Beer League BASH
BC Craft Brewers Guild is very pleased to present the 5th Annual Beer League BASH fundraiser hockey tournament featuring brewery teams from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island!
Returning to the Britannia Community Ice Rink on Saturday, April 6th from 3 – 9pm. With 100% proceeds going to BASH: Britannia After School Hockey, this fundraising event will offer:
• 25+ local craft breweries serving cans on the rink concourse
• 5 Brewery teams battling it out on the ice in a round-robin tournament.
This year’s teams are:
• Vancouver City
• Vancouver Island
• Sea to Sky
• Beer Industry
$25 ENTRANCE – Tickets are on sale now!
(10-Pack Discounts Available for $200 )
• First can of beer or 3 tasters
• Entrance to the After Party hosted by East Van Brewing Company a few blocks away at 1675 Venables St
Cans will be priced at $5 (355ml) and (473ml) or 3 x 4oz tasters (taster glass provided)
ATTENDEES CAN EARN BEER DISCOUNTS! $1 Off will be given for every clean, gently-used hockey item donated to the BASH program
Location: Britannia Community Rink, 1661 Napier Street, VancouverVisit Site »
Okanagan Fest of Ales
The 24th Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale returns to Penticton!
Heralded as one of Penticton’s best spring events, the 24th Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer & Cider Festival set to take place April 12 & 13, is sure to please.
Join 65 craft brewers and 5000+ craft brew enthusiasts at one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. Sip on a selection of over 175 quality crafted beers, ciders and cask ales in the unique indoor/outdoor venue. Enjoy great food, live entertainment and more! Don’t miss out – plan to kick off your spring festival season at this must-attend event!Visit Site »
Great Okanagan Beer Fest
The Great Okanagan Beer Festival, presented by Train Station Pub, is a 3-day event, offering festival and craft beer lovers a mix of amazing programming at local bars and pubs.
Saturday will showcase the cannot miss Main Event at Waterfront Park, where over 60 craft breweries will come together to pour over 120 beers and ciders for 3,000+ festival-goers. Nestled on the beautiful beaches of Okanagan Lake and right in the heart of downtown Kelowna, breweries, food trucks, bands and festival-goers join in our celebration of the love of beer. We’ll cheers to the best craft beers and ciders that BC has to offer, showcasing breweries from across BC, with a few of our favourite out of province brews joining the fun.
Saturday, May 11 from 12 – 5pm. Tickets are on sale now! Use this promo code (BCALETRAIL2019) for $10 OFF either a General Admission or All Access Ticket for the Main Event.Visit Site »
Fort Langley Beer and Food Festival
Fresh Craft Beer, Great Local Food & Dance Worthy Live Music!
The 2019 FLBFF will feature live music, 30 breweries, 15 local food vendors and much more in a beautiful setting right outside the Fort Langley National Historic Site’s stockade walls.
Admission into the National Historic site is included in the 2019 FLBFF ticket to provide something extra for attendees.Visit Site »
Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival
VANCOUVER CRAFT BEER WEEK IS TEN! Come celebrate 10 years of beer at the 2019 VCBW Festival, June 8 & 9, 2019.
Vancouver Craft Beer Week started in 2010 at a small venue hosting about 100 beer aficionados and 15 breweries. Over the past 10 years, it has evolved from Canada’s first-ever craft beer week into a cultural engine that showcases music, food, art, and craft beer at events across the city, from the last Friday of May to early June every year.
Saturday June 8 @ 2pm – 7pm
Sunday June 9 @ 12pm – 5pm
THERE IS SO MUCH TO SEE, HEAR, TASTE AND DO BUT HERE ARE JUST A FEW HIGHLIGHTS:
Sample 100 + breweries and cideries pouring more than 300 beers and ciders.
More info: www.vcbw.ca/breweries
Visit the BC Ale Trail-er pouring beer from along B.C.’s Ale Trails.
Stroll down BC Farmcrafted Cider’s cider row.
The US Brewers Association has chosen the VCBW as their exclusive Canadian festival partner four years in a row! They are crossing the border to present 30+ beers, many of which have never been poured in Canada.
Check out live interactive painting with the Vancouver Mural Festival.
For more information about VCBW and to purchase tickets, visit VancouverCraftBeerWeek.com.Visit Site »
BC Craft Brewers Conference 2019
Save the date!
Featuring a Trade Show with 50+ vendors, 15+ educational seminars and more!Visit Site »
BC Beer Awards and Festival
The 10th Annual BC Beer Awards & Festival is set to return to Vancouver on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 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 craft brewing from across the province and hosts over 50 BC breweries.Visit Site »
Craft Beer & Wilderness
Join us in Nootka Sound with top BC brewers over 5 days for an unforgettable, all-inclusive unique retreat experience.
Luxury All Inclusive Beer Based Retreat on a Floating Fishing Resort in Nootka Sound with Brewers from BC’s Hottest Breweries.Visit Site »
Penticton Beer Run
Best Fun-draiser ever #willrunforbeer
This is a beautiful, gentle 10 km course showing off some of the best vistas in the South Okanagan. The flat or gentle downhill route is easily managed by running or walking.
The start line is right inside a genuine Hops Farm, from there scenery just gets better as you come along the Kettle Valley Railway and clay banks above the lake and into Penticton’s downtown. After a few brewery samples and a couple food/water pit stops you’ll travel along the waterfront, past the historic paddle wheeler and down the channel waterway. A couple of blocks off the channel runners will visit another brewery and then head to the finish line to celebrate!
Brewery and Eatery Overview
The Beer Run will include tastings from the Cannery Brewery, Bad Tattoo, Tin Whistle, Barley Mill, Highway 97 and Firehall Breweries, Smugglers Smokehouse, Patio Burger and Papa John’s Eateries! Firehall Brewery will be set up at the start line for your first taste of the local Micro-brew scene, you will run down the KVR and past Papa John’s tent to Cannery Brewery, then past Hoodoo Adventure Company just across the Street where you will find Barley Mill Brewery. From there you will head to Bad Tattoo and then down the lakeshore past Smugglers to Tin Whistle at Patio Burger and along the Channel Parkway to Highway 97 Brewery before finishing with live music, more beer and great eats. What a way to spend the day! Please note: the course may change in 2019 due to new breweries opening in Penticton!
Start and Finish:
Shuttle buses will pick up at 9:00 am. Location will be posted with updated course map upon new Penticton brewery confirmations!
Watch this space for more info on the After Party!
All net proceeds will be donated to Youth Outdoor Recreation Society ( YORS ) helping deliver affordable and subsidized outdoor education and leadership courses to Okanagans youth.
EARLY BIRD until Nov. 30th – $60!!
Dec. 1st to April 1st – $65/person
April 1st to May 28th – $75/person
Includes: Shuttle, run, tastings, a beer at the finish line, food samples from Papa John’s pizza, Patio Burger and Smuggler’s Smokehouse along the course and the first 200 to register, get a branded Growler!Visit Site »