Breweries from across the Kootenays are coming together for the first annual Kootenay Beer Week: September 10 – 17, 2022.

Various events will take place across the region over the week, offering plenty of opportunities for sampling craft beer and celebrating with great food and music.

On September 17, the main event, Kootenay Beer Fest, will take place at the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce. 18 breweries, cideries, and distilleries from around the Kootenays, plus a few from the Okanagan will be on-site offering tastings. In addition to plenty of craft beer, there will also be live music, DJs and food trucks at the event. More info.

Purchase tickets for the main event on September 17.

Here’s a breakdown of the events throughout the week.

Angry Hen Brewing in Kaslo

Saturday, September 10

  • Road Kings Beer Garden, Hall St. Plaza, Nelson
  • Huckenberries Bike Jam Beer Garden, Rossland Bike Park
  • Patio Party, Angry Hen, Kaslo
Backroads Brewing Co. in Nelson

Sunday, September 11

Tailout Brewing in Castlegar

Monday, September 12

Torchlight-Kootenay Rockies West Ale Trail-contributed
Torchlight Brewing in Nelson


Tuesday, September 13

wild north brewing
Wild North Brewing Co. in Creston

Wednesday, September 14

  • Cribbage Tournament @ Tailout Brewing Co, Nelson
  • Wild North Tap Takeover @ Friskey Whisky, Creston
The Royal in Nelson

Thursday, September 15


Rossland Beer Co. in Rossland

Friday, September 16

  • Erie Creek Tap Takeover @ The Bear and Sturgeon, Nelson
  • Live Music @ Rossland Beer Co, Rossland
  • Rossland Beer Co Tap Takeover @ Broken Hill, Nelson
  • Patio Party @ Wild North Brewing Co, Creston
  • Nelson Brewing Co Tap Takeover @ Beauties Pizza, Nelson
  • Cask Night @ Tailout Brewing Co, Castlegar
  • Jackknife Tap Takeover @ Torchlight Brewing, Nelson
  • Brewers Dinner @ Steamshovel with Cannery Brewing Co, Rossland


Saturday, September 17

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