Event and Venue Information
When is the Fraser Valley Fruit Beer Festival?
August 24 2019, from 1pm until 6:00pm.
Where is Fraser Valley Fruit Beer Festival being held?
Valley Food + Farm Collective, 2518 West Railway Street, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S2E4.
Which bus do I take to get there?
We've got two shuttles travelling in-and-out of the city, check our shuttle page for more info..
Is there parking?
There's limited parking available and many spots available throughout the downtown core. We discourage people from drinking an driving, just don't drive if you're going to drink.
Who's running this thing?
West Craft, an independent craft beverage brand promotion consultation business. We're a husband & wife duo that love craft beer and supporting local agriculture.
Will there be ATMs?
We're sure there's some located nearby but not in the venue, no.
Will there be first aid available?
Your health and safety is our priority! St John Ambulance will be on-site near the entrance to the festival.
Are there bathrooms?
Is the venue wheelchair accessible?
You bet it is.
Will there be coat check?
Not really the time of the year for a coat so this time no..
How does your refund policy work?
We're sorry but all ticket sales are final. If you're unable to attend, we will accept tickets that have been transferred. This is typical for all tasting festivals.
Can I bring my kids? My cat? My parakeet?
This is a licensed 19+ event, and we do not allow any kids or pets.
Are there in & out privileges?
Yes. Your wristband allows you to come and go as you please. Your wristband must be on you at all times and must be on your wrist to get back in.
What do I do if I lose or break my glass?
There will be a limited amount of glasses available for purchase at the Fraser Valley Fruit Beer Festival token/merchandise booth.
What happens if I get hurt from my own actions or someone elses actions?
Fruit Beer Festival, Fruit Beer Festival's Vendors and Sponsors, West Craft and the venue hold no responsibility if any patron gets hurt. Please use discretion when around, handling, and consuming anything.
Can we be in your promo photos? Can we not?
By entering the venue, you consent to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used, without compensation, in photos and videos for use in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity, and you release Hopwired and its directors, successors, assigns and licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature. Don't forget to smile. :)
Food and Drinks
Will there be food?
We’ll have Banter Icecream, Big Day BBQ, and Downlow Chicken Shack.
Will you feed me?
We want the same thing for ourselves but we can't afford that generosity. Please remember to bring cash and credit.
Will there be other non-fruit beer options?
A super tasty locally-produced lager.
Tickets and Tokens
How much are tickets?
Early-bird General Admission tickets start at $65.00. Ticket sales begin Saturday, March 23 2019 at 10:00AM. All ticket sales are final. Tickets are transferable to people who are 19+. Promotional codes are available through our mailing list and through our vendor's social media.
What do I get with my ticket? *
Entry into this craft beer tasting event. A stylish, souvenir tasting glass. All-inclusive craft beer tastings (4oz per serving).
Do I need to bring my ticket?
Yes, please bring your Universe.com ticket as a printout, or a PDF. We will be scanning your ticket for entry, you will not be granted entry without your ticket.
How much are additional tokens?
No tokens! Beer is on us and included with your ticket!
Will there be tickets available at the door?
We have told the RCMP and the Liquor Inspector that there will be no tickets available at the door. Please plan ahead. We sell out our other events - this one will be no different.
Ticket Fine Print
How does your refund policy work?
- Tickets will not be refunded but are transferrable through the Universe website.
- All beers will be available to all ticketholders starting at 1:00pm until they sell out and/or by event day's end.
- Each beer vendor booth reserves the right to hold back beers and coffee.
- The festival makes no guarantee that any particular beer or brewery or coffee or coffee roaster will be pouring or available the entire festival. Some beers and coffees will sell out faster than others.
- Your ticket does not guarantee any specific beer nor does it guarantee any specific coffee. This is typical for all tasting festivals.
- Each entertainment feature reserve the right to show and to not show and control their duration of show time.
(This is typical for all beer festivals.)