.

FAD Maker’s Market

Date: October 13, 2023
Lieu: Brooklyn, New York
Price: Free admission, 21+ to drink.

FAD Market and Brooklyn Brewery unite in Williamsburg this fall for a unique pop-up market in the heart of Brooklyn Brewery’s Packaging Hall. Explore over 20 talented makers, artists, and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at award-winning beer brewing, all while savoring the day with their onsite tasting bar.

People enjoying beers at the Winterfest festival in Asheville, North Carolina.


Date: December 2-3, 2023
Lieu: Asheville, North Carolina
Price: $25 for one day

Winterfest in Asheville invites you to experience the magic of the season in the picturesque mountains. This winter festival allows you to savor beers from local and regional breweries in a serene, natural environment, capturing the essence of winter in the mountains.

Holiday Cheers

Date: October 14, 2023
Place: Dorothy’s House and The Land of Oz 567 Cedar Street Liberal, KS 67901
Price: Free

Ozfest is an exciting and entertaining festival that takes place bi annually on the 3rd Saturday of October. It is a celebration of the timeless classic “The Wizard of Oz” and is held at the official home of Dorothy Gale. The event offers a day full of fun and excitement with live entertainment, games, and costume contests, as well as plenty of delicious food to enjoy.

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