2012 is the third year for Vancouver Beer Craft Week and there are more drink and music events in celebration of craft fermentation than ever.
Here is the full list of events going on in Main Street during May 18th to May 28th. The opening of Portland Craft should be a good one. You can order tickets through the VCBW site. Watch for more coverage here during the week.
Saturday May 19th
|Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Beerlesque at Hyde
7:00pm – CLOSING
A night of beer and burlesque, this event combines 2 of the oldest (and best) ways to have a good time. With every ticket receive one of our carefully selected local pints and a titillating show by some ofVancouver’s best burlesque performers, with a little live jazz thrown in for good measure. Tickets $20+HST & TIP at the door.
2960 Main Street
Tel: 604 709 6215
|Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Real Ale Sunday4:00pm – CLOSING
We slay Sundays with Real Ale and for Vancouver Craft Beer Week we’re stepping it up offering 4 cask conditioned ales, all tapped at 4:00pm, pouring them ’til they’re dead and dry. Praise the lord and coerce the devil – f’king Rock n Roll styles at The Whip’s Real Ale Sunday meets Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2012. Stay informed via inter-web to see if our casks can arouse your taste buds and take you to 6th and Main. No reservations require, just show up and enjoy!
209 East 6th Ave
Tel: 604 874 4687
Monday May 21st
| Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Steam Whistle Rock Show & Patio Party
2:00pm – 6:00pm
Come to the Electric Owl and check out the newest patio in the city. We’ll have Steam Whistle beer specials all day and a secret guest performing a live show that will knock your Chuck Taylor’s off. Cover is $15 and includes your first beer!
928 Main Street
Tel: 604 558 0928
Tuesday May 22nd
|Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: The Biltmore Presents Portage and Main with guests The Sumner Brothers
9:00pm – CLOSING
Two of Vancouver’s finest folk rock bands, Portage and Main, and The Sumner Brothers come together for a very special night of music and beer! Having just returned from a successful Canadian tour, as well as a showcase at Canadian Music Week, Portage and Main have been building a steady fan base in Vancouver, as well as a much-deserved spot on CBC charts. The Sumner Brothers have been a long-lasting fixture in Vancouver’s music scene. After years of touring, recording and performing, The Sumner Brothers show no signs of slowing down. Join both bands for an evening of folk rock and all eight of our Phillips Brewing products on special! $6 cover charge, doors at 9:00pm, show at 9:30.
Tel: 604 676 0541
Wednesday May 23rd
| Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Portland Craft Grand Opening (formerly Coppertank)
5:00pm – CLOSING
Want to go to Portland, but can’t stand the thought of a trip across the border and six hours in a car just to taste the delicious offerings of the Rose City? Problem solved, as Portland Craft is proud to announce it’s grand opening during Vancouver Craft Beer Week! Join brewmaster Ben Love from Gigantic Brewing as he gives Portland Craft a Rose City seal of approval, tasting all the delicious offerings from Oregon brewers on tap. No reservations required, just show up and celebrate Vancouver’s newest beer mecca!
3835 Main Street
Tel: 604 569 2494
See our review and photos of Portland Craft opening here.
Thursday May 24th
|Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Beer Flights and Rock n’ Roll
5:00pm – CLOSING
Come join us at The Main on Main Street for live music and local beer. Listen to the sounds of Vancouver’s own The Butterfield Review and enjoy flights of our selected craft beer on draught. Because nothing goes better with beer than Rock n’ Roll… except for maybe our pizza! No reservations required, just show up and enjoy!
4210 Main Street
Tel: 604 709 8555