What’s up with what’s going down: Your craft beer weekend event guide for Sept. 20-22

Hop Devil Hootenanny

Sept. 21 • 1-7 p.m. • Vancouver

It’s time to give thanks for a good harvest and to drink to the health of the Hop Devil to help ensure a bountiful crop next year. To that end, Strange Fellows Brewing is hosting a mini Fresh Hop Beer Tap Takeover in honour of the Hop Devil, featuring fresh hopped beers from a few of their friends, free corn on the cob, games and live music, as well as a special appearance by the Hop Devil, himself.  StrangeFellowsBrewing.com


Longwoodstock Beer & Music Festival

Sept. 20-21 • Nanaimo

This Nanaimo tradition returns for its fifth year, as Longwood Brewery plays host to more than 10 Vancouver Island breweries and cideries. Live music from Current Swell, Carmanah, Dope Soda and many more. Longwoodstock.com SOLD OUT


White Rock Craft Beer Festival

Sept. 21 • 1-5 p.m. • White Rock

This first-time festival at Memorial Park next to White Rock’s famous pier features locals 3 Dogs Brewing and White Rock Beach Beer joined by a host of breweries from across the province. 1-5 p.m. Check out the Facebook page here. SOLD OUT


Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival

Sept. 21 • 7 p.m. • Chilliwack

Support the arts by sampling delicious creations by some of the best breweries and cideries in the province at the sixth annual fundraiser for the Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society at 7 p.m. ChilliwackCulturalCentre.ca


Kutenai Oktoberfest

Sept. 21 • 2-6 p.m. • Nelson

One of Nelson’s favourite parties takes place at the Prestige Lakeside Resort and features craft beer, great food, live music and a costume contest, how can you go wrong? Make sure to try the Blind Tasting Table—guess the beer and win a prize!


Oktoberfest at Parallel 49

Sept. 21 • 2-10 p.m. • Vancouver

P49 is throwing the Oktoberfest Party of the year (according to them) with live polka music, giant pretzels, German-inspired eats from Porky’s Food Truck and $6 beers. No tickets necessary. Last year was a blast and this year is expected to be even bigger! Check out the Facebook page here.



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