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Okanagan Fest of Ale

April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

$29 – $47

Guests of the 22nd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale can look forward to sampling the best beers and ciders from 62 craft breweries in Penticton April 7 & 8, 2107.  A favourite for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, this  “must attend event” is one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. The 2-day festival features 175+ quality crafted brews, ciders and cask ales for tasting, fabulous food and great live entertainment in a unique indoor/outdoor venue.


“Of the 62 brewers participating, 16 are new to the event and 6 will be offering estate grown and produced ciders” says Simon St-Laurent, Marketing Director for the Okanagan Fest of Ale.  “We had an overwhelming number of craft brewers interested in participating this year and are thrilled we were able adjust our floor plan to accommodate over 60 top notch breweries from BC and beyond”.


In addition to hosting a record number of brewers at the event organizers are anticipating a full house.  “We’ve partnered with local hoteliers to offer great deals on ticket and accommodation packages and encourage guests of the fest to check out what’s on tap in our craft beer friendly town” says St. Laurent.


New for 2017 attendees will now be able to track their tastings on the popular Untappd app.  “The Untappd platform allows guests easy access to detailed product listings and descriptions for each of the breweries. It’s a great alternative to a printed tasting guide and we encourage guest coming to the festival to check out our venue listing on Untapped at Okanagan Fest of Ale in advance of the event”.


“Tickets sales to date have been phenomenal with many guests taking advantage of specially priced ticket and accommodation packages, or opting for weekend passes”.  Its shaping up to be one of the biggest and best events yet” says St. Laurent. Don’t be disappointed, make your plans to Sip, Savour and Celebrate the best in craft beer and cider at the 2017 Okanagan Fest of Ale today!


Tickets to the event are available online at

Single Day Admission $29; 2-day Weekend Pass $47 (inclusive)

Ticket & Accommodation Specials starting at $99/couple at


         Breweries Participating at the Okanagan Fest of Ale 2017



4 Mile Brewing Co.

Bad Tattoo Brewing Co

Banff Ave Brewing Co.

Barley Mill Brew Pub

BC Brew Co. and Distilling  – New

BC Tree Fruits Cider

BNA Brewing Co

Bomber Brewing

Boundary Brewing Company  – New

Bridge Brewing

Britannia Brewing  – New

Cannery Brewing Co.

Canuck Empire Brewing

Category 12 Brewing

Crannog Ales

CrossRoads Brewing  – New

Dead Frog

Doan’s Craft Brewing Company  – New

Dogwood Brewing – New

Fernie Brewing Co.

Field House Brewing Co.  New

Firehall Brewery

Foamers’ Folly Brewing Co.  New

Four Winds Brewing

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks  – New

Hearthstone Brewery

Highway 97 Brewing Company Ltd

Howe Sound Brewing

Howling Moon Craft Cider

Hoyne Brewing Co.

Kettle River Brewing Company  – New

Lighthouse Brewing Company

Longwood Brewery

Marten Brewing Co.

McClelland Premium Imports

Moody Ales

Moon Under Water

Mt Begbie Brewing Co.

Naramata Cider Co.  New

NOMAD Cider – New

Orchard Hill Estate Cidery Ltd.

Parallel 49 Brewing

Persephone Brewing Co.

Phillips Brewing & Malting Co

R&B Brewing Co

Ravens Brewing Company

Red Arrow Brewing Company  – New

Red Collar Brewing Co

Red Racer

Red Truck Beer Company

Spinnakers Brewpub

Steamworks Brewing

Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

Strange Fellows Brewing  – New

Summerland Heritage Cider Co.

The Parkside Brewery  – New

The Tin Whistle Brewery

Torchlight Brewing

Tree Brewing Co.

Twin Sails Brewing  – New

Victoria Caledonian Brewery  – New

Yellow Dog Brewing


Operating as a non-profit society, and managed by a Volunteer Board of Directors, the Okanagan Fest of Ale Society hosts an annual Consumer Craft Beer and Cider Tasting that functions to support and promote the growing world of quality craft brewery products, promote local tourism and support charitable organizations within the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similakameen.  Since its inception, $537,660 in net proceeds has been gifted back to qualifying registered charities.


For media related inquiries please contact Simon St. Laurent

Okanagan Fest of Ale Society, Marketing Director at 250.328.9778

For all other inquires: 250.492.4355


April 7, 2017
April 8, 2017
$29 – $47
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Okanagan Fest of Ale