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13 Things you need to know about Cape Breton Beer Fest 4.5*

The New Normal

This year's event will look slightly different than our previous events.  Following social distancing guidelines our event will be capped at a maximum 200 people.  Assigned seating bubble tables of 4 or 8 people to a table will be available. 



When & Where is Cape Breton Beer Fest 4.5?
The 4.5th Annual Cape Breton Beer Fest will take place Friday & Saturday December 4th & 5th, 2020 at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion (The Big Fiddle).

There will be Two Showings. from 7:00pm-9:30pm


What are the ticket prices?
Table of 4:     $300

Table of 8:     $600



Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets are available on our website. Tickets Purchased online will be sent to the email provided.  iPhone users may add their tickets to their apple wallet.

What do I get as a VIP Ticket Holder?
*VIP holders will receive a special edition CBBF 4.5 Glass and bar bites.


How big are the sample sizes?
Craft Beer & Cider samples are 4 oz.  Wine samples are 1 oz. while spirit samples are 1/4 oz.


What if I don’t drink alcohol?

There will be non-alcoholic beverages provided by Cape Breton Beverages available along with designated driver tickets for $50+tax each. 

What if I don’t drink craft beer?
No need to worry, there will be a variety of options for product sampling.  There will be tasting options from a local Premium Apple Cider vendor, local Wine Products and a local Spirit Companies.

Ok got it, so how does beer fest work?
You will receive your glassware and 12 sample tickets upon entering. Once in the show there will be local food and beverage vendors from all over the province serving Beer, Cider, Wine and Spirits. Drink samples are included in the price of admission however the food will be sold by each food vender (no more than $5/Item). 

What if I run out of sample tickets?
Additional Tickets will be available if needed!


Glass Rinsing 

There will be a number of glass rinsing stations placed throughout the event floor, here you can rinse your glasses to ensure the accurate brewery taste!


Will there be entertainment
YES, there will be live music entertainment in the round.  It will be an intimate setting.


Do you get to take my tasting glass home?
YES, Your Cape Breton Beer Fest Glass is yours to keep!


If you have any questions please

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