4th Annual Beer Holidays Calendar 2017

Well hello there 2017! It’s back again – the one and only beer holiday calendar. Find all your favorite celebrations throughout the year in one place.

Beer Can Appreciation Day January 24
Super Bowl 51 February 5
Mardi Gras February 28
Big Boots Brew Day March 8
St. Patrick’s Day March 17
Robert Portner’s Birthday
(Founder, Robert Portner Brewing Company 1869 – 1916)
March 20
AXLBrewtour: 2017 Season Kick-off Tour & Tasting (Alexandria, VA) March 26
Michael Jackson’s Birthday
(Legendary Beer Critic)
March 27
New Beers Eve April 6
National Beer Day/Session Beer Day/Little Repeal Day April 7
Craft Brewers Conference April 10 -13
King Gambrinus Day
(credited for adding hops to beer)
April 11
Easter Sunday April 16
German Beer Day April 23
Cinco de Mayo May 5
National Homebrew Day May 6
Take Mom Out for a Beer Day
(Mother’s Day)
May 14
American Craft Beer Week May 15 – 21
Memorial Day May 29
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience (Washington, DC) June 2 – 3
National Homebrewers Conference
June 15 – 17
Buy Dad a Beer Day (Father’s Day) &
AXLBrewtour – Fathers’ Day Edition (Alexandria, VA)
June 18
Independence Day July 4
St. Arnold’s Day 
(Patron Saint of Brewers)
July 18
Virginia Craft Beer Month August 1 – 31
India Pale Ale (IPA) Day August 3
International Beer Day August 5
Virginia Craft Brewers Fest August 19
Labor Day September 4
Sour Beer Day September 9
National Weiner Schnitzel Day September 9
Oktoberfest Sept. 16 – October 3
AXLBrewtour – Walking Tour & Tasting (Alexandria, VA) September 17
DC Beer Week  Sept. 24 – October 1
Drink Beer Day September 28
Great American Beer Festival (GABF) October 5
Day Homebrewing Legalized in US October 14
National American Beer Day October 27
International Stout Day November 2
AXLBrewtour – Walking Tour & Tasting (Alexandria, VA) December 3
Learn to Homebrew Day November 4
Repeal Day (USA) December 5
National Lager Day December 10
(The Airing of Grievances)
December 23
Louis Pasteur’s Birthday
(Father of Pasteurization)
December 27
New Beer’s Eve (New Year’s Eve) December 31

Add all of these reasons to celebrate to your personal e-calendar via this iCal link or view in browser to add calendar – click on the button located in the bottom right.

TIP: If you have added the Beer Holidays calendar to your own calendar in the past, the 2017 dates have been added and you do not need to upload it again.

Is there a new celebration or date we missed? Let us know! We will update the calendar to reflect every beer celebration we can.

2 thoughts on “4th Annual Beer Holidays Calendar 2017

  1. Thank you for the list of beer holidays. I have it saved for the coming year. Looking forward to see how the Portner Brewhouse Restaurant & Craft Beer Kitchen will celebrate each of these events. 🙂

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