Food, Beer & Other Dope Things to Do on 4/20

Lots of fun, including a "Junk Food" dinner, to have with the buds during the unofficial holiday.

Once a year, many of the restaurants, breweries, and drinking spots like to have fun on April 20 — they throw events they normally wouldn’t do throughout the course of the year.

Whether it’s a cold beer, a snack to munch on, or live music, there are a few things to take part in on this unofficial holiday that’s celebrated by many.

Events will continue to pop up the closer we get to the day of celebration and we’ll keep the list updated, but check out what we’ve found so far to see if you’re interested.

Arizona Beer House 

150 S. Kolb Rd.
Arizona Beer House (Photo: Sarah Ritchie)

Arizona Beer House (Photo: Sarah Ritchie)

Arizona Beer House is inviting The Kind Buds for live music starting at 7 p.m. They’re going to have food from the Food Groupie Cafe and tasty beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company.

For more information, check out Arizona Beer House’s Facebook event page

Borderlands Brewing Company

119 E. Toole Ave.

From 7:30 – 11 p.m., Borderlands Brewing Company is throwing the 4/20 bash you’d imagine. There’s going to be reggae music pumping throughout the brewery to accompany you with your cold beer.

Rockers Uptown will be performing from 7:30 – 9 p.m. and Los Streetlight Curb Players take over after that from 9:30 – 11 p.m.

For more information, you can head over to Borderlands Brewing Company’s Facebook event page

Dillinger Brewing Company

3895 N. Oracle Rd.
(Credit: Dillinger Brewing Company on Facebook)

(Credit: Dillinger Brewing Company on Facebook)

Dillinger Brewing Company is throwing the ultimate “Junk Food Beer Dinner” beginning at 6 p.m. It sounds a little silly, but check out the unique menu and grab your spot at the table before the seats are all taken.

Seats are $20 and reservations must be made.

First Course
  • Bag of Doritos (also used as a palate cleanser between dishes)
Second Course
  • Hot and Spicy Cup of Ramen
  • Paired with the Serrano Seduction
Third Course
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
  • Paired with the Maple Mania Imperial Porter
Fourth Course
  • Tropical Skittles
  • Paired with the Mango Nada Gose 

For more information and to reserve your seat, visit Dillinger Brewing Company’s Facebook event page

Dragoon Brewing Company

1859 W. Grant Rd., Ste. 111
(Credit: Dragoon Brewing Company)

(Credit: Dragoon Brewing Company)

Dragoon Brewing is releasing one of their newest brews — the Ocho Russian Imperial Stout. You’ll also find a food truck, live music, and there’ll be new merchandise to get your hands on.

For more information, refer to Dragoon Brewing Company’s Facebook event page

Tap & Bottle

403 N. Sixth Ave., Ste. 135
Tap & Bottle Beer for Desert Harvesters

Tap & Bottle Beer for Desert Harvesters

Starting right at 4:20 p.m., Tap & Bottle is having a mini Lagunitas Brewing Company tap takeover. Food will be provided by Beer Geek Bakery.

Featuring on Tap:
  • 2018 Willetized Coffee Stout
  • Waldo’s Special Ale
  • Super Cluster
  • Lagur

For more information, follow Tap & Bottle’s Facebook event page

Matt Sterner is a journalist, novelist, loves films, and would like to think he's a filmmaker. When he's eating, he likes to talk with his mouth full and write about it.

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