2017 Events

May

8th: Beer Sponsor: Golfing FORE a GRAYT cause! Sacred Heart of the Emerald Coast's annual Charity Golf Classic will be held at the Emerald Bay Golf and Beach Club. Look for Grayton Beer on the beverage carts and at Hole 15. 

11th: Taproom: Straight outta Nashville - Kristin Kuiper will be live in the Taproom with no cover. Check out her single "Hurt Like I Had Fun" on iTunes. It's gonna be fun for sure!

12th: Taproom: FriYay in the Taproom -- Live music with Mark Leadon from 5-7pm.

12th: Beer Sponsor: Taste of Spain is a lively waterfront dinner event in Fort Walton Beach to benefit the future growth and development of Montessori Learning Center. Guests will enjoy paella cooked live on-site by Juan Ten from Real Paella, tapas, oysters shucked on-site, sangria, Grayton Beer, live music, a raffle, and a silent art auction.

18th: Beer Sponsor: Grayton Beer will returning as a sponsor for this year's Annual YOLO Relay Series. Race #1 of the series will take place on May 18 at 4:30 behind The Bay Restaurant and will include standup paddle board relay teams for men, women, coed, and Special Olympics.

18th: Taproom: Join us for some funky homegrown music from The Graytones. No cover!

19th - 20th: Beer Sponsor: How fast can you run a mile? The Inaugural CVHN Smile Mile and 5k Race will take place Saturday, May 20 at Watercolor Resort. We'll be onsite with cold beer for the runners. Stop by our Taproom on Friday evening to pick up your race packet & enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, and family-friendly fun. We also invite everyone to join our running team, the Grayton Beer Greyhounds, when you register online! 

21st: Beer Festival: Finishing off this busy beer-filled weekend, we'll be pouring our best brew at the Boardroom Beach Craftathon at the Landing in Fort Walton Beach. If you've attended this festival before, you'll know that this won't be a mass produced, watered down, 100+ breweries type of beer fest. The Craftathon brings all of the focus back to the experience a beer festival can bring its attendees all while raising some serious loot for Cystic Fibrosis!  The breweries in attendance are given two tasks: bring a little something special for the participants & send a knowledgable representative to pour beers. You will definitely have a beer at this festival that you've never had before. 

23rd: Beer Sponsor: Puppies + Grayton Beer + Live Music + Shopping = Barks, Baubles & Brews. Join us at the Sandestin Market Shops to support Alaqua Animal Refuge! Pet adoptions start at 3pm, trunk shows start at 4pm, Yappy Hour & live music start at 5pm.

 

April

1st: Beer Sponsor: Chi Chi Miguel Throwdown at the Churchill Oaks Clubhouse in Santa Rosa Beach. Celebrity chefs and wine makers compete in the ultimate backyard BBQ cook-off, with proceeds benefitting multiple local charities.

1st: Beer Festival: 4th Annual Firkin Fest in Mobile, Alabama. What the firk is a firkin? It's an Old English unit of volume, but in the craft beer world it refers to a small batch of specialty beer and an opportunity for brewers to have some fun experimenting with new flavors. This year's Fest features 13 breweries, crawfish, and live music from Yellowhammer with special guest Jennifer Hartswick of the Trey Anastasio Band at 3pm and Johnny & the Loveseats with Johnny Hayes of the Voice at 5pm.  Tickets are available here.

6th: Beer Sponsor: Food for Thought Charity Golf Tournament. Golfers will tee off at the beautiful Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club to benefit Food for Thought. 

6th: Taproom: Join us in our taproom for healthy delicious food from our friends at Barbacoa Mexican Grill. We'll be open from 4pm - 8pm.

8th: Taproom: Yoga + Beer = BREWMASTE. Join us Saturday morning in our Taproom at 9:30 for a yoga class that is accessible for beginners and advanced yogis. Your $15 class fee includes one pint of Grayton Beer. Bring your own mat.

12th: Beer Tasting: Hey there Dothan friends! Come check out Grayton Beer's Taproom Takeover at The Thirty Pig Craft Beer Taproom in Dothan, Alabama from 6 - 8pm. 

13th: Beer Sponsor: Don't let your four-legged friend miss out on the Easter egg hunt! Dog Harmony will be sponsoring a Doggie Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn at Grand Boulevard. Doggies get Easter baskets and their humans get Grayton Beer. The party starts at 5pm.

13th: Taproom: FREE LIVE MUSIC in the Taproom from Tanner Gray, which is going to pair really well with some cold Grayton Beer and treats from 30A Oyster! 4pm - 8pm

13th: Beer Tasting: If you are in Nashville, join us at Frugal MacDoogal's at 701 Division Street from 4 - 6pm to enjoy some Grayton Beer!

15th: Taproom: Rock out with local favorite Heritage Band from 7pm - 10pm. Heritage always brings incredible energy to their shows and we can't wait to host them! No cover. Bella Donna Catering will be serving Cuban-style food.

 

20th: Beer Sponsor: Destin Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament at the Emerald Bay Golf Club. Your taxes are filed (or they should be) so it's time to relax with golf and beer.

20th: Beer Tasting: There aren't many things that pair better than pizza and beer. Our friends at Mellow Mushroom in Franklin, TN couldn't agree more. Come to their 420 Pint Night for $3 Grayton Beer pints, stone-baked pizza, and a chance to win some Grayton Beer swag!

21st: Taproom: Our taproom will be CLOSED for a private event. Do you have an event coming up? Contact our event director Alison Hand at alison@graytonbeer.com to learn more about renting out the taproom.

22nd: Beer Festival: We'll be heading to Georgia for the Augusta Craft Beer Festival. More than 30 breweries will be sharing the magic that is craft beer! 

28th: Beer Festival: Kick off the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival with a night of live music, brews and spirits at the Craft Beer & Spirits Jam at Grand Boulevard. We'll be pairing up with Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey for something special! This event sold out last year so be sure to buy your tickets early!  

29th: Beer Festival: We're heading over to beautiful Franklin County Florida (the inspiration for our Franklin County Stout) for the St. George Island Brewfest. We're going to be in GRAYT company pouring beer to benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. Seriously, if you haven't visited this part of Florida yet, you are missing out. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance! 

29th: Taproom: It's going to be a GRAYT night in the Taproom! The Moon Lagoons will be playing live from 7pm - 10pm. NO COVER! 

March

2nd: Beer Tasting: Join us from 4 - 6 pm at M'Boro Wine and Spirits in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 

3rd: Beer Sponsor: Emerald Coast Cattle Barons' Ball. Enjoy a unique, western-style event complete with live entertainment, dancing, live auction, silent auction and other special attractions, all benefiting the American Cancer Society.

3rd: Beer Sponsor: Taste of the Race Kick off the Seaside School Half Marathon and 5k weekend with a special dinner presented by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse and some of the Gulf Coast's best chefs. VIP meet-and-greet begins at 6 p.m. and general admission begins at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets.

4th: Live Music: FREE SHOW in the Taproom featuring The Scratchtones. Doors open at noon. Food available for purchase from Rocco Seafood.

4th: Beer Tasting: The Craft Beer Society of West Tennessee is hosting the Second Annual "Founders Bring a Friend" at the Farmers Market Annex in Jackson Tennessee from 3 - 5 p.m. 

4th: Beer Festival: Grayton Beer Company will be joining 64 other Florida brewers at the Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival in Tampa from 2 - 5 p.m. Tickets are available online and at the door. Road trip, anyone?

5th: Beer Sponsor: Seaside School Half Marathon and 5k Grayton Beer Company will be treating the 5k and half-marathon runners to some much-deserved cold beer post-race. All the proceeds from this race benefit the Seaside School, an award-winning charter school right here in South Walton.

7th: Beer Sponsor: Food For Thought Kitchen Grand Opening 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Food For Thought is a nonprofit that provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students in Okaloosa and Walton County who receive free or reduced school meals.

10th: Beer Sponsor: Bourbon, Beer & Butts in Alys Beach, Florida from 6 - 9 p.m. Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue tastings from distilleries from across the country, Grayton Beer, and barbecue from top culinary talent. Sam Bush Band will keep the party rocking all night long!

10th: Taproom Trivia: Doors open at 4 p.m. for FREE Taproom Trivia. Grab a beer, pick your teammates (8 ppl. max), and be ready to play at 6! 

10th: Beer Sponsor: Toast of the Town Savor the Date! The 8th Annual Synovus Toast of the Town will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the RiverMill Event Centre in Columbus, Georgia. Come savor food, wine, beer and spirits from our region and around the world. Meet the chefs, winemakers, and brewmasters who will be on hand to share tastes and toasts. Tickets and more details are available here.

18th: Beer Sponsor: Spring Fam Jam in Niceville, Florida benefits the Autism Spectrum on the Emerald Coast. This family and music festival will include live entertainment, arts and crafts merchants, food and beverage vendors, a beer booth, and a children's area with bounce houses, inflatable slides, face painting, children's activites, and much more. Gates will be open from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

23rd: Beer Sponsor: Junior League of the Emerald Coast's Ladies Garage Party at Emerald Coast Harley Davidson in Fort Walton Beach from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Join the ladies of the Junior League for an evening of food, fun, fashion, and Grayton Beer. All proceeds will benefit the Junior League's Child Closet Project.

25th: Taproom: Benefit for the Colleen Strong Fund. We are teaming with our friends at Grayton Beach Catering and the Scott Rockwood Trio to help one of our local friends, Colleen Sachs, in her recovery. Crawfish, shrimp, BBQ and of course our own Grayton Beer will be for sale, with 50% of the proceeds going to the benefit fund.

30th: Beer Tasting: If you are near Hixson, Tennessee, stop by The Casual Pint for Pint Night & Bingo. Taste our beer and get a free pint glass!

31st: Beer Sponsor: Chi Chi Miguel Golf Tournament at the Burnt Pine Golf Course in Sandestin, Florida. Grayton Beer Company will be pouring beer on the course and at the post-tournament luncheon at this event benefiting the Emeril Lagasse Foundation. 

 

February

4th: Beer Spotlight: Our friends at World of Beer are celebrating their 10th Anniversary this month! In honor of this milestone we are taking over taps and handing out swag!  Join us all day as we celebrate all things BEER!

4th: Beer Festival: Shake off your winter blues and enjoy some craft brews at Birmingham's first Winter Beer Festival! Join us at the BJCC from 3 - 7 p.m. for what is sure to be a GRAYT time! Tickets can be purchased at bhambeerfest.com or at all Piggly Wiggly stores. 

10th: Taproom Trivia: Doors open at 4 p.m. today for FREE Taproom Trivia. Grab a beer, pick your teammates (8 ppl. max), and be ready to play at 6! 

16th: Taproom EventJoin the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce for their February Business After Hours event from 5:30-7:30pm, sponsored by yours truly and Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon! Celebrate the Carnival eason with us and wear your favorite Mardi Gras mask and beads! This event is FREE for Members and $10 for Prospective Members. http://bit.ly/FebBAH2017.

18th: Beer Sponsor: Bubbles, Brews, & Culinary Q'sThis event is part of Sinfonia Gulf Coast's Wine Women & Shoes weekend. Indulge in an effervescent musical experience from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Coastal Ballroom of the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Enjoy Ferrari Sparkling wines at the Bubbles bar, cold brews by Grayton Beer Company, wines by the Wine Women & Shoes lineup of vintners, culinary stations, and live music by the amazing Dread Clampitt. Tickets are $35 per person. 

19th: Beer Sponsor: Destin Beach Ultra Runs - The World's Longest Beach Run. A 50 mile/50K/24hr running race on the beaches of Destin, Fl to benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. 

24th: Live Music:  FREE SHOW with local favorite - Heritage Band, on Feb. 24th in the Grayton Beer Taproom! Doors open at 4 p.m. // Show starts at 7 p.m..

25th: Taproom Event: The Sixth Annual Artful Night Under the Stars party is back by popular demand with the theme "Mardi Gras Bash" this year! Join us Saturday, Feb. 25th from 6pm-10pm in the taproom for lots of New Orleans style F-U-N! Purchase tickets at ArtfulNight.com. $75 for general admission and $600 for Business Sponsorship which includes name/logo featured on one of the silent auction tables & 10 tickets to the party!


 

January 

Dec. 31st - Jan. 13th: FEATURED BEEROur friends at Bamboo Sushi Bar in Niceville, FL are pouring five GBC styles for you to enjoy. Stop in for some delicious food & a few pints before the kegs blow. 

13th - 16th: BEER SPONSOR - Celebrating their 8th anniversary, we are honored to again be the official beer of 30A Songwriters Festival! The three-day music festival features over 250 performances in venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters amid a backdrop of brilliant white sand beaches, turquoise waters and stunning architecture. Purchase tickets locally at Central Square Records in downtown Seaside, by phone at 850-622-5970 or online at www.30asongwritersfestival.com.

15th: 30A Songwriters Festival Grayton Beer Company VIP Show - This Sunday night special event will feature musical performances by John Fullbright, Shawn Colvin, and another artist to be announced. Ticket holders will also receive complimentary Grayton Beer! A complimentary shuttle will be available to the brewery from the WaterColor Publix Parking lot. *All attendees MUST have a weekend pass. Shuttle at 5:45pm, Doors at 6pm, Performances from 7pm - 9pm.