Feeling thirsty? Get refreshed from the hot summer sun this June and join the City of Brotherly Love in celebrating its 10th annual Philadelphia Beer Week! On June 2 to 11, Philadelphia’s favorite week for beer, more than 100 venues will celebrate the wide-variety of beers offered in the Greater Philadelphia area. Here are a few can’t-miss events being offered during the week.
The Opening Tap
The Fillmore: June 1 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Philadelphia Beer Week kicks off on Thursday, June 1 at The Fillmore for the Opening Tap. Watch the infamous Hammer of Glory start the night the right way while drinking some of your favorite beers. Highlights from the evening will include:
- Live music
- Beer sampling
- Food for sale by Wolfgang Puck
- Souvenir cup
VIP tickets are also available and include perks like:
- VIP-only balcony
- Exclusive brews
- Private lounge and bathroom
- Souvenir glass
Founder’s Brewing and Red Owl Tavern “Almost 3k”
Red Owl Tavern: June 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join the Red Owl Tavern for the “Almost 3k” race around the Independence Mall. Participants receive a tank top and mug with price of ticket.
Art of Beer
Frankford Hall: June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Meet some of the artists behind the imaginative beer labels that always catch your eye in the store. Better yet, 20 percent of your ticket price supports a Philadelphia-based nonprofit to fund art classes and supplies.
Beer & Boats
Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse: June 8 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Take a kayak or rowboat down the Schulykill River with Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse. Tickets are only $15 each and include a beer and a boat ride.
If all the running from bar-to-bar is getting you hungry, soak up all that beer with a cheesesteak from Geno’s Steaks. Ring in 10 years of one of Philadelphia’s greatest weeks with another Philly favorite in hand. Be sure to bring visiting friends or family to taste Philly’s best cheesesteak and grab your beer of choice.