5th Annual Beer Holidays Calendar 2018

Well hello there 2018! 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 52 February 4
Mardi Gras February 13
Portner Brewhouse: Anniversary Beer Release March 7
Portner Brewhouse: 1st Anniversary Brewer’s Dinner March 8
Big Boots Collaboration Brew Day March 8
St. Patrick’s Day March 17
Robert Portner’s Birthday
(Founder, Robert Portner Brewing Company 1869 – 1916)
March 20
(Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting)
March 25
Michael Jackson’s Birthday
(Legendary Beer Critic)
March 27
Easter Sunday April 1
New Beers Eve April 6
National Beer Day/Session Beer Day/Little Repeal Day April 7
Craft Brewers Conference April 30 – May 3
King Gambrinus Day
(credited for adding hops to beer)
April 11
German Beer Day April 23
Cinco de Mayo May 5
National Homebrew Day May 7
Take Mom Out for a Beer Day
(Mother’s Day)
May 13
American Craft Beer Week May 14 – May 20
Memorial Day May 28
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience June 1 – June 2
(Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting)
June 16
(Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting)
June 17
Buy Dad a Beer Day (Father’s Day) June 17
National Homebrewers Conference
June 28 – June 30
Independence Day July 4
St. Arnold’s Day
(Patron Saint of Brewers)
July 18
Virginia Craft Beer Month August 1 – August 31
India Pale Ale (IPA) Day August 2
International Beer Day August 3
Virginia Craft Brewers Fest August 18
Labor Day September 3
Sour Beer Day September 8
National Weiner Schnitzel Day September 9
Great American Beer Festival (GABF) September 20 – September 22
Oktoberfest September 22 – October 7
Drink Beer Day September 28
Day Homebrewing Legalized in US October 14
(Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting)
October 21
National American Beer Day October 27
International Stout Day November 1
Learn to Homebrew Day November 3
Repeal Day†(USA) December 5
(Alexandria’s Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting)
December 2
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 2018 dates will still need to be added.

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

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