Last updated on October 28th, 2019 at 12:12 pm
November Craft Beer Festivals
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Nov. 9, 2019. Bad Ass Beer Fest. One of the largest craft beer festivals in the Southeast with over 60 breweries, 200+ beers, live music, food, and craft beer lifestyle vendors. $15 to $120. 12-5 p.m. Tampa Bay Brewing Company – Westchase, 13937 Monroes Business Park,Tampa
Nov. 9, 2019. Treasure Coast Brew Festival. Veteran’s Day weekend. Sample more than 300 beers from more than 50 breweries. In addition to craft beer tasting, guests can sip wine, dine al fresco food truck style, enjoy live music and play games. Tradition Square, 10301 SW Innovation Way, Port St. Lucie.
Nov. 16, 2019. Barrel Aged, Cider and Cider Fest. Sample delicious barrel-aged and sour beers – plus ciders! – hand-crafted by some of Florida’s best brewers while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild. Intuition Ale Works, 89 F4+C3 Urban Core, Jacksonville.
Nov. 16, 2019. New Tampa Beer Fest. 80 craft brews and top shelf beers from Tampa’s finest breweries in New Tampa’s premier venue, The Venetian Event Center, St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church 9724 Cross Creek Boulevard, Tampa
Nov. 16, 2019. Orlando Beer Festival. Craft and premium beers from 45 local breweries and around the world. Plus, wine tasting, interactive games, tasty eats and live music. Festival Park. 2911 Robinson St, Orlando
Nov. 16, 2019. North Miami Brewfest. One-day beer festival featuring some of the best craft breweries. The mission is to help continue to influence brewing science education and innovation for the craft beer industry, brewpubs, and homebrew organizations. General admission $40, includes access to the festival and unlimited sampling; VIP $75. 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. Moca Plaza, 770 NE 125 Street, North Miami
Nov. 17, 2019. German Beerfest. Munich Biergarten atmosphere, almost like a mini-Oktoberfest and for just $25, you’re all in… Included are bottomless German and domestic beers, domestic wine, soft drinks and a heaping plate of German and American fare. 12 noon. American German Club of the Palm Beaches, 5111 Lantana Rd., Lake Worth
December 2019 Craft Beer Festivals
Dec. 7, 2019. Brews at the Beach. A weekend celebration of everyone’s favorite adult beverage, BEER. This beer-filled weekend will have something for everyone. 998 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach
January 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
Jan. 25, 2020. 2nd Annual Tallahassee Beer Festival. Last year’s event sold out. Limited tickets available: $35 for General Admission and $55 for VIP. 2-5 p.m. The Pavilion at The Centre of Tallahassee.
February 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
TBA. Central Florida Brewer’s Guild Festival. Not your average fest as each brewery has been asked to bring some of their best and rarest offerings or to brew up something special just for the event, you won’t see any core beers at this fest!
TBA: DeLand Craft Beer Festival, DeLand. More than 100 breweries represented, including more than 25 Florida breweries, rare and vintage beers, casks, a cider corner and select imports. Historic Downtown DeLand on E. Indiana Avenue.
TBA. BrewMiami. Organized by Florida International University and the Miami Brewers Alliance to promote locally made beer and the local beer industry. Local restaurants pair food with beer. Riccardo Silva Stadium, 11310 SW 17th St., Miami
Feb. 22, 202. 6th Annual Riverside Craft Beer Festival, More than 100 craft beers from local, regional, and national breweries. Benefit Riveside Rotary Foundation and PedsCare. Riverside Arts Market, 715 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville.
March 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
TBA: Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville.
TBA: Hunahpu Day, Sponsored by Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, Florida
TBA: Brick City Beer and Wine Festival, Ocala. The 6th annual Brick City Beer and Wine Festival. Benefits Interfaith Emergency Services. Citizens’ Circle, 151 SE Osceola Avenue, Ocala. TBA
April 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
Dates TBA: Annual Brews with Attitude Beer Festival, 4121 N. 50th Street, Tampa. Event boasts a spread of over 200 beers and ciders, a convoy of food trucks and various other activities to enjoy,
Dates TBA: Sprung! Spring Beer Festival. 2:30 pm-7 pm, Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW 2nd Ave., Miami. Unlimited craft beer samples. $45-$95.
Dates TBA: Brew at the Zoo, Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach. Celebrate South Florida’s amazing beer with samples from at least 25 of our local brewers. https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/
Dates TBA: Central Florida Top Brewer Beer Festival 2019. Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Dr, Casselberry, FL. $40.
Dates TBA: Central Florida Brewfest. Revolution Off Road, 4000 State Road 33, Clermont. –
Dates TBA: Local Beer Fest at the Yard. The Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St, Miami, FL The Wynwood Yard kicks off “Earth Month” on Sunday, April 7th, with an all-welcoming, fun beer festival during Reggae Sunday, featuring ALL LOCAL breweries. $20.
Dates TBA: Brewmaster’s Invitational Beer Festival. Cruise Terminal No. 1, 9050 Discovery Rd, Port Canaveral, FL The festival will feature more than 50 breweries, allowing thousands of attendees to sample craft (and not-so-craft) beers from all over the world with the primary focus on Florida breweries. Brewmasters Invitational is open to everyone 21+. There will be a full cash bar and food from several of the area’s most popular restaurants and food trucks available for purchase. 4 pm-7pm.
Dates TBA: Old McMicky’s Farm Barns and Beer. Featuring Soul Circus Cowboys. 2:30 pm-6 pm. $45-$65.
Dates TBA. 6th Annual Panama City Beach Beer Festival. Fishale Taphouse and Grill, 7715 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL $20-$500.
Dates TBA. Orlando Beer & BBQ. 12:00 pm – 12:00 am at DezerLand Action Park, 5250 International Drive, Orlando, The biggest Beer, BBQ and food celebration in Central Florida! Featuring the best local, national and international beers, drinks & BBQ food of all kinds, styles and flavors! Free admission. Free parking.
Dates TBA. Orlando’s Most Authentic German Beer Fest. German American Society, 381 Orange Ln, Casselberry, FL. General admission $4/$5. VIP $55-$95.
Dates TBA. St. George Island Brewfest. Florida Brewers Guild. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Paddy’s Raw Bar, 240 3rd St E, St George Island.
Dates TBA. South Florida Taco Battle & Craft Beer Fest 2019. C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines. Live music and entertainment. Taco eating contests. 1 pm-6 pm.
May 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
Dates TBA: St. Pete Beach Beer Festival. More than 50 beers from Local and National breweries will be available for sampling. St Pete Beach Recreation Center. 7701 Boca Ciega Dr, St Pete Beach, FL 2-6 pm
Dates TBA: St. Augustine Brewers Festival. 25+ local and regional breweries, local food trucks, tastings from our local distillery and winery, and live music. There will also be jump houses for the kids. General admission — $40 in advance/45 day of event. Designated drivers admitted free. 12 noon to 5 p.m. Benefit St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum. Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Avenue, St. Augustine.
Dates TBA. Ormond Beach Beer Festival. 25 Riverside Dr, Ormond Beach, FL 32176. General admission free. 2-8 p.m.
Dates TBA: Brew at the Zoo. Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152nd St. Miami. 8 a.m. to 2 pm: Half the proceeds go directly to Zoo Miami.
Dates TBA: Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest. The Craft BrewFest will feature samples of 70 beers from 30 different breweries. Families welcome. Unlimited water and soda for designated drivers. Woodmont Park, 415 Woodmont Ave., Temple Terrace, FL Benefit Rotary Club of Temple Terrace and Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay.
Dates TBA: Beer ‘Merica festival. Orlando. 100 American craft beers, live music, food trucks and adult games. Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave., Orlando.
Dates TBA: Ocean Brews and Blues. Blues musicians and 125 craft beers and ciders. 3 pm-8 pm. Admission is free. Ticket for sampling is $40. Quiet Waters Park, Deerfield Beach.
June 2020 Craft Beer Festivals in Florida
Dates TBA. Downtown Winter Haven Craft Beer Crawl. Downtown, Winter Haven, Fl, 1-203 4th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 5:30 – 8:30 PM. $25.
Dates TBA: Free the Whales Craft Beer Festival, Barter Wynwood, 255 Northwest 27th Terrace, Miami. Free the Whales is all inclusive with unlimited draught beer and food. All tickets come with a custom festival glass. $90-$110. 2-6 pm.
Dates TBA: Burger and Brews, Downtown Vero Beach. Live music throughout the day and night. Specialty cuisine, variety of brews, local burger competition, family-friendly games, local street vendors, a local celebrity dunk tank and free lawn seating. 1-9 pm. $10-$100. Net proceeds benefit United Against Poverty
July 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
Dates TBA: Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest, West Palm Beach, South Florida Fairgrounds. It’s summer. And you’re crazy from the heat. If cold beer is what you crave, we have you covered in The Palm Beaches with the Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest. 2-6 pm. General admission $45 includes 5 oz mug and unlimited tastings.
Dates TBA. Coconut Grove Beer & Burger Festival. 2985 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133. General admission, $15-$20. The festival will feature tasty burgers and beer, live music, arts & crafts, a burger contest, and more!
Dates TBA. Sing Out Loud and Intuition Ale Works Release Party. Entertainment at both locations. Admission is free. Saturday, 4 pm, at Colonial Oak Music Park, 33 St. George Street, St. Augustine. Sunday, 1 pm, at 929 E. Bay Street, Jacksonville.
August 2020 Craft Beer Festivals
Dates TBA. South Walton Craft Beer and Spirits Festival. Shades Bar & Grill, 10952 East County Hwy 30a, Inlet Beach, FL 32461. 2-6 PM. Cooled tents will set the stage for the outdoors event, with tables that include more than 60 craft beers, ciders, Florida distilled craft spirits, and rosé wine and mimosas.
Labor Day Weekend: Key West Brewfest, Key West. More than 150 beers and microbrews are on tap at this 10th annual event to benefit the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event are some of the offered activities. 800-354-4455.
September 2020 Oktoberfest Schedule
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Dates TBA: SwantoberFest. German-style competitions, German food & drink, and live music by The Europa Band. Chicken dance competition. Lots of games. Admission Free. Beer served from 5-9:30 pm. Munn Park, Lakeland.
Dates TBA: 25th Oktoberfest at Bluewater Bay. Admission is free. Family-oriented event with German traditions and food. Enjoy bratwurst, sauerkraut, beer, wine, a German band, the High Steppers, clowns, children’s rides. Fri. 5-10 pm, Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Bluewater Bay, Niceville.
Dates TBA. Wynwood Octoberfest. Seasonal brews, indoors grand “Munich” beer hall, long festival tables, German bands, beer games, authentic food, artisan market. Admission is free. Sponsored by Sam Adams and Jack Daniels. Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW 2nd Ave., Miami.
Dates TBA: Hollywood Oktoberfest German American Society of Greater Hollywood. Oktoberfest celebrations held on three Saturdays in Hollywood (4 pm until midnight) at the society’s clubhouse, 6401 Washington Street, Hollywood
October 2020 Oktoberfest Schedule (2020 Dates TBA)
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Oct. 4-5 and Oct. 25-26, 2019: Oktoberfest, German American Club of Central Florida. The German American Society of Central Florida sponsors two public festivals in October with live entertainment, dancing, stein-holding contests, beer, bratwursts, potato salad, pretzels and bounce houses for children. “The most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in Florida,” the club promises. 12 noon until 10 p.m. both dates. 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry.
Oct. 4-6, 2019: Oktoberfest, Oakland Park. Amusement rides, Bavarian folk dancers, Sepp Diepolder: Master jodler, zither and accordion player, German food and beer are highlights of this Oktoberfest presented by the Funky Buddha Brewery. Admission $5. Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park.
Oct. 11,12,13 and Oct. 18,19,20. 62nd Annual Oktoberfest Miami. German American Social Club of Greater Miami. celebrating authentic German culture, including German beers, live German music, German food, and German folk dancing. The original and longest-running Oktoberfest in Florida. Fridays: 6pm until 12 midnight; Saturdays: from 1pm until 12 midnight; Sundays: from 12 noon until 10 pm. Admission $10 for adults. 11919 SW 56th St, Miami.
Oct. 11,12,13: 10th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa. Transforms Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park downtown into a beer garden with live music, dancing, beer and games. The festival’s signature beer, Oktoberfest Tampa Dunkel, will be brewed by Coppertail Brewing. 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa
Oct. 12, 2019: Bacon & Brew Fest. Pigs and brews come together for this festival that celebrates great combinations. Not an Oktoberfest, but close enough with bacon, beer, music and fun. 125 beverage and food vendors with live music and events. Free admission. Check out bacon-eating contest. 12 noon to 7 p.m. Special note: Festival has moved from Deland to Dewey O. Boster Park, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona
Oct. 12, 2019. Grovetoberfest. Selection of more than 500 local craft beers, tastings, live music, and some of our annual favorite features! $44 (General Admission) to $89 (VIP). Special note: Festival has moved to Regatta Park, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami.
Oct. 12, 2019. Windermere Craft Beer Fest, Windermere. Organized by the Downtown Business Committee, features unlimited tastings of local craft beer brews, food vendors and live music. Proceeds benefit the Windermere Police Foundation and Florida Brewers Guild. General admission $25; VIP $45. 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. 520 Main Street, Downtown Windermere. .
Oct. 11. 12, 13 and Oct. 18, 19, 20, 2019. 46th Annual Oktoberfest, American German Club of the Palm Beaches. The granddaddy of South Florida Oktoberfests and billed as the largest Oktoberfest in the country. Enjoy authentic German Oktoberfest bands, dancing, German food and beer. 5111 Lantana Road, Lake Worth.
Oct. 12-13, 2019. Oktoberfest Jacksonville. Three stages of entertainment will feature performers along with a variety of traditional German music and dance. Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Jacksonville.
Oct. 12-13, 2019. Oktoberfest at Park and Ocean, Fort Lauderdale. The park’s open space will be transformed into a village with biergartens, festive décor and a tented dining area. A German-American menu will be offered featuring Bratwurst, Pretzels, Grilled Chicken Sandwich and Burgers, to name a few! Breweries will feature two brews each. Admission: $10 each day. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Oct. 12-13, 2019: Beaches Oktoberfest, Jacksonville Beach. Two-day festival features German beers, three stages with live entertainment, food trucks, a 100-foot ferris wheel and more. Admission is free; VIP passes available. Sea Walk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach
Oct. 19, 2019. Rocky Water Brewfest, Melbourne. Rocky Water focuses on Brewer’s of the finest craft beer from small breweries all around the state of Florida. Tickets: $35. Presented by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club. Eau Gallie Arts District/Eau Gallie Square, 1452 Highland Avenue, Melbourne
Oct. 18-20 and 25-26, 2019. Upper Tampa Bay Oktoberfest. German celebration with food, drinks, music, competitions for Stein Holding, Log Sawing, Keg Tossing, and Barrel Rolling. Admission $5; Friday, 5-11 p.m; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Race Track Road, Oldsmar.
Oct. 18-20, 2019. Sarasota Oktoberfest. Hours are Friday 4pm – 10pm, Saturday 11am – 10pm and Sunday from 11am – 6pm. Admission is free. Music and Bavarian dancers. Also enjoy a marketplace of arts, crafts and fine products. Sponsored by Paragon Festivals and the Humane Society of Sarasota County. JD Hamel Park at Gulfstream and Main, Sarasota
Oct. 25-27, 2019. Fort Myers Oktoberfest. 1st year. Authentic German music and dancers, smoked sausages, roasted meats, sauerkraut, cabbage, and pretzels. Friday 4pm – 10pm and continue Saturday 11am – 10pm and Sunday 11am – 6pm. Admission is free. River District, Fort Myers.
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