Start Planning for SF Beer Week!

With over 350 events across the Bay Area now part of the schedule, this holiday stretch is a great time to game plan and determine how you want to tackle SF Beer Week (Jan. 22-31). Browse the events, create an account, and start building your own personal itinerary. Events are being added every day, so check often to see what’s new.

Need Some Inspiration?

Check this video out:  For the Love of SF Beer Week.

Need a Place To Stay?

For 2016, we’ve partnered with Hotel Zelos San Francisco to bring you a great craft beer experience at an unbeatable downtown location near Union Square.

This boutique urban retreat is steps from Westfield San Francisco Centre, SF MOMA and the Moscone Center, and provides easy access to dozens of craft beer venues and SF Beer Week events.

Hotel Zelos has put together a special deal for those coming into town for SF Beer Week. Starting at $179 and including a complimentary craft beer (per person), use the rate code BEER when booking your stay between January 22-31 (based on availability, taxes not included). This is an exceptional rate for SF, so click to book your room:


Hotel Zelos is where you’ll find Dirty Habits Restaurant & Bar, home to a well-curated craft beer list, quality food offerings and an amazing outdoor patio, not to mention some SF Beer Week events of its own (tba).

A Few Event Suggestions…

Need more inspiration? Here are some teasers; one for every day of the week…

SF Beer Week Opening Gala – SOLD OUT
January 22, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Pier 35, San Francisco
No SF Beer Week itinerary is complete without the official kick-off event, the SF Beer Week Opening Gala, when 110+ participating craft brewers from throughout Northern California will be tapping 300+ amazing beers. Get tickets now before they’re gone.

Opening Weekend Suds Safari — private tour
SF Adventure Travel, San Francisco
January 23, 11:00pm – 3:00pm

Battle of the Guilds— SF, SD and LA guilds
Sessions at the Presidio, San Francisco
January 24, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Crack Capone’s Vault — big and boozy
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, San Francisco
January 25, 1:00pm – 10:00pm

Behind the Tanks: Tales from the Brewing World — craft beer insiders
Local Brewing Co., San Francisco
January 26, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

4505 Smoked Heritage Hog with Anchor Brewing — whole hog
4505 Burgers & BBQ, San Francisco
January 27, 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Festival of Firkins — cask craziness
Magnolia Brewpub, San Francisco
January 28, 11:00am – 7:00pm

Three Green Men Double IPA Release — collab with brewers from E.J. Phair, Black Diamond and Bartlett Hall in the house
Bartlett Hall, San Francisco
January 29, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Battle of the Beer Bands — brewers take the stage!
Woods Beer, Oakland
January 30, 8:00pm – 11:30pm

Belgian Brunch with Cleophus Quealy — nice & easy
The Half Orange, Fruitvale
January 31, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Thank You Sponsors!

Without our amazing sponsors, SF Beer Week would simply not be possible. Please acknowledge their support and contributions to our craft beer community.

SF Beer Week is presented by the San Francisco Brewers Guild along with…

Official Sponsors
Whole Foods Market
21st Amendment Brewery
Anchor Brewing Company
Cleophus Quealy Beer Company
DBI Beverage Inc.
DPEM Event Marketing
Drake’s Brewing Company
Magnolia Brewing Company
Matagrano Inc.
Morris Distributing
Santa Rosa Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
Trumer Brauerei

Industry Sponsors
Almanac Beer Company, Bartlett Hall, Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant, Brewers Supply Group, Burr Pilger Mayer, Cicerone Certification Program, Country Malt Group, Eat Drink SF, Local Brewing Company, Maps and Taps, Public House, Pyramid Breweries, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Shmaltz Brewing Company, The Ave Bar, The Can Van, The Printed Image, Union Bank and White Labs.

Supporting Sponsors
Ale Arsenal, Barrel Head Brewhouse, Bear Republic Brewing Company, Beer Revolution, BEL, Best Label Company, Inc., Black Sands Brewing Company, City Beer Store, Diving Dog Brewhouse , Fat Angel, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, GigaYeast, Half Moon Bay Brewing, Handles Gastropub, Marin Brewing Company, Pi Bar , Resolute SF, Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Company, Schroeder’s Restaurant, SF Adventure Tours, Social Kitchen & Brewery, Sudwerk Brewing Company, Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company, The Alembic, The Monk’s Kettle, The Sycamore, The Willows, Visit Tri-Valley, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean and Woods Beer Company.

Media & Special Partners
Bay Area News Group, California Craft Brewers Association, Capitol Corridor, Celebrator Beer News, Hotel Zelos and SF Weekly.