Heralded, as one of Penticton’s best spring events and recently recognized by Expedia as one of the attractions warranting a spot on the list of the Top 18 Cities to Visit in 2018 , the Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer & Cider Festival  is sure to please.  

Join 65 craft brewers and 5000+ craft brew enthusiasts at one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest.  Sip on a selection of over 175 quality crafted beers, ciders and cask ales in the unique indoor/outdoor venue.  Enjoy great food, live entertainment and more!

Don’t miss out – plan to kick off your spring festival season in Penticton at the Okanagan Fest of Ale April 13 & 14, 2018! 

Enjoy Early Bird Pricing on event tickets purchased before Jan 15

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Planning your 2018 Craft Beer Getaway to Penticton? Visit the Penticton Ale Trail to find out about the local flavour 

Full Details on attending Breweries & Cideries will be available in early February

Online Volunteer Registration begins Feb 1

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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.