Taproom Events

Cornhole League
Thursday September 28, 2023 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join Candlewood Cornhole’s “Competitively Social” League. Join us EVERY Thursday from 6-9 while enjoying beers from our 10 taps. Cash prizes will be awarded and a portion of proceeds will go to a local charity. For sign-ups and questions, email CandlewoodCornhole@gmail.com.

Friday September 29, 2023 12:01 am to 11:59 pm Charter Oak Brewing

We are closed to the public FRIDAY SEPT 29 for a private event.

Saturday September 30, 2023 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Taproom

Come celebrate OKTOBERFEST with us! We will have 10 beers on tap, including our OAKtoBEER German lager, music, free bratwurst, a raffle and more! Come join us for a day of fun (bonus points for wearing your best German attire).

Between the Keys LIVE
Saturday September 30, 2023 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for some great live music and 10 beers on tap with Between the Keys LIVE.

K.J. Whitton & Friends LIVE
Sunday October 1, 2023 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for Funday Sunday with K.J. Whitton LIVE while you enjoy a beer or two from our 10 taps.

Monthly Trivia Night at the Taproom
Wednesday October 4, 2023 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for TRIVIA NIGHT at the Taproom hosted by the Danbury Library. Come by to check out the brewery at 5:00 pm, and hang around for trivia starting at 6:30 pm. Teams should be no more than 6 people. Play for free and win great prizes! Feel free to bring your own food in as well.

Billy Michael & Friends Live
Friday October 6, 2023 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Gather around and enjoy a few beers while listening to Billy Michael & friends play your favorite tunes through the decades performed with their Lake Street Dive flare!

Tony & The West Siders LIVE + Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck
Saturday October 7, 2023 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for Tony & The West Siders LIVE as they play authentic Classic Rock & Blues in our taproom! Plus, Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck will be here! 

Lakeside Band LIVE
Sunday October 8, 2023 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing
Lakeside will be here for Sunday Funday! Come out and hear their unique eclectic classic rock repertoire!
DVAM Bingo Night
Wednesday October 18, 2023 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Join The Center For Empowerment and Education at Charter Oak Brewery in Danbury for a FREE evening of fun to help spread awareness! Doors open at 6, and BINGO begins at 7.
SINGO Musical Bingo & Rich’s Wings and Things
Thursday October 19, 2023 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Taproom

Join us for a night of SINGO! Singo is a super fun musical spin on the traditional game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, players are listening to their favorite music. Everyone can play along, everyone can sing along and anyone can win. Plus, Rich’s Wings and Things will be here!

John Fazio Jr LIVE
Friday October 20, 2023 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a fun night of live music by John Fazio Jr! Grab a pint from our 10 rotating draft beers, sit back and listen to some great music.

Wheelhouse Band LIVE + Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck
Saturday October 21, 2023 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Wheelhouse plays Classic/Jam/Southern/Rock/Country including Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band, Linda Ronstadt, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Clapton, And more. Plus, Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck will be here! 

HOPS & HORSEPOWER to Benefit Dream Come True
Sunday October 22, 2023 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for a day of cars, beer, raffle prizes, music & a food truck to benefit THE CT Dream Come True Organization.  TICKETS ARE $10 AND PROCEEDS GO TO DREAM COME TRUE. More details to follow!

The Angry O’Haras LIVE + Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck
Sunday October 22, 2023 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm Charter Oak Brewing

The Angry O’Haras are all about making music that sounds good and feels right, and they will be at Charter Oak! They wield fiddle, guitar, banjo and bass to forge the instrumental foundation for three- and four-part harmonies. Bluegrass is their guiding compass, but the band navigates many musical regions. Plus, Brazilian BBQ Boys Truck will be here! 

Cigar Night with Cigar Republic
Wednesday October 25, 2023 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

We are hosting another CIGAR NIGHT in our Biergarten! We are partnering with Danbury’s own Cigar Republic. Join us for an evening of enjoying a beer or two, a cigar and learning about the Charter Oak Cigar!  The only cost to attend is the cost of your beer and cigars. Come enjoy a fun evening.

Friday October 27, 2023 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Come enjoy live music by Connecticut’s own A&R Duo made up of Thomas Ardise & Ronald James Roberts as they play some acoustic classic rock!

Parker’s Tangent LIVE
Saturday October 28, 2023 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Charter Oak Brewing

Join us for Parker’s Tangent! the band based out of New Haven, CT plays blues and roots based original art rock. The music can be poetic, quiet and touching to bluesy to out and out rocking.

Family Pumpkin Decorating Party
Sunday October 29, 2023 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Charter Oak Taproom

Fun for the entire family! Grab the kids, and come by the taproom for a pumpkin decorating party. You bring the pumpkins, we’ll have the decorations! Plus, snacks, juice & goody bags for the kids and 10 beers on tap for the adults.

The Resounders LIVE
Sunday October 29, 2023 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Charter Oak Brewing

We’ve got the RESOUNDERS here for a fun Sunday.  Enjoy some amazing brews while the band crafts a setlist that will blow your minds.

Dance Lessons in the Brewery
Wednesday November 8, 2023 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Charter Oak Taproom

We are excited to bring in The Arthur Murray Dance Center of Danbury back for DANCE LESSONS at the brewery! Grab your significant other or friends, and blow off some steam by learning some new dance moves. Classes will be beginner social dance lessons but all levels are welcomes for an evening of fun. Classes start at 7, but the taproom will open at 6 to grab a drink and warm up before the fun begins.

– $30 PER PERSON includes 1 evening of dance lessons AND a free beer
– You can either pay upon arrival OR call ahead of time to Arthur Murray Dance Center at 203-792-0176

Habby Art Pop up / Meet & Greet
Sunday November 19, 2023 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Charter Oak Taproom

We will be having a HABBY ART gallery & reception at the brewery featuring CT artist Steve Habersang. Join us to check out some awesome art while enjoying some beer! For more information on the artist: habbyart.com/about 

Tasting & Industry Events


We're In the News


CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE: Best Brewery in CT. Craft beer lovers will love this CT brewery in Danbury… (cont reading)


Entrepreneurial couple Scott and Michele Vallely originally introduced a few gypsy brews crafted at other local brewers’ facilities under the CHARTER OAK BREWING COMPANY banner way back in 2012 before occupying the present 10,000 square-foot Danbury space they’ve now operated since June 2018…. (cont reading)

HAMLET HUB: Ridgefield Playhouse Announces Partnership with Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewing…

The Ridgefield Playhouse is excited to announce a new partnership for 2023. The Charter Oak Brewing Company, a Danbury, CT-based craft beer brewery + taproom will be joining as a Silver Sponsor in 2023…. (cont reading)

The Beverage Journal: Charter Oak Brewing Hosts Pints & Politics

A little understanding can go a long way. Danbury, Connecticut-based Charter Oak Brewing Company hosted a town hall to discuss issues… (cont reading)

LIVABILITY: Beloved Beverage

The small-batch craft beers from Charter Oak Brewing, named for a legendary Connecticut oak that helped the state maintain some of its independence under British rule. (Cont reading)

i95: Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewery is Awesome…

People have been ranting and raving about their positive experiences at Charter Oak Brewery in Danbury for some time now…. (cont reading)

NEWSTIMES: Danbury-area brewers say Lamont’s beer tax break likely to keep prices stable, encourage new jobs

A 17 percent drop in the tax Connecticut slaps on every barrel of beer brewed here will help keep the price of a pint stable and may lead to new taproom jobs, local brewers said…. (cont reading)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Brewing Introduced Over 40 New Styles in 2020

 Charter Oak Brewing, located in historic Danbury, Connecticut continues to market new styles including… (cont reading)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Adds Little Charter Session IPA to Core Lineup

Charter Oak Brewery and Taproom, located in historic Danbury, CT, announced their newest core beer called Little Charter Session IPA… (cont reading)

TIMES UNION: Connecticut breweries offering ‘grab-and-go’ beer

Many Connecticut breweries are offering beer takeout service. Much like restaurants, which are only offering grab and go meals for takeout, breweries are setting up curbside service… (cont reading)

MEDIACROSSING: Getting Back to Business

P. Scott Vallely, Founder, President and Brewmaster of Charter Oak Brewing Company located in Danbury, CT., told MediaCrossing he misses the “energy level, crowds, and conversations” that once took place inside his brewery’s taproom. (cont reading…)

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Brewing Continues to Brew, Offers Curbside Pickup and Home Delivery

Although the Corona Virus has resulted in lower distribution sales and nonexistent taproom activity, Charter Oak Brewing was quick to get in front of the challenge with our Grab and Go Curbside service and Ding-Dong-Ditch Delivery service (yep, we ‘dump and run’)…. (Cont reading…)

HamletHub: Charter Oak Brewery Innovates During COVID-19 Crisis, Thrives with Home Delivery of Craft Beer

Charter Oak has innovated during this crisis and has found ourselves selling more package beer, growlers of beer from our vast selection of draft beers, and kegs for the kegerator. In fact, we’ve had to continue our brewing and packaging to keep up with demand….(cont reading)

Crafty People & Things to Do – Charter Oak Brewing – LISTEN!
Monday March 2, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am

Listen to our visit with the owner of Charter Oak Brewing in Danbury CT and hear about his fine line of beers and how they came to land in the Hat City…LISTEN TO EPISODE!

News 12 Connecticut: Crafted Local: Charter Oak Brewing

Channel 12 Connecticut came in and filmed a segment – check it out here!

Brewbound: Charter Oak Brewing Announces Founder’s Club Program

Charter Oak Brewing Company, located at 39B Shelter Rock Rd in Danbury, Connecticut has been busy releasing new limited styles, hosting fun events, helping the community and making connections with fellow beer lovers! Check out some of their latest happenings.(cont reading…)


Cooking is all about flavor.  Adding varied ingredients, spices, and seasoning builds the layers of complex flavor that are the hallmark of the best culinary art. Creative cooks are always eager for new ways to broaden their horizons. (cont reading…)

CT Post: OAKtoBEERfest at Charter Oak Brewing in Danbury 2018

Charter Oak Brewing Company in Danbury held an OAKtoBEERfest event at the taproom on October 4-7, 2018. Guests enjoyed German-style, pumpkin beer and Oktoberfest activities. (cont reading…)

Hamlet Hub: New Connecticut Brewery Announces Exciting Offerings

After 6 years of brewing, Charter Oak Brewing Company recently opened its doors to the public on June 28, 2018 with a brand new taproom & brewery in Danbury, CT. The state-of-the-art equipment allows Charter Oak to brew fresh, small-batch beers that boasts big taste…. (cont reading)

CT Post: Connecticut brewery unveils new look, flavors

After almost six years of brewing in the Nutmeg State, Charter Oak Brewing is reinventing the wheel for Southwestern Connecticut breweries… (cont reading)

NewsTimes: Charter Oak Brewing opens taproom in Danbury

With an industrial look, communal vibe and 10-tap system pouring beer made only yards away, Charter Oak Brewing has opened its taproom to the public… (cont reading)

NewsTimes: Charter Oak eyes late-May opening in Danbury

Scott Vallely started Charter Oak Brewing Co. in 2011 and has built a successful brand whose IPAs, ales and other beer varieties can be found in about 400 establishments throughout Connecticut…(cont reading) 

BREWBOUND: Charter Oak Opens New Brewery with Taproom

After five years traveling around the Northeast ‘gypsy brewing’ and building our brand, Charter Oak Brewing has chosen Danbury, Connecticut for their permanent headquarters. The 10,000 square-foot facility includes a 20 barrel brewing system as well as a pilot 5 barrel system….(cont reading)

i95: Danbury’s Charter Oak Brewing Co. Opens Brand New Taproom

Hey, craft beer lovers I’ve got another beer drinking destination that’s finally ready for you at 39B Shelter Rock Rd. in Danbury….(cont reading)