More than 18,000 festival-goers came to Vankleek Hill over the two days (September 20 and 21) of Beau’s Oktoberfest 2019. In addition to celebrating Bavarian culture, craft beer and community, Beau’s Oktoberfest is the annual signature fundraising event for local craft brewery Beau’s. This was the 11th annual edition of the event, which has now contributed an incredible sum of $802,644 to scores of local and national charity and community groups.
Beau’s Oktoberfest has kicked off its 2019 ticket sales today, with an announcement of the musical acts for this year’s festival. Vancouver’s indie rock supergroup The New Pornographers will be headlining the mainstage on Friday September 20, and Juno-award-winning rapper and songwriter Shad will be headlining Saturday September 21. Supporting acts include Jenn Grant, Neon Dreams, Birds of Bellwoods, Caravane, John Jacob Magistery, and What If Elephants.