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Get Soaking Wet With Another Beer Company and Steel & Oak on August 26th

This Thursday, August 26th, New Westminster brewery allies Another Beer Company and Steel & Oak Brewing Co. invite anyone and everyone to join them at Hume Park for an evening of water-themed friendly competition and beer.

The wet and wild action begins at 5pm and lasts until dusk, or if/when one of the brewery-led teams taps out. No tickets or reservations are required to participate in the ‘Water Frolic’, but a little preparation is encouraged. So whether you’re interested in competing or just cheering and spectating from the sidelines, don’t forget to pack plenty of picnic-friendly snacks and extra water, a blanket, extra dry clothing, a swimsuit, and/or water spraying devices.

As for beverages, not only is Hume Park newly licensed, but both ABC and S&O have their own respective delivery services, which means you can order your beers online in advance and have them delivered directly to the designated park pick-up locations. How cool is that?! Even better: the two breweries just dropped their new collaboration “Water Frolic” Small IPA (4.75%) – the obvious choice for quenching your water fight/frolic induced thirst. Game on! Find out more.

Hume Park
Neighbourhood: New Westminster
East Columbia St.

Basta BBQ is Breaking the Barbecue Seal on Sunday, April 21st

Smell that? BBQ season is fast approaching, and the team behind Basta BBQ are primed to get grilling ASAP!

Hit East Van for the 2nd Annual Vancouver Brewers Fest, April 19-28th

Since a single person (and liver) can only handle so many beers and beer-drinking celebrations, some prioritizing is in order. Topping off our list of events is the imminent (and, in our opinion, non-negotiable) Vancouver Brewers Fest.

Get to Know the Gastown Izakaya Giving Vancouver’s After-Hours Scene Exactly What it Wants

Oku Izakaya is quickly carving out its niche as the go-to spot for hospitality folks looking for a post-shift destination to chill and decompress.

Embrace Spring with a Walking Tour of Mount Pleasant’s Boulevard Gardens

Saba Farmand, a local landscape architect and the person behind Blvd Gardens of East Vancouver, is back with his popular series of Earth Day Boulevard Garden Walking Tours, April 13th, 14th and 19th.