Victoria Beer Week Returns for 5th Year

Why not get away to beautiful British Columbia and the 5th annual Victoria Beer Week this March 2-10, 2018, with 13 events over nine days. The 2018 festival represents a mix of great events from past years, along with some bold new twists.

More info below from the press release:

Tickets for this fifth annual festival of BC craft beer go on sale on Tuesday, December 5 online
at, in person at Ticket Rocket (101-804 Broughton Street) or over the phone at
250-590-6291 or toll-free at 1-855-842-7575.

“It’s amazing to think this will be Victoria Beer Week’s fifth birthday,” says Joe Wiebe, co-founder and producer of Victoria Beer Week. “Time sure flies by when you’re having fun, and we’ve had a blast celebrating Victoria’s amazing craft beer community over the past five years.”

Early Pricing in December

Victoria Beer Week (VBW) is offering a $5 Early Pricing discount on most of its tickets until December 31, 2017. Needless to say, VBW tickets make a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer.

Ticket Rocket will host a Ticket Launch Party at its downtown office
(101-804 Broughton Street) on Tuesday, December 5 from 5:00-7:00pm, which is open to the general public.

Those in attendance at the Ticket Launch Party will can enjoy a free beer and snacks, as well as the chance to enter a draw to win a pair of tickets to the opening night event, Lift Off! on Friday, March 2 (courtesy Victoria Beer Week) or 2 tickets to the Victoria HarbourCats home opener weekend games (courtesy Ticket Rocket).

1. Lift Off!

Victoria Public Market
Friday, March 2 – 7:30pm
$50 / $45 Early*

7. The Ultimate Craft Beer Quiz
Northern Quarter
Monday, March 5 – 7:30pm $15 / no early price
2. Brewmasters Brunch

Swans Brewpub

Saturday, March 3 – 11:00am
$30 / $25 Early*

8. Taco Tuesday

Victoria Public Market

Tuesday, March 6 – 7:30pm

$35 / $30 Early*

3. Fishing for Beer

Victoria Public Market
Saturday, March 3 – 7:30pm
$40 / $35 Early* (+$20 for crab boil)

9. Beer, Cheese, More Beer
Victoria Public MarketWednesday, March 7 – 7:00pm & 9:00pm $35 / $30 Early*
4. Homebrewers Workshop

Category 12 Brewing

Sunday, March 4 – 11:00am

$10 / no early price

10. All About the Wood

Victoria Public Market

Thursday, March 8 – 7:30pm

$50 / $45 Early*

5. Beer School

Swans Brewpub

Sunday, March 4 – 11:00am & 2:00pm (2 classes)

$20 per class or $30 for both / $25 Early*

11. Friday Night Casks
Victoria Public Market Friday, March 9 – 7:30pm$50 / $45 Early*
6. Beer, Pizza, and Gelato

Pizzeria Prima Strada (Fort Street)

Monday, March 5 – 5:30pm & 8:00pm

$35 / no early price

12. The Sooke Beer Run
Tour to 3 Sooke Breweries Saturday, March 10 – 1:00pm$49 / no early price
13. Hoppy Birthday
Five Years of Cheers with Victoria Beer Week Victoria Public Market
Saturday, March 10 – 8:00pm$75 / $70 Early*

Full schedule details are available at (as of December 5).

March 2-10, 2018, Victoria, BC
Website: • Tickets:
Twitter: @VicBeerWeek • Instagram: @vicbeerweek • Facebook: @vicbeerweek Hashtag: #VBW2018

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