BC Craft Beer Festivals
If you love craft beer, you have probably been to a festival or two in your time. You get to try 20-30+ different beers through out the day if you so choose. There might be a few more than you expect!
Here is our list of the BC beer festivals you can not miss out on!
Victoria Craft Beer Week | March 1 - 9, 2019
One of the flag ship events on Vancouver Island! You won't want to miss Victoria Craft Beer Week! Read a little more about the event here.
Fest of Ale - April 12-13, 2019
Being one of the first beer festivals to be introduced, it is still today one of the largest and longest beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest! This event is located in Penticton where the local breweries shine in their creativity of beer! - Penticton
Great Okanagan Beer Festival | May 9 - 11, 2019
With a few days of events you'll want to check out this festival in Kelowna. Taking place in Waterfront Park, this event is brought to you by the same team at Gibbons who hosts the WVBF. Last year Yellow Dog took home gold, with Howe Sound and Mt. Begbie bringing up 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Fort Langley Beer and Food Festival | May 18th, 2019
Enjoy the best of what the Fraser Valley has to offer! 30 local craft breweries and 12 food vendors to keep you hydrated and satisfied all day long and live music to keep the energy up! Early Bird tickets are $35 until March 1 then they go up to $40, and they’re going fast (they sold out last year and there are no tickets available at the door, they must be purchased online)
Vancouver Craft Beer Week VCBW | May 31 - June 8rd, 2019
Probably the biggest event in BC, this is one you will not want to miss. These folks put on a pretty solid party... I mean festival. Most of your favourites are going to be pouring beer here, check it out. VCBW Website
Squamish Beer Festival | July 6, 2019
Most likely the most picturesque backdrop of any festival we have seen. The only one that even rivals it is Whistler's. You can take a shuttle with us from Vancouver or Whistler. Squamish Beer Festival
Farmhouse Fest | Vancouver UBC | July 6, 2019
This is a festival for those who love beer and want something a little different! Great beers, unique styles and more than just a few of them! We'll be shuttling people from Skytrain stations, so if you need a ride, check us out!
Cowichan Beer & Food Festival | August 10th, 2019
Put on by the folks @visit Chemainus this is a great festival in the Cowichan Valley.
Great Canadian Beer Festival | Victoria | Sept 6-7th, 2019
Well known festival in Victoria, and worth the visit. Featuring over 60 breweries, you can't NOT have a good time.
Whistler Village Beer Festival | Sept 10-15th, 2019
With this amazing backdrop, you'll be sad if you miss it. Head up on our shuttle Saturday or Sunday for same day transport. Dress for the weather and you will not be disappointed.
Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival September 14th, 2019
Head out to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre for the 6th Annual Craft Beer Festival. Amazing, local craft beer, great food, live music, and silent auctions. What more can you ask for?
BC Hop Fest | Abbotsford | September 27th, 2019
Pretty cool event to kick off BC Craft beer Month, check out a ton of fresh hop beers and see a hop farm. Learn about hops and fresh hop beers if you are into it. Like Christmas for IPA drinkers and Craft Beer Aficionados.
BC Beer Awards | Vancouver | October (date tbd)
Just what it sounds like but with a beer festival also involved. BC's top breweries are bringing their award winning beers!
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival | March 9th, 2019
If you love beer and food you will love this festival! It's small and intimate and not overrun with drunk 19 year olds. This is one of BC's classier festivals, be sure to check it out @ Westwood Plateau. Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival Website
Hopscotch Vancouver | November 2019 (date tbd)
Home of the Big Whiskey Smoke and the grand tasting hall, this is not something you'll want to miss. All your favourite BC craft breweries and a bunch of great whiskeys all rolled into one! Be sure to stop by our booth to grab a t-shirt!