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2017 Fest of Ale – April 7 & 8


Kick off festival season in Penticton BC at one of the largest and longest running craft beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy 2-days of great entertainment, fabulous food, and the opportunity to sample a diverse and delicious selection of craft brews including a great mix of new releases, seasonal favourites, cask ales and quality ciders from 50+ exceptional craft breweries.

This not to be missed has been a favourite among patrons and participants for more than 20 years!
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22nd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale in 2017!

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Best known for its orchards, lakes, and summertime fun, Penticton is gaining a reputation as a year round craft beer destination for those who crave craft brews.
4 craft breweries and a popular brewpub can be found within the city itself, and an increasing number of craft cideries and breweries can be found throughout the region. Many local establishments offer a great selection of craft brews and fabulous fare. Find out more about Penticton’s vibrant craft beer scene and make plans to check out the craft beer scene soon!

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.