BC Beer Awards

The BC Beer Awards & Festival celebrates the very best beer brewed in British Columbia.

The 9th annual BC Beer Awards and Festival returns Saturday, October 20th, 2018 to the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver. Tickets are SOLD OUT! We will be LIVE STREAMING the awards presentation from our YouTube channel.

For the awards ceremony, 30+ beer categories and the Creative Industry Awards will be announced. For the festival we’ll have 55+ breweries, Cider Row, community partner booths, live music, amazing food and more!

 BC Beer Awards Team 2017. Photo credit: Christine McAvoy Photography

BC Beer Awards Team 2017. Photo credit: Christine McAvoy Photography


BC Beer Awards was founded in 2010. We have grown from an event hosting 20 breweries and 150 guests at Heritage Hall, to hosting 55+ breweries and 1100 guests at the Croatian Cultural Centre. In 2017, 30 categories of beer were judged and awarded from over 880 beer entries from 97 breweries.

2018 Directors:  Chester Carey, Amanda Barry-Butchart, Matt Anderson and Monica Frost. Sponsorship Liaison - Liam Peyton.  Volunteer and Logistics Coordinator - Samantha Ingham.

Media and Communications:

Applications for Media Accreditation are open now. For interviews or information please contact: monica@bcbeerawards.com

Registration for a booth at the festival. 
Invitations for 2018 have been sent. More info here.


To express interest for 2018 please email liam@bcbeerawards.com.

General Inquiries:


General duties such as set up/tear down, check in, token sales and booth support. If you are interested, please complete our Volunteer Application.  Questions: sam@bcbeerawards.com.