5 festive beer events happening in Toronto this December

Nov 28 2017, 3:09 am

Beer festivals in Toronto don’t belong exclusively to the summer months. In December, your cup will runneth over with beer-fueled events including ugly Christmas sweater parties, local markets, and holiday socials.

Here are the top five beer events on in Toronto this December.

Hop Chow

Hop Chow

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This inaugural food and beer festival happening the first weekend in December and promises curated pairings as chefs and brewers buddy up to collaborate on menu items complemented by amazing brews.

When: December 2, 2017, noon to 11 pm
Where: 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto
Price: From $25 online

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Barley’s Angels Pop-Up Market

Granite Brewery

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This annual Christmas Market in a brewery offers the chance to do some holiday shopping while sipping beers and winning prizes.

When: December 3, 3 pm to 6 pm
Where: Granite Brewery, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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Hoppy Holidays

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This craft beer sampling event already boasts nearly 20 vendors that will be serving up seasonal brews, one-off creations, and yuletide beer cocktails. Not to mention the culinary team at The Berkley is putting together of beer-friendly bites including mini Jamaican patties, mini grilled cheese sandwiches, poutine, and more.

When: December 5, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: $25 in advance

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I Heart BEER Holiday Festival

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The holiday edition of this brew fest promises to be an “epic holiday extravaganza” complete with ugly sweaters and tipsy caroling to make this a hoppy holiday to remember.

When: December 9, 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building, 160 Princes Boulevard, Toronto
Price: From $25

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12 Beers of Xmas

Gladstone Hotel 12 beers of xmas

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Come enjoy 12 local craft beers at this annual all-you-can-taste, beer-drinking extravaganza. There will be live music, DJs, and enough suds to give Santa’s village a hangover.

When: December 22, 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West

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