Brewery and the Beast September 24, 2023

Vancouver Island’s best food & drink festival of the summer returns on September 24th, featuring over 50 of Victoria and Vancouver Island’s best chefs and beverage makers.

Fire-cooked Meats, Cold Drinks, and Good Friends – the perfect ingredients for a memorable day with your favorite people. Let’s set the scene: it’s a warm September afternoon, and you’re hanging out with some of your best pals, enjoying the tastiest food and drinks from around the city. Top that off with some feel-good live music, and you have the perfect way to spend a Sunday.

Welcome to Brewery & The Beast, the one-of-a-kind culinary event that brings together award-winning chefs, beverage makers, and the local community. Expect the ultimate feast of fire-kissed meats, craft beers, cocktails, ciders, and wines, accompanied by live music and a dynamic atmosphere. Brewery & The Beast is dedicated to sourcing proteins from local farmers and ranchers that raise their animals responsibly and ethically. Learn about local proteins and produce while savoring quality food and drink and supporting local businesses.

Brewery & The Beast is committed to positively impacting the communities the events are held in. The event supports the industry’s future by donating scholarship money to the Chefs’ Table Society of BC. The event also supports food security programs for children, food banks, and non-profit organizations to help vulnerable people in the community. Brewery & the Beast is proud to deliver a premium hospitality experience rooted in talent, innovation, team collaboration, goodwill, and economic growth.


Here is a sneak peek of some of the participating restaurants you’ll find at the event:

Marilena Cafe & Raw Bar, Hanks *a Restaurant, Part & Parcel, House of Boateng, Wind Cries Mary, Dumpling Drop, The Whole Beast, The Courtney Room, Bin 4 Burger Lounge, Old Firehouse Wine Bar, Aura Waterfront Restaurant and Patio, Two Rivers Meats and many more!

You’ll find a wide variety of proteins being cooked over open fires, including: beef, bison, pork, lamb, goat, chicken, elk, rabbit, duck, and wild boar. Paired with some delicious options of local craft beer, cocktails, wine, hard seltzers, cider, coffee, and non-alcoholic beverages.


This year’s exciting list of beverage presenters includes:

Driftwood Brewery, Vancouver Island Brewery, Parallel 49 Brewing, Windfall Cider, Ardbeg Whiskey, Farming Karma Fruit Co, Seastar Vineyards, Unsworth Vineyards, Ocaso Tequila Soda, Tito’s Vodka, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, Grüvi Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Select Wines, and more!

Tickets, Tickets, Tickets!

Event tickets provide guests unlimited access to all participating chefs, restaurants, and beverage options. No extra purchasing is required – it’s all included in your ticket price. The event takes place on Sunday, September 24th, and tickets are going fast! Make sure to visit to purchase yours now!

Web URL and Socials:

Instagram: @brewerythebeast

Facebook: Brewery & The Beast

When: Sunday, September 24, 12 pm – 4 pm

Where: Starlight Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway

Why: To celebrate the best food & beverage our region has to offer!

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