Vancouver Craft Beer Week

  • Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Craft Beer Week is currently postponed - new dates to be announced soon. Please visit for more information. 

Vancouver Craft Beer Week is Canada’s biggest celebration of craft beer & craft beer culture. With ten days of events happening across greater Vancouver and capping off with the VCBW Festival in False Creek, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

2020 will see the return of some Vancouver Craft Beer Week’s most popular events (details to be announced on starting April 1st).

THE VCBW FESTIVAL. Western Canada’s biggest and best craft-only beer fest, the VCBW Festival returns to Vancouver's False Creek, dates TBD.  

NEW FOR 2020: 

LOCATION! We've moved! In 2020 the VCBW Festival will be at Concord Community Park on the shores of False Creek, within walking distance of multiple SkyTrain stations.

ALL-INCLUSIVE TICKETS! No more tokens needed, your festival ticket now includes your tasting mug AND beer and cider samples (as always Serving It Right Rules apply).

FOUR SESSIONS! Be sure to select your desired session(s) when purchasing your tickets - now 4 to choose from. 

SESSION ONE: Friday TBD, 6pm - 10pm

SESSION TWO: Saturday TBD,12pm - 4pm

SESSION THREE: Saturday TBD, 6pm - 10pm

SESSION FOUR: Sunday TBD, 1pm - 5pm

All four sessions will feature live music with bands, buskers and djs, live art installations, food trucks (food is not included with your ticket), and over 75 breweries and cideries to choose from, with more to be announced. 


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Winner of the 2016, 2018 & 2019 Golden Owl Hospitality Awards Social Event of the Year, the Georgia Straight’s Golden Plate Award for Best Beer Festival/Event 2015 - 2019. First place for Best beer event/festival in The Growler BC Craft Beer Awards (The Growlies) 2018 & 2019. The VCBW Festival is BC’s premier craft beer event!

The Vancouver Craft Beer Week team acknowledges that the VCBW Festival will be held on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. 

VCBW aims to create events that celebrate the differences in everyone and include people of all races, cultures and nationalities, and all sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender identities. Attendees, staff, volunteers, and vendors are free to enjoy VCBW events safely and with acceptance. Serving It Right rules apply—attendees must be 19+ years of age and provide two pieces of ID and guests are reminded to drink responsibly and plan a safe ride home.​