Annual series of events promoting the category of craft beer in Dayton & surrounding areas. Numerous craft beer tastings & events will be scheduled at key retailers, taverns, & restaurants for the entire week culminating in 20th Annual AleFest Dayton at The Dayton Convention Center from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Saturday, August 25th 2018.
Select craft beer establishments are being invited to host events throughout the week. Prominent suppliers will be invited to participate & showcase their brands & the category of craft beer. Supportive distributors & breweries include: Dayton & Greater Miami Valley Breweries, Heidelberg Distributing, Allied Wine & Spirits, Premium Beverage Supply, & Cavalier Distributing.
Clearly, we craft beer consumers benefit from an exciting week-long focus on craft beer celebrations. Breweries, distributors, and local retailers, taverns, and eateries will benefit from this week’s increased awareness of craft beer.
Proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) Local Chapter. Kittyhawk Golf Course-Falcon (Kitty) Course-18 holes, 2 person scramble. Proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Foundation Local Chapter (BCF.) Registration at 11:30 AM sharp, please. 12:00 PM shotgun start. Each player will receive 2 pink balls. If these are lost, BCF will be selling additional pink balls for $5 each & proceeds go to BCF. Maximum 2 clubs per player-must use own clubs only, no sharing w/partner. Number of teams 36, 72 players maximum based on two-2 person teams starting on each hole. Greens fees: $35 walk, carts are ala cart. $70 per team w/o cart, includes sandwich/snacks from Canal Street Arcade & Deli.
Rules: No golf spikes, bags, or golf gloves please.
Beer: Craft Beer in cans available for purchase on the course from select craft breweries
Team sign-up available at: Canal Street Arcade & Deli
Prizes: Lefty 7 for $1 for 50% of Pot, Best shot off a beer can, Closest to the tee, & Winning team
Begins at 1:00 PM at Dublin Pub. Led by Mayor Nan Whaley. Enjoy numerous floats featuring Thai Rob’s VW Van, Sweaty Betty. Wear your beer gear & be a part of this hoptastic way to kick off Dayton Beer Week! Parade route will finish at Thai 9, where Mayor Nan Whaley will tap 2 ceremonial casks!
Starts at 6:30 PM sharp at Devil Wind Brewing. 10 mile loop beginning & finishing at the brewery. Cost is $25 & is limited to first 80 cyclists which includes a pint or flight of craft beer at Devil Wind Brewing with appetizers from Nick’s in Xenia following the ride. Net proceeds will benefit Bike Miami Valley. Sign-up sheets available at Devil Wind Brewing or online here. For more info, please call 937-919-6427.
The Dayton Convention Center, 4:00-7:00 PM, VIP Entry at 3:00 PM
More than 300 craft beers from over 120 international craft breweries featuring rare casks & more than 30 craft draught beers. Special Ohio area breweries section. VIP Admission $60 in advance, $65 at gate with entry at 3:00 PM, General Admission $40 in advance, $45 at gate. Includes 20 samples of craft beer, live music by The Fries Band, sampling glass, & event guide. More info: AleFest.com & Facebook
Brunch, beer, & cocktails from 10:00AM-2:00PM, then stop in for live music by Nothing But Treble from 7:00-9:30PM following the St Anne’s Historic District annual PorchFest from 3:30-7:00PM.