National American Beer Day is this Thursday, October 27.
To celebrate, why not support local breweries here in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend?
Kick things off at the Oak Highlands Brewery in Dallas with Bingo and Tacos this Thursday night at 7 p.m.
Plus, Thirsty Growler in The Colony is celebrating Thirsty Thursday this week by offering $5 refills on growlers of select beers.
Also on Friday, Rollertown Beerworks in Celina is celebrating Screamin’ Halloween with discounted draft beers, a DJ, a food truck, and a glow party starting at 3 p.m.
Unable to celebrate with beer until this weekend? Well, no need to worry — Dallas has tons of beer-involved events happening after the work week is over.
Oak Cliff Brewing Co. is having a Halloween Candy Flight Night on Friday starting at 5 p.m. The event will feature five beer and candy pairings for the price of $21 at the door. If any kegs remain, they will be opened at 9 p.m. for people to enjoy freely.
On Saturday, Lakewood Brewing is having an event called Let’s Get Weird 2022: Nightmare on Executive Drive from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. It will feature “spooky beer releases,” including one called The Witch.
From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., kids can get candy and compete in a costume contest. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the SPCA will be on site with adoptable dogs and there will be a dog costume parade and contest at 3 p.m.
Bethnie Rose Music and Learning Names will provide live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and an adult costume contest for prizes takes place at 6 p.m.
The Hop & Sting Brewing Co. in Grapevine is hosting a Goblin Gala Halloween Party and Costume Contest starting Saturday at 12 p.m. There will be live music and food vendors. For those in costume, draft beers will be $2.
For anyone looking to bring their furry friends with them in their celebration of American beer, look no further than Fort Worth’s Martin House Brewing Co.’s Booery Tour: It’s Zombie Time. They will have food trucks, live music, costume contests, and candy-eating contests this Saturday starting at 12 p.m. for $20 at the door. The costume contests will be for both dogs and humans.
On Rotation Brewery & Kitchen will also host a pet costume contest on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., its second annual Howl-O-Ween.
To end the night, why not head over to Brutal Beerworks in North Richland Hills on Saturday at 6 p.m. for a costume contest, giveaways, and a special beer release.
Alternatively, Deep Ellum Brewing Co., which turns 10 this year, is hosting a 21-and-up Deep-O-Ween party in its taproom starting Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. A costume contest will commence at 9 p.m. for prizes that include taproom gift cards and specialty merch, and the artist Loyal Sally will provide live music for entertainment.
Finally, Community Beer Co. in Dallas is holding the Ladders & Lagers festival all weekend to raise money for the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum. There will be live music, a firefighting competition, food, and a release of the brewery’s new beer, Valor Lager. The festivities run Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.