Whistler Village Beer Festival

September 13 – 17, 2017

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. Here’s everything you need to know about the event so you can plan your festival today.

Whistler Village Beer Festival Tickets

Date: September 16 - 17, 2017 Saturday and Sunday
Time: 12:00 - 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. Think delicious beer, food, live music and great beverages with previous years hosting over 120 beers from 60 breweries.

Tickets are now available from the Whistler Village Beer Festival website – buy early for the lowest price.

Full Festival 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.

Stay tuned for the full schedule for 2017.

Whistler Village Beer Festival Schedule 2016

Wednesday, September 14
4:00 PM & 5:00 PM Kick-Off Brewery BBQ & Beers Whistler Brewing Co.

Thursday, September 15
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 Festival

With five days of events why not make it an extended stay and time take time out to enjoy Whistler in fall. Here’s some festival planning tips and suggestions for other things to see and do in between sampling delicious craft beer:

  • Book your accommodation early for the best rates
  • Check out Whistler’s three craft breweries – Coast Mountain Brewing, The Whistler Brewing Co and The BrewHouse
  • 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 outdoor 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 on the mountain!
  • Whistler’s patios are perfect for people watching - pull up a chair and watch the world go by
  • Take your appetite to one of Whistler’s restaurants for a feast
  • Need to rest and recover after a hard day’s tasting? Whistler’s lakes, beaches and spas are the answer

Whistler Village Beer Festival Partner Hotels

Adara Hotel Whistler
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Delta Whistler Village Suites
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Resort Quest Whistler
Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel
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Whiski Jack Resorts

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