Lonely Planet Writer

Craft beer festival gets underway in San Francisco

Denver is the place to be for beer this Saturday. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY-SA 2.0
SF Beer Week begins. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY-SA 2.0

SF Beer Week, one of the biggest in the US craft beer calendar, kicks off today, Friday, and continues until Sunday, 15 February. Northern California was where craft beer first started being made in the 1970s and around 80 local and national brewers will be setting up their stalls at the Fort Mason Center, and over 3000 beer lovers are expected to attend. Read more: sfbeerweek.org