Whistler Village Beer Festival

September 2022

The Whistler Village Beer Festival is a festival of craft beer held annually in the fall that features two main tasting events in Whistler Olympic Plaza on the weekend, plus cask nights, beer battles, foodie nights and more throughout the entire week. Here’s everything you need to know about the event so you can plan your festival today.

Please check back for information on the 2022 event. To satiate your craft beer cravings in October, check out Whistler Craft Beer Month.

2020 Programming

Here is an overview of what happened in 2020. Please check back for more details on 2022 programming.

The Whistler Village Beer Festival celebrates craft beer in 2020 with a weekend of beer-themed experiences.

Craft Beer Boozy Brunch

Friday to Sunday
9 AM – 2 PM | Stonesedge Kitchen

Celebrate the best of craft beer with delicious brunch specials at Stonesedge Kitchen paired with brews from Twin Sails and Strange Fellows Brewing.

Battle of the Sours

Friday to Sunday
11 AM – 10 PM | Black's Pub

Taste your way through Black's Pub sour beer collection, featuring Phillips Brewing, Coast Mountain Brewing, Steamworks, and Pemberton Brewing Company.

Deep Cove Tap Takeover

Friday to Sunday
12 – 10 PM | The Longhorn Saloon

Deep Cove Brewing is taking over The Longhorn Saloon Taps. Enjoy a Ribs and Pint dinner from 6 – 10 PM, featuring a half rack of slow-cooked ribs in Deep Cove infused BBQ sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes and coleslaw, paired with a pint of Deep Cove beer. Reservations required.

Bacon and Beer

Friday to Sunday
5 – 10 PM | Stonesedge Kitchen

Chef Bobby at Stonesedge Kitchen has prepared pork three ways, ideal for pairing with brews from Twin Sails and Strange Fellows. Enjoy a pork platter with two sleeves of beer. Reservations recommended.

Plan Your Festival

With several days of events, why not make it an extended stay and take time out to enjoy Whistler in the fall. Here are 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 breweries in Insider's Guide: Craft Beer Breweries in 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 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 Accomodation

Reserve your stay during Whistler Village Beer Festival.

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*This event is restricted to guests over the age of 19. Additional Sampling Tokens will be available for purchase on site, maximum of 10 tokens per purchase. Non-refundable.

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