September 21, 2019

The Most Important Drink Festivals Coming to Cleveland This Fall

What better way to warm yourself this fall than with some high-quality booze? So we've hand-picked these Cleveland-area wine, beer and spirits festivals and events just for you.

Scroll down to view images

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

At a time when local-based reporting is critical, support from our readers is essential to our future. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month

Welcome Autumn at Western Reserve Wines
128300 Miles Rd. Suite B - The Shoppes of Solon North, Solon, (440) 498-9463
Sat., Sept. 21
Western Reserve Wines anticipates the first day of fall with an educational wine tasting lead by a representative from Vanguard Wines. Crackers and fancy cheese will round out this seasonal event. 
Photo via makeupmeika/Instagram

Welcome Autumn at Western Reserve Wines

128300 Miles Rd. Suite B - The Shoppes of Solon North, Solon, (440) 498-9463
Sat., Sept. 21

Western Reserve Wines anticipates the first day of fall with an educational wine tasting lead by a representative from Vanguard Wines. Crackers and fancy cheese will round out this seasonal event.

Photo via makeupmeika/Instagram
Octobeerfest at Wild Eagle Saloon
921 E. Huron Rd., (216) 465-3225
Sat, Sept. 21, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Celebrate OctoBEERfest a the Wild Eagle Saloon and show your strength by participating in the Sam Adam’s Hoist the Stein competition. 
Photo by Emanuel Wallace

Octobeerfest at Wild Eagle Saloon

921 E. Huron Rd., (216) 465-3225
Sat, Sept. 21, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Celebrate OctoBEERfest a the Wild Eagle Saloon and show your strength by participating in the Sam Adam’s Hoist the Stein competition.

Photo by Emanuel Wallace
Spicetober-Feast with Hansa Brewery
5800 Detroit Rd., (216) 961-9637
Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This Octoberfest event is all authentic, despite the puns. Hansa Brewery is dedicating three specialty beers to the traditional Octoberfest meals made by Spice Kitchen and Bar. Find the list of dishes on the event page.  
Photo via erinelizabeth29/Instagram

Spicetober-Feast with Hansa Brewery

5800 Detroit Rd., (216) 961-9637
Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This Octoberfest event is all authentic, despite the puns. Hansa Brewery is dedicating three specialty beers to the traditional Octoberfest meals made by Spice Kitchen and Bar. Find the list of dishes on the event page.

Photo via erinelizabeth29/Instagram
Oktoberfest Thursdays at Great Lakes Brewing Co.
2516 Market Ave., (216) 771-4404
Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Every Thursday in September is a reason to celebrate Oktoberfest… It’s a little confusing, but hey, it’s good beer and a party. Just go with it. 
Photo via bremerjackson/Instagram

Oktoberfest Thursdays at Great Lakes Brewing Co.

2516 Market Ave., (216) 771-4404
Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Every Thursday in September is a reason to celebrate Oktoberfest… It’s a little confusing, but hey, it’s good beer and a party. Just go with it.

Photo via bremerjackson/Instagram
Avon Lake Beer Fest
33760 Lake Rd., Avon Lake
Sat, Sept. 28 from 1 to 7 p.m.
This family event offers games, raffles, and live music, as well as a number of local and regional beers. Though it’s called a beer fest, there will also be a selection of wines. 
Photo via thencalisays/Instagram

Avon Lake Beer Fest

33760 Lake Rd., Avon Lake
Sat, Sept. 28 from 1 to 7 p.m.

This family event offers games, raffles, and live music, as well as a number of local and regional beers. Though it’s called a beer fest, there will also be a selection of wines.

Photo via thencalisays/Instagram
Pinecrest Wine Festival
200 Park Avenue, Orange
Sat, Sept. 28, 4-10 p.m.
The Central Park at Pinecrest will turn into a wine and beer tasting event that spills down Park Avenue and possibly into the shops. Each ticket also includes a food sampling from Pinstripes. 
Photo via St. Ambrose University Alumni/Flickr Creative Commons

Pinecrest Wine Festival

200 Park Avenue, Orange
Sat, Sept. 28, 4-10 p.m.

The Central Park at Pinecrest will turn into a wine and beer tasting event that spills down Park Avenue and possibly into the shops. Each ticket also includes a food sampling from Pinstripes.

Photo via St. Ambrose University Alumni/Flickr Creative Commons
2019 Whistle & Keg Fall Fest
818 Huron Rd. N. Store #4, (216) 331-5600
Sat, Sept. 28, 4 p.m.; Sun, Sept. 29, 2 a.m.
Get into the fall mood with pumpkin decorating and bobbing for apples contests. Whistle & Keg is partnering with Southern Tier, Ace Cider, and Hobbywood Creations for this fest. 
Photo via whistleandkegcle/Instagram

2019 Whistle & Keg Fall Fest

818 Huron Rd. N. Store #4, (216) 331-5600
Sat, Sept. 28, 4 p.m.; Sun, Sept. 29, 2 a.m.

Get into the fall mood with pumpkin decorating and bobbing for apples contests. Whistle & Keg is partnering with Southern Tier, Ace Cider, and Hobbywood Creations for this fest.

Photo via whistleandkegcle/Instagram
Pies and Beers
29305 Clemens Rd., Westlake, (440) 471-8589
Sat, Sept. 28, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Home Slice Pies and Sibling Revelry Brewing are teaming up again for another delicious event. It’s pie and beer season for sure. 
Photo via babels_cameron/Instagram

Pies and Beers

29305 Clemens Rd., Westlake, (440) 471-8589
Sat, Sept. 28, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Home Slice Pies and Sibling Revelry Brewing are teaming up again for another delicious event. It’s pie and beer season for sure.

Photo via babels_cameron/Instagram
Ohio Home Beer and Boards
24581 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted, (440) 801-1001
Thu, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Create your own rustic Ohio-themed board over food and Fat Heads brews. There will be artists there to walk you through every step, so don’t be intimidated. 
Photo via artfullymine/Instagram

Ohio Home Beer and Boards

24581 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted, (440) 801-1001
Thu, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Create your own rustic Ohio-themed board over food and Fat Heads brews. There will be artists there to walk you through every step, so don’t be intimidated.

Photo via artfullymine/Instagram
Pumpkin Ale Fall Festival
8800 Euclid Chardon Rd., Kirtland
Oct. 4, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
A whole array of pumpkin-flavored beers will arrive at the Farmpark just in time for the fall season. Participating breweries include Southern Tier, Sibling Revelry and Great Lakes Brewing Co. 
Photo via sibrevbrew/Instagram

Pumpkin Ale Fall Festival

8800 Euclid Chardon Rd., Kirtland
Oct. 4, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

A whole array of pumpkin-flavored beers will arrive at the Farmpark just in time for the fall season. Participating breweries include Southern Tier, Sibling Revelry and Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Photo via sibrevbrew/Instagram