Ottawa Craft Beer Festival from August 26-28, 2016 at Aberdeen Pavilion Lansdowne Park

Join us August 26-28, 2016 back at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park. Another three days to enjoy exceptionally crafted craft beers.

What is happening this year?

  • Our 5th edition Ottawa Craft Beer Festival, which showcases craft beers, cider, local eateries and some wines
  • We will be open three days
  • Craft breweries from Ontario and beyond
  • Beer School and Beer University
  • National Capital Home Brew Competition, meet the winners!
  • Fantastic foods from some of Ottawa’s best eateries
  • Music throughout the weekend
  • Brewmasters on site to chat with
  • Along with over 200+ craft beers you may find a few international beers to try
  • Contact us for for your corporate events, group or team parties
  • Craft Beer Run

For those with a different appreciations we have added a few

  • European Imported Beers
  • Ciders
  • Wine
  • Along with our exceptionally crafted craft beers,

Where’s all this pouring going on?

Once again the festival will return to the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park


What are the costs?

There is a selection of ticket admission prices. Please note we have “NO on-line fees”, all tickets are plus HST.

First round of ticket specials are closed, thank you for your support!

Festival ticket costs July 29 through August 25. All admission prices include 1 sampling cup and 2 sample tickets

  • One day general admission $22.50
  • Two day pass $32.50 – Please note, multi-day passes are only available online untill August 25th.
  • Three day pass $37.50 – Please note, multi-day passes are only available online untill August 25th.

Festival ticket costs at the gate or on-line during the festival.

  • One day general admission $25.00, price include 1 sampling cup and 2 sample tickets

All ticket are + HST

  • Sampling tickets are sold in sheets of 10 for $10.00,  Craft Beer samples may range from 2 to 4 tickets or more depending on the craft beer, Your sampling cup will hold a 4oz sample.
  • Souvenier glass can be purchased at sampling ticket tents for $5.00

When should you be there?

Come and join us Friday, August 26-Sunday, August 28, at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park, Ottawa

  • Friday: 15:00 to 22:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 to 22:00
  • Sunday: 12:00 to 18:00

Note this is a 19+ age event and there is NO REENTRY to the festival,

Come on out and taste these exceptionally crafted craft beers from our local breweries, like Beau’s Brewery and Ashton Brew Company and many others (see who’s pouring for a complete list). We have fine foods, munchies, and fun entertainment.

We understand that many people on the weekend are out with their dogs enjoying the day and would like to come by and sample some beverages. Over the past couple of years we have had this policy of no dogs in the park during festival time, thank you for your support.

Also please note that within the new venue unfortunately small children are not permitted on the festival site. This is a safety related issue. Thank you for your understanding.

All bicycles must be left outside the festival gates. There is a bicycle stand and other places that your bicycle can be locked securely.

 Please consume responsibly!

Click here for more information


Getting to the Festival

Plan your trip to Ottawa Craft Beer Festival at Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park

Ottawa Craft Beer Festival recommends you travel via OC Transpo and or taxi when coming to visit the festival, please never drink and drive!

There are lots of options for getting to the Ottawa Craft Beer Festival. You can take transit, drive, cycle or walk. Please sample responsibly and plan the appropriate transportation for your visit to the Ottawa Craft Beer Festival.

Transit, OC Transpo provides regular service to Lansdowne on routes 1 and 7.

Cycle, the re-developed Lansdowne includes more than 600 bike parking spaces across the site. The City has identified a number of routes for cyclists of all levels to get to Lansdowne.

Walking, All of the pathways leading to Lansdowne are fully accessible, providing everyone the opportunity to enjoy all of the local sites and amenities on your way.


Festival days, though there is some on site parking it’s limited and planning appropriate transportation to get you to the festival and home safely is very important.

Underground parking garage provides spaces for everyday visitors to shop, use the park, and visit the stadium. Spaces are also reserved for office tenants and residents.

Ottawa Craft Beer Festival would like to thank you for your support and we all know,  don’t drink and drive!

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