North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 9/28/2020)

Image credits: Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Rock Star Beer Festivals,
Brutal Beerworks, Oak St. Drafthouse, City of Muenster.

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Festivities celebrating Oktoberfest continue this week across North Texas. Check the listings below for details on events going on at Flying Saucer Addison, Oak St. Drafthouse in Denton, Oak Highlands Brewery in Dallas, Heritage Park in Muenster and the Historic Downtown district in McKinney.

As for other items worth checking out, Brutal Beerworks of North Richland Hills will debut its latest stout and IPA creations on Wednesday, with Turning Point Beer of Bedford set to release its Oktoberfest lager sometime around mid-week as well. Then on Saturday, the Wizards and Witches Beer Festival goes down at the 2616 Commerce Event Center in Dallas.


Monday, September 28

     Brewery Special Events
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 9 a.m. - Case of the Mondays featuring specials on case purchases.
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 3 p.m. - Six Dollar Six Packs featuring specials on Monarch Lager and Sir William's Brown Ale.

  • Bowl & Barrel, Dallas - 11 a.m. - Oktoberfest featuring beers from Deep Ellum Brewing Co., Revolver Brewing and Tupps Brewery (ongoing event).
  • Cork & Growler, Frisco - 11 a.m. - Manhattan Project Beer Co.'s Golden Ticket Competition (runs through Wednesday, September 30, click here for more information).
  • The Common Table, Frisco - 5 p.m. - Pour Man's Beer Dinner featuring four courses and four beers for $29.

Tuesday, September 29

  • The Brass Tap, Allen - 5 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Hoppenheimer West Coast IPA from Manhattan Project Beer Co.
  • Rogers Roundhouse, Fort Worth - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Parker County Brewing Co.
  • The Brass Tap, Prosper - 6 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Karbach Hopadillo IPA.

Wednesday, September 30

Brewery Special Events
  • Brutal Beerworks, North Richland Hills - 12 p.m. - Taproom To-Go Release of Grainslayer (imperial pastry stout) and Westbound & Down (West Coast IPA with Amarillo and Centennial hops).
  • Turning Point Beer, Bedford - 12 p.m. - Taproom To-Go Release of Duke Silver Oktoberfest Lager (tentative date, check the brewery's social media channels for updates).

  • Flying Saucer, Addison - 4 p.m. - Pretzel & Brews Flight featuring four flavored pretzels paired with four Oktoberfest beers.
  • The Brass Tap, Highland Village - 6 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Manhattan Project Beer Co.
  • Ron's Corner Tavern, Bedford - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Lakewood Hypnotic Blueberry Blonde.

Thursday, October 1

  • Flying Saucer, Addison - 4 p.m. - Stein Night featuring Paulaner Oktoberfest. A Stein Hoisting Competition follows at 7 p.m.

Friday, October 2

     Brewery Special Events

  • Heritage Park, Muenster - 4 p.m. - Muenster Oktoberfest ($5 parking, $5 admission).
  • Oak St. Drafthouse/East Side, Denton - 4 p.m. - Oaktoberfest on East Oak St.  Socially-Distanced Style featuring Oktoberfest beers and German-style food.
  • DFW Surf, Frisco - 7 p.m.  - Sunset Paddle & a Pint featuring beer from 3 Nations Brewing Co. ($40pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Reunion Tower, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Beer Talk Learning & Tasting Event ($50pp, click here to purchase tickets).

Saturday, October 3

     Brewery Special Events
  • 903 Brewers, Sherman - 11 a.m. - Oktoberfest featuring live music, a tapping of the brewery's Oktoberfest Märzen and 1L boot glasses available for purchase.
  • Steam Theory Brewing Co., Dallas - 11 a.m. - To-Go Dallas: Bike Cruise & Craft Brewery Tour with Six Pack Trail ($50pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest featuring food, live music, Oktoberfest games and German-style brews.
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 12 p.m. - Launch Party for the brewery's new Blur Hard Seltzer featuring food, live music and free samples of four Blur flavors.
  • Armadillo Ale Works, Denton - 7 p.m. - Last Ditch Drive-In Concert Series with Raised Right Men benefiting  Denton Music and Arts Collaborative ($10-$60pp, click here to purchase tickets).

  • Heritage Park, Muenster - 10 a.m. - Muenster Oktoberfest ($5 parking, $5 admission).
  • Historic Downtown McKinney - 12 p.m. - McKinney October Bier Walk featuring a chance to sample 20 unique Oktoberfest beers ($30pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Shannon Brewing Co., Keller - 12 p.m. - Charity Pints benefitting Peace Officers' Angels Foundation.
  • Reunion Tower, Dallas - 3 & 7 p.m. - Beer Talk Learning & Tasting Event ($50pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • 2616 Commerce Event Center, Dallas - 6:30 p.m. - Wizards and Witches Beer Festival featuring tastings of over 20 beers, ciders and wines ($37pp, click here to purchase tickets).

Sunday, October 4.

     Brewery Special Events
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Oktoberfest/Fair Food Sunday featuring food vendors from The State Fair.

  • Heritage Park, Muenster - 10 a.m. - Muenster Oktoberfest ($5 parking, $5 admission).
  • Reunion Tower, Dallas - 3 p.m. - Beer Talk Learning & Tasting Event ($50pp, click here to purchase tickets).

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