If you are looking for a non-traditional venue to host a private event, consider breweries. Breweries typically feature open floor plans that are spacious, leaving plenty of room for mixing and mingling. Several breweries have built-in activities that make entertaining a breeze. Tours of the facility, signature beer flights, or games like shuffleboard are often available on site. As an added bonus, your event will also help support a local business. What better way to foster community than at a locally owned place? If you’re sold on the idea, here are several brewery event locations that are perfect for hosting.
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The Seattle area has Pike Brewing, which offers three unique event spaces. Choose from the Microbrewery Museum, Tankard & Tun Restaurant, or the brewery itself. Of course, there is the option to utilize all of the spaces as well. Enjoy local and sustainable cuisine paired with the award-winning Pike Brewing beers. The events team will help you tailor the venue and menu to match your needs.
Kentucky might be famous for its bourbon, but don’t overlook the local beers. West Sixth in Lexington offers three distinct options for guests looking for brewery event locations. The Barrel Room is an area in the brewery that is used to store the barrels of wild and sour aged beers. This casual space with its relaxed atmosphere is a great option for a smaller event. The West Sixth Greenroom offers a more refined experience. This downtown taproom and nanobrewery can host 40-60 people. The newest option available to West Sixth aficionados is their farm. The Farm Taproom offers an enclosed space and also covered patios. This location can accommodate up to 125 people, so it is perfect for larger events.
Rising Tide Brewing Company is located in Portland’s East Bayside neighborhood. You and your guests will enjoy an authentic Portland experience in this brewery event space. The two indoor spaces, the tasting room, and the East Room, both have an industrial feel to them. The spacious outdoor patio is large and inviting. The facilities can be customized to meet your needs for any event, ranging from weddings to corporate events and everything in between.
Latitude 42 is a brewery in Portage, Michigan. This is a spacious option on our list of brewery event locations. The Patio and Beer Garden are perfect for warm weather events. The space also has a capacity for 150 guests and includes staffing. The lounge is closest to the actual brewery and a cozy space for parties and rallies. The private dining room is the third option for a more formal sit-down event.
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This North Carolina brewery is so sincere about building a community that their tap room and small event room are both free to reserve. They also do not charge to use the room! It is part of their way to give back to local non-profits and families that don’t have big budgets. They designed their second tap room, the North Tryon location, specifically to have an entire tap room and patio that were perfect for hosting events. The trendy industrial vibe at NoDa is great for a variety of events. Some of the events they have hosted in the last six years include “charity events, engagement/bridal/wedding showers, birthday parties, networking functions, corporate meetings, art shows, crafting workshops, exercise classes, musical performances, artisan markets, dog adoptions, weddings…Okay, you get it.”
For an incredible brewery hosted event outside of the United States, consider the Artist House in Hong Kong. The newest craft brewery in that city offers a one of a kind experience for craft beer aficionados. So, will you be choosing one of these brewery event locations for your next gathering?