North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 2/20/2024)

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Highlights on this week's update of craft beer events in North Texas include a grand opening, a birthday bash at a longtime area venue, and a number of big beer celebrations.

The grand opening happens at Glen Echo Brewing of Wylie on Saturday. The dog and kid-friendly event will feature beer, food, and house-made non-alcoholic root beer.

Also on Saturday, What's on Tap Highland Village will host its Ninth Anniversary Party. There will be special tappings from False Idol, Turning Point and Celestial Beerworks, as well as a pop-up with Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs.

As for who's raising a glass to big beers, Rollertown Beerworks of Celina has its Stout Party '24 on the bill for Friday. Then on Saturday, there's Barleywine & Swine at Flying Saucer Fort Worth, and the Festival of Darkness 2024 at Tupps Brewery of McKinney. The latter, by the way, will be the inaugural public event at Tupps' new facility located at 402 E. Louisiana St.

For other items of interest, check the listings below for details on the Toasty Bros. Fundraiser at Bramblitt's Yellow Dog Art Bar & Gallery of Denton on Friday, the Third Annual Chili Cook-Off at Oak Highlands Brewery of Dallas on Saturday, and more.


Monday, February 19

     Brewery Recurring Events

Tuesday, February 20

     Brewery Recurring Events
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 11 a.m. - Steal the Glass Tuesday. Selections vary.
  • HopFusion Ale Works, Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Tejano Tuesdays featuring draft and to-go specials on Tejano Lager and El Gran Pepinillo.
  • Four Bullets Brewery, Richardson - 1 p.m. - Time Out Tuesday featuring select $4 drafts.
  • 3 Nations Brewing Co., Anna - 3 p.m. - Beer To Go Tuesdays featuring 10% off all cans and growlers. Beer Hall Bingo Night follows at 7 p.m.
  • 3 Nations Brewing Co., Carrollton - 3 p.m. - Beer To Go Tuesdays featuring 10% off all cans and growlers.
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 3 p.m. - Beer To Go Special featuring $6 six-packs of Jaxon Cares American Lager.
  • Vector Brewing, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Joyful Hour featuring $1 off all full-size draft pours, house wines and apps (ongoing event through Friday).
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 7 p.m. - Bangers Only Music Bingo Night.
  • Oak Cliff Brewing Co., Dallas - 7 p.m. - Music Bingo Night.

  • The Brass Tap, Allen - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Yuengling Brewery of Pennsylvania.
  • The Brass Tap, Frisco - 6 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Hofbräu Brewery of Germany.
  • Bluffview Growler, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Beer Bingo with Founders Brewing Co. of Michigan.

Wednesday, February 21

Brewery Recurring Events

  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 3 p.m. - Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing Flight (contact venue for details).
  • Lava Cantina, The Colony - 7 p.m. - Dinner & a Show with Chef Noah Hester and Rollertown Beerworks ($59pp, click here to purchase tickets).

Thursday, February 22

     Brewery Recurring Events

     Brewery Special Events
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 11 a.m. - National Margarita Day Celebration featuring margarita flights, margarita specials and margarita-themed food items.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 4 p.m. - Taproom Release of Acheron, a whiskey barrel-aged imperial stout ($15pp at the door for beer/glass wristbands).

  • Thirsty Growler, The Colony - 11 a.m. - Thirsty Thursday featuring select discounts on growler fills.
  • Guitars & Growlers, Flower Mound - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Independence Brewing Co. of Austin. 
  • Guitars & Growlers, McKinney - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Megaton Brewery of Kingwood.
  • Guitars & Growlers, Richardson - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Blake's Hard Cider Co. of Michigan.
  • Southside Cellar, Fort Worth - 6 p.m. - Supplier Spotlight featuring a Q&A with Michael Harper, head brewer at Windmills Brewery of The Colony.

Friday, February 23
     Brewery Recurring Events

     Brewery Special Events
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 11 a.m. - National Margarita Day Celebration featuring margarita flights, margarita specials and margarita-themed food items.
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 11 a.m. - Taproom Release of Lone Star Badger (rye pilsner), Sigurd & the Dragon (English barleywine) and Duskreaper (bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout with cacao nibs and sea salt).
  • Funky Picnic Brewery & Café, Fort Worth - 5 p.m. - Galentine's Movie Night featuring themed-cocktails and a screening of Mean Girls.
  • Rollertown Beerworks, Celina - 5 p.m. - Stout Party '24 featuring stout flights, Teku keep-the-glass specials, stout-inspired cocktails and more.
  • Edgewise Eight Brewing, Weatherford - 5 p.m. - Parker County Pickers Third Birthday Celebration benefiting Manna House and featuring the release of the brewery's Mic Czech Lager.
  • Outfit Brewing, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Friday Knight Fight Exhibition with Warlord Combat Academy ($20pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Division Brewing, Arlington - 7:30 p.m. - Live Local Music Event with Electric Frankenstein and others ($20pp at the door).


Saturday, February 24

     Brewery Special Events
  • Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 10 a.m. - Backyard Pitmasters' BrisketU ($94pp, click here to register).
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 11 a.m. - National Margarita Day Celebration featuring margarita flights, margarita specials and margarita-themed food items.
  • Glen Echo Brewing, Wylie - 11 a.m. - Grand Opening featuring beer, food, non-alcoholic root beer and more.
  • Maple Branch Craft Brewery, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Stein Day featuring special pricing on fills of 20-ounces or more when you bring your own stein from home.
  • Panther Island Brewing, Fort Worth - 1 p.m. - Pop-Up Vendor Market with Cultura Markets.
  • Wriggly Tin, Dallas - 1 p.m. - Pups on the Patio with The Hoppy Hound and The Happy Pet Project. National Margarita Day Celebration featuring $10 margarita specials follows at 3 p.m.
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 2 p.m. - Third Annual Chili Cook-Off ($25/team to enter, email to register).
  • Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland - 5 p.m. - Paint Nite with Owl Create With You ($45pp, click here to register).
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 6 p.m. - Festival of Darkness 2024 featuring live music, food vendors, special firkins and over a dozen dark beers on tap ($10-$40pp, click here to purchase tickets). Note, this event will take place at the brewery's new facility at 402 E. Louisiana St.
  • Panther Island Brewing, Fort Worth - 7 p.m. - Comedy Night with Joni Van Noy ($25pp - adults only, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 8 p.m. - Variety Show featuring comedy, magic and music performances hosted by Josh Provo ($15pp, click here to purchase tickets).

  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Barleywine & Swine featuring a house-made Swine Platter, along with a special selection of American and English barleywines from local and national breweries on tap.
  • Beer Geeks, Fate - 12 p.m. - Tacos & Beer with La Casita Tamales (click here for more information).
  • What's on Tap, Highland Village - 3 p.m. - Ninth Anniversary Party featuring a Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs pop-up, along with special tappings from Turning Point Beer of Bedford, False Idol Brewing of North Richland Hills, and Celestial Beerworks of Dallas.
  • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 6 p.m. - Movie Night featuring a screening of The Menu (R), along with a limited food and beer pairing with Blind Fox (screening is free to attend, pairing tickets must be purchased in advance at the Monk).
Sunday, February 25

     Brewery Special Events

  • The Bearded Lady, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Annual Mardi Gras Brunch with Dusty Biscuit Beignets.

Further Out

Editor's note: Coverage is limited to special events. Items recurring weekly, such as trivia nights, yoga classes, band bookings and the like are generally not included unless associated with a featured brewery or beer release.