It that time again when we salute beer from far and near. This years Beer Festival also known as the Ultimate Beer Experience is being held July 25 & 26th, 2014 at the Bandshell Park in the Exhibition Grounds not far from the Boatel. Tickets for Saturday are sold out but Friday and Sunday tickets are still available.
Beer of course takes centre stage at the Festival, but live entertainment and food are also a big part of this festival. Bands this year include and exciting lineup including K-OS, The Planet Smashers, The Trews and Friends Accoustic Jam, Matthew Good with special guest the Wide Mouth Mason.
You can also enjoy a Beerlicious Grilling Experience with celebrate chefs and beer pairing. And for those like me who are gluten-free, no worries, you can also jump on the cider bandwagon and enjoy summertime thirst quenching local and imported ciders. My new favorite is Molson Canadian Cider but I am also a fan of Waupoos Premium Cider made locally in Picton, Ontario.
For those who are not opposed to mixing beer and liquors you can enjoy some beer cocktails at the festival. The possibilities are endless; a little Whisky from Forty Creek or Jamieson, freshly squeezed lemonade, gingerbeer or clamato and horseradish or maybe you will discover something completely new.
For the second year, back by popular demand, the 2nd annual Team Tee Contest! Get 10 friends together to enjoy a variety of good beer and some gourmet fare wearing your homemade matching t-shirts and your t-shirt could win the first prize of 10 tickets to the 2015 Toronto Festival of Beer!
And of course there is an app for that! You can download the Toronto Festival of Beer app for free at the AppStore.
Getting to the Festival: It an easy walk from Making Waves Boatel to Exhibition Place along the waterfront which takes only 20 minutes. You can also take the 509 streetcar which takes only 10 minutes.
We still have availability so book your room now.