Written By Guest Writer Beer / Beer & Cider / Events / Press Release Jul 24, 2019 Great Canadian Beer Festival SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe line-up is set and the tickets are on sale.The Great Canadian Beer Festival will return to Royal Athletic Park in Victoria, BC, on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7, 2019. This year’s festival is the 27th annual GCBF — the first year under the new management of the Victoria Beer Society following the handover from the original founders who retired last fall.“We are so excited to have this opportunity to put a fresh spin on Canada’s longest-running craft beer festival,” says Joe Wiebe, a co-founder and spokesperson for the Victoria Beer Society. “The lineup of breweries will be better than ever, including many coming from across Canada.”Up to 4,500 people are expected to attend this celebration of craft beer each day. This year’s festival will feature a diverse range of more than 60 craft breweries from British Columbia along with local cideries and food trucks. The BC Ale Trail-er will also be on-site serving a selection of beers from breweries that are unable to make the trip to Victoria. Expect an expanded array of breweries from across Canada to be announced in late June.Discounted Early Bird Tickets for Victoria Beer Society members will go on sale Tuesday, June 18. VBS members can purchase tickets before everyone else and receive a 25% discount on Single Day Friday & Saturday Tickets. Public on-sale begins Wednesday, July 3, including both Single Day Tickets along with new Friday & Saturday Weekend Passes.Tickets are still available through ticketrocket.co but, as is usual with this event, go fast.The line-up:BRITISH COLUMBIA33 Brewing Experiment 4 Mile Brewing Ace Brewing Andina Brewing Axe & Barrel Brewing Bad Dog Brewing Barnside Brewing Bomber Brewing Bridge Brewing Britannia Brewing Cannery Brewing Canoe Brewpub Category 12 Brewing Coal Harbour Brewing Container Brewing Crannog Ales CrossRoads Brewing Dageraad Brewing Dead Frog Brewery Dogwood Brewing Driftwood Brewery East Vancouver Brewing Faculty Brewing Fernie Brewing Field House Brewing Foamers’ Folly Brewing Four Winds Brewing Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks Gladstone Brewing Howl Brewing Hoyne Brewing Île Sauvage Brewing KPU Brew Lab Lighthouse Brewing Longwood Brewery Luppolo Brewing Monkey 9 Brewing Moody Ales Moon Under Water Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Off the Rail Brewing Old Abbey Ales Parallel 49 Brewing Parkside Brewery Phillips Brewing & Malting Ravens Brewing Red Racer Beer Russell Brewing Rustic Reel Brewing Small Block Brewing Smithers Brewing Sooke Brewing Sooke Oceanside Brewery Spinnakers Brewpub Steamworks Brewing Steel & Oak Brewing Strange Fellows Brewing Strathcona Beer Swans Brewery Torchlight Brewing Townsite Brewing Trading Post Brewing Twa Dogs Brewery Twin City Brewing Vancouver Island Brewing Wheelhouse Brewing Whistle Buoy Brewing Whistler Brewing White Sails Brewing Wildeye Brewing Wolf Brewing Yellow Dog BrewingYUKON Winterlong BrewingALBERTA Analog Brewing Annex Ales Blindman Brewing The Dandy Brewing Co. Dog Island Brewing The Establishment Brewing Co. Last Best Brewing Town Square BrewingSASKATCHEWAN 9 Mile Legacy Black Bridge Brewing Malty National Brewery Nokomis AlesMANITOBA Torque BrewingONTARIO Beau’s Brewing Bench Brewing Collective Arts Brewing Nickel Brook BrewingQUÉBEC Dieu du Ciel! Glutenberg Brewery Les Trois MousquetairesNOVA SCOTIA 2 Crows Brewing Big Spruce Brewery Tatamagouche BrewingCIDER (BC) Merridale Ciderworks Tod Creek CiderBeerCidereventgreat canadian beer festival SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Awards / Beer / Drink / Exceptional Eats! Awards / Food / Opinion December 31, 2019 Readers Choice Exceptional Eats! Awards Poll -Voting Open! ... Read More 2020 Issues / Beer / Drink / Food / Magazine December 30, 2019 January|February Issue Out Now ... 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