3rd Annual Boots n' Brews

Special Events, At The Ranch, Culinary

Grab your cowboy hat, and slip on your boots—it’s time for Boots n’ Brews. Tanque Verde Ranch’s 3rd Annual event will take place February 1st - February 3rd, 2019. The weekend focuses on local breweries and their craft beers along with delicious culinary pairings made by our Chef Richard Serna and his culinary team. This educational weekend will give you a chance to sample all kinds of fun and unique brews. As an effort to support the industry and spread the word about the fantastic cuisine and craft beers offered in the area, TVR is bringing the best of the best for a spectacular time! Along with crafts and cuisine, enjoy the multiple activities throughout the weekend. See the schedule here.


Starting on Friday, February 1st, check-in to check out the Tap Takeover in the Dog House Saloon at 8:00 PM. Here, you will find several different local Brews being served right from the Dog House’s Saloon’s taps. Be the first to kick-off the delicious tastings of brews all weekend long. Indulge in our tasty Dog House Bites!

Also, Friday evening, join in on a new Thunder Canyon Beer Dinner this year. Chef Richard Serna and his team take specialty beers from Thunder Canyon Brewstillery and create the perfect entree pairings to enhance your taste buds and give you a culinary experience that is unforgettable. The Beer Dinner requires reservations only with limited spots available. To reserve a spot call 866-413-3833.


On Saturday, enjoy a free day to enjoy the Ranch and all the activities. Hop on a horse, go for a hike, or sit by the pool— the afternoon is entirely up to you.  At 4:30 P.M. head down to the Cottonwoods where all the participating breweries will be set up. Be there for the introduction from the participating breweries; Dillinger, Sentinel Peak, 1912, Crooked Tooth, Uncle Bears, Thunder Canyon Brewstillery, Blackrock Breweries, and more! Taste brews, eat great foods, and mingle with some of the best beer connoisseurs in Tucson. During the tasting event, you will get to vote on the next official Tanque Verde Ranch beer. This beer will be featured on tap in the Dog House Saloon for one year. Proceeds from this beer (10%) will be donated to Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT.) After meeting and mingling with the breweries, stick around till 6:00 P.M. for a heightened, Cowboy Cookout BBQ featuring more delicious items than ever before.

The night doesn’t end there! Live Music will be provided by Andy Hersey. Enjoy dancing to live music in the middle of the Cottonwoods. Warm, crackling bonfires and mesquite trees decorated with strings of lights dancing with you will make your night one to remember.


Can you believe that the weekend doesn’t end there? Get up Sunday morning and start your day off right by getting on a horse. Included in the Boots N’ Brews package is a Breakfast Ride up to Old Homestead, where you can indulge in southwestern eggs, our famous blueberry pancakes, and more! Take in the early views of the sun stretching out across the National Saguaro Forest and Rincon Mountains. The perfect breakfast and ride to end your memorable weekend at Boots N’ Brews.

The 3rd Annual Boots n’ Brews weekend is going to be hopping with the best brews of Tucson, and all the exciting things Tanque Verde Ranch has to offer with it. It will be a weekend to remember!

Call to reserve your room for the whole weekend at 866-419-3833. It’s too much fun for us to have all by ourselves.