Denver Beer Events

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There’s Something Brewing in Denver

It’s no surprise, Denver loves beer. In fact, on any given day in the Mile High City, more beer is brewed than in any other city in the nation! Beer has played an important part in Denver’s history since its founding in 1859, and today, our city is home to home to more than 100 breweries, brewpubs, and taprooms.

Discover what’s brewing in Denver during your stay at The Crawford Hotel:

The Denver Beer Experience
Experience some of the best breweries around Denver’s Union Station with our exclusive self-guided brewery tour. Starting at our own Terminal Bar, enjoy craft beer flights before heading out to explore the Mile High City’s famous beer scene. Plus, enjoy additional flights, BOGO pints, keepsake glasses, a custom bottle opener, and more with this one-of-a-kind Denver Beer Experience.

Oktoberfest at Denver Union Station
September 13
Stop by Denver Union Station and enjoy festive live music from The Polkanauts and activations from local breweries! This event is free and open to the public. More details to come. 

Denver Oktoberfest 
September 20-22 & 27-29
For 50 years, Denver’s Oktoberfest has been celebrating all things beer in downtown Denver near Larimer Square. Attracting 250,000 beer lovers each weekend, Oktoberfest is more than just beer and brats – compete in a stein hoisting or keg bowling competition, enjoy live polka music, or don your best lederhosen for the annual costume contest.

Denver Beer Week 
September 27 - October 5
From taproom takeovers, beer and food pairings, and rare beer tappings, Denver Beer Week is nine days of all things beer. Boasting 160 beer-related events across the Denver metro area, this week-long celebration highlights the best breweries, brewers, and beers in the Mile High City. 

Great American Beer Festival  
October 3-5
Hosted annually at the nearby Colorado Convention Center, the Great American Beer Festival, hosted annually in Denver, is the largest beer festival in the nation. During this three-day celebration, join more than 800 breweries from across the nation pouring 4,000 unique brews. Featuring everything from New England IPAs to California Commons, GABF is not to be missed!

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