2015 Beer Holidays Calendar

Happy New Year! 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 2015 beer holidays and a few large beer-centric events so you can get those penciled in and ready to celebrate when they come around! We look forward to adding our grand opening date to this calendar later in the year.

Beer Can Appreciation Day Saturday, January 24
Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, February 1
Mardi Gras Tuesday, February 17
International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day Saturday, March 8
St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday, March 17
Robert Portner’s 178th Birthday Friday, March 20
Michael Jackson’s Birthday (Legendary Beer Critic) Friday, March 27
Easter Sunday/MLB Opening Day Sunday, April 5
National Beer Day/Session Beer Day Tuesday, April 7
King Gambrinus Day (credited for adding hops to beer) Saturday, April 11
Craft Brewers Conference Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17
National Homebrew Day Sunday, May 3
Cinco de Mayo Tuesday, May 5
Take Mom Out for a Beer Day (Mother’s Day) Sunday, May 10
American Craft Beer Week Monday, May 11 – Sunday, May 17
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience (Washington, DC) Friday, June 5 – Saturday, June 6
National Homebrewers’ Conference (San Diego, CA) Thursday, June 11 – Saturday, June 13
Buy Dad a Beer Day (Father’s Day) Sunday, June 21
Independence Day Saturday, July 4
St. Arnold’s Day (Patron Saint of Brewers) Saturday, July 18
Virginia Craft Beer Month August
India Pale Ale (IPA) Day/ International Beer Day Friday, August 7
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Sour Beer Day Saturday, September 12
Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany) Saturday, September 19 – Sunday, October 4
Great American Beer Festival (Denver, CO) Thursday, September 24 – Saturday, September 26
Drink Beer Day Monday, September 28
Day Homebrewing Legalized in US Wednesday, October 14
American Beer Day Tuesday, October 27
Learn to Homebrew Day Saturday, November 7
International Stout Day Sunday, November 8
Repeal Day (USA) Saturday, December 5
National Lager Day Thursday, December 10
Festivus (The Airing of Grievances) Wednesday, December 23
Louis Pasteur’s Birthday Sunday, December 27
New Beer’s Eve (New Year’s Eve) Thursday, December 31

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BONUS: Want to add these dates to your Google or Outlook calendar? Use this iCal link or view in browser and add calendar by clicking on the button located in the bottom right.

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

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