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2024 Colorado Beer Events & Festival Guide | February 2024

2024 Colorado Beer Events & Festival Guide | February 2024
Jennie Olson

As Colorado’s winter kicks into gear, so do the major beer events and festivals designed to keep you warm and cozy. The arrival of February inherently triggers an onslaught of high-profile beer festivals and major events coinciding with the return of Stout Month. For a full list of Stout Month festivities be sure to check out our full roundup which we posted yesterday.

Additionally, we’ve begun rounding up major beer festivals, brewery anniversaries, grand openings, and events to look forward to in Centennial State with a greater showcase of some of our staff picks in the month of February. Be sure to check back often as we’ll be updating our list throughout the year.

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Ratio Beerworks’ Genius Wizard Release Party

Friday, February 2nd | Mercury Cafe (Denver, CO) – 2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205

Going beyond just a normal beer release, Ratio Beerworks has truly evolved the yearly debut of Genius Wizard, their Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout, and transformed it into a one-of-a-kind beer experience. Each year the Denver-based brewery turns this release into a fully immersive experience and this year they’ve partnered with long-time art partner Shadows Gather as well as Laws Whiskey House to take the show on the road to the Mercury Cafe a much larger venue. Once again attendees will be treated to 4oz tastes of each Genius Wizard variant for the year as well as food from Uptown and Humboldt. This year attendees will also be treated to 1.5oz tastings of four Laws Whiskey House Bourbon and Rye Variants.


Day of Darks Beer Festival

Saturday, February 3rd | Wynkoop Brewing Company (Denver, CO)


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Craving a delicious dark and malty beer this winter? Look no further than Wynkoop Brewing Company, joined by 15+ other local breweries. Tickets grant you unlimited tastings, appetizers, and desserts – as well as a commemorative Day of Dark glass. Plus, knowing that the proceeds support the Movemeber Foundation dedicated to men’s health, you’ll feel good about endlessly sipping.

Artisan Beer Pairing Dinner

Saturday, February 10th | Burns Family Artisan Ales (Denver, CO)


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Indulge in a culinary adventure complemented by expertly crafted ales as Thistle & Mint and Burns Family Artisan Ales team up to bring you an unforgettable beer pairing dinner. Throughout the 5-course meal, you’ll hear the stories and insights behind each delicious ale pairings, straight from the brewery owners themselves. This is a unique beer dinner you won’t want to miss, and the perfect pre-Valentine’s Day celebration to share with that special someone in your life.

New Belgium’s Lost in the Woods

Saturday, February 10th | New Belgium Brewing – 500 Linden St., Fort Collins, CO

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Colorado’s originator of the fully immersive beer release experience, New Belgium’s Lost in the Woods remains one of the state’s most unique and jaw-dropping beer release events. Each year New Belgium transforms its foeder forest into a fully immersive experience inviting guests to dress the part of that year’s theme. In 2024, Lost in the Woods goes the way of a Storybook Slumber Party with 5 hidden bars and late-night themed snacks like popcorn, pizza rolls, and PB&J to commemorate the release of La Folie.

Where: New Belgium Brewing – Fort Collins: 500 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO

Joy on Tap

Thursday, Feburary 22nd – 7-10pm | Children’s Museum on Marsico Campus (Denver, CO)

One of the better emerging beer festivals in recent years, Joy on Tap held at Denver’s Children’s Museum showcases a healthy mix of local breweries paired with a wealth of catered small bites.

Joy on Tap puts a playful spin on the classic beer fest. Guests can spend the evening blowing bubbles, launching rockets, painting on a VW bug and so much more. Plus, proceeds support the Museum’s educational programming and initiatives.

Grab your tickets for only $55

Winter Craft Beer Festival 2024

Saturday, February 24th | Balch Fieldhouse @ Folsom Field  (Boulder, CO)

Pairing up with the Colorado Brewer’s Guild, the tagline of “disrupt, drink, & discover” has us salivating already. Designed to showcase the independent craft brewing community in Colorado, you can expect to discover more than a few delicious brews – and maybe even a few you’ve never tried before. Round up your favorite beer-loving friends and make your way to Boulder for this beloved Colorado winter tradition.

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DateEvent NameLocationTicket Information
Friday, Feb 2ndZymos Brewing Grand OpeningZymos Brewing (Denver, CO) - 5180 S Lowell Blvd, Littleton, CO
Friday, Feb 2ndRatio Beerworks' Genius Wizard Release PArtyMercury Cafe (Denver, CO)
Saturday, Feb 3rdWiley Roots' Celebration of Dark BeersWiley Roots Brewing (Greeley, CO)
Saturday, Feb 3rdDay of Darks Beer FestivalWynkoop Brewing Company (Denver, CO)
Saturday, Feb 3rdBeer & Cheesecake PairingWoods Boss Brewing (Denver, CO)
Saturday, Feb 3rdCerebral Brewing: VantabrewsCongress Park (Denver, CO) no ticket required
Saturday, Feb 4thVerboten Brewing's Stout FestChilson Recreation Center (Loveland, CO)
Sunday, Feb 4thMelvin 2x4 Day at Romero's K9 Club & Tap HouseRomero's K9 Club & Tap House (Lafayette, CO)
Friday, Feb 9th & Saturday Feb 10th Goldspot Brewing Company 9th Anniversary PartyGoldspot Brewing Company (Denver, CO) no ticket required
Saturday, Feb 10th Lost in the Woods 2024: Storybook Slumber PartyNew Belgium Brewing (Fort Collins)
Saturday, Feb 10th Crick Wooder Valentine's BallOskar Blues (Lyons, CO) no ticket required
Saturday Feb. 24th & Sunday, Feb 25th 300 Suns Brewing's 10th Anniversary300 Suns Brewing (Longmont, CO)no ticket required
Saturday, Feb 10thArtisan Beer Pairing DinnerBurns Family Artistan Ales (Denver, CO)
Saturday, Feb 10thValentine's Beer and Ice Cream FlyteFlyteCo Brewing (Denver, CO)
Monday, Feb 12th Valentine's Beer and Cheese PairingBruz Beers (Denver, CO) Valentine's Beer and Cheese Pairing at Bruz Brewery (Midtown) Tickets, Mon, Feb 12, 2024 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite
Monday, Feb 12th Valentine's Beer & Chocolate Truffle PairingNew Terrain Brewing Company (Golden, CO) 7th Annual Valentine's Day Beer + Chocolate Truffle Pairing! (
Friday, February 15thLost Abbey Tap TakeoverHops & Pie (Denver, CO)
Thursday, Feb 22ndJoy on Tap Beer FestivalChildren's Museum at Marsico Campus
Thursday, Feb 22ndA Very Deep History of Beer with Dr. David PiacentiAvery Brewing Company (Boulder, CO)A Very Deep History of Beer with Dr. David Piacenti | Humanitix
Saturday, Feb 24th Bruz Off Fax's 4th Anniversary PartyBruz Off Fox (Denver, CO) no ticket required
Saturday, Feb. 24thWork from HomeCerebral Brewing (Denver, CO)
Saturday, Feb 24th Winter Craft Beer Festival 2024Balch Fieldhouse @ Folsom Field (Boulder, CO)
Saturday, Feb 24th Mile High Beer FestivalStockyards Event Center (Denver, CO) 2024 Mile High Beer Festival Tickets, Sat, Feb 24, 2024 at 12:30 PM | Eventbrite
Saturday Feb. 24th & Sunday, Feb 25th Beer, Bacon & Coffee FestDenver Beer Company (All Taprooms)Denver Beer Co.'s Beer, Bacon, and Coffee Fest | Denver Beer Co
Saturday, March 20thCollaboration FestThe Westin Westminster (Westminster, CO)
Saturday, April 20thOskar Blues' Dank Grass Fest - Bluegrass & IPA FestivalOskar Blues Brewery (Longmont)
Friday, June 14 - Saturday, June 15thVail Craft Beer ClassicVail Village (Vail, CO)
Thursday, October 10 - Saturday, October 12thGreat American Beer FestivalColorado Convention Center (Denver, CO)

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  1. Ted Carleton

    Who will be tapping kegs of 2024 Pliny the Younger, and when?

    • Josh Ritenour

      I’d check out this link if I were you. Cheers 🍻

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