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Okanagan Fest of Ale Continues Today at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

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Okanagan Fest of Ale Continues Today at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre
The 24th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale takes place in Penticton April 12 and 13.
The 24th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale takes place in Penticton April 12 and 13.

One of Penticton’s best spring events, the 24th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer Festival takes place April 12th and 13th where 65 craft brewers and 5000+ craft brew enthusiasts will be participating in one of the longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest.

Sip on a selection of over 175 quality crafted beers, ciders and cask ales in the unique indoor/outdoor venue. Enjoy great food, live entertainment and more. See who picked up the hardware last year.

Regular Admission

Single Day – $29
2-Day Passes – $49
Groups of 12 or more, save 10% + on regular price of single day or weekend passes.

Tasting tokens are available onsite – $2 per token good for a 4oz. taster or in multiples for onsite eats. Tickets are good for single admission on the day(s) noted only – no in/out privileges.

“This is a record number of participants for us” says John Cruickshank, Okanagan Fest of Ale Society President. “Of the participating breweries, 15 are new to the event, 6 will be featuring craft cider, and many will be offering new seasonal releases, collaborations and beers created especially for the festival. The group is a nicely balanced mix of returning favourites, new, and soon to be up and running breweries from neighbourhoods across the province and we can’t wait to welcome them to the Okanagan in April.”

In addition to the 2 day main event, there are a number craft themed events taking place around the town including a seminar with tastings by Joe Wiebe hosted by Bad Tattoo followed by the return of Strange Brews at the Craft Corner Kitchen on Thursday April 11th; Beer Themed Karaoke at the Barley Mill Brew Pub & Sports Bistro’s Karaoke on Friday April 12th and 13th; Murderers Row a Cask Event at the Kettle Valley Station Pub on Saturday April 13th; the “Hair of the Dog” buffet brunch at the Barking Parrot and free live music at Cannery Brewing on Sunday April 14th.

This Year’s Participating Brewers

4 Mile Brewing Co. – Victoria
Angry Hen Brewing Co.- Kalso (New)
Bad Tattoo Brewing Company – Penticton
Barley Mill Brew Pub – Penticton
BC Tree Fruits Cider Co – Kelowna
BNA Brewing Co. – Kelowna
Bomber Brewing – Vancouver
Boundary Brewing Co- Kelowna
Cannery Brewing – Penticton
Category 12 Brewing – Saanich
Coal Harbour Brewing – Vancouver
Crannóg Ales – Sorrento
CrossRoads Brewing – Prince George
Dead Frog Brewery – Langley
Detonate Brewing Company – Summerland
Driftwood Brewery – Victoria
East Vancouver Brewing Company – Vancouver (New)
Elevation 57 Brewing Co- Big White
Fernie Brewing Company – Fernie
Firehall Brewery – Oliver
Foamers’ Folly Brewing Co – Pitt Meadows
Four Winds Brewing Co. – Delta
Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks – Richmond
Hatchery Brewing – Penticton (New)
Highway 97 Brewing Company – Penticton
Howe Sound Brewing – Squamish
Howling Moon Craft Cider – Oliver
Hoyne Brewing Co.- Victoria
Iron Road Brewing – Kamloops (New)
Kettle River Brewing Company – Kelowna
Lighthouse Brewing – Victoria
Luppolo Brewing – Vancouver
Mariner Brewing Company- Coquitlam
Merridale Cidery – Cobble Hill (New)
Mighty Peace Brewing – Fort St. John (New)
Moody Ales – Port Moody
Moon Under Water Brewery – Victoria
Mt Begbie Brewing Co – Revelstoke
Naramata Cider Co- Naramata
Neighbourhood Brewing – Penticton (New)
Nelson Brewing Company – Nelson
Northpaw Brewing – Port Coquitlam (New)
Parallel 49 Brewing Company – Vancouver
Parkside Brewery – Port Moody
Persephone Brewing Co. – Gibsons
Phillips Brewing & Malting Co – Victoria
Powell Brewery – Vancouver
R&B Brewing – Vancouver
Ravens Brewing Company – Abbotsford
Red Bird Brewing – Kelowna (New)
Red Collar Brewing – Kamloops
Red Racer Brewing – Surrey
Salt Spring Island Ales – Salt Spring Island (New)
Spinnakers –Victoria
Steamworks Brewing Co. – Burnaby
Steel & Oak Brewing Co. – New Westminster
Strange Fellows Brewing – Vancouver
Strathcona Beer Company – Vancouver (New)
Summerland Heritage Cider Co. – Summerland
The Beer Farmers – Pemberton (New)
Tin Whistle Brewery – Penticton
Tofino Brewing Co – Tofino (New)
Torchlight Brewing Co – Nelson
Trench Brewing & Distilling – Prince George (New)
Twin Sails Brewing – Port Moody
Vancouver Island Brewing – Victoria
Wards Cider – Kelowna
Wild Ambition Brewing – Kelowna (New)
Whitetooth Brewing Company – Golden
Yellow Dog Brewing – Port Moody

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