Win a Calgary International Beerfest Staycation!

Attend the Beerfest like a VIP this May 5th&6th at the BMO Centre.

[Sponsored by Alberta Beer Festivals]

It’s back! The Calgary International Beerfest brings the beverage world together at the city”s Premier Food & Beverage event this May 5th and 6th taking place at the BMO Centre.

With 700+ beers, spirits, cocktails, ciders, meads, non-alcs, from 200+ exhibitors, you’ll find familiar flavours and new favourites everywhere!.

On top of all that – there’s nothing but good vibes with DJs in lounges all around the festival, the game on the big screen in the sports lounge, over 40 of Calgary’s best pubs, restaurants and eateries to sample from, plus enjoy games, Cooking with Beer & Let’s Meet for A Beer Sessions, and so much more. Your biggest problem will be deciding where to start!

This year, we want to hook you up with the ultimate Calgary International Beerfest experience that includes a stay, tickets, and tokens!

One winner and their date will receive a one-night stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott for two on May 5th-6th, a pair of VIP Weekend Passes, PLUS $20 in Sample Tokens to the Calgary International Beerfest!


Rules & Regulations: By subscribing to the contest above, you are accepting promotional emails from both and Entrants must be 18+ to enter and live in Alberta.

The winner will receive a one-night stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott for two on May 5th-6th, a pair of VIP Weekend Passes & $20 in Sample Tokens to the Calgary International Beerfest. Prize may not be transferred to another person.

Winner will be selected and contacted via email from the datenight team, please keep an eye on our social media for updates at We will never contact you for financial information, do not respond to any spam emails or messages regarding this contest. Contest closes Friday April 28th 12PM. The winner’s name will be posted to this article and they will be contacted via email.

Thank you and good luck! 

Finished entering? Read more below about what you and your date can experience when you win this fun Beer Festival weekend:

Attend the festival like a VIP

Your two entry tickets are no ordinary admission; Beer Geek VIPs get several awesome perks including:

  • Your own, separate entrance,
  • Half an hour early admission,
  • Your own private carpeted VIP Lounge area with cocktail tables, ample seating, drinking water and private washrooms, plus
  • Free entry into your choice of seminars including LMFAB and Cooking with Beer seminars! (subject to capacity)

What’s going on at the CIB

So you entered to win, and now you’re wondering how to plan your amazing Beer weekend! If you think strolling and sampling are the only things to do this year at the Calgary International Beerfest you’d be wrong.

Things to do during the festival include:

  • Hear great stories in the Lets Meet For A Beer Sessions
  • Savour the the food & beer pairings in the Cooking with Beer Sessions
  • Explore the emerging craft spirit industry throughout the venue
  • Sample delicious food from some of Calgary’s best restaurants
  • Take in all the entertainment
  • Support great charities and immerse yourself in the amazing community!

Keep up to date with everything happening in the Alberta beer community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at @ABBeerfestivals and tag #YYCbeerfest!

Triple-check that you entered to win, and then head here to check out other amazing date ideas in YEG that you can plan until the next exciting beer fest comes around!

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