List: Our favorite NC Beer Month events

By Jessica Patrick, editor Raleigh, N.C.North Carolina Beer Month[1] is April 1-30 and features festivals, beer tastings and dinners, beer specials and other events across the state. We made a list of our favorite upcoming events in this area.

To see all the events, check the NC Beer Month website[2].


Funguys Grand Opening[3] (April 14) – Celebrate the grand opening of the Oak City’s newest brewery with a can release, games, a local food truck, and more. Gizmo Grill and Chill[4] (April 18) – Edwards Mill Bar and Grill hosts this dinner featuring five courses of delicious grilled items which pair perfectly with offerings from Gizmo Brew Works. Tickets are £49.

Brewgaloo 2015

Brewgaloo Craft Beer Festival[5] (April 27-28) – Experience more than 100 breweries and dozens of food truck during this downtown Raleigh street festival.


Limited Release Tap Takeover[6] (April 5) – Glass Jug Beer Lab is releasing Transparency 1, a west coast-inspired IPA loaded with Citra and Mosaic hops.

Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival[7] (April 14) – This family and dog-friendly festival will be held at Northgate Plaza. There will be food trucks, a band, doggie wading pools, adoptable dogs from APS of Durham and more.

100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Animal Protection Society of Durham to care for animals.



Trophy Brewing Beer Dinner[8] (April 5) – Herons at The Umstead will feature a four-course dinner on the lakeside terrace with Trophy Brewing Co. Tickets are £90.

Brueprint Sour Release[9] (April 5) – Pharmacy Bottle + Bev in downtown Cary will host this release along with music and food. Beer and Birdies for Babies[10] (April 8) – Pharmacy Bottle + Bev is hosting a party and donating 100 percent of all Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Cidery pints sales directly to March of Dimes. There will be food, fun, raffles and giveaways.

Holly Springs

Grapes, Grains and Giving[11] (April 13) – This is the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraising event for the Holly Springs Food Cupboard.

There will be local craft beers and wines to taste, paired with hors-d’oeuvres and desserts, music and an always-lively auction in downtown Holly Springs.

Chapel Hill

Tap Takeover[12] (April 5-8) – Bottle Rev will feature local beer and cider for four days. Beer Month Extravaganza[13] (April 14) – Enjoy 20+ breweries and local BBQ at Southern Season. Entry is £5.

Outside the Triangle

Anniversary Bash Weekend[14] (April 6-8) – Deep River Brewing is turning five and celebrating with three days of food trucks, ice cream, music and, of course, beer.

NC Beer and Wine Festival[15] (April 7) – Sip local N.C. craft beverages, sample amazing chef inspired menus from foods sourced from area farms and shop local vendors and artisans at The Farm in Selma.

More On This


  1. ^ North Carolina Beer Month (
  2. ^ NC Beer Month website (
  3. ^ Funguys Grand Opening (
  4. ^ Gizmo Grill and Chill (
  5. ^ Brewgaloo Craft Beer Festival (
  6. ^ Limited Release Tap Takeover (
  7. ^ Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival (
  8. ^ Trophy Brewing Beer Dinner (
  9. ^ Brueprint Sour Release (
  10. ^ Beer and Birdies for Babies (
  11. ^ Grapes, Grains and Giving (
  12. ^ Tap Takeover (
  13. ^ Beer Month Extravaganza (
  14. ^ Anniversary Bash Weekend (
  15. ^ NC Beer and Wine Festival (

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