Whistler Village Beer Festival

September 16 - 20, 2015

The Whistler Village Beer Festival is back, bigger and better. It's five days of craft beer and cider featuring two days of tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Whistler Village Beer Festival - Main Tasting Events

Big News for 2015: Main tasting events expanded from 40 to 70 breweries each day - that's 40% more beer!

Date: Saturday September 19, and Sunday September 20 2015
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 PM
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 plus - new for 2015 - a selection of cool refreshing ciders. Food, live music and great beverages in the sun.


Tickets for all the events are on sale now! Grab your tickets and accommodation early for the best prices.
Did you know? You can purchase a weekend pass that gives you access to both days of tasting - new for 2015!

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Date: Friday 18 September
Time: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Emerald Ballroom, Westin Resort & Spa Whistler
Description: A tasting reception featuring six prominent brewmasters/founders/CEOs from British Columbia and the US hosted by prominent writer Joe Wiebe (The Thirsty Writer).


Start at $25.

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2015 Event Schedule

It's not just a single day of beer. In addition to The Main Events on Satuirday and Sunday, the Whistler Village Beer Festival covers four 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.

For more information on individual events and to buy tickets online visit the Whistler Village Beer Festival website.

Whistler Village Beer Festival Schedule 2015

Wednesday, September 16
5:00 PM Kick-Off Brewery BBQ & Beers Whistler Brewing Co.

Thursday, September 17
2:00 PM Bannock & Beer Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
7:00 PM Foodie Event - Deschutes Brewing Beer Dinner Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub
8:00 PM Parallel 49's "Not A Trivial Matter" The Longhorn Saloon

Friday, September 18
12:00 PM WVBF Seminars Mountain Club Lounge (Westin Resort & Spa)
1:30 PM Foodie Event - Brewer's Luncheon Grill & Vine (Westin Resort & Spa)
3:00 PM BC Craft Brewers Guild Welcome BBQ The Longhorn Saloon
3:30 PM Foodie/Adventure Event - Mountain Top Salmon Bake & Beer The Crystal Hut on Blackcomb Mountain
6:00 PM Cask-Que C’est? The Brewhouse
8:00 PM Master Crafters Westin Whistler Resort & Spa

Saturday, September 19
1:00 PM The Main Event (Saturday) Whistler Olympic Plaza
5:00 PM Bricktöberfest Brickworks Public House
6:30 PM Foodie Event - Barley & The Beast Grill & Vine (Westin Resort & Spa)

Sunday, September 20
11:00 AM BC Pioneers Brunch Q&A Firerock Lounge (Westin Resort & Spa)
1:00 PM The Main Event (Sunday) Whistler Olympic Plaza
8:00 PM Best In Fest Awards The 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 Beer Festival Official Host Hotel

The Westin Resort & Spa

Whistler Village Beer Festival Partner Hotels

Coast Blackcomb Suites Whistler
Crystal Lodge Whistler
Delta Suites in Whistler


Executive Whistler
Pan Pacific Mountainside


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*Rates are based on double occupancy. Advertised rates are based on availability and are subject to change. Must be 25 years and older to book.

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