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Whistler Village Beer Festival

September 17 @ 11:01 pm - September 18 @ 11:01 pm

A fun-filled festival of craft beer and cider featuring two days of tasting events at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Enjoy cask nights, seminars, foodie nights and more. The Whistler Village Beer Festival will feature 70+ breweries pouring 120+ styles of beer and cider.

2022 Feature Events

Whistler Village Beer Festival Main Event

September 17 – 18, 2022
12 – 5 PM | Whistler Olympic Plaza

Not to be missed, the Main Event features over 120 beers and ciders to sample, live music, food trucks and more. Weekend General Admission Tickets and Weekend All Access Passes give you access to both Saturday and Sunday. Cheers! View all ticket options.

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Axes & Ales – $37.99

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
12 – 7 PM | Forged Axe Throwing

Head to Function Junction for a 1-hour axe throwing session and beer! Must select September 13 to book, with a minimum of 2 people.

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Live Music & Free Brewery Tours

Thursday, September 15, 2022
6 – 9 PM | Whistler Brewing Company

Live music from 6 – 9 PM with Pierre Eady and free Brewery Tours with Hugues at 7 PM! Available on a first come, first served basis.


Sip & Stretch – $10*

Thursday, September 15, 2022
8 – 9 PM | Lululemon

Bring your beer onto the mat for this one-hour class with Joanna Berringer that includes a complimentary beer provided by Gibbons Après Lager and Gibbons Après Pilsner. All proceeds go to Ashtanga Yoga Squamish’s “Love Bank”, a fund that relies on the generosity of the community to make yoga accessible for all. Participants must be 19+ to attend and all levels of yoga are welcome. Please bring your own mat, as only a limited amount are provided.

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Blackcomb Tap Takeover

Friday, September 16, 2022
2 – 10 PM | Handlebar, RMU + Fitzsimmons Pub

Twin Sails, Strange Fellow, Coast Mountain and Four Winds Tap Takeover with Fresh Oysters on the half shell.


Master Crafters: Holy Grail of Pale Ale – $45*

Friday, September 16, 2022
7:30 – 10:30 PM | Longhorn Saloon

Master Crafters, presented by Grimm’s Fine Foods, is a blind taste test competition where all the fancy branding is stripped away. Returning for its 5th edition, this year they are on a quest. Choice breweries bring their best pale ale for attendees to sample throughout the evening before casting a vote for their favourite. At the end of the night, each brew is unveiled, and a winner is crowned.

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Brunch + Beers

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18, 2022
9 AM – 1 PM | Stonesedge Kitchen

Start your WVBF weekend off right with a Grimm’s Brunch Board at Stonesedge Kitchen, brought to you by Grimm’s Fine Foods. The sharing board for two features Grimm’s Ham Steaks, Grimm’s Rings (turkey sausage), Sauerkraut, eggs, and a pretzel with mustard. Beers are also on feature to pair with your feast. Best way to fuel up before the Main Event, featuring live music on the patio. Available on a first come, first served basis.


Official After Party

Saturday, September 17, 2022
5 PM – Late | Longhorn Saloon

Keep the party going at the Legendary Longhorn Saloon. Their resident DJs spin all night long, so keep your dancing shoes on!


Official After Party – Beer Cocktails

Sunday, September 18, 2022
5 PM – Late | FireRock Lounge

FireRock bartenders serve up some cocktails with a twist – of beer! Swing by to check out what they’re mixing up and don’t forget about Pitcher Perfect Sunday!

Whistler Village Beer Festival | Photo: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova
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