VCBW 2016 wraps up with beer festival weekend

VCBW glasses

Vancouver Craft Beer Week finished strong this past weekend with the biggest 2016 VCBW/Donnelly Group Festival yet, held at the PNE Centre Grounds. About 120 breweries and cideries from the Lower Mainland, other parts of B.C. and the United States crammed into the venue along with thousands of thirsty visitors from June 3 to 5.

VCBW Secret Garden

In addition to all the craft beer, festival goers were entertained by live music on multiple stages. The CFOX Mainstage featured winners from the radio station’s #WillPlayForBeer contest where listeners voted online for their favourite bands including The Brass Action, Band or Rascals, Dakota Pearl and more. A

VCBW may be over, but you can pick up a passport from any Donnelly pub, until June 15, and get stamped by drinking New Belgium Brewing craft for a chance to win a trip to Tour de Fat rolling bike and beer carnival.

VCBW Growler tent

Here are some pictures from the closing event to tide you over until next year:

VCBW 2016 4 Mile Brewing VCBW 2016 Moody Ales VCBW 2016 can racing VCBW 2016 Deschutes VCBW 2016 fooseball VCBW 2016 Hearthstone Brewery VCBW 2016 Merridale Craft Cider VCBW 2016 OpenRoad Audi VCBW 2016 peach radler VCBW 2016 Saltspring Island Ales VCBW 2016 Steel & Oak VCBW 2016 picnic tables VCBW 2016 vendor tents VCBW 2016 water volunteer VCBW 2016 wristbandVCBW 2016 fence

 

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