The British Columbia Beer scene is exploding and with so many great local breweries we have so many awesome festivals, there is something for everyone. Want to read more about our top 5 BC Beer festivals you need to visit?
Ale Fest - January 25-26, 2019
Celebrate the year off with food, beer, and music at Kiwanis Ale Fest in Prince George! This annual event started in 2015 and has kept going strong with more and more people every year building up the support of local breweries!
Hopwired - February 23, 2019
With one of the largest collaboration events in Canada, get tickets now for this Beer festival in February! - Vancouver BC
Victoria Craft Beer Week - March 1-9, 2019
Victoria Beer Week is packed with events that you definitely don't want to miss out. Everything from a Sour's night to a Beer Brunch.
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival - March 9, 2019
A new event this year you need to check out. Tickets are now sold out but we suggest you find some for next year!
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 the main tasting event expected to be over 3000 beer drinkers, this is a great event. You'll love that you get to start drinking early for this one. We'll be here again this year running the people's choice voting booth! Come check it out! - Kelowna
Vancouver Craft Beer Week - May 31 - June 8, 2019
Vancouver Craft Beer week is one of the largest festivals on the West Coast. With over 60 different vendors and over 250 types of beer to try, you will find your new favorite.
Squamish Beer Festival - July 6, 2019
With about 40 BC craft breweries attending this is something you'll want to check out. Planning on heading up with a small group? Our team at CanadianCraftCharters.com is here to help with a shuttle up and back.
Cowichan Beer & Food Festival - August 10, 2019
This event is panning out to have 1500-2000 guests in attendance and looks like a great opportunity to try some of the amazing food and beer from and around the province. - Cowichan Valley
Great Canadian Beer Festival - Sept 6-7, 2019
Located in Victoria, this is one of the most signature Vancouver Island events every year. Book your tickets early because it will sell out.
Whistler Village Beer Festival - September 10-15, 2019
Every September comes a time that each craft beer enthusiast looks forward too. This is one of the best festival vibes in the Province with its laid-back attitude and killer Meat Pies.
Hopscotch - Kelowna (Sept 2019) and Vancouver Nov 22, 2019
If you love Beer, Whiskey, and Cigars this festival is for you. Hopscotch has two events over two months in both Kelowna and Vancouver. The best event is the Big Whiskey Smoke on one of the last days in Vancouver. Each night on weekends ends with the Grand Tasting hall where you get to try all your favorite beverages.
Hopscotch - Vancouver (November 2019)
One of the biggest events of the year you will not want to miss it. Ok just a heads up: if you love cigars you NEED to buy a ticket early to the big whiskey smoke.
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