DSC00167.jpg

THE 23rd ANNUAL HOPSCOTCH FESTIVAL

100% SOLD OUT

 

Event Details

The Grand Tasting Hall

Imagine the PNE Forum, a 50,000 sq. ft. venue, filled with thousands of guests, all attending for the same reason: a great time based on the tasting and education on libations! For 23 years, the Grand Tasting Hall has come alive with thousands of different Craft and Premium Beers, Spirits from around the globe, the most delicious of Scotch and other Whiskies, as well as a selection of wines and spectacular foods. Guests make their way around the room, enjoying their old favourites while learning about new ones.

Under the perfect guise of event lighting and the sounds of live music, your senses will be exposed to so, so much. 

The food exhibition will have some of the best food one can enjoy - so come hungry! Snacks, as well as full-sized dinners will be available.

There is coat check once you walk-in, an on-site liquor store and a smoking area onsite as well!

 

Location

PNE FORUM
2901 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1

 
 

Tickets

MASTERCLASSES/DINNERS

Entire Festival - Master Classes & Other Events

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2018

6:00pm - 10:00pm - Grand Tasting Hall GA

SATURDAY NOVEMBER  24, 2018

3:00pm - 6:00pm - The Great Whisky Smoke

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2018

6:00pm - 10:00pm - Grand Tasting Hall GA

 
 

A FEW OF THE 2018 BRANDS…

AND SO MANY MORE STILL TO BE ADDED…

 

Getting Here

Location

The PNE Forum at Hastings Park is conveniently located at the corner of Hastings Street and Renfrew Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. Please click here to map the location.  

Directions

Click Here for directions to the PNE Forum.

By Transit

We encourage you to use alternate transportation. The PNE is easily accessible by public transport. For more information about getting to Playland via transit, including fares and schedules, please visit Translink's website or call them @ 604-953-3333.

By Car

Services like Car2go are an option for guests to drive to the event, park on the street (assuming there is availability - please check the parking signs), and take public transportation home. Although it is not recommended, if you do choose to drive your own car, we encourage you to park in one of the PNE’s secure, well-lit lots. Please follow the signs for the correct lot. Parking is usually $10. The PNE accepts cash, credit and debit for parking payment. Guests can leave their cars in the parking lots overnight if need be. There is no penalty for doing so. DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.

 

Getting Home

Public Transportation

For the last several years, The Hopscotch Festival has been sponsored by the BCLDB's 'Get Home Safe' program. As such, the festival has been able to supply a complimentary transit ticket to anyone attending* the Grand Tasting Hall. Although not guaranteed, it is likely that the festival will yet aligned with the Get Home Safe program. *while supplies last

PUBLIC BUS LINE/SKYTRAIN

The PNE is located directly on a major transit line. Please visit the Translink website so plan your departure. The PNE is located very close to Renfrew Skytrain Station. This station offers easy access to anywhere the public transport system travels.

Taxis

Please call many of the Vancouver Taxi companies to arrange a pick up after the event. 

By Car (Designated Drivers Only)

Do not drink and drive. It is unsafe, unethical and illegal. The following note is for designated drivers only. If you drove to the PNE and have not drank, please feel free to drive your car home. If you drove to the event, please use any of the latter options and pick up your car the next morning. You can leave your cars overnight, if need be.

 
 

Like it? Buy It! 

For the 5th consecutive year, The Hopscotch Festival has teamed up with an premier Vancouver liquor store to create the Hopscotch Festival on-site pop up liquor store! High Point LRS is back at Hopscotch in 2018! Most, if not all, of the amazing spirits at this years event will be available for purchase within the Grand Tasting Hall! Many of the amazing products at Hopscotch are hard to (usually) find so, take advantage of this convenient and awesome opportunity.

www.highpointbws.com

 
HighPoint-LiquorStore-1.jpg