August 2011 Beer Festivals & Events

Below is a list of notable beer festivals and events taking place in Canada during August 2011. Descriptions have been taken from the applicable event websites.

Thu, August 04, 2011
QUEER BEER FESTIVAL
Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place – Toronto, ON
Toronto’s Festival of Beer is proud to announce a new event, the Queer Beer Festival! The first of its kind in North America and in celebration with the queer and trans communities. The Queer Beer Festival will celebrate Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring more than 120 brands, great live acts and delicious food from gourmet BBQ to oysters to more! This event is part of Canada’s celebration of all things beer!

Fri, August 05, 2011Sun, August 07, 2011
TORONTO’S FESTIVAL OF BEER
Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place – Toronto, ON
Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring more than 120 brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage!

Fri, August 05, 2011Sat, August 06, 2011
HALIFAX SEAPORT BEER FESTIVAL
Halifax Seaport – Halifax, NS
The Halifax Seaport Beerfest is a true celebration of all things brewed and is a great opportunity to sample, experience and learn about beer and cider in a relaxed and fun setting! The spectacular Halifax Seaport will once again host the mostly outdoor site. Tented booths and pavilions as well as inside the spacious Pavilion 20, all near Pier 21. Armed with souvenir sample cup and guide, we urge you to explore the incredible range in styles and countries on offer. Employ your senses, ask questions and keep an open mind – you will be surprised.

Fri, August 26, 2011Sat, August 27, 2011
GOLDEN TAP AWARDS
beerbistro, 18 King St. E. – Toronto, ON
The Golden Tap Awards are a leading awards event recognizing the best craft beer achievements in Ontario. Now in its eighth year, the Golden Tap Awards is a democratic awards event, with voting to take place online at www.goldentap.com from now until August 16th.

Sat, August 27, 2011
MUSKOKA BEER FESTIVAL
Annie Williams Park – Bracebridge, ON
Come out and enjoy a day of tasting great craft beer, local foods, and great entertainment. With your admission you will recieve a limited addition taster cup as well as the the oppourtunity to taste beers from across this great province and country.

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