Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week returns next week with 8 days of awesome

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North Vancouver has quietly become a mecca for craft beer in the Lower Mainland.

To celebrate this ever-expanding lineup of world-class breweries, Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week returns for its third year all week long from October 4 – 11. Take a cruise across the harbour on the legendary SeaBus to come and toast the North Shore’s evolving beer scene with a week full of celebrations.

The event takes place across 10 unique and funky breweries with special casks, fun events, and a chance to learn more about North Shore beers!

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Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week returns next week with 8 days of awesome

New brewery hosts craft brewers and fans at East Vancouver block party this Saturday

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The Yeast Van Brewery District Cooperative is comprised of various breweries in East Vancouver. This Saturday the organization is holding its first-ever block party.

The Yeast Van Block Party takes place Aug. 17 from 2-8 p.m. in the parking lot at Container Brewing at 1216 Franklin Street. Tickets are now on sale online, with a limited number available the day of the event. Ticket includes two drink tickets. After that, all drink tickets will cost $5 for a 12-oz glass of beer. Wait, you say. Is there food? Is there a DJ (hope against hope). And what is Container Brewing? Find out more after the jump.

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2019 Vancouver Craft Beer Week features city-wide celebrations (and one epic two day festival)

VCBW 2019 Vancouver

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If beer had a holiday, this would be it. Friday, May 31, 2019, marks the kickoff of the 10th annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW), one of the most highly anticipated events of the year!

Named the Best Beer Festival in Vancouver for five years straight, if you love beer (and especially craft beer), you have got to find your way to a VCBW event.

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2019 Vancouver Craft Beer Week features city-wide celebrations (and one epic two day festival)

Make your own gingerbread house, break out the denim and sample some barley wines: what’s happening this month at Vancouver’s craft breweries

Nothing says holiday spirit like craft beer. Well, office parties and mistletoe might be a close second.

If you’re wondering what’s happening at Vancouver breweries, here are a few special events this month.

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Make your own gingerbread house, break out the denim and sample some barley wines: what’s happening this month at Vancouver’s craft breweries

Shake Off the Winter Blues at Taste BC

Sip your way across B.C. (courtesy TasteBC.com).

What better excuse to crawl out of winter hibernation than a wine, beer, spirits and tapas tasting party whose proceeds are donated to a charitable cause? On January 11, Taste BC returns to the Pan Pacific Hotel for a palate-pleasing evening that brings together people and flavours from across the province, all in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Continue reading:
Shake Off the Winter Blues at Taste BC

Enjoy 2018 Dine Out Vancouver with special room rates and dine-and-stay packages

Street Food City, a festival of local street food carts, returns for 2018 Dine Out Vancouver. Amber Sessions photo.

A full 17-day schedule of events that provide festivalgoers with unique culinary experiences. Guided dining adventures, brunch crawls, cocktail masterclasses, wine debates, guest chef dinners, BC VQA wine and craft beer tastings, street food markets and more are among the events at the 16th annual edition, Jan. 19-Feb. 4 2018.

For those visiting from out-of-town, or who just want to get away from the kids for a night or two, Dine Out Vancouver is also sponsoring special hotel packages. Exclusive hotel rates and Dine & Stay packages give you the option to customize and complete your Vancouver culinary getaway. (Find out more at dineoutvancouver.com/hotels/special-room-rates and dineoutvancouver.com/hotels/dine-and-stay-packages/.)

The Dine Out™ Vancouver Festival features hundreds of restaurants each offering multi-course dinners at $20, $30 or $40 (not including tax, gratuity and beverages). This is an opportunity to choose from almost 300 of the city’s restaurants, from fine dining to family-friendly and everything in between. The list of participating restaurants and menus will be made available to Aeroplan members on Jan. 8, 2018, and Jan. 11 to the general public. (Get a jumpstart on securing a table through advance reservations by signing up for Aeroplan now). Meanwhile, many of the events have already been announced. Here are a few.

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Enjoy 2018 Dine Out Vancouver with special room rates and dine-and-stay packages

Hops, Scotch and Every Other Tipple You Crave this Autumn: Hopscotch Festival Returns November 20

Libations lovers rejoice: Hopscotch is here!

Libations lovers, rejoice: Hopscotch Festival sweeps over the city on Monday, November 20, bringing with it seven days and nights of enticing tipples and prime pours. Whether a sampling free-for-all at the Grand Tasting Hall or an intimate whiskey masterclass, the event shines a spotlight on spirits from around the world for scotch, craft beer, cider, wine, cocktail and spirits aficionados and newbies alike.

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Hops, Scotch and Every Other Tipple You Crave this Autumn: Hopscotch Festival Returns November 20