Summer Events

Great Okanagan Beer Festival

Event Details

2022-09-09 to 2022-09-09
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1177 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z5, Canada



Due to the current economic and societal climate, we are extremely saddened to announce that the Great Okanagan Beer festival, presented by The Train Station Pub, will not be moving forward for 2023.

The Great Okanagan Beer Festival is a remarkable annual event that provides a unique opportunity to taste some of Canada's finest beers while basking in the beautiful surroundings of Kelowna, British Columbia. The festival, typically held in the first week of September, attracts thousands of beer enthusiasts from all over the world to the Royal Athletic Park. Whether you're a casual beer lover or a dedicated brewmaster, this festival offers something for everyone.

Event Details

The Great Okanagan Beer Festival usually spans two days, each offering different experiences and tastings. The festival is held at the Royal Athletic Park, a venue that offers ample space for the hundreds of beer stalls, food vendors, and entertainment setups that define this event.

Ticket Information

Tickets are usually sold online a few months prior to the event. Early bird tickets are often available at a discounted price. Be sure to check the festival's official website for the most accurate and up-to-date ticket information.

What to Expect

Festival-goers can look forward to an impressive selection of over 200 beers from different craft breweries across Canada. In addition to the beer, there are plenty of food vendors offering a variety of culinary delights that pair well with the brews.Each day of the festival hosts a line-up of live music featuring a mix of local and national artists. There are also beer-themed games, contests, and educational events about the art of brewing.


If you're traveling to Kelowna for the festival, there are a range of accommodations available in the city. From luxury hotels to quaint bed and breakfasts, and even campgrounds, you'll find something to suit your budget and preference.


Kelowna is easily accessible by plane, car, and bus. The festival venue, Royal Athletic Park, is conveniently located in the heart of the city and is accessible by public transit.Please remember to drink responsibly and plan your transportation ahead of time. The festival encourages the use of public transportation, taxis, and ride shares to ensure everyone gets home safely.

Packing Tips

Check the weather forecast before packing for the festival. Kelowna weather can be quite warm in early September, so be prepared with sunblock, hats, and sunglasses. Don't forget a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the day.Now that you're equipped with everything you need to know, it's time to get ready for a memorable experience at the Great Okanagan Beer Festival!