5K run kicks off Craft Beer Week

3:52 PM, Jun 22, 2013   |    comments
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Beer enthusiasts on Saturday ran through downtown as a way to kick off a week of celebrating a growing beer trend in Knoxville.

The second annual Flying Pints 5K officially kicked off the 2013 Knoxville Craft Beer week which runs from June 22-29. More than 500 participants turned out for last year's first annual 5K race.

Knoxville Craft Beer Week features 8 days of beer drinking experiences at many restaurants, bars and breweries around the area. The week ends with the 3rd annual Knoxville Brewfest at the Southern Railway Terminal.

Here's a look at the Knoxville Craft Beer Week Schedule:

Saturday 6/22

9AM - BBM Flying Pints 5k (benefiting Eternal Valor) @ Southern Railway Station

12PM-8PM - Big Kahuna Wing Fest @ World's Fair Park

2PM - Cask Beer Day@ The Casual Pint Downtown & Suttree's

1PM-4PM - Schlafly Kayaking & Canning w/BBM @ the Tennessee River (leaving from the Sequoyah Hills Park boat ramp)

4PM - Canned Beer After Party @ BBM w/Blue Ridge Mountain Sports giveaway at 6PM  

*Tomato Head Bearden - Regional beer flights ALL week long starting today

Sunday 6/23

11AM-3PM - Southern Tier Beer Brunch @ Central Flats & Taps

3PM - KnoxBeerCrew Tasting/Brunch @ Sunspot

Monday 6/24

6:00PM - Blue Pants Brewery Infusion Night @ Casual Pint Downtown

6:30PM - Yazoo Cask Night @ Brixx Turkey Creek

6:30PM - Mega Fun Run w/Goose Island & BBM @ Bearden Beer Market

6:30PM - Foothills High Gravity Takeover @ Sunspot

7:00PM - Trivia Night @ Smoky Mountain Brewery Turkey Creek

6:00PM & 8:00PM - Advanced screening of "Beer Hunter the Movie" @ Casual Pint Bearden

Tuesday 6/25

6PM - Yazoo Hot Dog Beer Dinner @ The Public House

6PM - The Casual Pint Beer Dinner w/Schlafly @ The Casual Pint Bearden

6PM-8PM - Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover @ Central Flats & Taps

6:30PM - Laugunitas Night @ Brixx Bearden

7:00PM - Trivia Night @ Smoky Mountain Brewery Turkey Creek

Wednesday 6/26

6PM - Sweetwater Cask Night @ Bearden Beer Market

6PM-10PM - Beer & Bluegrass Night w/Terrapin and Lagunitas @ The Market In Maryville

6PM - Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner @ Highlands Grill

6PM - Highland Bingo @ Casual Pint Bearden

6:30PM - Foothills Tap Takeover @ Brixx Bearden

6:30PM - Duck Rabbit Cask @ Brixx Turkey Creek

Thursday 6/27

5PM - Barrel Aged Night @ Sunspot

5:30PM-6:30PM - Instore Tasting w/Victory @ Downtown Wine & Spirits

6PM - Highland Trivia @ Barley's

6PM - Spectacular Testacular Fun Run/Smokin in the Hood w/Sawworks @ Central Flats & Taps

6:30PM - Abita Cask @ Brixx Bearden

7PM - The Plaid Apron Beer Dinner w/Brooklyn @ The Plaid Apron

Friday 6/28

12PM - Lunch & Learn with the Brewers @ The Casual Pint Bearden w/Sweet & Savory Food Truck

3PM-8PM - TN Craft Brewers Guild Tap Takeover @ Bearden Beer Market

6PM - High Gravity Infusion Night w/Brooklyn, New Belgium & Terrapin @ Suttree's

Saturday 6/29

4PM-8PM Knoxville Brew Fest @ Southern Railway Station



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