Your 2013 Beer Calendar

Welcome to 2013!
Welcome to 2013!

Happy New Year! By now, you have probably turned the page on your calendar from 2012 to 2013 and, like us, may have noticed that there are a considerable number of celebration opportunities missing from the standard 12-month calendar. To remedy this, we have compiled a list of the 2013 beer holidays and a few large events so you can get those penciled in and get ready to celebrate when they come around!

UPDATED as of 7.31.13: New dates added and corrections made to calendar below – many thanks to our contributors!

Beer Can Appreciation Day January 24
Super Bowl XLVII (New Orleans, LA) February 3
Mardi Gras February 12
St. Patrick’s Day March 17
Craft Brewers Conference (Washington, DC) March 26 – 29
Opening Day                                         (Nationals v. Marlins & Red Sox v. Yankees) April 1
Session Beer Day April 7
King Gambrinus Day
(credited for adding hops to beer)
April 11
Cinco de Mayo May 5
American Craft Beer Week (USA) May 13 – 19
Take Mom Out for a Beer Day (Mother’s Day) May 12
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer &
Food Experience (NYC)
June 14 – 15
National Homebrewers Conference (Philadelphia) June 27 – 29
St. Arnold’s Day (Patron Saint of Brewers) July 18
Virginia Craft Beer Month August 1 – 31
India Pale Ale (IPA) Day August 1
International Beer Day August 2
Sour Beer Day September 14
Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany) Sept. 21 – October 6
Drink Beer Day September 28
Great American Beer Festival (Boulder, CO) October 10 – 12
Day Homebrewing Legalized in US October 14
Learn How to Homebrew Day November 2
International Stout Day November 8
Repeal Day (U.S.) December 5
National Lager Day December 10

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Know of any other beer dates we should add to the calendar? Please share in the comments below and we’ll update the calendar to reflect every beer celebration we can!

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