Celebrated on the 1st Friday of August. In 2021 the day falls on Friday 6 August
International Beer Day (IBD) was founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz California by Jesse Avshalomov. Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the western United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities, 80 countries and 6 continents.Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes:
- To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer .
- To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer.
- To unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day