Raise a Glass with the BC Beer Awards & Festival

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The 4th Annual BC Beer Awards & Festival returns this weekend to showcase and celebrate the very best craft beer brewed in British Columbia. The one-day event, held at the Croatian Cultural Centre, welcomes the public to both an awards ceremony and beer festival. BC’s best breweries will be on site showcasing their talents and the fruits of their labour. The BC Beer Awards & Festival is the signature event of the 3rd BC Craft Beer Month.

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Raise a Glass with the BC Beer Awards & Festival

20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October 2012

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What other month combines the thrills of pie eating and zombie fighting? With both Thanksgiving and Halloween, October in Vancouver means a harvest bounty of events.

When it comes to celebrating fall, don’t miss the UBC Apple Festival, Fort Langley Cranberry Festival and local pumpkin picking opportunities.

For horrifying Halloween fun, stand outs include the Stanley Park Ghost Train (for families),  Fright Nights at the PNE (adults) and The Zombie Syndrome (adults).

Add BC Craft Beer Month, Vancouver Writers Fest, Vancouver International Film Festival, Eco Fashion Week and Oktoberfest, and your October event calendar is stuffed fuller than a turducken. Get the full line up below:

20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October

1) FOOD & DRINK | BC Craft Beer Month | Oct. 1-31
Forget your troubles, c’mon get hoppy. It’s getting colder and a little rainy, but there are plenty of convivial, suds-filled evenings in October to chase the blues away. Try newly-released seasonal beers (pumpkin ale, treacle porter and more) and meet a local brewer  at BC Craft Beer Month events, happening all over town. Continue reading:
20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October 2012

Last Chance for BC Craft Beer Month

October is BC Craft Beer Month, which means this month-long celebration of British Columbia craft beer will be coming to a close on Monday, October 31.

There is still time to get in on the craft beer action: Between today and November 1, there are five events happening in and around Vancouver. Here’s the list of local BC Craft Beer Month events for October 27 – 31:

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Last Chance for BC Craft Beer Month