Here is a list of beer and wine festivals (and a couple of whiskey events) that are happening in 2017 in the Las Vegas valley.
BOULDER CITY 5TH ANNUAL BEER FEST WHEN: March 25 WHERE: Wilbur Square Park, Boulder City WHAT: Featuring more than 30 brewery tents, 8 foot trucks and "beer centric" specialty vendors.
UNLVINO WHEN: March 30-April 1 WHERE: Various locations WHAT: Wine, spirits and beers from around the globe. Special events include Bubble-Licious at The Venetian on March 30; Sake Fever on March 31 at Red Rock Resort; and the Grand Tasting at Paris Las Vegas on April 1. Fundraiser for UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.
THE NTH SHOW - THE ULTIMATE WHISKY EXPERIENCE WHEN: April 5-8 WHERE: Encore at Wynn Las Vegas WHAT: Showcasing the best whiskies and brands in the world. Taste, savor, discuss and learn about fine whiskies in a lavish atmosphere.
GREAT VEGAS FESTIVAL OF BEER WHEN: April 7 and 8 WHERE: Downtown Las Vegas WHAT: The Great Vegas Festival of Beer will feature more than 100 breweries offering 500 beers, including over 50 specially-curated beers from local breweries and special guests to include vintage pours, special reserves and one-off creations. Top chefs from around the city will create beer-infused and inspisre samples, pairings and few surprises for attendees.
VEGAS UNCORK'D WHEN: April 27-30 WHERE: Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas WHAT: Vegas Uncork'd is a premier wine and food event that brings some of the top culinary talent in the world together in Las Vegas. Participating chefs this year include: Bobby Flay, Buddy Valastro, Charlie Palmer, Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Savoy, Julian Serrano, Shawn McClain, Thomas Keller, Michael Chow, Nobu Matsuhisa, Wolfgang Puck and more.
BIG DOG'S PEACE, LOVE & HOPPY-NESS FESTIVAL WHEN: April 29 WHERE: Big Dog's Brewing Company WHAT: The annual event features more than 40 beers, a variety of food and live entertainment. Several tasting packages available.
WINE & BREWS AT THE DISTRICT WHEN: April 29 WHERE: The District at Green Valley Ranch - on Main Street WHAT: Join The District at Green Valley Ranch from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an evening of wine and beer. The event supports Spread the Word Nevada, a children’s literacy nonprofit.
GOLDEN NUGGET SPRING WINE FEST WHEN: Dates unconfirmed. Usually in May. WHERE: Golden Nugget WHAT: Annual wine festival featuring wines from Napa and Sonoma.
SIN CITY BEER FESTIVAL WHEN: May 17 WHERE: SLS Las Vegas WHAT: A special beer tasting to support Three Square food bank.
SPRINGS PRESERVE BREWS & BLUES FESTIVAL WHEN: May 27 WHERE: Springs Preserve WHAT: Brews & Blues offers up beers from regional, national, and international brewers along with tasty food options for purchase.
GOLDEN NUGGET FALL BEER FESTIVAL WHEN: Dates unconfirmed. Usually in September WHERE: Golden Nugget WHAT: Sample beer from numerous breweries, both local and out-of-state. Food and live entertainment.
SPRINGS PRESERVE GRAPES & HOPS FESTIVAL WHEN: Sept. 30 WHERE: Springs Preserve WHAT: Sample fine wines, a unique selection of beers and food from some of Las Vegas' finest restaurants while helping to raise money for a good cause
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