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Friday, June 2nd (4-10PM) | Saturday June 3rd, 2017 (2-9PM)

Tickets on sale December 1st, 2016

Increase your beer knowledge, and find a new favourite by sampling some of the more than 400 different types of beer on site. Take part in beer seminars, and vote for the People’s Choice awards.

You can meet new people, sample delicious foods, enjoy the atmosphere and entertainment, and have a great time! Upon entry, each guest will receive an official Edmonton Craft Beer Festival sample mug to use throughout the event and take home with them afterwards!

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Event Information

*The Edmonton Craft Beer Festival is a sampling event. This is an 18+ event; be sure to bring a government issued ID.

Advanced Ticket Prices

General Admission: $19.99
Beer Geek VIP: $29.99
General Admission Weekend Pass: $34.99
Beer Geek VIP Weekend Pass: $49.99

TICKETS

General Admission Includes

You get an official Alberta Beer Festivals 4 ounce sample mug to keep plus gains you access to the event during regular hours

Beer Geek VIP Includes

Beer Geek VIPs get several awesome perks! They have their own, separate entrance, early access to the event and their own private carpeted VIP Lounge area with cocktail tables, ample seating, drinking water and private washrooms! VIPs get free entry into their choice of seminars including Brew Master, Cooking with Beer and the Distillery District seminars. On top of all that, many breweries will be bringing special cask beers to the event and Beer Geeks get first crack at these beer.

Location

Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands
7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton AB

Beer Festival Schedule

2017 Event Map

Friday

2:30pm – Doors Open (VIP)
3:00pm
– Sampling Begins (VIP)
4:00pm
– Doors Open (General Admission)
9:00pm – No Entry
9:15pm – Sample Token Sales End
9:30pm – Last Call for Alcohol
10:00pm – Event/Consumption Ends

Saturday

12:30pm – Doors Open (VIP)
1:00pm
– Sampling Begins (VIP)
2:00pm
– Doors Open (General Admission)
8:00pm – No Entry After
8:15pm – Sample Token Sales End
8:30pm – Last Call for Alcohol
9:00pm – Event/Consumption Ends

 

 

2017 SEMINAR & CASK SCHEDULES

FRIDAY

COOKING WITH BEER SEMINARS – PRESENTED BY RICKARD’S

3:30-4:00 Beer & Oka Cheese
4:30-5:00
 Restaurant – Urban Tavern
5:30-6:00 Beer & Cococo Chocolate
6:30-7:00 Beer & Oka Cheese
7:30-8:00 Restaurant – Sherlock Holmes
8:30-9:00 Beer & Cococo Chocolate

BREW MASTER SEMINARS – HOSTED BY CRAFT BEER MARKET

5:00-5:30 Beer 101 (Craft Beer Market)
6:00-6:30 Local Brewers, Local Beer Culture (Alley Kat Brewery, Situation Brewing & Yellowhead Brewing)
7:00-7:30 Blindman Brewing – Maker’s of Central Alberta’s craft beer
8:00-8:30 Park Distillery – Small batch spirits handmade in Banff National Park

BEER U – PRESENTED BY ATB FINANCIAL
CASK SCHEDULE

5:45-6:30 Something Brewing
6:45-7:30 Alley Kat Brewery
7:45-8:30 Tool Shed Brewing

SATURDAY

COOKING WITH BEER – PRESENTED BY RICKARD’S

2:30-3:00 Beer & Oka Cheese
3:30-4:00 Restaurant – Urban Tavern
4:30-5:00 Beer & Cococo Chocolate
5:30-6:00 Beer & Oka Cheese
6:30-7:00 Restaurant – Sherlock Holmes
7:30-8:00 Beer & Cococo Chocolate

BREW MASTER SEMINARS – HOSTED BY CRAFT BEER MARKET

3:00-3:30 Alberta Barley  – Combine to Craft
4:00-4:30 Yukon Brewing – Beer Worth Freezin’ For
5:00-5:30 Alberta Beer Girls
6:00-6:30 Local Brewers, Local Beer Culture (Bent Stick Brewing, Bench Creek Brewing & Wood Buffalo Brewing Co.)
7:00-7:30 The Craft Distillery Evolution (Hansen Distillery, Rig Hand Craft Distillery & Sons of Vancouver Distillery)

BEER U – PRESENTED BY ATB FINANCIAL
CASK SCHEDULE

3:45-4:30 Village Brewery
4:45-5:30 Situation Brewing
5:45-6:30 Brewster’s Brewing Co.

2017 Breweries & DISTILLERIES

The following is a list of breweries and distilleries that will be at the 2017 Edmonton Craft Beer Festival! (*Alberta born)

2017 Sponsors

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BECOME A SPONSOR

Be part of the Beer Festival fun!

2017 MEDIA SPONSORS

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2017 HOTEL PARTNERS

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2017 CRAFT DISTILLERY DISTRICTDistillery District

One of the many reasons people love craft beer and spirits is they feel so connected to the people who brew and distill it! Craft distillers are authentic, passionate, and take great pride in their work, and with the growing number of craft distillers in Western Canada ABF is creating a specific area at both the Calgary International Beerfest (May 5 & 6) and Edmonton Craft Beer Festival (June 2 & 3) for people to discover these locally distilled spirits!

The Craft Distillery District will be a must-see destination for patrons at Beerfest.  They will have their senses stimulated with visual and engaging displays, the ability to sample a wide range of spirits from over a dozen distilleries from Western Canada and taste delicious food from local restaurants inspired by spirits.  There will also be opportunities to learn about the process of making craft spirits via seminars that will take place in the district area and exhibitors will be able to interact with festival goers to uncover why this is the next craft evolution!

FAQs

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL BEER AWARDS

Some of the best beers in Canada are showcased at the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival; get a jump-start on your sampling check list and see this year award winners showcasing their beers at this beer festival. We also congratulate the winners of the Metro People’s Choice Awards.

View the awarded beers here

300+

Beers

70+

Breweries

15,000+

Beer Fanatics

1

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