8 beer and cider events happening in Toronto this June

May 30 2017, 11:59 pm

Beer and cider events are in abundance as summer approaches.

Outdoor beer festivals and cruises, BBQ pairings and film screenings, there’s plenty of thirst-quenching events in Toronto to mark on your calendar this month.

Toronto Craft Cider Cruise

Cap off Ontario Cider Week on board the River Gambler with this sunset cruise showcasing refreshments from Ontario’s best craft cider companies.

When: June 3, setting sail at 2 pm and 7 pm
Where: Departing from 333 Lakeshore Boulevard East, Toronto
Price: $45

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Appleseed Cider Festival

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Discover Ontario’s burgeoning cider scene at this festival featuring local craft cider. Ticket price includes admission and three sampling tickets. The first 300 through the gates for each session will also receive a souvenir Appleseed glass.

When: June 3, 3 pm to 11 pm
Where: Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: From $25

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Toronto Craft Brew Cruise

Set sail with 14 great local craft breweries and one craft cider company for a three-hour tour around Toronto’s harbour on board The River Gambler.

When: June 3, setting sail at 2 pm and 7 pm
Where: Departing from 333 Lakeshore Boulevard East, Toronto
Price: $45

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Ontario Craft Brew Week

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Breweries, restaurants, pubs, and venues across Toronto promote indie craft beer in Ontario and this week full of beer-centric events, tastings, and shows. See the full list of events right here.

When: June 10 to 18
Where: Locations across Toronto

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Canadian Premiere of MacKinnon Brothers

86’d Mondays hosts the Canadian Premiere of MacKinnon Brothers, a beer-fueled screening of this doc short celebrating this Ontario family’s journey to create a craft beer using only ingredients from their farm.

When: June 12, 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Free

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Craft Beer Passport Launch Party

Celebrate the launch of the 2017 Craft Beer Passport at this party serving suds from six Toronto breweries. Passport holders can enjoy $2 craft beers at participating bars and breweries across Toronto between June 1 and November 30.

When: June 15, 8 pm to 1 am
Where: StudioBar, 824 Dundas Street West, Toronto

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Beach BBQ & Brews

Spend Father’s Day weekend in this Beach Rib Fest featuring finger-licking eats from award-winning rib teams accompanied by a craft beer market, wine and spirits area, kids zone, life-size board games, backyard BBQ games, and more.

When: June 16, noon to 7 pm; June 17, 11 am to 11 pm; June 18, 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Woodbine Park, 1675 Lake Shore Boulevard East, Toronto
Price: Admission is free


Toronto Craft Beer Festival


This two-day event is the craft beer aficionado’s dream turning the massive venue of West Island, Ontario Place into one huge beer garden featuring indie brews, live music, and sizzling food vendors.

When: June 23 to 24, 3:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: West Island of Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto
Price: Tickets start at $10 – available through Toronto Craft Beer Festival

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