Whistler Village Beer Festival

September 14 – 18, 2016

The Whistler Village Beer Festival is held in September, a five day festival of craft beer featuring two days of tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza plus cask nights, seminars, foodie nights and more. With over 120 beers on tap during the festival from over 60 breweries, this is an event not to be missed.

Whistler Village Beer Festival - Main Tasting Events

Date: Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Description: Mingle with fellow beer enthusiasts and sample from some of the best breweries in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Think delicious beer, food, live music and great beverages.

Event Schedule

It’s not just a single day of beer. In addition to The Main Events on Saturday and Sunday, the Whistler Village Beer Festival covers five days of cask nights, tastings, seminars, industry events and special dinners. Make it a long weekend in the mountains and sample something different every day.

Whistler Village Beer Festival Schedule 2016

Wednesday, September 14
4:00 PM & 5:00 PM Kick-Off Brewery BBQ & Beers Whistler Brewing Co.
7:00 PM Beefsteak with Warless Dubh Linn Gate
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Concert Series: Neverland Nights Longhorn Saloon

Friday, September 16
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Barley & the Beast Grill & Vine, Westin Resort & Spa Whistler
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Concert Series: Neverland Nights Longhorn Saloon
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM Concert Series: Ruckus Deluxe Dubh Linn Gate
9:30 PM – 1:00 AM Friday Night Live with Red Chair Tapley’s Pub

Saturday, September 17
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Brickworks Brewers Brunch The Brickworks Public House
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM WVBF Main Event Saturday Whistler Olympic Plaza
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM Concert Series: Ruckus Deluxe Dubh Linn Gate
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM WVBF After Party featuring Red Chair Longhorn Saloon

Sunday, September 18
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM WVBF Main Event Sunday Whistler Olympic Plaza
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sunday Sessions with Neverland Nights Tapley’s Pub
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM Best in Fest Longhorn Saloon

Plan Your Trip

Take the weekend off to attend the festival and make sure you leave time to explore Whistler:

  • Play a round at one of four incredible golf courses, each with a delightful patio to end the day
  • Try one of Whistler's exciting summer activities (beer tastes better with a dash of adventure)
  • See Whistler from a new perspective with the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, then have beer with a view!
  • Whistler's patios are perfect for people watching - pull up a chair and enjoy a brew
  • Take your appetite to one of Whistler's restaurants for a feast
  • Need to rest? Whistler's lakes, beaches and spas are the answer

Whistler Village Beer Festival Partner Hotels

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