Festival season is just around the corner! From music festivals to yoga festivals to poutine festivals there is no denying that the festivals just keep lining up. Now if you're a true beer lover, then this festival is calling your name. The best part is that it's not too far from Ottawa, it's just right across the bridge at the Canadian Museum of History.
This event is MASSIVE, over 35,000 festivalgoer's attend beerfest to try so many different types of beers. This insane beer festival is the perfect place to discover the latest brewing trends and developments across Canada. With more than two dozen exhibitors, more than 350 craft beers, and a dozen food trucks and vendors offering local products and flavours, you will be in beer heaven.
Festibière de Gatineau (Gatineau Beerfest) will be held just across the bridge and when you attend you're in for a crazy fun night. Head here with your BFFs to grab a beer and enjoy dozens of activities that are part of the beerfest weekend. From live music and strolling entertainers to tasking workshops and food stalls, there's seriously something for everyone.
Now if you're someone that loves to save money, then you NEED to get your hands on some tickets while the pre-sale is still on! The presale tickets range between $9 to $19! So you should for sure get your tickets now while prices are super reasonable.
There will be over 350 different types of craft beers at this epic festival. The beers will be from all across Canada so it's the perfect chance to try something new. On average, to sample the beers it only costs $2! So you can try so many without breaking your bank account. Some breweries at the festival include:
- Microbrasserie St-Arnould L'Espace Public
- Brasseurs de quartier
- Les Brasseurs du Temps
- Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
- Microbrasserie L'arsenal
- Orléans Brewing Co.
Not only will there we so many craft beers, but you will also get to choose from a variety of food trucks to eat at. Some food trucks that will be at the event include PopCurds Breaded Cheese Curds, Le spécialiste du smoked meat, Churros & Churros, Le BBQ Shop, and. Poutine Factory.
The festival will run for three days from May 31st to June 2nd. On the first two days the festival runs from 3 pm to 11 pm and on the last day it will run from 12 pm to 11 pm. Right now the tickets are on presale so if you want to save your money, grab your tickets before May 27th.
This insane beer festival is the perfect way to kick off your summer! It will be held at the Canadian Museum of History (100 Laurier Street) so you know that the views of the river and Parliament Hill will be stunning! For more information about the festival be sure to visit the website here.