BC CRAFT BEER MONTH
Welcome to B.C. Craft Beer Month – October 2017
Thirty one days of celebration with special events, new releases, tastings, tap takeovers, beer dinners and more…
For a full listing of everything going on, check our Events page. We are also on Facebook and Twitter!Visit Site »
AGM & Oktoberfest
AGMs are boring you say? Not this time! Break out your lederhosen and dirndls, our AGM turns into an Oktoberfest celebration once business is done!
4:00 – 4:30pm Registration
4:30 – 6:00pm AGM
6:00 – 10:00pm West Coast Canning presents: OKTOBERFEST
Brats and Beer Buffet dinner at 7pm, then chicken dance your night away with Hanz and Franz! Be sure to RSVP through the link below as space is limited! The AGM open to all Guild members and is most suited to brewery owners and management.
BC BEER CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE
We are pleased to announce our first annual BC Craft Brewers Conference, featuring a full day of seminars, trade show, and networking with key suppliers and those in the brewing community. Registration opens at 9:00am and talks run from 9:30 – 4:30, with networking and refreshments on the Trade Show floor until 6pm.
Your ticket includes:
– Access to a full day of seminars
– The BC CBC Tradeshow
– Networking and refreshments
– 5 drink tickets
– Entry to the official BC CBC Afterparty, WareHouse of Magnificent Delights presented by Direct Tap (info below). One ticket is included with each Conference ticket.
Click here for a full breakdown of the conference schedule, seminars and presenters, and events. *Schedule is being finalized and is subject to change.
LOCATION: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4
TIME: 9am – 6pm, October 20th, 2017
BC Beer Awards and Festival
The 8th annual BC Beer Awards and Festival (BCBA) returns to Vancouver on October 21, 2017 at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The signature consumer tasting event of BC Craft Beer Month, this festival celebrates the very best in craft brewing from across the province. A one-day only event, it features both the BC Beer Awards ceremony and a craft beer festival with over 65 breweries and a selection of BC Ciders, presented by The BC Farmed Craft Cider Association.Visit Site »
BC Liquor Conference - Oct 23
Join us at the 2017 BC Liquor Conference presented by Able BC. This one day conference will unite BC’s liquor industry as we focus on finding common solutions to shared industry challenges.
Monday, October 23rd from 7:30am to 6:00pmVisit Site »
KPU BREWING OPEN HOUSE - OCT 26
Learn about KPU’s Brewing & Brewery Operations Diploma program, careers in brewing, and what it takes to open your own craft brewery at our next Open House. Take a guided tour of our state-of-the-art brewery, meet KPU Brewing faculty, and enjoy tastings of student-brewed craft beers while learning about an education in brewing and industry opportunities. Pretzels included!
To sign up for the KPU Brewing Open House & Info Session, register aheadVisit Site »
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival - Nov 3 & 4
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original craft beer and food festival. The event showcases craft brews from over 35 breweries matched with delicious beer friendly fare provided by 10 of the best local restaurants and caterers. This semi-annual two day festival is held at the prestigious Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, which allows for a very relaxing and enjoyable guest experience. Join local beer enthusiasts on your choice of date; November 3rd from 7pm to 9:30pm for $55 + GST (or) November 4th from 12pm to 2:30pm for $45 + GST. Tickets sales will open on September 11th. The festival is pleased to support Team Taylor with the Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation.Visit Site »
Bigger, better and colder than ever, get ready for one of our favourite times of the year. Welcome to the 6th annual Winterbrau!
Join us in celebrating the best winter seasonals including our Canoe Winter Ale. Try brews from our good friends at over 15 neighbouring breweries. We’ll be handing out tasty snacks and keeping the ‘rosy’ atmosphere going with live music from Buĉan Buĉan.
This event sells out quickly, so be sure to pick up tickets soon.Visit Site »
Hop Scotch Festival Vancouver, Nov 20th - 26th
Ticket PricesVisit Site »
Ticket prices have been reduced! From $53 to (starting at $22), the idea for 2017 was to make Hopscotch the BEST night out, for a very affordable price.Categorized Sections
Unlike last year and years prior, the booths at Hopscotch will be in categories. The BC Craft Pavillion, Beers From Around The World, Whisky Corner, The Rose Garden (wine), Spirits Of The Globe and Craft Cocktails are some of the different areas with the hall this year. If you want beer, the beer will be in the beer section. Same with the whisky! Each area will be “vibed” differently, to really accent the theme of the respective product.LOCAL: BC Craft Beer Pavillion
New for the very first time in Hopscotch Festival history, we will showcase all of the amazing BC Craft beers in the same pavilion. Sponsored by the BC Craft Brewers Guild, LOCAL will be showcase so many of the amazing breweries producing delicious craft beer in BC. This will offer an opportunity for guests to really see (AND TASTE) the magic that is BC Craft.LOCAL: BC Craft Spirits
Just like the note above, there will also be a separate section specifically showcasing the amazing craft and small batch spirits being produced in BC.