Happy New Year! Did IPA Day catch you by surprise in 2013? Don’t let it happen in 2014!
Mark your calendar with all of those “other” great days to celebrate this year, most of which are not found on the standard 12-month calendar. Enjoy the list below of the 2014 beer holidays and a few large beer-centric events so you can get those penciled in and ready to celebrate when they come around!
|Beer Can Appreciation Day||January 24|
|Super Bowl XLVIII (East Rutherford, NJ)||February 2|
|Mardi Gras||March 4|
|St. Patrick’s Day||March 17|
|MLB Opening Day||March 31|
|Session Beer Day/End of Prohibition Day||April 7|
|Craft Brewers Conference (Denver, CO)||April 9 – 11|
|King Gambrinus Day
(credited for adding hops to beer)
|Cinco de Mayo||May 5|
|SAVOR: An American Craft Beer &
Food Experience (Washington, DC)
|May 9 – 10|
|Take Mom Out for a Beer Day (Mother’s Day)||May 11|
|American Craft Beer Week (USA)||May 12 – 18|
|National Homebrewers Conference (Grand Rapids, MI)||June 12 – 14|
|St. Arnold’s Day (Patron Saint of Brewers)||July 18|
|Virginia Craft Beer Month||August 1 – 31|
|International Beer Day||August 1|
|India Pale Ale (IPA) Day||August 7|
|Sour Beer Day||September 13|
|Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany)||September 20 – October 5|
|Drink Beer Day||September 28|
|Great American Beer Festival (Denver, CO)||October 2 – 4|
|Day Homebrewing Legalized in US||October 14|
|Learn How to Homebrew Day||November 1|
|International Stout Day||November 8|
|Repeal Day (U.S.)||December 5|
|National Lager Day||December 10|
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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