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Welly Cask Fest 2018!

Join us and explore the adventurous, unfiltered world of cask beer. As one of North America’s first craft brewers to produce traditional cask ales, Wellington Brewery is excited to host another installment of our annual Welly Cask Fest.

The festival will feature 25+ cask beers and ciders at each session including unique one-off creations, guest features from celebrated brewers across Ontario, and one-of-a-kind collaborations. The weekend will also feature delicious food from the region's best food trucks, pop-up food vendors, live music, brewery tours, vintage arcade, axe throwing, and more.

It all goes down September 7th-8th, 2018 at Wellington Brewery in Guelph, Ontario with 3 individually ticketed sessions.


(519) 837-2337


Wellington Brewery - 950 Woodlawn Rd. W, Guelph


Session #1 - Friday September 7th, 6-11pm
Session #2 - Saturday September 8th, 12-5pm
Session #3 - Saturday September 8th, 6-11pm

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We’re excited to have a selection of local food trucks serving up delicious snacks and meals throughout the festival. Each truck will showcase a unique menu with a number of menu items paired with select beers. 

Street Food

From the crew who brought you Baker Street Station and 39 Carden Street comes Street Food! This new food truck features an eclectic menu that is always changing, always inspired, and always super tasty.

Chef Scotty Bistro Tour

Led by Red Seal Chef Scott Yates, Chef Scotty Cooks Bistro Tour has a love for food.  Flavours, Style, Presentation and Passion. Bistro Tour is a unique, exciting, and healthy food truck specializing in upscale gourmet bistro food.

Kung Fu DAWG

Hailing from the Big Smoke, Kung Fu Dawg promises nothing but homegrown comfort food in natural casings!






+ Surprise POP-UP KITCHEN!

We're going to have a rotating, surprise pop-up kitchen with top secret, tasty snacks made by local chefs!


25+ CASKS! + Surprise Casks tapped throughout the weekend!





Welly Cask Fest happens at our brewery located at 950 Woodlawn Road West in Guelph. During the festival we will not have any parking available on site at the brewery but we will have a designated parking area near the brewery. We will also be running regular shuttle buses leaving from downtown Guelph throughout the event. Your ticket includes a shuttle bus to and from the brewery from downtown Guelph.




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Tickets for each session of welly cask fest include a welly sampling glass, 5 x 4oz tokens and a shuttle bus to and from the brewery to downtown guelph

Sept 7th 6-11pm

Sept 8th 12-5pm

Sept 8th 6-11pm


Tickets are $25 per session + HST and service charge

Designated Driver / Under 19 Tickets are $15 and include: Access to the event and local bus shuttle but does not include a glass or any sample tokens. Children and anyone under 12 years of age will be admitted at no charge (accompanied by an adult) and do not require a ticket.

A portion of the proceeds from Welly Cask Fest will go to support Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph.