The early bird gets the beer Vancouver Craft Beer Week

Early Bird tickets for Vancouver’s most celebrated 
craft beer festival prepare to fly the coop


Discounted ticket sales for the 2019 Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 


at the PNE Fairgrounds end Sunday, March 31, at midnight
The early bird gets the worm—or in this case, the beer. Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) is gearing up for its 10th annual celebration of craft beer and craft culture June 8 and 9, 2019, at the PNE Fairgrounds. Specially priced tickets are on sale now—but act fast, early bird sales end Sunday, March 31, at midnight.
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2018 Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival at the PNE Fairgrounds. Mark Yuen photo
Every year, VCBW rewards eager beer fans for purchasing tickets before April 1 with discounted pricing of $35 for single day tickets, and $55 for a weekend pass (regularly priced at $39 and $65, respectively). Discounted tickets can be purchased at, while supplies last, until midnight on March 31, 2019. 
With a trifecta of top honours (2018 Golden Owl Awards Social Event of the Year; 2018 Growler Awards Best Beer Festival/Event; 2019 Georgia Straight Golden Plates Best Beer Festival), the VCBW Festival offers two days of spectacular outdoor entertainment including live music, games, food trucks and access to more than 100 craft breweries and cideries, pouring 300+ beers and ciders.
Back by popular demand, VIP packages for single-day or weekend enjoyment include early entry to the VIP area, expedited entry to the festival, 10 drink tokens and one food voucher. The VIP area offers access to exclusive beers, food, music and private washrooms. VIP packages are priced at $85 for a single day and $140 for a weekend pass and are available for purchase now.
Attendees can beat the lineups at the festival by pre-purchasing tokens, priced at $20 for 10 tokens when they buy their tickets online.
VCBW is committed to providing a safe space for all to enjoy and ensuring that craft beer is promoted and appreciated responsibly by adults. All volunteers, staff, and attendees should experience VCBW free from harassment, assault or intimidation—any such behaviour will not be tolerated. As with all VCBW events, Serving It Right rules apply—attendees must be 19+ years of age and provide two pieces of ID. VCBW guests are reminded to drink responsibly and plan a safe ride home. For more information about VCBW and to purchase tickets, visit

About Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Celebrating 10 years of craft beer and craft culture, Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) has become the most anticipated beer and cider festival in Western Canada. VCBW has evolved from Canada’s first-ever craft beer week into a cultural engine that showcases music, food, art, and craft beer at events across the city starting the last Friday in May every year. VCBW 2019 kicks off on Friday, May 31, continuing throughout the week with events and programming all over the city, culminating at the historic PNE Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, where more than 100 craft breweries and cideries will be pouring 300+ beers and ciders. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
Find Vancouver Craft Beer Week Online
Twitter: @vcbw
Instagram: @vcbw

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Media release and images provided by Katharine Manson, Katharine Manson Communications. Feature image: 2018 Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival at the PNE Fairgrounds. Mark Yuen photo


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1 thought on “The early bird gets the beer Vancouver Craft Beer Week”

  1. Hi,
    My name is Rosie Lal and I own and operate my food truck ‘Out For Lunch’ that specializes in India style Fijian food I would like to opportunity & operate I would like to be part Vancouver Craft Beer Week June 8 and 9th 2019


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