Calgary Oktoberfest

20Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 20, 2017 In: Beer News, Calgary Oktoberfest Comments: 0

These 5 Tips Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Calgary Oktoberfest Experience This Weekend!   If you’ve ever travelled, you already know the importance of either staying with, or at the very least, learning about things from a local. Locals know the great spots to eat,...

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14Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 14, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Oktoberfest – So Much Has Changed!   It’s been 207 years since Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen in a massive event that is now known as Oktoberfest! A lot has happened in the time between then and now, and a lot has changed – yet the tradition...

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30Aug
By: Bill Robinson On: August 30, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Wicked Long Last Names, Sweet Moustaches on Old German Guys & a Brief History of Oktoberfest   King Ludwig I of Bavaria is by far our favorite 19th century Bavarian royalty, though you have to admire the ‘staches on Otto Von Bismarck and Wilhelm I. If these other guys...

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16Jun
By: Bill Robinson On: June 16, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

You’re probably already aware that great white sharks are powerful and majestic predators, but unless you are an avid shark week watcher, you might not know that if a great white shark sits still too long, it dies. This is true of great companies and people as well. There...

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12Oct
By: Trevor Bacon On: October 12, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Press Releases Comments: 0

Oktoberfest brings German beer culture to Calgary The economy has its ups and downs, but beer? Beer is eternal. Although times are undeniably tough in Alberta, you wouldn’t be able to tell if you were at Oktoberfest on Sept. 23 and 24. By Paul McAleer, Contributor – The Reflector Beer, lederhosen...

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06Oct
By: Bill Robinson On: October 06, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

TAKING A LOOK BACK AT JUST HOW AMAZING CALGARY OKTOBERFEST AND EDMONTON OKTOBERFEST WERE! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped make Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest, and Alberta Beer Week such great successes! Though it is impossible to recreate the fun, we’ve captured some of our favorite pictures and...

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20Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 20, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

With over 50 breweries, special casks you can’t get anywhere else on earth being tapped on the stage every hour, delicious eateries from around both cities, and a selection of ‘other’ beverages including our friends in the craft distilling industry, come prepared to sample a wide range of delicious...

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18Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 18, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

With Calgary Oktoberfest set to kick off AB Beer Week on September 23/24 – and Edmonton Oktoberfest ready to celebrate the week’s successes Sept 30/Oct 1 – we thought we’d give you a few tips to help you get the most out of your Oktoberfest experience! Tip #1: Get...

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17Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 17, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

The tradition at Oktoberfest in Munich is that no one gets a beer until the Mayor taps the first keg. With Calgary Oktoberfest (Sept 23/24) and Edmonton Oktoberfest (Sept 30/Oct 1) as the opening and closing ceremonies to Alberta Beer Week, expect the beer and the good times to...

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15Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 15, 2016 In: Beer News, Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Celebrating its second year, Alberta Beer Week kicks off with the first cask tapping at Calgary Oktoberfest (Sept 23/24), rolls out a host of amazing beer focused events over the course of the week, then celebrates another successful year at Edmonton Oktoberfest (Sept 30/Oct 1). “We’re experiencing the fastest...

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