Vancouver Brewfest this Friday, Saturday

The Vancouver Brewfest returns to Esther Short Park this Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12.  More than 100 brews, great food, fun, art and craft vendors, and live music make this the premier event for beer lovers in Southwest Washington. The event also features a variety of wine, cider, and mead.

Tickets range from $17 online ($19.50 at the door) to $32 ($37 at the door). Admission for designated drivers is $7 and includes entrance wristband and free, non-alcoholic beverages at the food court. Wristbands and glasses from Friday will work as admission Saturday.

Sample for one token or get a whole pint for four tokens. Tokens are $1.25. Tokens never expire and may be used again at the Spring Edition Brewfest on the first weekend of March Madness 2018.

Vancouver Brewfest is a charity fundraiser that happens annually in spring, summer and fall. Primary beneficiaries include Northwest Battle Buddies, Second Chance Companions, and the local Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. Since 2012, the event has donated over $42,000. For more information including a complete list of participating breweries, vendors and bands, visit