Kirkwood Bikes & Brews

July 29, 2017
Location: Kirkwood
Time: 3pm - 6pm

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our first Kirkwood Bike & Brew Festival in July!  This family friendly event is not one to be missed!  Join us and help us support the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association!  A portion of all proceeds will be donated to TAMBA who are dedicated to the stewardship of sustainable, multiple-use trails and to preserving access for mountain bikers through advocacy, education and promotion of responsible trail use.   

Time: Bike Events (Start at 11am), Brew Festival Events (3pm-6pm) 

Location: Kirkwood Village Plaza 

Activities: Live Music by Lebo and Friends, Mountain Bike Events, Unlimited Beer Sampling (20+ Breweries), Raffle, Rock Walls, Euro Bungee Trampolines, Bouncy House, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, BBQ Dining, KBar Drink Specials and More! 

Biking Events: 

Gran Fondo Mountain Bike Ride (All Ages): 11am-12:30pm

-Advanced Ride: 7-8 Miles and 2,500' of climbing

-Intermediate Ride: 6-8 Miles and 1,500' of climbing

Hill Climb Challenge (All Ages): 1pm

-4 Categories with delayed starts

-All fire road from the Village to Patrol Shack on top of Chair 2

-First 3 to the top in all categories win

Strider Race (Kids Only): 1pm

-Two timed laps around the pump track

Kids Skills Challenge (Kids Only): 2pm  

-Judged jam session

Biking Event Registration: Location Guest Services Office

Hill Climb and Strider Race: 10am-12pm

Kids Skills Challenge: 10am-1pm

Camping: Overnight parking or camping in your car, truck or RV is not permitted in the Kirkwood Valley.  Please visit for a map and details on local campgrounds near by. 

Lodging: Visit us online for the vacation deal made specifically for this event!  You can also call 844.471.3753 for additional help or information. 

Kirkwood Bikes & Brews Tickets: Sold through Eventbrite.  $2 per lift ticket and brew festival entry ticket will be donated to the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association

Brew Festival - Adult (21+) Pre-Purchase: $30 (Also sold at the General Store and Village Plaza Tickets Office)

Brew Festival - Adult (21+) Door Purchase: $35 

Brew Festival - Vendors (21+): $25

Brew Festival - Active Employees/Dependents (21+): $25

 - Includes commemorative Bikes & Brews glass and unlimited beer samples

Brew Festival - Minor: Free 

Activities Access - All Ages (Optional): $20 

 - Includes a commemorative Silipint cup (Minors Only) and unlimited access to the Rock Wall (Weight Limit 200lbs.), Euro Bungee (Weight Limit 180lbs), Bouncy House, Face Painting, Balloon Twister and Juice Bar.

Lift Tickets - Bike Haul and non-passholder Hiking trail access will be discounted at $30 for brew festival attendees.  The regular lift ticket price of $44 applies to guests not attending the brew festival. 

Note: 2017/18 Kirkwood and Epic Pass holders get free lift access for hiking only.  Active employees and VR dependents who have an active dependent pass AND employees who termed the end of the winter season in good standing get free lift tickets for hiking and bike haul access.   

TAMBA Donations: If you can't attend the event but would like to make a donation to TAMBA, you will be able to do so via Eventbrite

Participating Breweries:

Participating Sponsors:

Troy Lee Designs



Plan Your Trip


Book online or call 800.967.7500 for more information.


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