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The Great Canadian Beer Festival is happening in Victoria this weekend


This weekend, hop on over to Royal Athletic Park and drink to your heart’s content at the Great Canadian Beer Festival!

This popular two-day event will feature over 60 breweries and two cideries pouring approximately 250 beers and ciders.

The GCBF is the longest-running beer festival in Canada, with the first iteration taking place at the Victoria Conference Centre and bringing in 2,000 attendees. Now, over 9,000 beer lovers come through the gates of Royal Athletic Park to take in the annual event.

Attendees can also take in some live entertainment and grab some eats from a variety of food trucks.

Feel free to get in the spirit of things and dress up, as well; the GCBF draws an eclectic crowd with plenty of standout figures.

So get your ticket, grab your tasting glass, and enjoy the best that local brewers have to offer!

Great Canadian Beer Festival 2018

Where: Royal Athletic Park, 1014 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria

When: Friday, Sept. 7, 4–9 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 8, 12–5 p.m.

Tickets: $40 + fees (includes taster glass, program, and BC Transit Get Home Safe bus ticket) | On sale now | Beer tokens available on site for $2 per 4 oz taster. Cash-only.

Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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