Advertisement

Select Page

Kelowna to host Great Okanagan Beer Festival

Kelowna to host Great Okanagan Beer Festival

okanagan beer festival

Tickets for the Great Okanagan Beer Festival’s main event go on sale on February 4. The Main event will be held at Waterfront Park in Downtown Kelowna on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

This year attendees can expect several bands playing on the Island Stage along with multiple Great Okanagan Beer Festival Concert Series events at local venues around downtown Kelowna.
“Returning to Kelowna for our 2nd year in a row, we feel that the Great Okanagan Beer Festival will be bigger and better than last year," says  Jordan Stanzack, Producer of Great Okanagan Beer Festival. "We’ve been looking forward to this event since the inaugural event ended, especially because the festival signifies that summer has officially arrived."

Forty-two breweries have confirmed, and spectators can expect upwards of 120 different craft beers to taste while enjoying the beautiful beaches of Waterfront Park Downtown Kelowna.

“The Great Okanagan Beer Festival is not just another beer festival. Last year we really enjoyed it because it was a chance for us to have face time with an emerging market, for us,” says Chris Bjerrisgaard, Marketing Manager for Parallel 49 Brewing.

In 2015, the Great Okanagan Beer Festival hosted 40 breweries, had over 2000 attendees, around 100 types of beers were poured at the main event and the weather was 30 degrees and sunny. This year we are expecting upwards of 3,000 attendees for the main event.

Advanced general admission tickets for Saturday, May 14, 2016 will cost $35 and V.I.P. tickets will cost $70 and can be purchased at www.gobf.ca.

Related Post

About The Author

Editor

Okanagan Life captures the essence of life in the Okanagan Valley with informative and entertaining features on issues that matter to people who live or vacation in this great region, plus stories on Okanagan destinations, personalities, wine, food, history, outdoor recreation and more. We're now in our 30th year of publishing. Subscribe

Current Issue

Oct-Nov-2018-Okanagan-Life-developers

Current Issue

Oct | Nov 2018 Okanagan Life

Purchase

Upcoming Events

Nov
16
Fri
7:30 pm Ballet Kelowna’s Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre
Ballet Kelowna’s Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm
Ballet Kelowna's Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Ballet Kelowna launches its 16th season of dance with Autumn, a dynamic mixed program presented at the Kelowna Community Theatre on November 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm. A multi-faceted celebration of the splendour of the[...]
Nov
17
Sat
7:30 pm Ballet Kelowna’s Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre
Ballet Kelowna’s Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm
Ballet Kelowna's Autumn @ Kelowna Community Theatre | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Ballet Kelowna launches its 16th season of dance with Autumn, a dynamic mixed program presented at the Kelowna Community Theatre on November 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm. A multi-faceted celebration of the splendour of the[...]
Nov
23
Fri
6:00 pm 10th Annual Global Gala @ Delta Grand Resort
10th Annual Global Gala @ Delta Grand Resort
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm
10th Annual Global Gala @ Delta Grand Resort | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
The fourth-year nursing students from the University of British Columbia (UBCO), in partnership with Okanagan-Zambia Health Initiative (OkaZHI), proudly host the 10th Annual Global Gala. The Global Gala is the formal charity event that features[...]
Nov
30
Fri
5:00 pm Summerland Festival of Lights @ Dowtown Summerland
Summerland Festival of Lights @ Dowtown Summerland
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summerland Festival of Lights @ Dowtown Summerland | Victoria | Texas | United States
Summerland will switch-on of its downtown lights on Friday, November 30. Be treated to an evening of festive fun with a country twist. Presented by the Summerland Chamber of Commerce and the District of Summerland,[...]

Error: Please enter a valid email address

Error: Invalid email

Error: Please enter your first name

Error: Please enter your last name

Error: Please enter a username

Error: Please enter a password

Error: Please confirm your password

Error: Password and password confirmation do not match