Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Beer Festivals

Cool night, fall weather, colorful leaves and beer festivals are just a few of great happenings this fall.  There are an incredible number of September and October beer festivals in 2014. And we aren’t even counting those that are for Oktoberfest. In addition to the Oktoberfest beers and pumpkin beers that you’ll find at these fall festivals, you will also enjoy a tremendous amount of other craft beers. So don’t drink too much over the Summer. And expect to vomit when you see beer in November. Because we have no doubt that you will get your fill of beer while attending these fall beer festivals.

Image of a glass of beer.

Beer Festivals are all about the beer, the music, the food, and the fun.

September 2014 Beer Festivals:

Key West Brewfest – Key West, FL – Aug 28-Sept 1, 2014
Mount Snow Brewers Festival – Mount Snow, VT – August 30-31, 2014
Tacoma Craft Beer Festival – Tacoma, WA – September 7, 2013
Gold Beach Brew Fest – Gold Beach, OR – September 6, 2014
Great Atlanta Beer Fest – Atlanta, GA – September 6, 2014
U.P. Fall Beer Festival – Marquette, MI - September 6, 2014
Orange County Brew Ha Ha – Silverado, CA – September 6, 2014
Brass City Brew Fest – Waterbury, CT – September 6, 2014
Emerald Coast Beer Festival – Pensacola, FL – September 4-5, 2014
Belgian Beer Fest – Boston, MA – September 13-14, 2013
California Beer Festival – Ventura, CA – September 20-21, 2014
September Fest – Santa Monica, CA – September 28, 2013
California Brewers Festival – Sacramento, CA – September 20, 2014
Brew Ha Ha – Davenport, IA – September 21, 2013
Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – Annapolis, MD – September 13, 2014
Ballpark Brew Bash – Buffalo, NY – September 20, 2014
Festiv-Ale – Chicago, IL – September 20, 2013
Wicked Wine and Brew – Litchfield, NH – September 7, 2013
Thirsty Troll Brew Fest – Mount Horeb, WI – September 13, 2014
Top of the Hops Beer Fest - Charlottesville, VA – September 14, 2013
The Harbor Brew Fest – Bridgeport, CT – September 20, 2014
Fall Harvest Brewfest – Fort Collins, CO – September 6, 2013
Higgins Festival of Ale – Worcester, MA – September 21, 2013
San Diego Festival of Beer – San Diego, CA – September 19, 2014
Midwest Beer Fest – Wichita, KS – October 17-18, 2014
Louisville Craft Beer Week - Louisville, KY – September 13-21, 2013
LA Beer Week – LA, CA – September 19-29, 2013
Heart of the Valley Septembeerfest – Corvallis, OR – September 14, 2013
Rome Beer Fest – Rome, GA – September 14, 2013
McCoole’s Fall Beer Festival – Quakertown, PA – September 7, 2013
Hoptoberfest – Grand Rapids, MI
HOP in the City Beer Festival – St Louis, MO – September 13, 2014
Western Montana Wine & Beer Festival – Missoula, MT – Sept 12, 2014
Alpenfest – Wallowa County, OR - September 25-28, 2014
Hood River Hops Fest – Hood River, OR – September 27, 2014
Great Lakes BrewFest – Racine, WI – September 13, 2014
Hoosier Hops & Harvest – Nashville, IN – September 13, 2014
Capital Brewfest – Juneau, AK, September 14, 2013
Lancaster Craft Beer Fest – Lancaster, PA – September 6, 2014
Newtown Beerfest – Newtown Borough, PA – September 20, 2014
Brew Fest – Elitch’s Gardens – Denver, CO – September 20, 2014
Nashville Beer Festival – Nashville, TN – September 20, 2014
Lake Augusta Wine and Brew Festival – Lake Augusta, PA – September 20, 2014
King of Prussia Beerfest Royale – King of Prussia, PA – October 2 & 4, 2014
Iowa Wine & Beer Tasting Fall Festival – Dysart, Iowa – Sept 27, 2014
Maryland Microbrewery Festival – Westminster, MD – September 27, 2014
Blues, Brews & BBQ – Cambridge, MD - September 20, 2014
Wicked Wine and Brew – Litchfield, NH – September 6, 2014
Great Tucson Beer Festival – Tucson, AZ – September 28, 2013
California Beer Festival – Ventura, CA – September 21-22, 2013
Downtown Dalton Beer Festival – Dalton, GA – Sept 27, 2014
Weko Beach Brewers Festival – Bridgman, MI – September 27, 2014
Texas Craft Brewers Festival – Austin, TX – September 27, 2014
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – Reston, VA – September 20, 2014
Lynchburg Beer & Wine Festival – Lynchburg, VA – September 20, 2014
Ozarks Beerfest - Joplin, MO – September 21, 2013
Egg Harbor AleFest – Egg Harbor, WI –  September 20, 2014

October 2014 Beer Festivals:

Great American Beer Festival – Denver, CO – October 2-4, 2014
Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival – Sandestin, Florida – October 17-18, 2014
Tennessee Beer Festival – Nashville, TN – October 18, 2014
Lighthouse Beer Festival – Wilmington, NC – October 18, 2014
Santa Barbara Beer Festival – Santa Barbara, CA – October 18, 2014
Charlotte BBQ & Brews – Charlotte, NC – October 17-18, 2014
Ozarks Beerfest - Joplin, MO – October 18, 2014
Detroit Fall Beer Festival – Detroit, MI – October 24-25, 2014
Northern Virginia Brewfest – Centreville, VA – October 18-19, 2014
Decatur Craft Beer Festival – Decatur, GA – October 18, 2014
Denver Beer Fest – Denver, CO – September 26 – Oct 4, 2014
Knoxville Brewers’ Jam – Knoxville, TN – October 12, 2013
Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival – Virginia Beach, VA – October 18-19, 2014
Delaware Wine & Beer Festival – Dover, Delaware – October 11, 2014
Good Beer Festival – Salisbury, MD – October 11-12, 2014
Golden Nugget Beer Festival – Las Vegas, NV – October 10-11, 2014
King of Prussia Beerfest Royale – King of Prussia, PA – October 5, 2013
Baltimore Beer Week – Baltimore, MD – October 10-19, 2014
Shreveport Brew – Shreveport, LA – October 19, 2013
Grovetoberfest – Miami, FL – October 18, 2014
Big Beers & Barley Wines – Dayton, OH – October 11, 2014
Fresh Hop Ale Festival – Yakima, WA – October 5, 2013
Artober Brewfest – Lincoln City, OR - October 4, 2014
Quivey’s Grove Beer Fest – Madison, WI – October 4, 2014
Newtown Beerfest – Newtown Borough, PA – September 21, 2013
Delaware Wine & Beer Festival – Felton, DE – October 11, 2014
Austin Beer Week – Austin, TX – October 24 – Nov 2, 2014
Hotoberfest – Atlanta, GA – October 5, 2013
Great Pumpkin Beer Festival – Seattle, WA – October 4-6, 2013
Beervana Fest – Cranston, RI – October 18, 2013
Tamarack Festival & Brewfest – Seeley Lake, MT - October 3-5, 2014
World Beer Festival – Durham, NC – October 11, 2014
Bierborse – Rapid City. SD - October 4, 2014
Greater Northeast Philadelphia Octobeerfest – Philadelphia, PA – October 5, 2013
5th annual Pumpkin Festival – The Institute Bar – Philadelphia, PA – October 5, 2013
Pumpkin Smash 2013 – City Tap House – Philadelphia, PA – October 13, 2013
NH Brew Fest – Portsmouth, NH – October 25, 2014

November 2014:

Treasure Coast Beer Fest – Fort Pierce, FL – November 14-15, 2014
Peoria Beer Festival – Peoria, AZ – November 2, 2013
Lake Geneva Beer & Spirits Festival – Lake Geneva, WI – November 1, 2014

Attack of the Big Beers - Charlotte, NC – November 15, 2014
Great beers along with entertainers DJ Allen Rockhouse, Aerial CLT, and The Beer City Hoopers.  Hosted at NODA Brewing Company at 2320 N Davidson St., Charlotte, NC.

Still looking for 2014 dates from these beer festivals:

Flour City Brewer’s Fest
Schuylkill BrewFest

Richmond County Craft Beer Fest – Staten Island, NY
Last Year’s Date: October 7, 2012

Salem Harvest Fest – Salem, MA
Last Year’s Date: October 20, 2012

Tennessee Cigar and Brew Fest – Jackson, TN
Last Year’s Date: October 27, 2012

Beach to Beer Fest – Daytona Beach Shores, FL
Last Year’s Date: October 6, 2012

Decatur Craft Beer Festival – Website is parked – Decatur, GA
Last Year’s Date: October 20, 2012

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  1. Don’t forget about Pumpkin Smash at the Tap House in Philly! Sunday Oct 7th 1pm to 5pm – over 25 pumpkin beers on draft , pumpkin pie eating contest , carving contest, kick-ass live band and yeah, OVER 25 PUMPKIN BEERS ON DRAFT! See you there :)

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