Fall for Ontario Craft Beer

What’s the best pairing for cooler weather, fall leaves, and shorter days? Ontario craft beer! Here are 10 craft beer events to put on your radar this fall:


Blocktoberfest, St. Jacobs
September 26
Hosted by Block 3 Brewing, enjoy local food, craft beer, and live music! All proceeds are to be donated to Waterloo-Wellington Breast Centre (October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and to the Food Bank of the Waterloo Region.

Beau’s Oktoberfest, in Vankleek Hill
October 2-3
Live bands (Yukon Blonde!), 14 Beau�s beers on tap, 28 local restaurants, and 2 days full of fun and activities. Keep an eye out for Feast ON restaurant, Farmhouse Tavern!

Oktoberfest Brew Haus, in Kitchener
October 3
Check out the best craft beer in the KW area, and Bingeman’s. With Stonehammer, Block 3 Brewing, Elora Brewing Company, Descendants, Royal City Brewing co. and more.

The Collingwood Beer Run, Collingwood
October 3
Dash between four breweries, all sampling their finest brews (one of which is Feast ON restaurant Northwinds Brewhouse!). Live entertainment, fresh autumn air, beer education and brewery tours!

Harvest Halton, Milton
October 4
Tons of food, local microbreweries, live music, local marketplace and agricultural demos.

Brewer’s Backyard : Thanksgiving, at Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto
October 12
It�s as if you were drinking right in the backyards of the top brewers in the province. This is your chance to learn about craft beer, try some new brews, and meet the people behind the best beer Ontario has to offer.

Niagara Brewing Oktoberfest, Niagara Falls
October 16
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Niagara�s newest brewery, Niagara Brewing Company. Enjoy traditional Bavarian cuisine, and some of the best beer and food the city has to offer. 

Windsor Craft beer Festival, Windsor
October 16-17
“Rather than holding the event in a plaza, we are opting for a good ol� fashion neighbourhood party.” Taking place in historic Old Walkerville, Windsor, celebrate fall with some of the best craft brews from across the province.

Ontario Craft Brewers Conference, and Suppliers’ Marketplace, in Toronto
October 22
The province’s top brewers, decision-makers, thought leaders and supporters will gather for education sessions, networking, breakout workshops, Suppliers� Marketplace and of course, craft beer!

Cask Days, at Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto
October 23-25
Can you believe that Cask Days have been running for 11 years now? Cask Days is a celebration of cask-conditioned craft beer. It encourages brewers to experiment, explore diverse styles and have the opportunity to showcase their i�?nest brews, in most cases � one off�s that are especially made for the event in cask-conditioned form. 


For more delicious beer news, check out The Ontario Craft Brewers! 

One Response to Fall for Ontario Craft Beer

  1. […] Note : This list was originally published on September 24, 2015, for the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance. […]

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