2017 Fest of Ale – April 7 & 8


Join 60+ craft brewers and 5000+ craft beer enthusiasts at one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. This 2-day festival features 175+ quality crafted brews, ciders and cask ales for tasting, fabulous food and great live entertainment in a unique indoor/outdoor venue. The festival takes place in the heart of beautiful Penticton, BC, and has been an annual “must attend event” for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years!

The stage has been set for the 2017 event with a stellar line up of 62 craft brewers from BC and beyond, 16 of which are new to the event and 6 of which will be offering estate gown and produced ciders. We’ve lined up 12 fabulous food vendors, many of which will be offering a craft inspired twist on their dish along with an diverse and eclectic mix of performers each with a unique flavour of their own.
Make your plans to celebrate with us at the 22nd annual Fest of Ale soon!

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Event Summary

Since 1996, The Okanagan Fest of Ale has been bringing together craft beer lovers and craft brewers to celebrate the almighty ale! Early every April, Penticton is host to one of the largest and longest running annual beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. This two-day event features great entertainment, fabulous food and the opportunity to sample a diverse array of quality crafted beverages. Operating as a non-profit society, organizers are committed to support and promote the growing world of quality brewery products, local tourism and local charitable organizations. Since its inception, $537,660 in net proceeds has been gifted back to qualifying registered charities.