Great Canadian Beer Fest On Tour: Cranbrook, BC

September 23, 2023 Balment Park

This September, Canada’s oldest beer festival is going on tour! The Great Canadian Beer Festival On Tour, presented by the BC Ale Trail, is coming to Cranbrook on Saturday, September 23. For 29 years this festival has taken place in Victoria, BC, and for the first time you’ll be able to experience tasting Canadian craft beer from coast to coast in the basecamp of the Kootenay Rockies. The Great Canadian Beer Festival On Tour, September 23 at Balment Park in Cranbrook, BC from 12pm – 5pm.


Tickets are $45.00 each 

Your Great Canadian Beer Festival on Tour ticket gets you access to the festival including a diverse line up of both BC craft beer and exclusive beers flown in from across Canada. Your ticket gets you entry to the festival plus 10 drink tokens, each used for one 4oz sample of delicious craft beer.

Buy your tickets here!

Festival Info

The Great Canadian Beer Festival on Tour will bring forth a line-up of over 75 beers, including a few ciders and non-alcoholic beers. This festival will also have food available for purchase from local food trucks, music and entertainment, and local businesses with booths you can browse as you sip your cold, delicious craft beer.

Each beer is served in a 4oz tasting glass you receive upon entry to the festival. Tastings are purchased via drink tokens, 10 of which you receive at the door. More tokens are available for purchase for $2.00 each including tax. One token gets you one 4oz sample of beer from any of the brewery vendors. Cash, credit or debit will be accepted.

This event is 19+ so please bring two pieces of government issued ID. Please have your ticket pulled up on your phone and ready to be scanned at the entry. Please dress for the weather as this festival is outdoors and will be happening rain or shine. We recommend you bring in a water bottle to fill up inside. No other outside food or drink will be allowed in.

Sip & Stays 

BC Ale Trail & Cranbrook Tourism have partnered up with two of our favourite hotels in the area to give you a great deal on your stay in Cranbrook. Book directly and show your festival ticket upon check-in to receive your savings!

Get 15% off with your ticket at the Prestige Hotel & Resort and The Baker Hotel!

To purchase your Sip & Stay package visit here! 

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