North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 9/19/2022)

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Highlights on this week's update of craft beer events in North Texas include a milestone birthday celebration at Lakewood Brewing Co. of Garland. Set for Saturday, the brewery's 10th Anniversary Carnival will feature live music, carnival food, axe throwing, throwback beer releases and more.

Another local spot celebrating a birthday this week is Howling Mutt Brewing Co. of Denton. The brewpub will play host to a lineup of local music acts during its Three Year Anniversary Party on Saturday.

Also on Saturday, two local cities will be hosting festival-like events. Brews on Bois D'Arc takes place in Downtown Forney, while the Barley & Bites Beer, Wine & Food Festival goes down at Levy Event Plaza in Irving.

Finally, the weekend calendar contains another full slate of Oktoberfest celebrations at area pubs and breweries. Check the listings below for details.

Cheers!



Monday, September 19

     Brewery Special Events
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 11 a.m. - Fill the Fridge Mondays featuring 15% off all beer to-go.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Taproom Release of Raspberry Cobbler (raspberry sour ale with graham crackers, lactose and vanilla) and Utah, Get Me Two (double IPA with Zeus, El Dorado and Citra hops).
  • Turning Point Beer, Bedford - 12 p.m. - Case of the Mondays featuring 15% off case purchases.
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 3 p.m. - Monarch Monday featuring six-dollar six-packs of Monarch American Lager.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Flying Saucer Cypress Waters, Dallas - 2 p.m. - SauceToberfest featuring $4 Oktoberfest drafts.
  • The Ginger Man, Irving - 4 p.m. - Keep the Glass Pint Night featuring Oscar Blues Brewery of Colorado, with the brewery's Western Mutant IPA on tap ($6pp at the door).
  • Guitars & Growlers, McKinney - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Shiner Beers from Spoetzl Brewery of Shiner.
  • Guitars & Growlers, Richardson - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Odd Muse Brewing Co. of Farmers Branch.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Oktoberfest Glass Night featuring Karbach Brewing Co. of Houston.

Tuesday, September 20

     Brewery Special Events
  • Cowtown Brewing Co., Southlake - 3 p.m. - Half-Price Tuesday featuring discounts on draft pours and growler fills (one fill per person).
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 3 p.m. - Weisser Time Tuesday featuring $7.95 six-packs of Weisser Time Hefeweizen. Highlander Bingo follows at 7 p.m.
  • Vector Brewing, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Joyful Hour featuring $1 off all full-size draft pours, house wines and apps (ongoing event through Friday).
  • Westlake Brewing Co., Dallas - 4:30 p.m. - Beers with the Brewer hosted by assistant brewer Jacob Schmiederer.
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 6 p.m. - Bingo with the Wolf Pack (sessions at 6 and 7:15 p.m.).
  • Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland - 6 p.m. - Tacos 'n Tunes featuring live music and taco specials.
  • Funky Picnic Brewery & Café, Fort Worth - 8 p.m. - Tipsy Tuesday: Open Mic Night with Claws Out Comedy.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • The Brass Tap, Allen - 5 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Backstory Brewery of Sulphur Springs.
  • Bluffview Growler, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Beer Bingo with Lakewood Brewing Co. of Garland.
  • Flying Saucer Cypress Waters, Dallas - 2 p.m. - SauceToberfest featuring Trivia Night with Saint Arnold Brewing Co. of Houston.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Oktoberfest Glass Night featuring Hofbräu Brewery of Germany.

Wednesday, September 21

     
Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail

Thursday, September 22

     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Two Mules Cantina at Texican Court, Irving - 5 p.m. - Barks & Brews with 3 Nations Brewing Co. of Carrollton benefiting DFW Humane Society.
  • Flying Saucer Cypress Waters, Dallas - 6 p.m. - SauceToberfest featuring a tapping of Barrel Fest from Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. of Fort Worth.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Oktoberfest Glass Night featuring Peticolas Brewing Co. of Dallas.
  • Perot Museum, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Thursdays on Tap featuring Community Beer Co. of Dallas ($5-$25pp, click here to purchase tickets).

Friday, September 23
 
     Brewery Special Events
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 11 a.m. - Taproom Release of Banquet Boy Premium American Lager and Three Sword Style New England Double IPA.
  • Denton County Brewing Co., Denton - 12 p.m. - Taproom Release of Doppelbacchus and Barrel-Aged Oktoberfest.
  • Maple Branch Craft Brewery, Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live polka music, German food, a stein holding competition and more.
  • Pegasus City Brewery Downtown, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, food, games and a special cask tapping.
  • Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 6 p.m. - Stein Holding Tournament (preliminary round, click here for more information).
  • 903 Brewers, Sherman - 7 p.m. - Bingo Night, including free glassware with beer purchase.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail

Saturday, September 24

     Brewery Special Events
  • 903 Brewers, Sherman - 11 a.m. - Taproom Release of Dr. Seltzer, a hard seltzer aged on cherry and spices (pre-order at www.shop903.com).
  • Bourbon -n- Branch Brewing Co., Hudson Oaks - 11 a.m. - Oktoberfest featuring a wiener dog show, pretzel toss, corn hole tournament and more.
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 11 a.m. - Dogtoberfest featuring live music, German food, brewery tours, a dog costume contest and more ($15-$20pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Maple Branch Craft Brewery, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live polka music, German food, a stein holding competition and more (free to attend).
  • Vector Brewing, Dallas - 11 a.m. - Hausfest featuring live music, German food bites, a wiener dog parade, stein hoisting contest, artisan vendors and more (free to attend).
  • 3 Nations Brewing, Carrollton - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, German food, games, a stein hoisting competition and more (free to attend).
  • 4 Elements Brewing at Craft and Growler, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring seasonal beers from 3 Nations Brewing Co., Oak Highlands Brewery, Peticolas Brewing Co. and Manhattan Project Beer Co.
  • Denton County Brewing Co., Denton - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, German food, games, raffle drawings and more (free to attend).
  • Howling Mutt Brewing Co., Denton - 12 p.m. - Three Year Anniversary Party featuring a live music lineup beginning at 7 p.m.
  • Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland - 12 p.m. - 10th Anniversary Carnival featuring live music, carnival food, axe throwing, throwback beer releases and more ($10-$65pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, stein holding, chug runs, keg bowling, a Miss Oktoberfest pageant and more.
  • Panther Island Brewing, Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, a pop-up market with Wandering Roots Markets and more.
  • Pegasus City Brewery Downtown, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, food, games and specials on German beers.
  • Rollertown Beerworks, Celina - 12 p.m. - Meetup with Porsche Club of America. Comedy Night hosted by Michael Pasvar follows at 9 p.m. (adults only, free to attend).
  • Siren Rock Brewing Co., Rockwall - 12 p.m. - Siren Rocktoberfest featuring live polka music, German food, stein hoisting, a dachshund race and more (click here to pre-purchase a limited edition stein filled with a liter of beer for $30).
  • Southern Roots Brewing Co., Waxahachie - 12 p.m.- Beers & Gears Car Show featuring live music, raffle giveaways and more (free to attend).
  • Turning Point Beer, Bedford - 12 p.m. - Vintage L.A.M.F. Market with Alice Bowie & Ragdoll Rodeo, sponsored by Premo Stickers.
  • Four Corners Brewing Co., Dallas - 1 p.m. - Bad Bunny Theme Market with Eloisa's VIP.
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 1 p.m. - Locks for Lilly Fundraising Event benefiting St. Baldrick's Foundation and its efforts to support childhood cancer research.
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 2 p.m. - September Art Market with The Usual Artspects.
  • Railport Brewing Co., Waxahachie - 2:30 p.m. - Jammin' for the Teal benefiting Angie Contreras featuring live music and a silent auction (click here for more information).
  • Neutral Ground Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 4 p.m. - Oktoberfest Pop-Up Event with Creatively Beat Goods and Bertis Smith Doublet (click here for more information).
  • Parker County Brewing Co., Willow Park - 5:30 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, food, video game trailers, axe throwing and more.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Downtown McKinney - 11 a.m. - McKinney Oktoberfest featuring live music, German food, games and more.
  • Flying Saucer on the Lake, Garland - 11 a.m. - Laketoberfest featuring German food, stein hoisting, a costume contest and an appearance by Matthias Ebner, brand ambassador from Weihenstephan Brewery of Germany.
  • Downtown Forney - 1 p.m. - Brews on Bois D'Arc featuring live music, food vendors, games, bounce houses for children, and beer from 10 local and regional breweries.
  • Flying Saucer Cypress Waters, Dallas - 2 p.m. - SauceToberfest featuring Bingo Night with Real Ale Brewing Co. of Blanco.
  • Levy Event Plaza, Irving - 4 p.m. - Barley & Bites Beer, Wine & Food Festival featuring more than 20 local vendors (click here for more information).

Sunday, September 25

     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Oak St. Drafthouse, Denton - 11 a.m. - Oaktoberfest featuring seasonal beers, German food, stein hoists and more (free to attend).
  • Flying Saucer Cypress Waters, Dallas - 11 a.m. - SauceToberfest featuring $4 Texas Oktoberfest drafts.
  • Downtown McKinney - 12 p.m. - McKinney Oktoberfest featuring live music, German food, games and more.
  • Tyler Station, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oaktoberfest with Oak Cliff Brewing Co. of Dallas featuring live music, games and more (click here for more information).
  • Harvest House, Denton - 3 p.m. - Harvest Charity Market with Denton Art & Performance Collab benefiting Triangle Nonprofit Publishing.



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.