What’s up with what’s going down: You craft beer weekend event guide for Oct. 11-13

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Harvest Haus

Oct. 10-19 • Vancouver

After a one-year hiatus, B.C.’s biggest Oktoberfest celebration is back with a new venue at the PNE Forum, doubling its size. The Burgermeister will be there, as will breweries from all over Germany and closer to home. Don’t forget to check out the family-friendly Harvestland, complete with a Bavarian Village, Woodland Labyrinth and Kinder Farm. Harvest.land


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North Shore Craft Beer Week

Oct. 11 • North Vancouver

Returning for its third year, North Shore Craft Beer Week finishes up this weekend with a seafood and beer pairing dinner at Wildeye Brewing as well as live music at Green Leaf Brewing. For full event listings and updates, visit the website. VancouversNorthShore.com/craftbeerweek


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Vancouver Alpen Club’s Oktoberfest 2019

Oct. 11-19 • Vancouver

Bust out the lederhosen and dust off your drindl, because Vancouver’s original Oktoberfest celebration is bringing the magic of Munich to you for three weekends in October. Authentic German food and beer, with live music from the Alpen Platters and the Continentals. VACBC.ca


Fresh to Death

Oct. 12, 2-5pm (VIP entry at 1pm) • Victoria

B.C.’s largest celebration of fresh hop beers returns to the Roundhouse in Vic West, with more than 20 breweries celebrating the annual hop harvest with a wide range of fresh hop beers. Tickets start at $30 (plus tax and fees) and include a four-ounce sampler glass and four beer tickets. VIP tickets are $50 and include early entry, eight beer tickets and an exclusive guided tasting of four fresh hopped beers led by Certified Cicerone Jeff Kendrew. Members of the Victoria Beer Society can get a $5 discount on general admission tickets. VictoriaBeerSociety.com.

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