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Brewhalla Cloverdale Beer and Music Festival at Halloween

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Brewhalla Cloverdale is usually the last of the Brewhalla Beer & Music Festivals in Metro Vancouver for the year. It’s also the only one with a Halloween theme.

The Brewhalla Cloverdale event happened at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey on October 28th last year. If and when it happens in 2024 is to be confirmed.

If you like beer-themed events, other ones you might also want to check out usually include the Oktoberfest event at the Austria Vancouver Club and Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week. For folks who like breweries and haunted houses, then another awesome event to check out last year was the Dead Fellows Haunted Brewhouse at Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver.

 

Brewhalla Cloverdale Beer and Music Festival at Halloween

The Brewhalla Festival is an adults-only festival that stopped in four different cities in 2023. The first event was held in North Vancouver in April. Brewhalla Fort Langley then took place in May. The third event happened in Chilliwack in October and the final stop of the 2023 season was in Surrey.

The second annual Brewhalla Cloverdale event took place on Saturday, October 28th, in 2023. The event ran from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm at the Cloverdale Agriplex. The venue is located at 17798 62nd Avenue in Surrey.

There were multiple things to enjoy at Brewhalla Cloverdale in 2023. Of course, there were a number of local breweries on site serving samples of beer, cider and wine. Last year, there were also non-alcoholic samples available. To go with all of the beverages, food trucks were selling a variety of snacks and meals. In addition to all of the drinks and food, there was also live entertainment by talented performers.

One unique component of the first ever Cloverdale event was its Halloween theme. Attendees were encouraged to wear costumes. Since the event happened on the weekend just before Halloween last year, Brewhalla Cloverdale likely had a similar theme again.

 

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

 

Admission to Brewhalla Cloverdale

Tickets to attend Brewhalla Cloverdale in 2023 ranged from between about $35 and $150 each. The price you paid depended on the type of ticket you selected and when you made your purchase.

Admission rates (excluding taxes and online fees) from 2023 are listed below. Exact details, however, were subject to change.

  • Early Bird – $36
  • General Admission – $45
  • VIP Admission – $150

All tickets included a 4-ounce tasting glass as well as three tasting tokens and access to all of the live entertainment. VIP tickets came with four additional drink tokens, one meal voucher, express entry and access to a private VIP area.

Additional tasting tokens cost $2.50 each for everyone.

 

Featured Breweries

The 2023 Brewhalla Cloverdale event featured plenty of beer and other beverages to taste. Breweries featured on the official website last year are listed below.

Most breweries at this event are typically based in the Fraser Valley. The festival is a fun way to discover local favourites.

  • Brave Brewing Co. (Port Moody)
  • Camp Beer Co. (Langley)
  • Farm Country Brewing (Langley)
  • Farming Karma Fruit Co. (Kelowna)
  • FKN Beer (Calgary)
  • Lake Bottom Cider (Chilliwack)
  • Locality Brewing (Langley)
  • Magic Malts (Surrey)
  • Mariner Brewing (Coquitlam)
  • R&B Brewing (Vancouver)
  • Smugglers Trail (Langley)
  • Studio Brewing (Burnaby)

 

Brewhalla in Port Moody
Brewhalla Festival (in Port Moody)

 

2023 Entertainment

Similar to other Brewhalla events, the Cloverdale edition offers live entertainment to enjoy. Performers at the event in 2023 included the following:

  • Antonio Larosa
  • Frankie & The Juicebox
  • Sadé Awele
  • Side One
  • TriloJay

 

Other Information

For more information about the Cloverdale event, visit the official Brewhalla website.

To learn about the festival and its other locations this year, check out our Brewhalla Beer & Music Festivals article.

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