Richmond, B C, August 2013 – O’Hare’s GastroPub and Liquor Store is delighted to announce the first annual Steveston Beer Fest, which will be held at the historic Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston, on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
The Festival will comprise around 40 booths and will showcase delicious and innovative craft beer from British Columbia, the US and other countries. This event aims to entice those that are new to craft beer as well as those with more experienced palates. The line-up will include casks, kegs and bottles as well as a pumpkin beer competition, all housed in the historic surroundings of the famous cannery.
Tickets are $40.00 and include craft beer samples, a gourmet hotdog from Steveston favourite D Original Sausage Haus and additional free food samples from local Steveston restaurants.
The net proceeds from this event will support the Richmond Christmas Fund.
Tickets are available via Eventbrite at www.stevestonbeerfest.
About O’Hare’s GastroPub and Liquor Store
O’Hare’s GastroPub www.ohares.ca has been a community favourite in the Steveston area since 1987, when it was founded by Jack O’Hare from Northern Ireland. In 2003, a liquor store was added to the property and now boasts the best selection of craft beer in Richmond. In the past year, O`Hare`s has accumulated more than 100 beer club members, who receive bi-monthly boxes of craft beers and tasting notes. As well, the GastroPub hosts a FNB (Friday Night Beers) special craft keg every week. The pub and liquor store are now run by Jack’s daughter Erinn and son in law, Grant Bryan. O’Hare’s has been a proud supporter of the Richmond Christmas Fund for many years.
About Richmond Christmas Fund
The Richmond Christmas Fund mobilizes the community’s spirit of giving to make holiday wishes come true for 2,000 low-income Richmond residents each year. Each person registered with the program receives a grocery voucher and nearly 1,000 children under 15 years old also receive toys or gift cards donated to the program. Volunteer Richmond Information Services is a non-profit agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of Richmond residents by bringing people and services together through community information and volunteerism. Visit www.volunteerrichmond.ca or call 604-279-7020 for more info.