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February 2017 - The First  Ever I Heart Beer Festival happens in Hamilton, Ontario

In February of 2017, I Heart Beer launches its first event in the city of Hamilton

August 2017 - I Heart Beer Limited is Registered

With two successful events under its belt (Hamilton & Guelph), I Heart Beer incorporates and plans to expand to other medium sized markets that lack off season beer Festivals.

June 2019 - The Idea of the Great Ontario Beer Festival comes to LIfe

With yearly sold out events  in London, Hamilton, Guelph and Kitchener,  growth was harder to come by simply because indoor events have capacity limitations and we were selling out the largest venues we could rent.  Out of this frustration, came the idea of the Great Ontario Beer Festival.  A festival with almost unlimited size bringing Ontario's beer industry together for one giant showcase/party.

June 2019 - The Idea of the Great Ontario Beer Festival comes to LIfe

With yearly sold out events  in London, Hamilton, Guelph and Kitchener,  growth was harder to come by simply because indoor events have capacity limitations and we were selling out the largest venues we could rent.  Out of this frustration, came the idea of the Great Ontario Beer Festival.  A festival with almost unlimited size bringing Ontario's beer industry together for one giant showcase/party.

March 2020 - Covid 19 Cancels all 2020 & 2021 Events

With ever changing lockdowns and mandates, the Great Ontario Beer Festival was put on the backburner till we could control the virus before opening things back up.

June 2022 - The First Annual Great Ontario Beer Festival Comes Back To Life

For 2022, the GOBF is coming to Kitchener for a 2 day beer drinking extravaganza.  30 breweries, 3 distilleries and 4 cideries are coming together for one heck of a party.

June 2023 - 100 Ontario Breweries/Brands!

As soon as the 2022 Festival is over, we will be hard at work trying to make Ontario Beer History.  With the help of the Traveling Pint and her infinite love for Ontario Beer, we will be touring the Province to bring together 100 Ontario Breweries/Brands.  This will be the first step in creating a one of a kind Festival that will compete with some of the best beer festivals in the world.  Stay tuned......

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