BC Craft Brewers Guild AGM
Annual AGM for members in good standing.
BC Craft Brewers Conference
SAVE THE DATE!
The BC Craft Brewers Guild is pleased to announce the second annual BC Craft Brewers Conference, in Vancouver, BC on October 19th, 2017. Featuring a full day of seminars, a trade show, and networking opportunities with key suppliers and those in the brewing community.
The AGM will take place the afternoon before, on Thursday October 18th.
Details to come.
BC Beer Awards & Festival
The 9th Annual BC Beer Awards & Festival is set to return to Vancouver on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 4 – 9pm at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The signature consumer tasting event of BC Craft Beer Month, this festival celebrates the very best in brewing from across the province and hosts over 55 BC breweries.
Tickets on sale July 31st!Visit Site »
Lighthouse 20th Anniversary Block Party!
SAVE THE DATE! It’s our 20th birthday and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than having a BIG PARTY and inviting everyone we know!! Join us on August 17th from 3-10pm for a Lighthouse block party and the GRAND OPENING of our shiny new tasting room!
There will be lawn games, prizes, and brewery tours! The Zone 91.3 will be broadcasting live on-site featuring a customized 90’s theme mix tape.
This is a free event with beer and BBQ available for purchase. Esquimalt Lions Club will be grilling up burgers and hot dogs, with vegetarian options available.
Family friendly and welcome to all. Stay tuned for more details!
THE HOP STRIKES BACK - A celebration of IPAs
THE HOP STRIKES BACK – A celebration of IPAs
It’s no secret that we love hops and IPAs and what better way to celebrate them than to have thirteen of our brewery friends join us and share their beers with you! We hope you’ll join us at Hops Strike Back for our inaugural IPA event on August 18, 2018.
Beere Brewing Company
Boombox Brewing Company
Britannia Brewing Company
Central City Brewing
Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks
Lighthouse Brewing Co.
Luppolo Brewing Company
Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Strange Fellows Brewing Company
Twin Sails Brewing
Yellow Dog Brewing Co.
PURCHASE HERE: http://bit.ly/HopStrikesBack
$45.00 + GST and ticket site fee.
All ticket sales are final.
THIS IS WHAT YOU GET
● 4oz pours of IPAs from your choice of 14 breweries & 28+ IPAs
● A cool branded tasting glass to take home
● This is an all-inclusive event, no tokens needed – you may sample as many IPAs as you like
● Entry at 12:00 pm
We expect everyone to plan ahead, arrange for a safe ride home, and drink responsibly. Serving it Right Rules apply.
We will have food trucks on site.
CHARITY – TEAM FUG CANCER
We have a team in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. TEAM FUG CANCER is riding on behalf of those who are battling cancer, those who have battled cancer, and in memory of family and friends we have lost to cancer. The Ride is an epic, two-day cycling event on August 25/26, 2018 that spans 200+ kilometres.
We will have a 50/50 draw during the event and will also be selling raffle tickets for some swag and beer from our brewery friends. Bring CASH!Visit Site »
Caskapalooza is back for another year! Join us for a night of fun, socializing and sampling – featuring over 30 unique casks. Tickets are $25 and include 12 sample token & entertainment.
Partial proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC, a charity that grants wishes to children battling critical illnesses – helping carry them and their families from a place of fear and uncertainty, to a place of hope, strength and joy to continue their fight.
CRAFT Beer MarketVisit Site »
85 West 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 3K8
Vancouver Island Feast of Fields, 21st Annual
Feast of Fields is a three hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, fields and tables, and between farm folks and city folks. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, guests stroll across a farmer’s field, traveling from tent to tent (sometimes through the barn, past the tractor or around the chicken coop) listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.Visit Site »
Great Canadian Beer Festival - Sept 7 & 8
The Great Canadian Beer Festival is proud to celebrate our 26th year! Returning to Royal Athletic Park in Victoria for two days: Friday September 7th, 4 – 9pm and Saturday September 8th, 12 – 5pm.
FEATURING: 65+ breweries and cideries, food vendors, live entertainment and more!
TICKETS: $40.00 for Friday or Saturday (incl tax) plus fees and includes:
~ Entry, taster glass, program and BC Transit Get Home Safe bus ticket
TOKENS: One token per tasting. Tokens cost $2.00 each for a 4oz taster. Available for purchase on-site, cash only.
**Tickets are going on sale ONE MONTH EARLIER this year! Saturday June 16th @ 9am for online purchases. Link coming soon!**
Tickets can be purchased in advance online or (June 18th onwards) at the *Ticket Rocket Box Office (101-804 Broughton Street, Victoria Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm).Visit Site »
*Subject to availability.
Whistler Village Beer Festival - Sept 15 & 16
2017 was our fifth anniversary and an absolute blast! Thanks to all of the festival-goers, breweries, sponsors and community supporters that made it all possible. We can’t wait to up our game even more for 2018; we’ve added a day to extend the celebrations to 6 days of beer-fuelled fun. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW available at early bird pricing for a limited time!Visit Site »
BeerSavvy Bootcamp presented by Cicerone Certification Program
Boost your beer IQ and prepare for the Certified Beer Server exam with this fun, interactive class put on by the Cicerone Certification Program — the leaders in beer service certification and training.
September 16, 2018
Craft Beer Market, Vancouver BC
Facebook Event:Visit Site »
Off-Flavour Class presented by Cicerone Certification Program
Learn to identify the six most common off-flavours in beer through a hands-on tasting class.
September 17, 2018
Craft Beer Market, Vancouver BC
Facebook event:Visit Site »
Hopscotch - Kelowna | Sept 21 & 22
4th Annual BC Hop Fest
BC Hop Fest is all set for September 29th 2018 and will signal the start of BC Craft Beer Month with a bunch of great beer and great people!
This unique annual event brings together the best of British Columbia’s rapidly growing craft breweries and hop products of all kinds. This year, we welcome hop lovers to enjoy the offerings of 40 breweries, 5 food vendors, including Lepp Farm Market, all at our beautiful Sumas Prairie farm. Gather your friends for a Fraser Valley experience like no other. Eat and drink among hops still on the bine, kick up your heels to live music, talk to your favourite brew master, and join us in celebrating the hop harvest at BC Hop Fest 2018.Visit Site »
BC Craft Beer Month - OCTOBER 1 - 31
All month long!Visit Site »
Releasing a new beer?
Celebrating an anniversary?
Certified Cicerone Exam presented by Cicerone Certification Program
Certified Cicerone exam scheduled for:
October 26, 2018
Link: https://www.cicerone.org/us-en/certified-cicerone-exam-scheduleVisit Site »
Harrison Beer Festival - October 26 & 27th
The Harrison Beer Festival has been created to showase BC Craft Breweries and celebrate craft beer month in BC. The Harrison Hot Springs and Agassiz region has a rich history in the beer industry. For 60 years hops, a basic ingrediant in beer, were the main industry in the Agassiz Area of British Columbia. At the height of the business, 300 acres were planted with hops.
This annual event takes place in October. In addition to bringing great tasting beer to the shores of Harrison Lake, the Harrison Beer Festival brings great food and entertainment as well.Visit Site »
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival - Nov 2 & 3
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original semi-annual beer and food festival. The event showcases brews from over 40 craft breweries and 8-10 local restaurants and caterers.
New for November 2018… an exclusive Women in Beer tasting room. The beer industry in BC has some amazing women Brewmasters and we’re thrilled show them off!
The event supports the The Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation.Visit Site »
Whistler Cornucopia - Poured
Poured will once again showcase craft breweries from around BC. Poured is the most all-encompassing tasting event at Cornucopia.
Sat November 17th
7.30 – 10.30pm
Whistler Conference Centre Grand Foyer
Hopscotch Vancouver | Nov 23 & 24
Hopwired Festival 2019 is February 23 2019 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more at www.hopwired.caVisit Site »