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40 Breweries Per Day Just Jumped to 70 for the Whistler Village Beer Festival Main Event

Whistler, British Columbia – August 10, 2015: The Whistler Village Beer Festival (Sept 16-20, 2015) was pretty pleased when it announced that they were going to have 35-40 different breweries pouring on the Saturday and Sunday during their weekend long tasting event, but thanks to some site approvals they’re now able to offer...

40 Breweries Per Day Just Jumped to 70 for the Whistler Village Beer Festival Main Event
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Bannock, Beers, and Venues at 6,000 Feet

New Event Images: http://bit.ly/1SJY2we 2014 Images: http://bit.ly/1JnynIf 2014 Highlight Reel: https://youtu.be/IZtADjhH9vU Whistler, British Columbia – August 3, 2015: The Whistler Village Beer Festival is proud to announce the addition of two new and unique events - Bannock & Beer and the Mountain Top Salmon Bake & Beer.

Bannock, Beers, and Venues at 6,000 Feet
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

Breweries Announced for Whistler Village Beer Festival

2014 Images: http://bit.ly/1JnynIf 2014 Highlight Reel: https://youtu.be/IZtADjhH9vU Whistler, British Columbia – July 27, 2015: The expansion of the Whistler Village Beer Festival to two days of pouring at Whistler Olympic Plaza means it can accommodate more amazing breweries than ever before. The line up showcases 40 different...

Breweries Announced for Whistler Village Beer Festival
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

The Whistler Village Beer Festival Comes Into Its Third Year with an Extended Line Up of Events

Whistler, British Columbia – June 8, 2015: Gibbons Festivals & Events Co. Ltd is proud to announce the return of the third annual Whistler Village Beer Festival, September 16-20 2015. After having doubled in size in it’s first two years, the 2015 event will see another huge leap forward, introducing a second Main Event day at...

The Whistler Village Beer Festival Comes Into Its Third Year with an Extended Line Up of Events
POSTED BY · Gibbons Whistler

New Waterfront Beer Festival Will Quench Your Thirst in Kelowna

Fabulous news for beer lovers in the Okanagan as a new festival is in the works for Kelowna. Planning is underway for the Great Okanagan Beer Festival, the ‘little sibling’ to the extremely successful Whistler Village Beer Festival. If all goes according to plan, the event will take place from May 7th to 9th at Waterfront Park.

New Waterfront Beer Festival Will Quench Your Thirst in Kelowna
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team

Coming Soon to a YouTube Near You…

A cultural experience, not a chug fest, is how Liam Peyton describes next weekend's second annual Whistler Village Beer Festival (Sept. 11-14). That's not to say the four-day celebration is solely for purists: Far from it.

Coming Soon to a YouTube Near You…
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team

Beer Festival Embraces its Artistic Side

As everyone knows, it was the great beer expert Pharrell Williams who sang in his recent international hit Hoppy, "Because I'm hoppy... Clap along if you feel that hoppiness is the truth."

Beer Festival Embraces its Artistic Side
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team

The Secret to Whistler’s Success (is not what you think it is)

With alpine vistas, a surplus of meeting space and close connections to Vancouver, Whistler is following the lead set out by ski resorts such as Banff and Aspen and courting the conference crowd—a much sought-after tourist segment known to book early and spend lots of money. This month, Grow—a technology investment conference with some 1,100 attendees—became the latest to make the trek up the Sea-to-Sky highway, relocating from Vancouver after four years.

The Secret to Whistler’s Success (is not what you think it is)
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team

The Big Idea: Brewing up Whistler’s fast-growing Beer Fest

Last summer, Liam Peyton wanted a challenge and Joey Gibbons was determined to find it for him. In June 2013 Peyton became event manager at Gibbons Life, a new, non-profit offshoot of the Gibbons Hospitality Group, and in just three months he channeled his passion for great beer and our mountains into the inaugural sell-out Whistler Beer Festival.

The Big Idea: Brewing up Whistler’s fast-growing Beer Fest
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team

Eat, Drink, and Escape at These B.C. and Portland Summer Festivals

OKAY, SO MAYBE you don’t have two months off school - or even two weeks off work - this summer. You can still make the weekends count by getting out of town and taking in a few annual festivals.

Eat, Drink, and Escape at These B.C. and Portland Summer Festivals
POSTED BY · Festival Events Team