That’s the theme of this Oskar Blues festival that is bringing together over 30 breweries from all over the country who all distribute their craft in cans. Head up to Lyons, ColoRADo on June 1st to this OB event, where they will be joined by the likes of New Belgium Brewing Co. and Sierra Nevada. All those in attendance have chosen to package their hard work in the aluminum containers, making this one of the most unique beer fests in the nation. This celebration of canned goodness, the outdoors and live music will take place from 4pm-7pm at Bohn Park and if you’re feeling special a VIP Session will be held from 3pm-4pm.
As if the chance to try beer from all over the country wasn’t enough to entice you, this event will be taking place during the Lyons Outdoor Games. The weekend long event that will include world class athletes showcasing their talents, special clinics and even K9 friendly activities for all to enjoy. It doesn’t get much better than spending a weekend enjoying craft beer with your favorite K9, watching various outdoor events, listening to live music, all while taking in the beautiful scenery of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Guests are able to camp out at Bohn Park or Meadow Park after enjoying the festivities. If you’d rather not spend the night on the ground, Oskar Blues will be offering free trolley rides to and from the Best Western Plaza Hotel in Longmont where you can stay at a discounted rate. A free bus back to Boulder should suffice as safe transportation as well and you can check out the event website for more details.
Regular Session tickets allow you entrance to the Burning CAN Beer Fest event from 4pm to 7pm and are being sold for $25 apiece when purchased in advance or $30 the day of. Or purchase a $35 ticket (can only be purchased in advance) for the VIP Session and you get an extra hour of tasting time starting at 3pm as well as a 2013 Burning CAN commemorative glass. For more details visit the event website.
This will be one of the best summer events so don’t miss out!