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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in April 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in April 2019 in Calgary and Edmonton!

Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in April 2019

Calgary (& Surrounding Cities) Beer Events in April:


Cheese and Beer by Springbank Cheese and Village Brewery

When: Friday, April 5 @ 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Where: Springbank Cheese Co. — 3570 Garrison Gate SW, Calgary
Price: $40

Come learn why cheese and beer are the ultimate partners! This event will feature beer from Village Brewery. And cheese. Always cheese.


Craft Beer Mini Fest

When: Saturday, April 6 @ 2pm – 5pm
Where: Wine and Beyond (Sage Hill) — 120 55 Sage Hill Plaza NW, Calgary
Price: Free

Calling all craft beer lovers! Come and enjoy some fantastic craft beers from breweries such as Banded Peak, Brewsters, Village Brewery, and Big Rock.


Spring Fest: A Celebration of Beer

When: Saturday, April 6 @ 1pm – 4pm
Where: Mill Street Brewery — 219 17 Avenue SW, Calgary
Price: $17

Join Mill Street Brewery on Saturday, April 6th from 12-4pm to celebrate our local beer community in Calgary. Each brewery will be offering up samples of their classics and some of their new seasonal brews.


Red Bison Brewery Tour

When: Sunday, April 7 @ 1pm – 2pm
Where: Red Bison Brewery — 111 3016 10 Avenue NE, Calgary
Price: $10

Join Red Bison Brewery’s passionate team members as they tell you about their brewery, beers and story! For only $10 (including fees & taxes), your ticket includes a tour of the brewery, a beer flight consisting of 4 x 5oz glasses (you’ll get to choose the beers out of the menu), AND 10% off food (yes, Red Bison has a dine-in kitchen too)! You’ll also get to enjoy one of Red Bison’s delicious panini sandwiches, a charcuterie board or a snack if you choose.


Dave Nuttal Hosts: Alberta Beer Award Winners

When: Wednesday, April 10 @ 6pm – 8pm
Where: The Brewer’s Apprentice — 448 8 Avenue SE, Calgary
Price: $22

The 2019 Alberta Beer Awards is a must! But if you can’t make it to the event itself, we’ve got you covered. Join David to try some winners from the awards. Enjoy 10% off all growler and crowler fills after your tasting.


Sweet Tooth Class with Dave the Beer Guy

When: Tuesday, April 16 @ 7pm – 8:30pm
Where: Willow Park Wines & Spirits — 10801 Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary
Price: $25

Sweet dreams are made of this! This class for those who love their drinks on the sweeter side, from coolers to dessert beers! The night will feature Dave the Beer Guy’s go-to sweet treats that the dentist probably wouldn’t approve of. Make sure you brush your teeth after!


Easter Candy Pairings

When: Wednesday, April 17 @ 7pm – 8:30pm
Where: Willow Park Wines & Spirits — 10801 Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary
Price: $25

Let’s be honest, haven’t you always wondered what to pair with your Easter Creme Egg and Marshmallow Peeps? With egg hunts just around the corner, we’re taking our Easter candy favourites and pairing them with lively libations to show you that even grown-ups can look forward to the Easter Bunny’s arrival! You’ll love our team’s creative spin on how to match the treats in your basket with colourful cocktails and delightful wines and beers!


Yoga on Tap

When: Saturday, April 20 @ 10:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Tool Shed Brewing Company — 801 30 Street NE, Calgary
Price: $30

Join Tool Shed Brewing Company at their tap room on Saturday April 20th, 2019 for a morning yoga session taught by the fabulous Jane Rezende, followed by a pint or flight of your choice. Join them on the Saturday Afternoon tour directly afterwards as your ticket is included in the price. All yoga levels are welcome! Yoga is for everyBODY and everyone! Bring your mat, water bottle, and dress to impress… yourself (comfy clothes)!


Beau’s Brewmaster’s Dinner

When: Tuesday, April 23 @ 6pm – 9pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market (Southcentre) — 100 Anderson Road SE, Calgary
Price: $60

Guests will enjoy an amuse-bouche paired with a welcome beer, followed by four courses that are each selectively paired with complimenting beers. Chef Dave Phillips & Cabin will provide some commentary into the food & beer pairings during the evening.


2019 MTC Beer Tasting

When: Friday, April 26 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: McKenzie Towne Hall — 40 McKenzie Towne Blvd SE, Calgary
Price: $40

On Friday, April 26th from 7pm to 9pm, we’ll munch on delicious bites while several local craft breweries showcase their favourite (and new) brews!


Beer for Breakfast

When: Saturday, April 27 @ 11am – 1pm
Where: Market Wines — 520 77 Avenue SE, Calgary
Price: $39

Breakfast? Brunch? Whatever you want to call it, we all secretly know that the first beer of the weekend belongs at breakfast. Join our very own Advanced Cicerone Kevin Rechsteiner as he walks you through some of springs finest local brews alongside waffles.


The Mega Race 2

When: Sunday, April 28 @ 12pm – 7pm
Where: Last Best Brewery — 607 11 Avenue SW, Calgary
Price: $25

The Mega Race is a one day Amazing Race style adventure culinary scavenger hunt extravaganza race filled with puzzles, secret businesses, checkpoints, tasks, wine, beer & lots more with over 30 local businesses around calgary participating!


Beer Events in Edmonton (& Surrounding Areas) in April:


Make a Cactus Garden & Beer Tasting

When: Wednesday, April 3 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: SYC Brewing Co. — 11239 180 Street NW, Edmonton
Price: $34

You can plant with us!

Your $39 ticket includes everything you need to plant one cactus garden, two cactus plants, rocks, soil, accessories, planting gloves and your choice of coloured planter. As part of the experience, you’ll also receive a flight of beer to taste SYC Brewing Co.’s finest and snacks.


Craft Beer Mini Fest

When: Saturday, April 6 @ 2pm – 5pm
Where: Wine and Beyond (Emerald Hills) — 300 7000 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park
Price: $25

Calling all craft beer lovers! Come and enjoy some fantastic craft beers from breweries such as Village Brewery, Parallel 49 and Big Rock.


Beer Yoga

When: Wednesday, April 10 @ 7pm – 8:30pm
Where: The Rec Room (South Edmonton Common) — 1725 99 Street NW, Edmonton
Price: $20

Come for the Yoga, stay for the beer. We’re spending an hour in poses that celebrate our bodies, celebrate beer with poses that allow you to sip, pose, repeat.


Bezan’s Bangerz: Beer Tasting Bonanza

When: Friday, April 12 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Sherbrooke Liquor — 11819 St. Albert Trail, Edmonton
Price: $15

Sherbrooke Liquor’s Beer Manager Stephen Bezan returns once again for his ongoing series of tastings! Stephen scours the beer cooler in search of the latest and greatest in craft beer, and hand-picks 7 selections for you to sample. There will be a mix of different styles including brand new releases, limited edition seasonals, or classic picks. All of them are unique. All of them are adventurous. And all of them are 100% certified Banger status.


Nudoru Ramen Bar & Folding Mountain Cask Night

When: Monday, April 15 @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Nudoru — 10532 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Price: $35

Join Nudoru and Folding Mountain Brewing on April 15 as they team up for a special beer-focused dinner and cask. Tickets are $35 and include food and a 12oz pour of the cask.


Couples Beer Yoga

When: Wednesday, April 24 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: The Rec Room (West Ed) — 2065 8882 170 Street NW, Edmonton
Price: $40

Come for the Yoga, stay for the beer. We’re spending an hour in poses that celebrate our bodies, celebrate beer and interact with a partner to create closer connections – in a fun and lightheared class designed for couples and partners, friends. After the couples yoga class, enjoy 40 credits of free play, included in your ticket, for games in the Yard – it’s the perfect way to end a yoga sesh.


Bend & Brew

When: Thursday, April 25 @ 6pm – 7pm
Where: Endeavour Brewing Company — 4A 215 Carnegie Drive, St. Albert
Price: $20

Join Endeavour Brewing Company and Yoga Instructor, Andrea Addison for an event full of friendship, yoga and beer! This event will include 45min of yoga, followed by a brew of your choice.



When: Saturday, April 27 @ 10am – 12pm
Where: Sherbrooke Liquor — 11819 St. Albert Trail, Edmonton
Price: $5

Beer. Cereal. Good Times. Join us and our good pal Myles Myroon for yet another edition of Beerios! Expect a super high-class pairing event with some stellar BC craft beer and a selection of fine cereals. Plus, we’re doing it at 10:00am on a Saturday, so there may even be cartoons.


Beer School: Alberta vs. The World

When: Saturday, April 27 @ 10am – 12pm
Where: The Green Bean Java Bistro — 11120 142 Street, Edmonton
Price: $55

12 Beers, 6 Rounds. In each round you’ll be blind tasting an Alberta beer and a World beer of the same style. You vote for your favourite, we tally up the votes and see how Alberta beer fares against the World.


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