Medford Beer Week – June 1-10, 2017

Seven years ago the first Medford Beer Week was celebrated and has expanded over the years to a 10-day beer week. Medford Beer Week 2017 celebrates breweries near and a far with various events in and around the Medford metro area beginning tomorrow, Thursday, June 1st through Saturday, June 10th.

The official Beer Week Launch Party takes place at Opposition Brewing with many more events to follow over the next 10 days that closes with the 9th Annual Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival held at The Park Block at the Medford Commons on Saturday, June 10th.

Here’s a listing of events taking place during Medford Beer Week 2017.

Thursday June 1st
Beer Week Launch Party with Moxley Media @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 9pm
What better way to kick off beer week than with a block party! Join us as we party with the fine folks from Sweetwater Collective and Moxley Media while drinking our annually released Legionn-Ale! This highly popular collaboration brew is available just once a year. You won’t want to miss out! Not only will we have a DJ spinning tunes, but the very talented artists from Sweetwater collective will be on hand to chat and give away merch and discount tattoos! Food from Hey! Burrito, a cornhole tournament (with chance to win Oppo branded cornhole set!), and plenty of beer. Gonna be a killer time. Admission is free, so please come join us and help kick off Beer Week the right way! Blast doors up at 4pm.

Happy Day Beer Week Kick-off @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Happy Hour pricing all day long!

Collaboration Beer Release Party @ Common Block Brewing: All Day
We did a collaboration beer just for Medford Beer Week with our friends at Climate City Brewing! It’s a Single Hop Amber, and it’s amazing! Come give it a try and pair it with some of our great food.

Beer Release Party @ Osmo’s Brewing: 2pm – 9pm
We brewed a beer with The Rogue Growler. It’s a West Coast IPA with copious amounts of the hard to find hop, Idaho 7. It’s only available in Osmo’s tap room and The Rogue Growler.

Wee Heavy Release Party @ Portal Brewing: 2pm
We kick off Medford Beer Week with the release of our Wee Heavy. Today is also the day to begin our week long specials!

Get Geared Up For Beer Week @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
All Walkabout swag is 20% off today! Get some gear and help represent local beer during Medford Beer Week! Cheers Mate!

Wild Ride Brewing Pinewood Derby @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Come join us during Wild Ride’s Tap Takeover and take part in the Pinewood Derby Championship Races!! We’ll have four delicious kegs of Wild Ride on for your drinking pleasure!

World Class IPAs @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm
Come enjoy a variety of IPAs (10 of them to be exact)… The only catch: they will all have an Untappd score of 4 and above! Keep updated on our Facebook page to vote in your favorite IPA!

Get Schooled with Oakshire Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
Jordon from Oakshire will be in the house talking about the brewing process and how they do it at Oakshire. There will be three Oakshire beers on draft at special prices that will serve as taste examples of their process. And he usually brings stuff to give away…

Big Kids Now… Coloring and Hungry Hungry Hippos with Ninkasi Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Kick off Beer Week in Jacksonville with some good old fashioned grown up coloring and a Hungry Hungry Hippo tournament. Yes you read that right. Loads of Ninkasi beer at special pricing, and some fun things we used to do when we were 7.

Live Music with Eric Ledbetter @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm – 9pm
Get your Beer Week started with some live music by local musician Eric Ledbetter at BricktownE. The tunes will start around 6pm, and we’ll be doing special pricing on pints as well.

Friday June 2nd
Fog Line in the Outback @ Walkabout Brewing: 7pm-9pm
Local favorite Fogline will be playing in the Outback of the Walkabout tasting room. Grab a beer and watch these guys put on a show in our big outdoor area. Curbside King, the highest voted food truck in Medford, will be here cranking out some tasty meals to go with your beer. Don’t miss this one it is gonna be great!

Schooners of Brew – Seafood and Beer @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Get your beer and seafood! Special pricing on Schooners of beer. Fish and Chips, Coconut Shrimp and Steak, Wood Fired Salmon Fettuccini Alfredo.

Buy the Pint, Keep the Glass @ BricktownE Brewing: All Day
Doesn’t matter when you come in, if you buy the pint, you get to keep the BricktownE Logo glass.

International Cheese and Beer Pairing @ Portal Brewing: 2pm
Try some of our great beers paired with cheeses from around the world.

All Day Happy Hour @ Osmo’s Brewing: 2pm – 9pm
Happy hour pricing all day!

Beer Trivia with Deschutes Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Test your knowledge against everyone in this grand game of Beer Trivia hosted by Deschutes! Plus four amazing Deschutes beers on tap and ready for pouring!

Welcome to the Valley Party with Culmination Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
Culmination Brewing is brand new to the Southern Oregon market, and we’re still the only place you can get it! So welcome! We’ll have one of their operators and several of their beers at special pricing. Come meet the newest brewery to the region!

Sculpin Night with Ballast Point Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Ballast Point has made some amazing versions of their award winning Sculpin IPA, and we’re showing some off. We’ll be doing special pricing on Sculpin, Grapefruit Sculpin, Pineapple Sculpin, and Hazy Sculpin.

“Ring the Bull” Tournament @ Opposition Brewing: 6pm – 8pm
Join us at the Bunker for the 5th Annual “Ring the Bull” Tournament. Competition is fierce every year, and the “Sharp Shooter” dog tag is coveted, so practice upand see if you have what it takes to beat our defending champion! Blast doors go up at 4pm. First round begins at 6pm! Discounted pints for all participants!

Beer Trivia @ The Growler King’s New Location on Highway 99: 6pm – 8pm
Join us for the ORIGINAL Beer Week trivia hosted by Jenn Brown!! Same host, different venue! She will have the usual categories including: science, sports, geography, history, and entertainment. However, they will all be beer related. This is a 21+ event.

Summer Twilight Music Series with The Growler King and Ninkasi Brewing @ RoxyAnn Winery: 6pm – 9pm
Beer meets wine as the patio at Roxy Ann officially opens for the Summer! The Growler King will have 10 beer taps so we can all enjoy beer, wine, food, and music! As an extra surprise, Ninkasi Brewing will be featured and will be there with swag giveaways!

Drunken Pictionary with Hop Valley Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 7pm – 10pm
Get your teams ready for an evening of fun. We will have lots of prizes, special pricing, tastings, and buy the pint keep the glass.

Saturday June 3rd
Chipper Lowell @ The Craterian Theater: 6pm
Craterian Performances presents two-time “Comedy Magician of the Year,” Chipper Lowell, returning for an evening of breathtaking illusion and side-splitting comedy. First enjoy beer tastings in the lobby at 6:00pm with Pelican, Ninkasi, Walkabout, Mill City, and Mazama. Also find rare brews on tap for purchase at the concession counter. First 400 patrons 21+ receive logo pint glass with show ticket purchase. Then take your seats for a hilarious evening of comedy and magic. Show begins at 8:00pm. For tickets and more information call our box office at 541-779-3000 or visit our website

Schooners of Brew – Seafood and Beer @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Get your beer and seafood! Special pricing on Schooners of beer. Fish and Chips, Coconut Shrimp and Steak, Wood Fired Salmon Fettuccini Alfredo.

Back Patio BBQ @ Grape Street Bar and Grill: Noon – 4pm
Come down and party on the back patio with DJ Dysfunktion, amazing house made BBQ, and special pricing on pints. If it’s summer, it’s food, drinks, and good times on the Grape Street Patio!

Char and Chug @ Opposition Brewing: Noon – 9pm
Want to avoid the mass crowds? Come on down for a BYOM (Bring Your Own Meat) BBQ at Opposition Brewing. Grill and grilling utensils along with disposable service ware provided – you bring the food! We’ll be offering beer specials all day.

5th Annual Brews, Bluegrass, and BBQ @ RoxyAnn Winery: Noon – 8pm
Sponsored by the Medford Food Co-op and SOPTV, this family-friendly fund-raising event includes more than a dozen of the region’s best breweries, five foot-tapping bluegrass bands, delicious BBQ, home brew classes, and kid’s activities. The event will benefit Thrive and Rogue Valley Food System Network who are leading efforts in Jackson and Josephine counties towards a sustainable, collaborative food system by connecting people to local farmers and healthy food. Biologic Brewing Supply will announce the winners of the 2nd annual BBB Homebrew Competition!  For more info about the May 30 deadline, call, 541-535-6726. Ticket outlet and online sales at

Annual Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing @ Portal Brewing: Noon
Always a great time… We have our beers paired with your favorite Girl Scout Cookies.

Server Olympics with Flat Tail Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 1pm – 5pm
Think you have what it takes to win the Server Olympics? We’ll be testing on you on your skills like the tray spin, coaster toss, tray carries, and more. Plus some of Flat Tail’s best brews on tap. We will be giving away prizes for the first three places in the Server Olympics, and special pricing on Flat Tail drafts.

One Handed Triathalon @ Walkabout Brewing:2pm – 8pm
A triathlon competition of games that can be played beer in hand at Walkabout Brewery! Games included are Darts, Ladder ball, and Bean bags. The prize for the winning team will be two passes for 18 holes of golf at Centennial Golf Course. Games start at3pm see you there!!

6th Annual Kickball Tournament @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 3pm – Finish
The Schoolhaus Brewhaus and Deschutes Brewing present the 6th Annual Beer Week Kickball Tournament. Sign up early as spaces are limited. Beer sample offering beer wenches abound with new and favorite Deschutes brews flowing all day. Teams compete in a double elimination bracket for the coveted Deschutes Kickball Trophy (and of course bragging rights!). Always a Beer Week favorite. $50 per team. Minimum 8 players fielded (teams are co-ed, 21+ only on the field – minors welcome in the audience). Sign up at

Board Game Madness Presented by Ninkasi Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Your favorite Ninkasi rep, Justin, will be in the house stirring up a storm with a few different board game competitions all the whilst making four of their tasty brews flow for our fine customers!

Bingo! with 21st Amendment Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Bingo, beer, bingo bingo beer prizes, beer. Special pricing, lots of beer and bingo, with bingo and beer. Bingo!

Tap Takeover with Matchless Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
Come on in and meet the brewer from Matchless, and try some of their … matchless … beers on tap at special pricing. If you’re not familiar with them, you owe this to yourself.

Frankie Hernandez with Arch Rock Brewing @ Grape Street Bar and Grill: 8pm – Late
Come check out the music of Frankie Hernandez, one of The Valley’s best known musicians, with an Arch Rock tap takeover. First 24 pints of Arch Rock get to take home an Arch Rock branded pint glass.

Sunday June 4th
Kegs and Eggs with Buttercloud Bakery and Café @ Beerworks Medford: 10am – 2pm
This is a highly anticipated Beer Week tradition. Come get some great Buttercloud food and pair it with one of our amazing hard to find beers on tap. Think of it as “Beer Brunch.”

Pints and Pretzels @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Get a pint of beer served with house made Pretzel Bites and Cheese Sauce for only $6.

Growler Fill Specials @ Osmo’s Brewing: All Day
$10 Growler fills on every beer, all day.

Beer and Cold Brew Brunch @ Portal Brewing: Noon – 3pm
Get your beer and house made cold brew and brunch. We will also have discounted growler fills all day.

Food and Beer Pairings with Ninkasi Brewing @ Harry & David Country Store: Noon – 4pm
These are beer and food pairings with Ninkasi – straight from the Ninkasi Blog – with recipes included, so you can try them again at home.

Rare Tap Sunday with Dogfish Head and Cascade Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 2pm – 9pm
Every Sunday we tap a rare, and hard to find beer. This Sunday is no different. But because it’s Beer Week, we’re tapping something extra special … in fact, two things extra special: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, and Cascade Brewing Bourbonic Plague – their once every few years bourbon barrel aged sour.

Pub Crawl @ The Growler King, Walkabout Brewing, & Opposition Brewing: 3pm – 7pm
What happens when three places get together to make a collaboration beer? Come find out. The friends at Growler King, Walkabout Brewing, and Opposition go together to develop an amazing collaboration brew. It’s gonna be an IPA and it’s gonna be YUGE!!! It’s being released today as part of the Growler King – Walkabout – Opposition Pub Crawl. Catch the free bus and jump around between all three locations!! Look for beer and/or merch specials to crawlers at each place!

Pop Culture Trivia Night Hosted by Mill City Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
You may have tempted fate during our Beer Trivia night, so now here’s your chance to shine with our Pop Culture Trivia Night being thrown by Marc of Mill City Brewing!! We’ll have four delectable beers on from his wonderful brewery this night!

Beer Pong Night @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm – 9pm
Can you bounce a small white ball into a solo cup? If so, this is the event for you. Join us for our popular Medford Beer Week Beer Pong. There will be special pricing on pints, and giveaways.

Monday June 5th
Beer and Brats @ Wild River Brewing: All Day
Get a pint of beer served with a Taylor Bratwurst and Sauerkraut and Onions on the side for just $8!

Beer and Falafel Pairing @ Portal Brewing: 2pm – 7pm
Falafels are good, but they’re better when paired with beer. Come see for yourselves.

Pints for Humanity @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
Come and feel good about drinking beer! For every pint sold tonight Walkabout will donate $1 to Habitat for Humanity.

Firestone Walker Brewing Bingo Extravaganza @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm|
Firestone Walker will be in the house with prizes to win in this expansive game of bingo. Choose either a prize or a raffle ticket for your chance to win a bigger prize! We’ll have four scrumptious Firestone Walker beers tapped to pursue your craft beer delight!

Tap Takeover with Boneyard Brewing @ The Growler King at Fair City Market: 5pm – 8pm
Come enjoy some of Boneyard’s amazing beers! We will have some specialty Boneyard stuff you don’t see every day, along with swag giveaways!

Tricycle Time Trials with Hop Valley Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
We’ll be racing on a track through the back hall and a chicane to the main bar on tricycles, with plenty of Hop Valley beer to keep the wheels turning. Timed heats, moving through to the final round, with prizes for the top three, and swag for all. Also, special pricing on all Hop Valley beers tonight!

Ladies’ Night @ Opposition Brewing: 5pm – 9pm
Hey Ladies!! Come on down and occupy the Bunker for a night dedicated just to you. NO BOYS ALLOWED! We’ll have Quady North’s expert on hand offering up some of their finest vinos, as well as a vendor or two selling jewelry and trinkets for those wishing to get their bling on!! We’ll also be taking a field trip next door to do some shopping at Legionnaire Apparel and Emz Blendz soap company!! We will, of course, be pouring our own beers (discounted just for you) and offering up some appetizers to munch on. Swag raffles all night! Remember: LADIES ONLY tonight!

Patio Party @ RAM Brewing: 6pm
We will be featuring live entertainment, special pricing on pints, a swag raffle, and the unveiling of our newest Seasonal Brew. So come to the RAM and enjoy an evening on the patio.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night @ BricktownE Brewing: 7pm – 9pm
Are you one? Are you a geek who drinks? If so, you need to stop in and try your hand against other geeks who drink. There will be special pricing on beer, and prizes as well.

Tuesday June 6th
2 Towns Ciderhouse Cornhole Tournament @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
A Cornhole Tournament for the ages!! Come join us and 2 Towns Ciderhouse with four of their amazing ciders on tap and test your luck in the festivities for prizes you’re not going to want to miss!!

Pint for a Cause @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
$1 of every pint sold today goes to one of the following non-profits of your choice: Crater Athletic Department, American Cancer Society / Relay for Life, or Habitat for Humanity.

Tuesday Brew Day @ Osmo’s Brewing: Sign-up at the Taproom
Join us for a brew day. We will be opening our doors while we brew, offering unique behind the scenes look at how beer gets brewed. Advanced sign-up is required. Call the tap room for more information.

Support the Holly Theater @ Portal Brewing: 2pm – 7pm
Come down and support the Holly Theater project with our Cream Ale! $20 gets you a “I Support the Holly” T-shirt and a pint. A portion of the proceeds go to the Holly Theater Restoraion.

Ladies Night + Free Pool @ BricktownE Brewing: 5pm (Free Pool All Day)
Ladies drink at special pricing tonight, but just in case you’re not a lady, there’s also free pool, all day long! So if you’re a lady, play pool for free AND drink at a discount. What’s wrong with that?

Hellshire Event with Oakshire Brewing @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm
Oakshire Brewing is in with some beers from their bourbon aged series! Some of these beers will have been aged for years! We will have a few additional taps as well if you aren’t a bourbon fan!

Lego Firewalking With Firestone Walker Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Think you have what it takes to walk barefoot over a bed of legos without spilling a full beer? There will be some great giveaways for those who can, and special pricing and samples of Firestone Walker beers.

Trivia Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 6pm – 8pm
Brought to Medford Beer week by Walkabout Brewing Co. Hosted by the infallible Jeremy Holmes. 1st place prize as well as consolation prizes for second and third place. Bring a game team with a clever team name for possible bonus points! Games begin at6pm so come join the fun and see you at Walkabout!

Taps and Tacos with Deschutes Brewing @ The Point Pub and Grill, Medford: 6pm – 8pm
Of course, it’s Taco Tuesday, and what better way to celebrate than with some beers from Deschutes Brewery. Pints from Deschutes will be priced to sell!

Bitter Tuesday / Sour Tuesday with 10 Barrel Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 6pm – 9pm
Join us for a special tap takeover with 10 Barrel featuring several of their special IPAs and Sours. So whether the beginning of your week is bitter or sour, we have the beer for you.

Trivia Night with Boneyard Brewing @ Mr. Smith’s: 7pm – 10pm
Play solo or in a team. There will be 6 rounds of trivia with prizes awarded each round. We will have food and beer pairings, Boneyard beers on special during the event, and buy the pint keep the glass.

Wednesday June 7th
The Caldera Brewery Scramble @ Centennial Golf Club: 5:30pm – Late
9 hole, 4 man scramble tournament hosted by Caldera Brewing Company. Lots of on course games and delicious beers. Play will be followed by beer tastings on the patio with Caldera. All day tap takeover by Caldera with special pricing as well. Please contact Centennial Golf Club for sign-ups.

Double Eagle Imperial Stout Float Day @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
All day, special pricing for a pint of stout with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Beer and Cheese Pairing with The Rogue Creamery @ Beerworks Medford: 4pm – 6pm
Cheese shop manager Tom Van Voorhies will be here with three amazing cheeses that will be paired with beers from our over 600 beer collection. If you thought that wine and cheese was a good pairing, wait until you try beer and cheese.

Beat the Brewer @ Osmo’s Brewing: 2pm – 9pm
Beat the brewer at a game of his choosing, and he will buy you a beer.

Ladies Night @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
Wednesday at Walkabout is always Ladies Night! Ladies get discounted pints all day and 10% or a dollar off of merchandise whichever is more!

Pints and Paints with Cascade Lakes Brewery @ Elements Banquet: 6:30pm
Drink some great craft beer from Cascade Lakes Brewing, and paint with award winning local artist Ryan Moon. We supply the paints, the brushes, the beer – basically everything you need. $60 gets you everything you need to do some painting, and some food from Elements! Call Elements @ 541-779-0135 to reserve your spot, space is limited.

Superfuzz 70’s Flashback Presented by Elysian Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Travel back in time with Elysian. We’ll have a best dressed 70’s themed competition for groovy prizes and a record player in house playing some of your favorite tunes from yesteryear! All the while with four of Elysian’s most righteous craft brews.

Lego Building Contest with Pfriem Family Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
Are you a Lego Master Builder? Try your skills against others on speed, quality, and creativity building with legos. And if legos aren’t your thing, you can always try several different Pfriem beers at special prices and leave with some new swag.

Heart of Darkness Dark Ale Trail @ Beerworks Medford, BricktownE Brewing, and Grape Street Bar and Grill: 5pm – 10pm
Do you like dark beer? Start any one of these three places to pick up your Dark Ale Trail passport, and get a stamp at each participating place when you order any dark beer of your choice. Turn it in at the last stop, and you are entered in a drawing to win prizes from each location.

Tap Takeover with Block 15 @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 5pm – 9pm
Obviously Sticky Hands will be in the house! However, we will also have a few other delicious brews from Block 15! Come say hey to Chris and enjoy these beers before they are gone!

Tap Takeover with Arch Rock Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
“Mr. Arch Rock” will be with us to talk to you about their solid beers from the Oregon Coast. You’ve seen them before, now try them all at special pricing.

Opposition Brewing Exclusive Beer Dinner – Featuring Chef Braden Hitt @ Downtown Market Company: 6pm, RSVP Only
Enjoy a gourmet four course dinner and beer tasting event sure to please any palate! Chef Braden Hitt of Over Easy will be preparing food specifically designed to pair with four of Opposition Brewing Co.’s most popular brews! Space is limited for this exclusive dining event with only 20 seats available in Downtown Market’s beautiful patio space. Cost is $65 per person and reservations are available on a first come first serve basis. Full menu will be available at Reserve your space today by emailing Downtown Market at

Lagunitas Brewing Pinewood Derby Race Benefitting JHS / Jacksonville Children’s Museum @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 6pm Weigh-in
Come relive one of your favorite childhood memories (or come make a new one)! Pick up a kit, deck out your race car and bring your “A” game to the track! Lagunitas tap takeover to boot! Kits can be purchased at The Schoolhaus for $10 with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jacksonville Heritage Society to restore the Jacksonville Children’s Museam. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drunken Vocabulary Testing @ Portal Brewing: 7pm
Test your drunken vocabulary, and compete against others for Portal Bucks!

Thursday June 8th
Cornhole Tournament by Ninkasi Brewing and Summit Beverage @ Bartlett Street Between Main and Middleford Alley: 5pm
Get your team together, and come downtown on Thursday night, to try your hand at the Ninkasi and Summit Cornhole Tournament. Sign-ups begin and the Ninkasi Beer Garden opens at 5pm. Food cart will be on site. At 6pm the live music starts with Beth Henderson & Blowin Smoke. Cornhole until 9pm, with prizes for the top 3 teams.

Drink Local Day @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Order the pint and keep the glass for $7.

Growler Fill Specials @ Osmo’s Brewing: All Day
$10 Growler fills on every beer, all day.

Food and Beer Pairing @ BricktownE Brewing: All Day
Lunch, dinner, or a meal in between, we’ll be pairing our food with our beer featuring the new Coconut Stout. It’s still shiny, and fresh out of the package. We’ll make sure you pay a special discounted price for the pairing. See you here!

New Beer Release – “Battle Haze” New England Style IPA @ Opposition Brewing: 4pm – 9pm
You may have enjoyed a pint or two from one of our test batches, but we’re ready now to call this one done and we’re releasing it tonight! Cloudy and packed with hops and citrus – it’s the amazing love child of a wheat beer and an IPA that you’re sure to love! Come on down and grab a pint! We’ll have a very limited number of special Battle Haze merch as well, so get some while supplies last!

Bellabration XXIX with Walkabout Brewing @ The Bella Union: 5pm – 9pm
Can you believe it’s been 29 years!? Join us for hosted appetizers and a birthday cake starting at 5pm. Then, from 6pm – 9pm we will have Walkabout Brewing on hand for a tap takeover, with special pricing and swag giveaways.

Meet the Brewer / Open House @ Walkabout Brewing: 5pm – 7pm
Walkabout’s Head Brewer: Ryan Gfroerer will be hanging out in the brewery ready to talk beer! Come hang with the man behind our beers and he may even let you taste something straight from the tank.

Ecliptic Brewing Dinner @ Elements: 6pm, RSVP Only
Award winning Chef Mike Hite pairs 4 courses of amazing food with 4 different beers from Portland’s Ecliptic Brewing. This not to be missed dinner is $55 for 4 courses. There will also be giveaways, and special swag from Ecliptic. This is an RSVP only event. Contact Elements for reservations @ 541-779-0135, or email to Space is limited.

Cards Against Humanity with Pfriem Family Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Pit yourself against Kevin from Pfriem in a big game of Cards Against Humanity to win awesome prizes, and have your pick with four of their fantastic beers to choose from!!

Double Header with Block 15 Brewing and De Garde Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
If you made it to this event last year, we know we’ll see you again this year. If you didn’t you’re going to want to see what you were missing. Both Chris from Block 15 (Corvallis) and Trevor from De Garde (Tillamook) will be here for a special double tap takeover from two pretty amazing breweries.

Rare Beer Thursday with Russian River and Oskar Blues @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Just like we do every Thursday in Jacksonville, we will be tapping a special, hard to get keg that is always something amazing. This time, it’s … well it’s two, because it’s Beer Week, and why not? Get your seats early, because at 5, we’re tapping Russian River Pliny the Elder and Oskar Blues Barrel Aged Death by Coconut.

Jumbo Jenga Competition with Walkabout Brewing @ The Point Pub and Grill, Central Point: 6pm – 8pm
Jenga is fun when it’s normal sized. It’s a lot more fun when it’s huge and you add beer. Join us for some Jumbo Jenga with prize giveaways and special pricing on Walkabout pints.

Drunken Beer Spelling @ Portal Brewing: 7pm
Continue your week of education with our drunken spelling contest, and compete to win Portal Bucks!

Movies in the Biergarten with Hop Valley Brewing – The Goonies @ The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: 8pm (Movie Starts at Dusk)
What’s better than watching The Goonies? Watching The Goonies under the stars with a delicious stein of Hop Valley beer in your hand! Kicking off a full summer of Thursday night movies in the biergarten with one of our all-time favorites. All ages welcome. Get here early to get a seat, spaces are limited!

Friday June 9th
3rd Annual Block Party @ The Growler King at Quality Market: 4pm – 10pm
Come join us for our 2nd Annual Block Party! We will have an awesome afternoon of beer, food, live music by Fogline, and tons of games and giveaways for the whole family. We will be featuring our very own burgers and beer, as well as a taco truck, and Chef Jeff’s Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Admission is free for everyone, and beer and food will be discounted. Come have some fun with The Growler King @ Quality Market! Cheers!

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Special pricing on pints until 5pm. The Beer and BBQ is on with Tri-Tip and Baby Back Ribs served all night!

Growler Fill Day @ Walkabout Brewing: 3pm – 8pm
Bring your Walkabout Growler or buy one and get 50% off of your growler fill!

Grand Bingo Finale with Pelican Brewing @ The Rogue Growler: 5pm – 8pm
Come join us for our finale to Medford Beer Week with the Bingo Grand Master Trent from Pelican. Play against the odds for your chance to win some amazing prizes, all while enjoying the seven different (awesome) beers we’ll have from Pelican!!

Dart Throw Tournament @ Opposition Brewing: 5pm – 8pm
Is there a more traditional bar game than darts?! We think not, and we’re celebrating this classic game of skill with a high stakes tournament. So grab your set of darts and come on down to compete against your fellow beer lovers. We’ll be giving away Oppo swag to the winners so practice up! Blast doors go up at 4pm. Competition begins at 5pm.

Gun Fight at the Beerworks Saloon with Elysian Brewing @ Beerworks Jacksonville: 5pm – 9pm
Step back into the past of this Western gold rush town and try your speed and tenacity in a Nerf gun quickdraw tournament. Are you the fastest gun in the west? Elysian Brewing will be cozied up as well with special pricing on pints, swag giveaways, and prizes for the fastest draws.

3 Way Release Party with Fort George Brewing @ Beerworks Medford: 5pm – 9pm
It’s the Southern Oregon Release Party for Fort George Brewing’s collaboration 3 Way IPA. This beer flies off the shelves every year, and we’ll have it on draft along with three other amazing beers from the boys in Astoria. Special pricing on Fort George, and Tim likes to give things away!

Live Music with Jon Galfano @ BricktownE Brewing: 6pm – 9pm
Local musician Jon Galfano will be in the house delighting everyone. And we have some specially priced beer tonight that are the perfect accompaniment for live music. Think of it as a beer and music pairing…

2nd Annual Hearts and Hops Food Truck and Brewery Competition @ The Park Block at the Medford Commons: 6pm – 10pm
It’s friends, cheers, and great beers at the 2nd Annual Hearts and Hops festival and competition. Join your favorite food trucks as they compete for the “Best Pairing” with some of the finest craft beer offerings around. Enjoy music by The Rogue Suspects and sample tons of different specialty craft brews all evening long. 100% of the proceeds go toward our community based organizations dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence. For more information and tickets visit:

Mathemagicians Night @ Portal Brewing: 7pm
Come on in and compete against other mathemagicians for Portal Bucks!

Saturday June 10th
9th Annual Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival Brought to you by Beerworks and Southern Oregon Subaru @ The Park Block at the Medford Commons: 12pm – 8pm
With over 30 breweries showing off their best offerings (over 60 beers to sample), this event is a “must attend” for Medford Beer Week. $20 gets you a commemorative pint glass and 8 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets are 5 for $5 or 12 for $10. Food by Fired Up, Peruvian Point, and Wok Star. Water provided by Southern Oregon Subaru. Finish your week at Southern Oregon’s only beer-centric beer festival. Pre-sale tickets available at Beerworks Medford and Beerworks Jacksonville for $16. Please no dogs. 21+ ONLY.

Beer Lovers Appreciation @ Wild River Pizza: All Day
Special pricing on pints until 5pm. The Beer and BBQ is on with Tri-Tip and Baby Back Ribs served all night!

Photo Op in the VW @ Portal Brewing: Noon
Come down and take your photo in the Portal Branded VW Van, post your pic to social media, and get a buck off on two pints!

Selfie Saturday @ Walkabout Brewing: All Day
Come to the tasting room and take a selfie on our gorgeous lawn to get 20% off of your bill! Our favorite photo of the day will win some Walkabout swag so get creative! Must follow Walkabout Brewing on Facebook or Instagram to be included!

Week Long Events and Specials:
Mr. Smith’s
Cheeseburger, potato salad, and pint of any craft beer for a special price.

Buttercloud Bakery and Café
The good folks at Arch Rock Brewing in Gold Beach have brewed up a special batch of their State of Jefferson Porter for us featuring just a hint of maple syrup. Starting onFriday, June 2nd we’ll be offering a special biscuit sandwich to go along with the beer. This beer and sandwich pairing will be available until the end of beer week or until we run out of the maple porter. Throughout the week we’ll also be giving away Arch Rock goodies randomly to those who try the beer.

The “Beermuda Triangle” – Beerworks Medford, The Growler King, & The Rogue Growler
Get a growler filled at each of these three places during the week and get your card stamped. When you’re done, you will get a Beermuda Triangle Trucker Hat, and be entered into a drawing for prizes from each place.


  • Post a selfie with our logo in it for a discount.
  • Salty Dog Tattoo Customers receive special pricing.
  • Bring in a same day receipt from Immortal Spirits Distillery and receive special pricing.

Portal Brewing

  • “Save Your Receipts” Contest. Whoever has the highest cumulative receipts for all 10 days of Beer Week gets a beer named after them, and second place gets their name painted on one of our stools!
  • Iron Pint Contest. This is a competition of arm strength and tenacity. $20 gets you a T-shirt and a pint of our Imperial Wee Heavy and a shot at winning this year’s Iron Pint Championship at Portal Brewing Co. Winners will be announced on Facebook.
  • Porthole Photo Op! Take your photo in our Beer Week Porthole, post your pic on social media, and get a buck off two pints!

RAM Brewery
$1 off Shorty Flights all week.

Wild River Pizza
$10 Growler Fills all 10 days of Medford Beer Week!