Ale Trails On Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island Part I

Community craft breweries abound from the Cowichan Valley’s warm climate and agricultural heritage, leading through Duncan and Chemainus to Nanaimo’s urban, maritime vibe.

Vancouver Island Chemainus|Duncan|Ladysmith|Malahat|Nanaimo|Shawnigan Lake

Vancouver Island Part II

Experience craft beer culture interwoven with natural beauty, agricultural splendour and some of BC’s most spectacular beaches in Parksville Qualicum Beach, Port Alberni, the Comox Valley and Campbell River

Vancouver Island Campbell River|Comox|Courtenay|Courtenay Bc|Cumberland|Nanoose Bay|Parksville|Port Alberni|Qualicum Beach


This is the cradle of the "craft beer revolution," home to Canada’s first brewpub and some of British Columbia’s most popular breweries.

Vancouver Island Brentwood Bay|Mayne Island|North Saanich|Pender Island|Salt Spring Island|Sidney|Victoria

Events on Vancouver Island

Island Craft Festival

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Fall ’22 edition will highlight over 20 vendors and over 60 products to sample. All of these vendors are from the Gulf Islands and will be featuring some of their seasonally inspired beers, ciders, or spirits! It will be held on October 9th with doors opening to premium tickets at 1 pm and general admission … Continued


October 13 @ 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

There will be a Guest tap from Twin City Brewing, David Gauci performing live from 7-9 pm.Special Spitfire Lager Bratwurst made by Butchers Block! $1 off pretzels and a Happy hour 8 pm-Close TICKETS: No tickets are required

Fresh to Death: Celebration of Fresh Hop Beer

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As any fan of craft beer knows, with the arrival of fall comes the annual harvest of the mighty hop. Many BC craft breweries celebrate this time of the season by brewing beers with hops that are as fresh as it gets. Join us on Sunday, October 16th for Fresh to Death . Come celebrate … Continued

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