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We all know It’s Good to Be Here. It’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s a way of life, and one that we take seriously. Whether it’s a Nooner at the Nat, Friday Night Races at Hastings, the Dragon Boat Festival or The Vancouver Open. Whatever, whenever, if you’re enjoying one of those “good to be here” moments, chances are the GIB BREW CREW will be there to bring even more fun. Look for our CREW hosting parties and events all year long. Get IN THE KNOW and find a GIB party in your area, as well as other great events at your favourite pubs, bars and restaurants.

Win a zipline experience!

At various Liquor stores around BC this August, we’re offering you the chance to win a zipline experience!

There are two prizes on offer: tickets to a local zipline near your location, or a grand prize trip to Superfly Zipline at Whistler, BC, including round trip travel, accommodation, and dinner. For details on how to enter each competition, see below.

Local Zipline Competition

Find one of our ballot boxes at a participating liquor store in BC, and simply drop your entry in.

Must be 19 years of age or older to participate. No purchase necessary. Skill-Testing Question required. Total of 70 Prizes (one prize per participating retail store), consisting of zipline passes for two (2 people).Each Prize worth approx. $298 CAD.  The odds of winning are dependent upon total number of valid entries received.  All Prizes must be claimed on or before October 1, 2014.

Superfly Zipline Competition

Find one of our photo stations at a participating liquor store in BC, and take a snap yourself. Then simply post the photo to Twitter, tagging it with #itsgoodtobehere and #superfly

Must be 19 years of age or older to participate. No purchase necessary. Skill-Testing Question required. Total of 5 Grand Prizes (Trip for 2 people to Whistler; including travel, hotel, zipline passes, one meal). Each Grand Prize worth approx. $2000 CAD.  The odds of winning are dependent upon total number of valid entries received.  All Prizes must be claimed on or before October 1, 2014.

 

Great Canadian Beer Festival
Friday September 5 to Saturday September 6, 2014
Royal Athletic Park, 1014 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria

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Join us this year in Canada’s beer capital for lots of fun, sun and some really great beers!

You won’t want to miss our line-up of beers to buy your tickets here

Farm Folk City Folk
Sunday September 7, 2014
Bremner's Farm, Delta, BC

 

Experience the Harvest, Gourmet Style

Feast of Fields, a 4 hour wandering harvest festival, is Farm Folk City Folk’s annual fundraising event. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, you can taste the very best of BC from chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers from across the province. Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field and table, and farm folks and city folks. Feast of Fields is a gastronomic journey towards a sustainable, local food system. Last year they celebrated their 20th Anniversary,and this year they are presenting their 20th Metro Vancouver Feast, their 17th Vancouver Island Feast and their 6th Okanagan Feast.

Click here to buy your tickets!

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Whistler Village Beer Festival
Saturday September 13, 2014
Whistler Olympic Plaza

Beer in the Mountains

Whistler has long hosted an arrangement of exciting festivals and now it’s time for beer to have its chance to shout from a mountaintop. Beer in the mountains just feels ‘right’! A festival focused on celebrating the awesome talents of the Canadian and Pacific Northwest craft brewing industry with some international brews to boot. All situated at Whistler’s Olympic Plaza.

We are pouring  our Swing Span Amber Ale, Hey Day Hefeweizen and One-Two Punch Belgian IPA.

What can you do?

For $35, you get a WVBF novelty mug, 5 tokens, $5 food voucher Buy tickets here.

Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival
Saturday September 30, 2014 7pm to 10pm
Chilliwack Cultural Centre

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Featuring over 15 of British Columbia’s finest microbreweries, the second installment of the Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival will be a ridiculously good time! Completed by good food and music, this fundraising event is a highlight in Chilliwack’s calendar, and with last year’s event selling out two months in advance, you know you’re in for a night to remember with the 2014 edition!

Patrons are able to claim a special discount at Chilliwack’s historic Royal Hotel, to get a 10% reduction of their Best Available Rate. Just use the promo code “BEER14″ when booking both over the phone or online!

We are pouring Swing Span Amber Ale, English Bay Pale Ale and Hey Day Hefeweizen

Buy tickets here http://www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca/event/fraser-valley-culture-and-craft-beer-festival/

Hopscotch Kelowna
Friday September 27 to Saturday September 28, 2014
Kelowna Curling Club, 551 Recreation Avenue, Kelowna

For four hours per night, The Kelowna Curling Club is transformed into an educational tasting event where people come to sip, taste, learn, and shmooze about premium whiskies, beers, and other spirits that are both new and old to the local market.

Grouse Mountain Mingler Wednesdays
June 4 to September 24 2014
Grouse Mountain

Come up for some good times this summer at Grouse Mountain Mingler Wednesdays!

Starts at 6 pm every Wednesday after your Post-Grind Hike!

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