We’ve scoured the province to bring you the best of the best in craft breweries including a few from our own backyard. Come down and sample their wares and taste the best that craft beer has to offer. You won’t be disappointed!

A $10 admission fee for the Craft Beer Festival will get visitors 19 years plus who want to enjoy good beer; a wristband for 3 day access to the craft beer vendor area, two 4 oz sample beer tickets, participation in Brewmaster Sessions, and a reusable/compostable cup. There is no admission fee for minors or those not interested in a wristband.

Craft Beer tickets are available at the event, you must be at least 19 years of age & have a wristband to purchase, and redeem tickets.


BBQ'D Goodness

BBQ’d goodness

Good BBQ is hard to find. that’s why you’ll want to come and enjoy some of the best on the continent. Featuring ribs, pulled pork, and brisket from award-winning teams across North America.  If you miss it, you’re missing out!

Silver Bullet BBQ

Silver Bullet

Uncle Sams

Hawgs Gone Wild

Camp 31

Crabby's BBQ Shack

Crabby’s BBQ Shack


Downtown Tasting Trail

Downtown Tasting Trail

Once you’ve tried all there is to try at the festival, you’re not done yet. Set yourself loose on the downtown and try all of the great local food and beers our downtown establishments and patios have to offer.

Brewmaster Sessions

Brewmaster Sessions

We know you love beer more than your mother and children, and have always wanted a chance to learn from the masters. We’ve tapped our local brewmasters to come out and drop some beer knowledge on the masses during the festival at Heritage Park. Don’t be late for class!

Saturday @ 1:00pm

Saturday @ 1:20pm

Saturday @ 1:40pm

Concert Schedule

Concert Schedule
Name of Act Time
Friday, July 7, 2017
Joe Garrisi 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Catfish Turner 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Music 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Brewmaster Talks 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Chantal Preston 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Adrien Robitaille 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Crash Monkey Mob 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Blues Connection 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 8, 2017
People’s Choice Competition 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sil Simone 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Penny Love Band 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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