North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 12/5/2022)

Image credits: Panther Island Brewing, Odd Muse Brewing Co., Downtown Waxahachie, Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery.

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Highlights on this week's update of craft beer events in North Texas include anniversary festivities at three area breweries. Friday's lineup features the Eighth Anniversary Larty at Panther Island Brewing of Fort Worth, while Saturday's schedule has the Seven Year Anniversary Party at Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery, and the Three Year Anniversary Party at Odd Muse Brewing Co. of Farmers Branch.

Elsewhere, Downtown Waxahachie will host a 12 Beers of Christmas celebration with the city's two breweries, Railport Brewing Co. and Southern Roots Brewing Co., on Saturday. But then, that's just one of a number of holiday-themed events set for Saturday, so be sure to check the listings below for details on ugly sweater parties and other seasonal gatherings going on at venues throughout the Metroplex.


Monday, December 5

     Brewery Special Events

  • Guitars & Growlers, Flower Mound - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Siren Rock Brewing Co. of Rockwall.
  • Guitars & Growlers, McKinney - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Franconia Brewing Co. of McKinney.
  • Guitars & Growlers, Richardson - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Hop & Sting Brewing Co. of Grapevine.
  • Jake's Burgers, Addison - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Rollertown Beerworks of Celina.

Tuesday, December 6

     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.
  • Celestial Beerworks, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Care Kits for the Unhoused Donation Drive (click here for more information) 
  • 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. Bingo Night follows at 7 p.m.
  • Ash & Ember Brewing, Cedar Hills - 5 p.m. - Pint Night Tuesday featuring $1 off pints.
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 6 p.m. - Bingo with the Wolf Pack (sessions at 6 and 7:15 p.m.).

  • The Brass Tap, Allen - 5 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring Firestone Walker Brewing Co. of California, with the brewery's Pivo Hoppy Pils on tap.

Wednesday, December 7

Brewery Special Events

Thursday, December 8

     Brewery Special Events

Friday, December 9
     Brewery Special Events
  • False Idol Brewing, North Richland Hills - 11 a.m. - Taproom Release of Wolf Under German-Style Pilsner and Energy Cold India Pale Ale with Peacharine Hops.
  • Panther Island Brewing, Fort Worth - 5 p.m. - Eighth Anniversary Larty featuring local vendors, pictures with Santa, an ugly sweater contest, and special beer releases ($16-$25pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • 903 Brewers, Sherman - 7 p.m. - Bingo Night, including free glassware with beer purchase.

  • Pluckers Wing Bar, Addison - 3 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Rollertown Beerworks of Celina (event follows a live remote with "The Ben & Skin Show" from 97.1 The Freak).

Saturday, December 10

     Brewery Special Events
  • Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas - 8 a.m. - DecemBEER Social Run ($30pp, click here to register).
  • Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 9 a.m. - Backyard Pitmasters BBQ Class with BrisketU ($119pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Fort Brewery & Pizza, Fort Worth - 10 a.m. - Breakfast with Santa featuring face painting, cookie decorating, photos with Santa, and more ($24.95pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 12 p.m. - Last Minute Holiday Market featuring local vendors.
  • Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 12 p.m. - Three Year Anniversary Party featuring live music, a craft market, special tappings, bottle releases and more.
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 12 p.m. - Beer & Macaron Flight Pairing with Savor Patisserie ($22pp, click here to purchase tickets). The brewery's Second Annual Ugly Sweater Party featuring games, photo opportunities and an ugly sweater contest follows at 6:30 p.m.
  • Brutal Beerworks, North Richland Hills - 1 p.m. - Deck the Hops Holiday Market featuring local vendors.
  • Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery, Garland - 1 p.m. - Seven Year Anniversary Party featuring live music, a vendor market, and a "beer for a year" raffle (click here to purchase beer/glass/raffle ticket packages for $30pp).
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Bees and Cheese and Macaroni, Please featuring live music, cheese food trucks and the release of Honey Bee, a golden IPA with honey ($15pp at the door for beer/glass wristbands).
  • Cowtown Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 2 p.m. - Ugly Sweater Contest featuring a visit from Santa (from 2-5 p.m.), live music at 6 p.m. and more.
  • Dirty Job Brewing, Mansfield - 2 p.m. - Letters to Santa featuring pictures with Santa, along with free milk and cookies for kids.
  • Rollertown Beerworks, Celina - 2 p.m. - Deck the Walls: A Holiday Extravaganza for Kids featuring a s'mores pop-up, coloring book stations, Christmas tunes and holiday movie screenings.
  • Soul Fire Brewing Co., Roanoke - 7 p.m. - Win, Booze or Draw Taproom Charades and Pictionary.
  • Four Bullets Brewery, Richardson - 8 p.m. - Movie Night with CarBaret Drive In featuring live music, and a screening of Gremlins  ($10-$15pp, click here to purchase tickets).

  • Downtown Waxahachie - 1 p.m. - The 12 Beers of Christmas with Railport Brewing Co. and Southern Roots Brewing Co. ($25pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • The Ginger Man, Irving - 5 p.m. - Ugly Sweater Party with Epic Animal Rescue featuring adoptable pets, raffle prizes and ugliest sweater contests for people and pets.

Sunday, December 11

     Brewery Special Events
  • Funky Picnic Brewery & Café, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Holiday Market: Merry on Main with Wandering Roots Markets featuring a kid's book swap and Christmas crafts.
  • Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Grapevine - 11 a.m. - Backyard Pitmasters BBQ Class with BrisketU ($119pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Division Brewing, Arlington - 12 p.m. - Sour Sundays featuring $2 off all sour beers.
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 12 p.m. - Wild + free Homeschool Handicraft Fair with Denysse Felts and Wild Rose Watercolor Studio (click here for more information).
  • Rollertown Beerworks, Celina - 3:15 p.m. - Gemini Disco Soul Party Post-Game Bash featuring a live DJ (start time will be after the conclusion of the Dallas Cowboys game).
  • 4 Elements Brewing at Craft and Growler, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Reverse Brunch with Burger Schmurger.

  • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 11 a.m. - Skate Fair Vendor Market with North Texas Fallout benefiting North Texas Fallout Junior Roller Derby.
  • The Bearded Lady, Fort Worth - 1 p.m. - Love & Paws with Junior Woman's Club of Fort Worth and Love & Paws Rescue featuring adoptable pets, and pet/family photos with Santa or the Grinch.

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.