For the Love of Animals Market Fair

Come profess your love for animals at the first annual For the Love of Animals Market Fair!

We’re celebrating any and all things animals with animal-inspired art, eco-friendly handmade wares, vegan leather goods, healthy food options at our food trucks, and so much more!

Keep your eyes peeled as we unveil our sleuth of fun vendors!

If you are interested in vending this unique event, please email us at

Under the Big Top Market

Good news Big Top Brewing Company lovers! We are now MONTHLY and crazy excited to be back at Big Top for more market madness! Every month we’re bringing you a unique shopping experience in Sarasota on Thursday evenings.

73 Degree Flea’s markets give you the convenience of shopping local, handmade artists, designers + makers with Big Top Brewing Company’s Trapeze Monk in hand! Sounds dreamy, right? It’s truly a one-stop shop, making it super easy for you to support small businesses in our area. And who doesn’t love that?

Stay tuned as we announce our food truck and dessert makers for your tummy to enjoy. Vendor list to be announced soon!

If you’re interested in participating in any of our markets, please email

The J&J Experience! Johnny B (102.5 The Bone) & Jeremy Demers!

It’s the night you’ve been waiting for… A night that will leave your earholes filing sexual harassment charges 20 years from now!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13th @ 8pm! (Show starts @ 8:30pm!)


That’s right, Johnny B (Host of The Johnny B Show on 102.5 FM The Bone) and long time friend, Jeremy Demers have come together to form a comedy and music “Manpanionship” that they have dubbed, “THE J & J EXPERIENCE!”

Music, Stand up comedy, collaborations and more! Rumor has it there may even be a little audience participation!

This event will take place in our Biergarten, (weather permitting of course) so feel free to bring a lawn chair or two as our provided seating can fill up quickly!

Food will be available for purchase from: Funky Fusion!

As many of you know, Big Top Brewing is a family friendly establishment. That being said, there is a 100% CHANCE OF ADULT LANGUAGE, CONTENT AND SITUATIONS during this event. Please consider this while making your plans that evening. We highly suggest a sitter so you can have an adult night out! I mean after all, you deserve it! Especially after the holidays!

Brewers Bowlers

Come join us on Sat Jan 6th at 6pm for the next Brewers Bowlers event featuring Big Top Brewing. 2 hours of bowling, including shoes and 3 pints of craft beer for only $19.95 plus tax. Space is limited. Call 727.397.3947 to reserve a lane.

New Year’s Eve 80’s Rockstar Prom & Keg Drop!

Join us this New Year’s Eve for our 2nd Annual Keg drop! This year we are having a little fun by making it an 80’s Rockstar Prom Theme! After all, who doesn’t like a good 80’s party!

Wear your best 80’s Formal wear or other 80’s garb!

Best dressed couple will be crowned Big Top’s New Year’s King & Queen, (Decided by crowd participation!) after the Keg Drop!


Food Truck

More details to come!

Get ready because we’re starting 2018 off right, Under the Big Top!

Big Top Ugly Sweater Party!

It’s National Ugly Sweater Day and what better way to celebrate than with a party and Toy Drive for Toys For Tots!

Bring in a NEW UNWRAPPED toy and enter your name in a special drawing for a Big Ts!op Gift Basket and Small Batch Brew Day!

Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater! Store bought, Homemade, hand me downs… Contest is FREE to enter!

1st Place: $50 Big Top Gift Certificate and 6pk of choice!
2nd Place: Free Growler Glass, Fill, and $10 Gift Certificate to use on next trip to the taproom!
3rd Place: Free Pint and $10 Gift Certificate to use on next trim to the taproom!

Bring in a wrapped bottle to exchange in a “White Elephant” style exchange. You MUST bring a bottle to receive a bottle!

Taste Time To Love Us


See you Under the Big Top!

Veterans Day BOGO and Fundraiser

We have teamed up with GreenZone Hero and SRQ VETS to bring you a great Veterans Day special for all of our men and woman who have served and continue to serve our country!

All veterans will receive a Buy One, Get One offer on their first round of core beers and Big Top will donate $1 from EVERY core beer sold that day to SRQ VETS!

Food @ 4pm by: Fillaburger
Music @ 7pm by: The Toe Tappers
GreenZone Hero – THE “VETERAN-FRIENDLY” BUSINESS ASSOCIATION. Works to improve business for our members AND to connect veterans, active duty military and their families with companies that service their needs. GZH is a social-cause commerce-generating company.

SRQ VETS – SRQ Vets is a locally based 501(c)(3) non-profit founded and led by volunteer veterans serving veterans in the SRQ area. We offer a broad range of assistance to local vets in need, including helping in the Veterans Court, the Veterans Filmmaking Academy, Operation Rubix, aiding veterans in need of transportation, home modifications for disabled vets, and much more.


Humpday BINGO Night & #WeenieWednesday!

Join us EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7pm -9pm for BINGO NIGHT under the Big Top!

1 card per round.
Extra card may be purchased for $1. (limit 2 Cards per round)

You could win Gift Cards, Big Top Swag and Free beer!

Food Truck: Circus City Hot Dogs

Circus City Gourmet Hot Dogs will join us every Wednesday for #WeenieWednesday

BIG TOP COLIN will be our Number Calling Maestro

Big Top Beer Dinner

Calling all craft beer lovers! Join us for a mouth watering 5-course beer pairing dinner featuring a variety of unique craft beers from Big Top Brewing Company

$70 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Space is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Call us today to reserve your spot!


Micro Brew Experience for the World Rowing Championships

Big Top Brewing Company, located in Sarasota, Florida will be hosting a family friendly micro brew experience to highlight Sarasota’s local craft breweries in collaboration with Visit Sarasota and the World Rowing Championship! The event will feature tastings of locally crafted beer from local breweries and food from Oak & Stone. The event will be held at Big Top Brewing Company in the beer garden from 2-6pm!


Beer Tasting & Food for Adults 21+
(Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door)

$15 Guest
$10 Athletes

Includes: Food samples from local restaurant and 4oz beer samples from the participating breweries


Live music by BABYL the band
Cornhole, Volleybeer, Giant Jenga, Dart Room, and other games for all ages
Full Belly Stuffed Burgers on site for food purchase starting around 4pm

Participating Breweries:

Big Top Brewery
Calusa Brewing
Brew Life Brewing
JDub’s Brewing Company & Tap Room
Darwin Brewing Company and Taproom
Motorworks Brewing
3 Keys Brewing & Eatery
Naughty Monk Brewery