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FESTIVAL 2018-10-02T10:54:06+00:00

Saturday June 8, 2019
Sunday June 9, 2019
PNE Grounds, Vancouver, BC!

Capping off Vancouver Craft Beer Week, the VCBW Festival at the PNE Fairgrounds celebrates music, food and beer, hosting 100 craft breweries and cideries pouring more than 300 beers and ciders, plus live performances and 20+ food trucks serving up delicious local eats. Check out a few highlights from 2018.

MUSIC

In partnership with Beatroute Magazine, Vancouver Craft Beer Week produced a killer lineup of live performances at the 2018 VCBW Festival

Festival Music Lineup (SET TIMES TBD)

SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018

DJ Hebegebe | Dakota Pearl | The Prettys | Youngblood | The Carnival Band | Mark Woodyard & Friends

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018

The Great Speckled Fritillary  | The Spillionaires  | Tanglers | G.I. Blunt| The Carnival Band | Mark Woodyard & Friends

FOOD

BEER

Vancouver Craft Beer Week proudly hosted 100+ breweries and cideries pouring more than 300 beers and ciders at the 2018 VCBW Festival. With so much choice, there were beers and ciders to satisfy every discerning palate. In addition to supporting numerous B.C. craft breweries, VCBW partnered with some incredible organizations to bring you beer and cider from further afield including:

B.C. Farm Crafted Cider Association’s cider row features 10 cideries pouring 16 different ciders. | United States Brewers Association has chosen the VCBW as their exclusive Canadian festival partner three years in a row. They crossed the border to present 20+ breweries and 40+ beers, many of which have never been poured in Canada before. | The BC Ale Trail-er brought you 10 independent craft breweries from along B.C.’s Ale Trail.

2018 Breweries and Cideries

GOOD TIMES

The most anticipated craft beer and cider festival in Western Canada, The VCBW Festival offers two days of outdoor entertainment including live music, games, food trucks, and access to over 100 craft breweries and cideries pouring more than 300 beers and ciders.

There was so much to see, hear, taste and do but here are just a few highlights:

100 + breweries and cideries poured more than 300 beers and ciders

Incredible local food trucks onsite offered a diverse selection of tasty eats

The BC Ale Trail-er featured ten craft breweries from further afield along B.C.’s Ale Trail

Craft Beer Market Lounge was an awesome games and lounge area – who made their own pretzel necklace

Did you take a stroll down BC Farm Crafted Cider Association’s cider row, which featured 10 cideries pouring 16 different ciders

The United States Brewers Association chose VCBW as their exclusive Canadian festival partner three years in a row, crossing the border to present 20+ breweries and 40+ beers, many of which had never been poured in Canada before

Did you check out the live interactive painting with the Vancouver Mural Festival

We partnered with Beatroute Magazine to present live performances from incredible bands and DJ’s. See full ineup above.

Did you visit the Leis de Buds solar powered flower bus and make a leis or crown?

We offered no stress transportation to the festival with dedicated Evo valet parking. You just needed to plan a safe alternative ride home.

VCBW 2018 Site Map

1 CALDERA
1 CORONADO
1 DEEP ELLUM
1 DESCHUTES
1 EPIC
1 GIGANTIC
1 HOPWORKS
1 JOLLY PUMPKIN
1 LEFT HAND
1 MAUI
1 NEBRASKA
1 RIO BRAVO
1 ROGUE
1 WORMTOWN
2 EASTSIDE BOXING
3 BACKCOUNTRY
4 BEERE
5 COAST MOUNTAIN
6 MUSIC HEALS
7 R & B
8 EAT AND DRINK LIKE A EUROPEAN
9 KPU
10 STRATHCONA
11 DOGWOOD ORGANIC
12 DEEP COVE
13 MT BEGBIE
14 HOYNE
15 TRADING POST
16 OFF THE RAIL
17 MARINER

18 WHAT’S BREWING
19 ELECTRIC BICYCLE
20 DOAN’S CRAFT
21 HOWE SOUND
22 DAGERAAD
23 PARALLEL 49
24 DOMINION CIDER
24 FCCA TENT
24 HOWLING MOON
24 LEFT FIELD
24 MERRIDALE
24 NOMAD
24 SCENIC ROAD
24 SEA CIDER
24 SUMMERLAND
24 TOD CREEK
25 RED TRUCK
26 LEIS DES BUDS
27 MISSION SPRINGS
28 FIELD HOUSE
29 TOFINO
30 STRANGE FELLOWS
31 RED RACER
32 FUGGLES & WARLOCK
33 33 ACRES
34 STEEL & OAK
35 4 MILE
36 VANBREWERS
37 CAMRA YVR
38 VANCOUVER ISLAND

39 SPINNAKERS
40 ANDINA
40 BAD TATTOO
40 MOON UNDER WATER
40 CANNERY
40 CRANNOG
40 GIBSONS TAPWORKS
40 NELSON
40 OLD YALE
40 SWANS
40 TOWNSITE
40 WHEELHOUSE
41 PERSEPHONE
42 DRIFTWOOD
43 MOUNT ARROWSMITH
44 FERNIE
45 BRIDGE
46 FOUR WINDS
47 BC FISHING RESORTS & OUTFITTERS ASSOCIATION
48 EAST VAN
49 BRASSNECK
50 RAVENS
51 PHILLIPS
52 POWELL
53 BOOMBOX
54 BEAU’S ALL NATURAL
55 LES TROIS MOUSQUETAIRES
56 DEAD FROG
57 LIGHTHOUSE
58 POSTMARK

59 WHISTLER
60 TWIN CITY
61 SFU BREWING PROGRAM
62 MARK JAMES GROUP
63 FACULTY
64 STEAMWORKS
65 RED COLLAR
66 IRON ROAD
67 COAL HARBOUR
68 FIREHALL
69 HASTINGS MILL
70 LUPPOLO
71 RIOT
72 SLOW HAND
73 SUPERFLUX
74 WHITE SAILS
75 VICTORIA CALEDONIAN
76 TWIN SAILS
77 YELLOW DOG
78 THE PARKSIDE
79 MOODY ALES
80 BOMBER
81 THE GROWLER
82 MAIN STREET
83 FOAMERS’ FOLLY
84 CATEGORY 12
85 RUSSELL

VCBW 2018 Site Map

BOOTH NUMBERS AND NAMES
1 CALDERA
1 CORONADO
1 DEEP ELLUM
1 DESCHUTES
1 EPIC
1 GIGANTIC
1 HOPWORKS
1 JOLLY PUMPKIN
1 LEFT HAND
1 MAUI
1 NEBRASKA
1 RIO BRAVO
1 ROGUE
1 WORMTOWN
2 EASTSIDE BOXING
3 BACKCOUNTRY
4 BEERE
5 COAST MOUNTAIN
6 MUSIC HEALS
7 R & B
8 EAT AND DRINK LIKE A EUROPEAN
9 KPU
10 STRATHCONA
11 DOGWOOD ORGANIC
12 DEEP COVE
13 MT BEGBIE
14 HOYNE
15 TRADING POST
16 OFF THE RAIL
17 MARINER
18 WHAT’S BREWING
19 ELECTRIC BICYCLE
20 DOAN’S CRAFT
21 HOWE SOUND
22 DAGERAAD
23 PARALLEL 49
24 DOMINION CIDER
24 FCCA TENT
24 HOWLING MOON
24 LEFT FIELD
24 MERRIDALE
24 NOMAD
24 SCENIC ROAD
24 SEA CIDER
24 SUMMERLAND
24 TOD CREEK
25 RED TRUCK
26 LEIS DES BUDS
27 MISSION SPRINGS
28 FIELD HOUSE
29 TOFINO
30 STRANGE FELLOWS
39 SPINNAKERS
31 RED RACER
32 FUGGLES & WARLOCK
33 33 ACRES
34 STEEL & OAK
36 VANBREWERS
35 4 MILE
37 CAMRA YVR
38 VANCOUVER ISLAND
40 ANDINA
40 BAD TATTOO
40 MOON UNDER WATER
40 CANNERY
40 CRANNOG
40 GIBSONS TAPWORKS
40 NELSON
40 OLD YALE
40 SWANS
40 TOWNSITE
40 WHEELHOUSE
41 PERSEPHONE
42 DRIFTWOOD
43 MOUNT ARROWSMITH
44 FERNIE
45 BRIDGE
46 FOUR WINDS
47 BC FISHING RESORTS & OUTFITTERS ASSOCIATION
48 EAST VAN
49 BRASSNECK
50 RAVENS
51 PHILLIPS
52 POWELL
53 BOOMBOX
54 BEAU’S ALL NATURAL
55 LES TROIS MOUSQUETAIRES
56 DEAD FROG
57 LIGHTHOUSE
58 POSTMARK
59 WHISTLER
60 TWIN CITY
61 SFU BREWING PROGRAM
62 MARK JAMES GROUP
63 FACULTY
64 STEAMWORKS
65 RED COLLAR
66 IRON ROAD
67 COAL HARBOUR
68 FIREHALL
69 HASTINGS MILL
70 LUPPOLO
71 RIOT
72 SLOW HAND
73 SUPERFLUX
74 WHITE SAILS
75 VICTORIA CALEDONIAN
76 TWIN SAILS
77 YELLOW DOG
78 THE PARKSIDE
79 MOODY ALES
80 BOMBER
81 THE GROWLER
82 MAIN STREET
83 FOAMERS’ FOLLY
84 CATEGORY 12
85 RUSSELL

VCBW is committed to providing a safe space for all to enjoy and ensuring that craft beer is promoted and enjoyed responsibly by adults. All of our volunteers, staff, and attendees should enjoy their experiences free from harassment, assault, or intimidation of any kind, any such behaviour will not be tolerated. As with all VCBW events, Serving It Right rules apply, remember to drink responsibly, and be sure to PLAN A SAFE WAY HOME.