Fun summer beer festivals in Canada Do you have a thirst on for craft and other local brews? Quench your beer-lust at one of our favourite summer beer festivals in Canada. By Doug O'Neill Fun summer beer festivals in Canada Slideshow View Slideshow Fun summer beer festivals in Canada Replay This Slideshow Next Slideshow Previous Next By: Photo: © Copyright View more galleries 5 best summer festivals i Great cocktail recipes 11 best Canadian campgrou Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show is in its 11th year. In addition to craft beer, attendees are served up great entertainment, plus selections of barbecued ribs.When: July 18 to 20.On tap throughout the year: This is the city that brought you North America’s biggest Oktoberfest Festival, so rest assured you can get great brews from such breweries as Waterloo Brewing Company and Wellington Brewery, all year long.For info visit www.kitchenerribandbeerfest.com. Galiano Wine & Beer Festival Galiano Wine & Beer Festival is a small affair in beautiful Galiano Island which also caters to wine lovers. Participating producers include Howe Island Brewing, Pacific Western Brewing and Lighthouse Brewing Company.Date: August 19.On tap throughout the year: Galiano 55-minute ferry ride to Tsawwassen, south ofVancouver, where you can enjoy some of the best British Columbia craft brews.For info visit www.galianowinefestival.com. Whistler Village Beer Festival Whistler Village Beer Festival serves up quality brews from Vancouver Island Brewing, Howe's Sound, Bowen Island Brewery and other great craft beers of British Columbia. Bonus: Whistler is a perfect holiday destination in summer for hiking, cross-country biking, kayaking, fishing, and other outdoor fun.Date: September 11 to 14.On tap throughout the year: British Columbia is known for breathing new life into the Canadian craft brew industry. There are plenty of award-winning beers on tap in and in Whistler all year long.For info visit wvbf.ca. Festival des bieres d'Alma. Quebec Festival des bieres d'Alma, in the picturesque Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Region of Quebec, features 75 microbreweries. Consider a post-beer-festival bike ride of the Véloroute des Bleuets.Date: July 25 to 27On tap throughout the year: Quebecois brews available throughout the region.For info visit www.bieresalma.com P.E.I. Beer Fest PEI Beer Fest is part of the popular culinary Fall Flavours Festival. It's an opportunity to sample PEI Brewing Company favourites such as Beach Chair Lager, Island Red and Sydney Street Stout.When: September 5, 6, 2014.On tap throughout the year: My favourite spot in Charlottetown for hoisting craft beers at any time of the the year is The Gahan House on Sydney Street. Ask for a slider to sample a range from light to dark.For information: Visit beerfestpei.ca.