Douglas Street (Doug Clement Photography)

Cheers, Victoria! 

On Sunday, February 17th Distrikt Nightclub and the Games Room are hosting the 10th annual Island Beer & Spirits festival, and it’s promised to be their biggest celebration yet.

Raise a glass to Vancouver Island and join them in celebrating some of the finest beer, spirits and cider in the world – local style!

You can enjoy some of the best beverages our Island’s breweries and distilleries have to offer in delicious taster form, partake in some nibbles, and join your friends in this popular once-a-year event.

Tickets are now available for purchase in person at the Strathcona Hotel front desk or the Strath Liquor Store, and you can get general admission tickets online at Eventbrite or the Facebook event page.

Your $25 ticket includes 2 – 4 oz beer tasters or 1/2 oz spirits tasters and 1 food item.

The first 150 tickets receive VIP access (1 p.m. entry). That means you get one whole hour to seek out the most exciting samples before the regular admission arrive. Once the first 150 tickets are sold they will move to general admission tickets (2 p.m. entry).

Breweries and distilleries will be listed as they are confirmed, so make sure you like the Distrikt and The Games Room Facebook pages to stay in the know!


We’ve got 10 pairs of general tickets to give away to ten lucky winners! 


To enter to win a pair of tickets to ‘Island Beer & Spirits Festival’ at the Distrikt Nightclub, complete at least one of the following:

1. LIKE Distrikt Nightclub and/or The Games Room on Facebook, then comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

2. SHARE this post on Facebook or Twitter and comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

3. Tweet the following on Twitter then comment below telling us once you have: (1 entry)

Win 2 tickets to Island Beer & Spirits Festival happening on February 17 at the Distrikt Nightclub via @victoriabuzzes RT to enter! #victoriabuzz

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on February 14th, 2019. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

Click here to read our Contest Rules.

Island Beer & Spirits Festival

  • When: Sunday, February 17th from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Distrikt Nightclub (919 Douglas St.)
  • Tickets: Purchase your tickets in person at the Strathcona Hotel front desk, or at the Strath Liquor Store. You can also purchase your tickets online at Eventbrite.


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