The Mile High City is known for many things, but perhaps most for its love of beer. With a multitude of local craft breweries, Denver has become a hotspot for beer lovers to live in and visit. From September 29 to October 7, Visit Denver is hosting its 9th annual Denver Beer Fest in celebration of everything to do with beer. Read on for our must-attend event picks.
Truck Stop – Food Truck Rally
(9/30, 12-6 PM, Welton St & 28th St): Enjoy four blocks of food trucks, multiple pop-up bars, and some sweet live music at the Truck Stop — Food Truck Rally. Offering cuisines from pizza to falafel, seafood to ice cream, this event will have something delicious for every palate. Take 20% off a Lyft Line ride to/from the event with code LINE2TRUCKSTOP17.
(9/29-30, 11 AM-12 AM, between 20th St and 22nd St on Larimer St): Head to the 48th annual Denver Oktoberfest in LoDo. Attendees can enjoy all the traditional Oktoberfest treats (beer, pretzels, etc.) while also looking forward to some less-traditional events (stein hoisting, bratwurst eating contest, weiner dog races). Lyft and Denver Oktoberfest want to get you to/from the event safely - use code DENOKTOBERFEST17 for a discounted ride.
(9/30 & 10/1, 11 AM-9PM, 4400 Fox St.): TheBigWonderful’s Oktobergrass literally has something for everyone and their dog. Thirsty? Head to the BEERFEST where you can get unlimited tastings from 20 different craft breweries. Looking for some awesome shopping? Go to the BAZAAR portion of Oktobergrass where you can find over 80 vendors selling everything from clothing to home decor. Have furry friend? Take them to the onsite dog park! Need a ride to/from? Take a Lyft line with code OKTOBERGRASSLINE.
Beers Made by Walking
(10/3, 6-9 PM, Denver Museum of Nature and Science): Take a trip around the globe through the taste of beer at the Beer Made by Walking event. Each of the 30 beers that can be sampled at this event were inspired by a different real life landscape (20 of which are in CO).
Sam Adams Octoberfest Concert Series
(10/7, 3-10 PM, Larimer Square): Larimer Square is the place to be on October 7. Attendees of the Denver leg of the Sam Adams Octoberfest Concert Series can look forward to a plethora of beer and food choices, live music from a varied lineup, along with other fun activities to partake in like lawn games and a photo booth.