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Victoria Beer Week

Returning May 5 – 13th
at various unique venues across
Greater Victoria

Tickets On Sale Now!

Victoria Beer Week is a week-long festival showcasing BC craft breweries in unique event settings across Greater Victoria. With a focus on education and diverse craft beer selection, VBW 2023 will feature more than 50 BC craft breweries. Victoria Beer Week launched back in 2014, it has since become a successful annual festival creating craft beer ambassadors out of regular beer consumers.


Fri May 5

Lift Off!

Friday 5th May, 2023 • 7:00 pm → 10:00 pm
Market Square
Victoria Beer Week

*Victoria Beer Week Incoming in* 3.. 2.. 1.. LIFT OFF! Kick off Victoria Beer Week at this special launch event where you can be the first to taste at least a dozen brand new beers from some of BC’s best breweries. Join us at the heart of Downtown Victoria, in Market Square, on Friday, May 5th for the launch event of the season! 

Sat May 6

Sour Power

Saturday 6th May, 2023 • 7:00 pm → 11:00 pm
Victoria Edelweiss Club
Victoria Beer Week

Pull out your bell bottoms, tube tops and spandex – it’s time to boogie! Join us for a groovy night of disco in James Bay, at Victoria’s Edelweiss Club for Sour Power: a 70s themed sour beer disco party. Come to jive, stay for the brewskis.

Catch you on the flip side!

Wed May 10

Beer & Pizza

Wednesday 10th May, 2023 • 5:00 pm → 8:00 pm
Driftwood Brewery
Victoria Beer Week

The iconic duo, Beer & Pizza is back. Enjoy four custom created pizza slices from Bicycle Pizza, each inspired by and paired perfectly with a craft beer. Hosted by our friends at Driftwood brewery, bring your friends and enjoy this delicious dinner. By far, one of our most popular events that sells out every year!

Thu May 11

Down Unda

Thursday 11th May, 2023 • 6:00 pm → 9:00 pm
The Esquimalt Gorge Park Pavilion
Victoria Beer Week

Join us at the beautiful Esquimalt Gorge Park Pavilion to enjoy a cold bevvy with your mates from Down Unda. Known for the unique variety of hops from Australia and New Zealand, these brews will have you feelin’ true blue. SaltChuck Pies will be on site with delicious hot, savoury pies made in the Australian/New Zealand tradition.

Fri May 12

Dubbel Down

Friday 12th May, 2023 • 7:30 pm → 10:30 pm
Victoria Public Market
Victoria Beer Week

Dubbel Down with us at a night of Belgian inspired beers and cuisine! Craft breweries in BC have done a wonderful job over the past decade of creating their own takes on the veritable smorgasbord of Belgian beer styles. We will be showcasing these styles of ale while enjoying delectable Belgian-inspired cuisine from vendors at the Victoria Public Market.

Fri May 12

Fridays at the Station

Friday 12th May, 2023 • 2:00 pm → 8:00 pm
720 Station Avenue
Fridays at the Station

Fridays at The Station is an ongoing pop-up summer series produced by The Victoria Beer Society and proudly supported by the City of Langford.
This series kicks off during Beer Week, running 2pm – 8pm with special live music, food trucks and local businesses and art studios.

Sat May 13


Saturday 13th May, 2023 • 7:00 pm → 10:00 pm
Victoria Press Building
Victoria Beer Week

A celebratory culmination of a week well done and an opportunity to rejoice and play with the friends we’ve made. To toast the week of events, Touchdown will recap the fan favourite beers from each event so you can try the best new beers, sours, Belgian brews, new zealand pils, southern hemisphere hops, and seltzers! A finale event with something for everyone!

Places to Stay
We’ve partnered up with hotels in the area to give you a great deal on your stay here.

The Parkside Hotel & Spa

Use the code VBWATT23 for 15% off

As a carbon-positive, all-suite hotel, accommodations at The Parkside feature fully equipped kitchens and kitchenettes, washers and dryers, private balconies, gas fireplaces, separate sleeping areas and plenty of space to relax and unwind. Amenities include various meeting and event spaces, a wellness centre (featuring an onsite spa, 25-metre indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness centre), a private movie theatre, a rooftop patio with fire pits, along with Tre Fantastico Bistro.

Email them below or call directly at 250-940-1200.

Volunteers make magic happen…

Volunteer with Victoria Beer Society and we’ll be grateful forever.