International Beer Day is a worldwide celebration of beer on August 5th, taking place in pubs, bars, breweries, and backyards all over the world. There aren’t a lot of things the whole world agrees on, but enjoying beer is one of them, so let’s all raise a pint this August 5th: to Beer, a drink that brings the world together.
Quick facts

  • International Beer Day takes place on August 5th
  • Goal: to unite the world in celebration of beer
  • 337 official celebrations in 193 cities and 46 countries in 2012
  • 278 official celebrations in 138 cities and 23 countries in 2011
  • Trending on Twitter in English and Portuguese in 2011
  • 2011 tweets surpassed 40,000 and reached over 15 Million people
  • Founded in 2007 by Jesse Avshalomov, Evan Hamilton, Aaron Araki, Richard Hernandez, Tyler Burton, and Ryland Hale
  • First celebrated in August of 2008
  • August was chosen for its summer weather and distance from other beer celebrations