Spirited Walking Tour Through Gastown
MARCH 6, 2022 | 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Get a not-so-dry taste of Prohibition, when underground drinking dens made Gastown Vancouver’s original nightlife district. A Vancouver Cocktail Week exclusive event, brought to you by GASTOWN.
About this event
In this walking tour, Forbidden Vancouver’s storytellers uncover secret venues and hidden history, partnering with local establishments Pourhouse, Cappelleria Bertacchi, E.C. Rare Books., The Forge and Guilt & Co. to present 1920s-style cocktails—with a modern twist. Drinks educator Charlene Rooke will also sip you through the history of two iconic pre-Prohibition cocktails in secret-speakeasy style.
CINQ À SEPT HAPPY HOURS
MARCH 6 – 10, 2022 | 5PM – 7PM
Drop in to these elevated happy hours across the city.
Once the workday is done, head straight to one of these elevated happy hours based on the French concept of the “cinq à sept”—5 to 7 pm, the playful hours between work and family life. (Event times vary, though, so check below!) Expect VCW signature cocktails, snacks, entertainment, socializing and more. Don’t forget to enter your photos in the Instagram contest, and you might win a Gastown prize package featuring gift cards for select venues to enjoy at your leisure. Note that these events are not ticketed; however, some establishments may recommend reservations, so call ahead to secure a seat.
Learn more about participating Gastown restaurants and plan your next elevated happy hour HERE.