BEER FESTIVALS: Festibiere d’Hiver and Winter Brewfest Return This Winter

Winter can be cold and unforgiving, so what better way to warm up than with a few friends and some local craft beer!! Here is some info on the 2 beer fests coming up in the area! 

Festibiere D'Hiver – January 29th & 30th – The Canadian Museum of History – Gatineau


Photo Courtesy of Festibiere d'Hiver Website

Festibiere D'Hiver returns this year with over 100 beers to sample, including Beau's All Natural Brewing!  This 2 day fest is a great way to sample  beer from Quebec and Ontario. 

Here's some of the info you'll need to know about the fest: 

  • Tickets: $15 in advance, $22.50 2 days prior to the event, $25 at the door (entrance fee includes a festival glass)
  • Event is cash only! (there will be 4 ATMs on site)
  • Parking: $6 on site and ample street parking in the area
  • Public Transit: If you show your proof of purchase, your STO ride is free!
  • Beer samples: 4oz per sample (samples range from 2-6oz depending on the beer) 
  • Coat check: There is a coat check for $2

You can purchase tickets to the event here

Winter Brewfest – February 12th & 13th – Lansdowne Park – Ottawa 


Winter Brewfest returns for its second year this year with  over 35 local and Quebec breweries. 

Here is some information you'll want to know about the fest: 

  • The fest is once again broken into sessions as follows

Session #1: Friday February 12th 2pm to 7pm
Session #2: Friday February 12th 8pm to 1am
Session #3: Saturday February 13th 2pm to 7pm
Session #4: Saturday February 13th 8pm to 1am

  • Event is Cash Only! ATMs will be available on site. 
  • Tickets: (includes festival glass) $15 for Early Bird, $20 for presale and $25 regular price
  • Tokens: $10 for 10 tokens
  • Beer samples: 4oz per sample (samples range from 2-6oz depending on the beer) 
  • Transit: Your proof of purchase will get you a free ride on OC Transpo!

Buy tickets here

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