Beer News

Win Tickets to the Calgary and Edmonton Beer Festivals!

The summer beer festivals are nearly upon us and Albertan’s have much to celebrate with the upcoming Calgary and Edmonton Beer Festivals!

Calgary is hosting the International Beer Festival on May 6 & 7 and as Western Canada’s largest beer fest, there will be over 500 different beer and cider to try (that’s a LONG day). Participants will also get to take part in beer seminars, vote for the People’s Choice awards, cooking seminars, music and more. There will also be delicious foods from over 40 of Calgary’s best pubs and restaurants.

Edmonton follows suit not long after on June 3 & 4, and comes in close behind Calgary with over 400 beers onsite. New this year, there is also an opportunity to  find out exactly how beer is made, preserved, and enjoyed at ATB Financial’s Beer University!

Tickets for both these events run between $19 and $40 for the full weekend VIP experience, but if you use the promo code ALE15 you’ll receive 15% off the price tag. You can buy tickets here.

BUT, why buy tickets when you can win them!! We’ve partnered with Alberta Beer Festivals to give away the ultimate beer festival experience for both festivals to our readers. Prize packs include:

  • 2 x Four pack of VIP tickets to either Calgary or Edmonton Beer Festival ($160 value)
  • 2x Four pack of general admission weekend passes to either Calgary or Edmonton Beer Festival ($120 value)

There are multiple ways to enter, and each counts as a unique entry:

  1. Comment on this post with your favourite Alberta brewery and which festival you’re attending
  2. Instagram: Post a photo of your favourite Alberta beer with the hashtag #YYCBeerfest for Calgary and #YEGBeerfest for Edmonton and make sure to follow @SessionAle and @ABBeerFestivals
  3. Twitter: Tweet to @Sessionales with which brewery you’re most interested in trying with the hashtags #YYCBeerfest or #YEGBeerfest

Entries collected between April 13 and April 20 will be randomly drawn on April 21 with the winners announced on April 22.

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