A Complete List of Beer Holidays in 2024

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Are you looking for an excuse to drink more beer? Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to be more festive? Do you just want something to look forward to? As long as you’re a beer lover, we’ve got you covered all year long. 

Here’s a complete(ish) list of beer holidays in 2024.  

January Beer Holidays 

National Hangover Day - January 1st, 2024

They say the best way to cure a hangover is with a little hair of the dog; what better way to celebrate this unofficial holiday?

Baltic Porter Day - January 20th, 2024 

On the third Saturday of January, celebrate Baltic Porter Day by enjoying a baltic porter. 

National Beer Can Appreciation Day - January 24th, 2024

What better way to celebrate Beer Can Appreciation Day than by appreciating the artwork on the outside (and inside!) of some craft beer cans.

February Beer Holidays

Stout Month - February 1 - 29th, 2024

Embrace the February weather and warm your insides all month long by celebrating Stout Month with some delicious stout beers.  

Superbowl Sunday - February 11th, 2024

One of the 5 biggest drinking days of the year takes place on the second Sunday in February: Super Bowl Sunday. 

Valentine’s Day - February 14th, 2024

This Valentine’s Day, show them you know them by building them a bouquet of of their favorite craft beer(s). 

World Bartender Day - February 24th, 2024

They work so hard at making the world a beer-righter place; celebrate World Bartender Day by showing your local and favorite beertender(s) some love (cash is always the perfect gift. Or maybe a quick Venmo.)

March Beer Holidays

International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day - March 8th, 2024

It’s no coincidence that today is International Women’s Day; today is the day to celebrate the women who brew the beer you love to drink. 

St. Patrick’s Day - March 17th, 2024 

If green beer isn’t your thing, celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with an Irish Stout or Irish Red Ale

National Bock Day - March 20th, 2024

Celebrate National Bock Day by enjoying a pint of this traditional German lager. 

International Orval Day - March 26th, 2024

Celebrate International Orval Day by enjoying one of the Belgian Trappist beers brewed at the Notre Dame d’Orval Monastery by monks.

April Beer Holidays

New Beer’s Eve - April 6th, 2024

Public houses followed the Cinderella Rule, so the alcohol started flowing at midnight the day prohibition was repealed. 

National Beer Day - April 7th, 2024

This one is pretty self-explanatory. Celebrate National Beer Day with a beer!

King Gambrinus Day - April 11th, 2024

Celebrate the man who allegedly sold his soul to learn how to brew beer from Iris and Osiris (yes, the Egyptian Gods), and then outdrank the devil. 

Saison Day - April 17th, 2024

Spring is here; enjoy the weather and celebrate Saison Day with a tasty saison on the patio.

Zwanze Day - April 20th, 2024

If you know, you know. And if you don’t, that’s more for me. 28 locations in the United States will be having celebrations this year. 

German Beer Day - April 23rd, 2024

Given Germany’s significant contributions to brewing, it seems almost rude to not celebrate German Beer Day with a German-style beer. 

Beer Clean Glass Day - April 27th, 2024

On the fourth Saturday in April, celebrate Beer-Clean Glass Day by enjoying a glass of your favorite beer in a beer clean glass. 

May Beer Holidays

National Rotate Your Beer Day - May 1st, 2024

Don’t let your beer go bad; rotate your collection on National Rotate Your Beer Day.

Beer Pong Day - May 4th, 2024

On the first Saturday of May, celebrate this classic drinking game with a match or two. 

Cinco de Mayo - May 5th, 2024

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a craft beer from Mexico. It’s easy; just repeat after me: ¡Hola! Quisiera una cerveza artesanal de México por favor. Gracias

National Homebrew Day - May 7th, 2024

Some of the best brewers in the business started as home brewers. Could you be the next one? Celebrate National Homebrew Day by brewing or drinking your own home brew. 

American Craft Beer Week - May 13th - 19th, 2024

No matter where in the USA you are, it’s easy to celebrate American Craft Beer Week; just enjoy some of your favorite American craft beers.

June Beer Holidays

National Bourbon Day - June 14th, 2024

Reap the rewards of barrel aging and celebrate National Bourbon Day by drinking a bourbon barrel aged beer. 

Britain Beer Day - June 15th, 2024

Head down to the pub and celebrate Beer Day Britain with a pint of British beer (and maybe some chips)

Organic Beer Fest - June 25 - 27th, 2024

Celebrate and enjoy organic beer at the world’s first (and possibly only!) organic beer festival. And if you can’t make it to Oregon, feel free to celebrate at home. 

July Beer Holidays

National Independent Beer Run Day - July 3rd, 2024 

While you’re picking up some beer ahead of the fourth, celebrate National Independent Beer Run Day and choose to buy and drink craft beer. 

Independence Day - July 4th, 2024

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a crisp, cold craft beer?

National Dive Bar Day - July 7th, 2024

Not every drink needs to be elegant. Swing by your local joint and celebrate National Dive Bar day by enjoying a beer and the ambience.

National Michelada Day - July 12th, 2024

What better way to celebrate National Michelada Day than enjoying one of these delicious summer favorites?

August Beer Holidays

National IPA Day - August 1st, 2024

The first Thursday in August, celebrate the most popular craft beer style in the country on National IPA Day!

International Beer Day - August 2nd, 2024

The first Friday in August is International Beer Day; with top-notch options around the world, it is easy to find an international beer to celebrate with. 

St. Arnoldus Day - August 14th, 2024

Celebrate St. Arnold of Soissons, the soldier turned hermit turned beer-brewing monastery abbot turned patron saint of brewers who allegedly saved lives by having locals drink beer instead of water. 

September Beer Holidays

National Beer Lover’s Day - September 7th, 2024

National Beer Lover’s Day is all about you! Celebrate by enjoying the beer you love the most (don’t worry, we won’t tell the others).

National Sour Beer Day - September 8th, 2024

Celebrate National Sour Beer Day by enjoying one of these tart, tasty treats. 

International Sour Beer Day - September 20th, 2024 

Lambic, Berliner Weiss, Gose, they’re all worth celebrating on Sour Beer Day! Pick up an internationally brewed sour and enjoy.

Oktoberfest Begins - September 21st, 2024

The second to last Saturday in September kicks off Oktoberfest, a time to celebrate and enjoy German beer with all kinds of beer festivities. 

National Crush-A-Can Day - September 27th, 2024

Stomp them, squeeze them, crush them! September 27th is National Crush-A-Can Day; crush a beer and then crush the can it came in. 

National Drink Beer Day - September 28th, 2024

As if we needed a reason. Celebrate National Drink Beer Day by drinking a beer or two. 

October Beer Holidays 

Barrel Aged Beer Day - October 4th, 2024

Beers have been waiting months, even years for today. On the first Friday of October, celebrate Barrel Aged Beer Day by enjoying one of these drinkable works of art. 

Beer and Pizza Day - October 9th, 2024

Grab a pint and a pie to celebrate this iconic pairing.

Black Brewer’s Day - October 10th, 2024

Beer wouldn’t be what it is today without the talents and contributions of them. Celebrate Black Brewer’s Day by visiting a black-owned brewery. (Not sure where to find one? Start your search by clicking here

National American Beer Day - October 27th, 2024

Another easy to celebrate beer holiday; visit your local craft brewery and enjoy one of their American brews. 

November Beer Holidays

Learn to Homebrew Day - November 2nd,  2024

The first Saturday in November, celebrate Learn to Homebrew Day with the American Homebrewers Association and try your hand at brewing beer. 

International Stout Day - November 7th, 2024

Celebrate the dropping temperatures on International Stout Day with an internationally brewed stout. 

National Happy Hour Day - November 12th, 2024

Brighten your week and get a deal on your drink on National Happy Hour Day. 

International Happy Gose Day - November 17th, 2024

Embrace this unusual style and celebrate International Happy Gose Day with an internationally brewed gose. 

Blackout Wednesday - November 27th, 2024

We can’t encourage binge drinking, but we have definitely celebrated the day before Thanksgiving, aka Blackout Wednesday.

Thanksgiving - November 28th, 2024

Dark beer works beautifully if you decide to celebrate Thanksgiving with a beer-brined bird, particularly if you pair it with some cold beer while you watch the football game(s). 

December Beer Holidays 

Small Brewery Sunday -  December 1st, 2024

The Sunday after Thanksgiving, celebrate Small Brewery Sunday by visiting a small, local brewery.

National Repeal Day - December 5th, 2024

Truly a day worth celebrating, as 91 years ago in 1933 the 18th amendment was repealed and federal Prohibition was officially over. 

National Lager Day - December 10th, 2024

Celebrate National Lager Day with a crisp, locally brewed lager.

New Year’s Eve - December 31st, 2024

Who says you have to ring in the New Year with champagne? Instead, consider popping open a special bottle of beer. 


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