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Ohio Weekly Roundup 4 27.2018

The Columbus Fall Brew Festival will take place on the field and throughout the concourse of Huntington Park on Oct 1st from 2pm to 6pm. The event will feature over 50 breweries and 150 beers, as well as video DJ on the scoreboard, lawn games and food concessions. Both general admission ($50) and Early Admission ($65) will include beer, with EA attendees having early admission and access to specialty beer poured during the first hour. After a two-year hiatus, the country’s largest festival featuring exclusively collaboration beers returns to Denver.

In tribute to Whitney’s life-saving broadcast, Devil Wind has released Whitney Wheat, a light and refreshing American wheat ale. Raise a pint to honor the man who saved hundreds of lives. There are several beer tastings at zoos, including the Akron Zoo. If you are the site owner , please whitelist your IP or if you think this block is an error please open a support ticket and make sure to include the block details , so we can assist you in troubleshooting the issue.

Sign up for our newsletter to get the best craft beer writing on the web delivered straight to your inbox. If you are aware of a festival or event not listed here, email me at and I will add it. Click on the festival name for more info and if there’s no link, there’s no dedicated website to link to. The Columbus Funk’N Beer Festival celebrates Funk music, in all of its various forms, as well as the vibrant microbrewery scene in Central Ohio. The event will be held November 9th and 10th at the historic Bluestone in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets will be $60 if purchased ahead of time.

With hopes of herd immunity coming sooner rather than later, we’ve got our fingers crossed that beer festivals are all returning to normal soon. Craig Johnson, who co-organizes major winter and summer beer festivals every year in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and other cities as part of Festivals Unlimited, agreed. The following is a rundown of summer beer festivals around Ohio — at least all the ones that I could find and that organizers notified me about. “There’s no better way to ‘try before you buy’ the myriad offerings from the ever growing list of craft breweries than at a beer festival,” he said. Ahh, summer, a time when a young drinker’s fancy turns to beer festivals.

Or a date or location hadn’t been selected yet. Or I couldn’t find information on the festival online. This list will be updated throughout the year so check back. Each year, I try to run down all the Ohio events and put them in a nifty online calendar. It’s getting more difficult as more and more festivals pop up around the state.

You can also purchase tickets at the door if the event is not sold out. Indulge your creative side at the Big Local Art Tent for make-and-take art projects led by Columbus artists. Listen to music on several stages with performers including Friday night headliner Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, and Saturday night headliner G.

Organized by Beer & Brewing Magazine the Minnesota Craft Beer Festival has grown to become one of the biggest and brightest beer festivals in the Midwest. This year’s event will feature over 130 breweries pouring over 500 beers. Despite throwing several of our own festivals, we managed to travel around the country in 2018 and check out some other amazing beer fests and events. We saw a lot of events that were basically brewery birthday parties; in fact, most of the festivals on our list were thrown by breweries.

When the white tents start popping up along Columbus downtown riverfront you know it’s time for the Columbus Arts Festival, and that summer has arrived. The 2018 festival produced by Greater Columbus Arts Council will run from June 8-10 and include nearly 270 artists from 34 states displaying and selling their wares. Here’s a snapshot of what to see and do at utility homebrew finally gets apple m1 this year’s festival. The opening celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 9 and will mark the release of a new spring beer from the downtown Toledo brewery. Thirsty Dog taphouse in Akron has several new strong brews on draft for your springtime enjoyment. An Imperial Hefeweizen, a barrel-aged Doppelbock and an Imperial Wheat aged in key lime mead barrels.