The Vancouver International Coffee and Tea Awards Festival (VICATA), is celebrating its inaugural event this weekend.
The festival aims to celebrate a Vancouver favourite and bring world-class coffee and tea brands together.
At the event, the best brands in each industry will compete for the top spot and give visitors a chance to sample some of their newest products.
The best brew in each category of coffee and tea will be decided with a blind taste test. Attendees will also be given a chance to participate with a ‘People’s Choice’ award, as chosen by the public.
Categories for the event are as follows:
- Herbal & organic
- Kombucha & specialty
- Iced and blended
- Black and brewed
- Cold Brew
- Specialty & other
Best Summer Beverage (other than coffee or tea)
People’s Choice Award
In addition to some world-class beverages, guests can expect to find live music, delicious food, and activities for attendees of all ages.
Best of all, the festival is free and open to the public.
This year’s festival takes place on Sunday, August 19 at David Lam Park from 10 am to 4 pm.
Where: David Lam Park – 1300 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
When: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Admission: Free of charge