Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018: New Year’s Eve & Day Beer Events

Brunch, beer releases, fancy parties, beer dinners, live music…whatever you’re looking for to ring in the new year, these breweries have it all!

No matter how you choose to celebrate, please do it safely. Don’t drink and drive. 

Coors Light Free Rides are available again on New Year’s Eve to help Denver residents and visitors celebrate responsibly. See details at bottom of post. 

New Year’s Eve

Sunday, December 31, 2017:

 New Year’s Eve Brunch at Avery Brewing Company, 11am-8pm

Fuel up for a wild New Year’s Eve with our all-day brunch menu! We’ll have shareable plates, a selection of benedicts, sweet treats, and don’t forget about Prime Rib!

We will be closing early, so think of this as an all-day pre-game.

Brunch Menu Includes*:
Shellfish Shareable Plate
BBQ Brisket Benedict
Duck & Waffles
Bread Pudding French Toast
Gumbo & Biscuits
Prime Rib
Assorted Beer Flights

*Subject to change

Depravity Release at Renegade Brewing, 12-8pm

Depravity, our Imperial Peanut Butter Cup Stout will make it’s appearance New Year’s Eve day once again! Quantities are limited, and there is a one case per Renegade limit, so come down early. 
Live screen printing will be provided by Indy Ink; the first 30 Renegades through the door leave with a free Depravity tee.
The Ham Bone Thieves will be in the house, playing hits from your favorite musicians we lost in 2017.

New Year’s Eve Chili Cook-Off at Two22 Brew, 2-4:30pm

We will be having a Chili Cook-Off on NYE (corresponding with the Broncos game).

Three entry categories: red, white, & green. (You may enter in to more than one category.)

Chili must be pre-prepped & ready to serve at 2:00. Voting will take place from 2:00 through half time of the Broncos game.
Prizes awarded to 1st place winner in each category (chili with the most votes–all people’s choice).

It will be $5 to taste/vote with all proceeds going to our Charity of the Month program.

Please register your entry here:

NYE Beer Pairing Dinner! at Cerebrus Brewing, 5:30-9pm

Join us at Cerberus Brewing Company to ring in the New Year! Celebrate with a 3 Course Dinner and Beer Pairing presented by our Executive Chef, Mark LeFebvre, and Head Brewer, Josh Adamski.

Tickets are $115 (tax and tip included) per person! We have limited seating available, starting at 5:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased by calling (719) 636-BEER (2337).

RSVP by December 23rd!

Revival’s Third Anniversary/New Year’s Eve Party! at Revival Brews, 5pm-12am

Revival Brews will be celebrating three amazing years and we want you to join us! We’ll be featuring some fun barrel aged and rare beers, awesome food specials, and a Champagne toast. The bar will stay open until midnight so lets ring in the New Year together with some good cheer.

4th Annual NYE Party – Live Music at Fiction Beer Co., 7pm-1am

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve close to home at your favorite neighborhood brewery! Our 4th annual New Year’s Eve Celebration will feature:

Live Music – The Dollhouse Thieves @ 9:00pm
Exclusive Toasting Beer made only for NYE
Covered Heated Patio, plenty of room! (Double the size of last year)

Special tapping (more details to come, think RARE) . Avoid the downtown drama, lack of cabs, surge charges from Uber, high cover charge bars, and general nonsense of downtown and have fun with us and your neighbors. Registration recommended.


New Year’s Eve Party at Ratio Beerworks, 8pm-1am

Ring in the New Year by joining the Ratio Beerworks team for one hell of a year end blowout. A special night of special release firkins, late night snacks, dance partying and our balloon and keg drop at midnight.

The Mystery Sisters DJ Duo will be spinning punk and dance vinyl tracks for our taproom dance party, so come ready to throw down. 2017 has been a real gut punch, so lets celebrate a clean slate over great beer and good times.

The night will feature several special tappings including a champagne-y firkin, and a special variant take on our Genius Wizard Imperial Stout.

Finally, right before midnight, we’ll be popping a magnum of Ratio beer and handing out free tasters of something special to all attendees as our midnight toast! Cheers to 2018!

New Years Eve Bash at Asher Brewing, 7pm-12am

Help us ring in 2018 at our New Years Eve Bash!

This might be our most epic shindig yet, folks. At 8 PM, we will host our first ever New Years Raffle! $10 gets you a free pint and the chance to win some awesome prizes, including a 1/6 BBL keg of Asher beer!

Starting at 10 PM, The Amphibious Man will knock your socks off with live original tunes.

Music will be accompanied by a liquid light show, presented by Deckhead Records.

7:00 PM: The party starts!
8:00 PM: New Years Raffle
9:30 PM: Raffle winners announced!
10 – 10:45 PM: The Amphibious Man Set 1
11:15 – 12 AM: The Amphibious Man Set 2

This event is free and open to everyone over the age of 21.

NOLA NYE Bash at Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids & Solids, 9pm-12am

It’s party time people! Costumes are highly encouraged for this NOLA themed NYE bash!

We’ll be featuring our Cajun favorites such as Jambalaya, Gumbo, Boudin Balls, Oysters, Crawfish Etoufee plus red beans & rice, plus Beignets!

Menu will be offered from 5-11 p.m. Late night happy hour menu offered until midnight.

Drink Specials on Hurricanes, Sazerac, and beer from Abita Brewing.

Doors will close for the event at 9 pm. Cover charge will be $20 and this covers music, entertainment, your first CORE OB BEER, house wine or well drink, party favors and midnight champagne toast.

Music at 9 pm from Guerrilla Fanfare!!

Flare Bartending by Longmont’s own champion competitive bartender Branton Kiewlich from 9 pm-midnight.

Caricature Drawings by Chad Straka from Five Minutes of fun 8-11 pm.

Beers & Cheers: A NYE Black Tie Celebration at Copper Kettle Brewing Co., 9pm-1am

Please, do join us as we get real classy to bring in the New Year with a whole lotta beer & a whole lotta cheers!

We’ll have an expertly paired, 4 course dinner prepared by Mikes 2 Kitchen as follows:

Course 1: Wine Barrel Saison + Butter poached shrimp wrapped in prosciutto and seared and served with crispy polenta and walnut basil pesto
Course 2: Citrus Paradisi + Pan seared chicken thigh with an andouille sausage, brussel sprout, and fingerling potato hash topped with a citrus thyme Au jus
Course 3: Well Bred + Seared duck breast over soba noodles with haricot vert, shitake mushrooms, ginger and garlic with a shiro shoyu vinaigrette
Course 4: Raspberry Sour + Flourless Chocolate torte enhanced with raspberry jam & whipped cream

Your ticket will include the 4 course meal, midnight toast and gratuity. No one under 21+ will be able to attend. Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be transferred within 24 hours of the start of the event. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL.

Have additional questions? Email

New Year’s Eve 80’s Prom Party! at Gravity Brewing, 9pm

Bring in the New Year at Gravity Brewing in style! Wear your most tubular 80’s gear and get down to some 80’s hits. Food specials from Gastronauts! 80’s DJ starts at 9pm. Free Beer Toast at midnight!

New Years Party! at Grand Adventure Brewing Co., 10pm-1am

What better way to bring in the new year than with good company! Come help us bring in 2018 for our New Years Party, December 31st from 10pm-1am. There will be tons of dancing and our favorite, DJ Moco Sounds.

Special New Year’s Eve Menu at Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill (both Denver locations)

Pair any one of Thirsty Lion’s 50 beers on tap with its special New Year’s Eve food menu, featuring exciting new dishes such as: Smoked Pork Ramen, Korean BBQ Pork & Kimchi Fried Rice, Coffee Crusted Beef Short Rib, or Filet Mignon. Special menu is available in addition to Thirsty Lion’s regular menu. Both Thirsty Lion locations in Cherry Creek and at Union Station are also available for booking a private event or celebration.

New Year’s Eve Party at Westminster Brewing Co., 7:30pm-1am

Westminster Brewing Co & Whistling Hare Distillery are throwing the first “One Helluva New Year’s Eve Party!” and YOU are invited.

Avoid the Eventbrite fee by purchasing tickets at the brewery!

Join us for a fun night of live music, dancing, great food and drinks, and celebrate the coming new year with friends!


Doors open @7:30pm. Party until 1 am!

Your ticket includes:

Admission to the party at Westminster Brewing Co and Whistling Hare Distillery (2 lounges, smoking patio, beer bar and the dance floor!)
Tasty food (hors d’oeuvres, multiple buffet courses, and desserts!)
Live music (band plays everything from current dance favorites, R&B, Motown, golden classics and everything in between!)
6 drink tickets to be used at WBC or WHD
2 special-release drink tickets, 1 for each location (choose from 3 versions of the new of barrel aged 12 Apostles from WBC, and new 12 Apostles-based whiskey from WHD)
Champagne toast at midnight

2017 Epic New Year’s Eve Coast To Coast Party at Epic Brewing, 9pm-1:30am

The only thing better than celebrating the new year is celebrating it 4 times in one night!

Starting at 9pm each hour Epic will count down the minutes to the new year from east coast to west coast.

Each hour will feature a themed small plate buffet of bar fare from major cities, served along with a special beer pairing.

Buffet Themes: 9-10pm New York, 10-11pm Chicago, 11pm-12am Denver (obviously), 12-1am Portland

There will be a red carpet to greet you!

Photographer Dustin Hall (Brewtography project) will be on site to capture you at your best!

DJ Eerie will keep the night going by spinning tunes for each city celebration!

We will watch each count down live!

You will also have a chance to record your new year’s resolutions the old fashioned way (typewriter.)

All Nighter Tickets are available for the whole night celebration 9pm-1:30am.

St. Fuadit NYE Bash at Big Choice Brewing, 7pm-1am

You’re invited to our STFUADIT New Year’s Eve party inside the #TempleOfBoom.

Enjoy a night of fun looking back at 2017! Live music from Donnie & Alex from Ethyl and the Regulars from 8-11pm, a “champagne” beer toast at midnight and games played through out the night. Spend some of the last day of 2017 with us and enjoy beers until 1am!

We will be open at noon with some great deals all day for those needing beer to go. Stay tuned for more info!

New Years Eve Bottle Release at Front Range Brewing Company

Join us on New Years Eve for our 2017 Edition St. Nigels’ Barrel Aged Series Bottle Release!

We will Have 2 Nigels’ ready for you to bring in the new year with!

St. Nigels’ Bourbon English Barley Wine 11.5% Aged 4 Months Breckenridge Bourbon $13.99 each Limit 6 per person!

St. Nigels’ Peated Whiskey Wee Heavy 11% Aged 4 Months Boulder Born Whiskey $13.99 each Limit 2 per person!

Cheers to another year with FRBC beer!

New Year’s Eve with Otis Taylor Band at The Post Brewing – Boulder, 8pm-12:30am

Join us in our grand back room for an intimate evening with Otis Taylor Band. Offering full dinner in our main dining Howdy Hall starting at 4pm. Doors for the show open at 8pm and music begins at 10pm.

Your ticket includes General Admission to the show.

New Year’s Eve at BRU, 4-10pm

Ring in the New Year at BRU. Join us for our epically delicious New Year’s Menu. Seating is limited, call 720.638.5193.


New Year’s Eve Party at Großen Bart Brewery, 6pm-12:30am

Join us on December 31st and wear your best Ugly Holiday Sweater. Free beer toast at the drop! $1 off pints!

New Year’s Day

Monday, January 1, 2018:


Waffle Bar & Brews at Two22 Brew, 10am-1pm

Hair of the dog, hangover waffles starting at 10:00! Beer bloodies & beer-mosas, too!

3rd Annual New Year’s Day Tamales, TVs, and Brewskis at Factotum Brewhouse, 12-8pm

For the 3rd year in a row we’re celebrating the new year with you!

We know our crowd isn’t a bunch of amateurs and will be ready to get out on the first day of 2018 to get the New Year started properly. Write your resolutions, throw on your favorite football jersey (or stay in your pajamas!), grab your friends/family and come over to the taproom for some traditional New Year’s Day tamales by our well-renowned neighbors Tamales by La Casita!

Additionally, we’ll also have the college football bowl playoff games on our two TVs and 100″ screen, a release of our special Champagne beer and $1 beer cards that we’ll be handing out.

New Year’s Day Brunch at The Post Brewing Co. (Lafayette), 10am-4pm

We are currently accepting reservations for our New Year’s Day Brunch!
$12 Hangover Good Luck Soup – corned beef with cabbage and black eyed peas.
$15 Liter O’ Mimosas with choice of juice.

Regular Brunch Menu will be available.

Reservations will book fast! Call us today! 303-593-2066.

Happy New Year: 1st Beer Free at Bruz Beers, 3-10pm

A new year…a new beer! Your first beer is on us this New Year’s Day! Every first Monday of the month is our Customer Appreciation Day and it just happens to be on the first day of the new year. Let’s toast…

Come enjoy your FREE beer and let’s cheers to 2018! 


Hair of the Dog Party at Resolute Brewing Company, 2-9pm

“Hair of the Dog” special: buy one, get one on all pours (flights excluded). That’s one to get you back to zero and one to truly appreciate.

RESOLUTE will also be raffling off prizes all day and if you bring your pooch along, he’ll earn you an extra raffle ticket, just for being cute and four-legged. Revenge of the Pork BBQ truck will be onsite. You’ll get a free pint card for future use when you order food.

Last, but certainly not least, RESOLUTE will be tapping its very last batch of the Belgian Golden Strong Ale – that’s about 65 pours – and then it’s GONE. The RESOLUTE Belgian Golden Strong is a true marriage of fruity and spicy flavors supported by an effervescent, golden body. It comes in at 9.61 percent ABV and 20 IBUs. Enjoy while you can!


Coors Light Free Rides Information

  • Coors Light is partnering with RTD and Coors Distributing Company to provide partygoers with a free and safe way to ring in the New Year.
  • Coors Light Free Rides will be available on RTD routes on Sunday, December 31 starting at 7pm until 7am on New Year’s Day.
  • This New Year’s Eve, MillerCoors is proud to celebrate 30 years of Free Rides, which have helped more than 5.5 million people across the country get home from holiday celebrations and local events safely.

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