Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin

Lifting Spirits. Sharing Hope.

Raise your glass and join us for Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin. This annual event raises critical funds that support the most vulnerable members of our North Shore community.

Bring your friends, family, and colleagues for a spirited evening of craft beer and wine, live music, delicious food, and a silent auction. Every dollar you invest in us will be used to change the lives of local children and families.  Click here for images of our 2019 Beer by the Pier.

This popular event always sells out quickly, so be sure to get your tickets early.  Keep up with the latest event updates on the Beer by the Pier Instagram and Twitter feeds.

Date: June 13, 2020
Location: Pipe Shop, Shipbuilder’s Square, North Vancouver

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Support Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin

Every June, more than 700 guests join us at the Pipe Shop in Shipbuilder’s Square for Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin. As our most-attended fundraising event, this sell-out evening provides corporate sponsors with creative brand recognition opportunities through on-site, traditional, and digital marketing.

To learn more about our Corporate Sponsorship packages contact Lucy Isham-Turner at 604-982-2088 or email Lucy.

Donate to the silent auction

Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin features a popular raffle and silent auction. Our guests are interested in all kinds of items, with a particular affinity for:  

  • Experience packages
  • Activities, toys, and products for children and youth
  • Wine and food  

Learn more about becoming a silent auction donor. Contact Regan Scott 604-988-5281 or email Regan

In-Kind Donation

Thank you to our 2020 Event Committee

We are grateful for the leadership and guidance of the 2020 Beer by the Pier Committee:

Brian O’Neill and Leigh Stratton (Co-chairs), Kath Britton, Anne Fischer, Andrea McDonald, Laurie Oseen

Volunteer with Us

Connect with our family of volunteers and make a direct impact in your local community. We are always looking for volunteers ages 19+ for help with Beer by the Pier. This spirited event requires a wide range of support, so please contact us directly to learn how you can get involved.

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This is a fantastic – truly a North Vancouver community event! I love the concept and purpose of the event, and the crowd it attracts!– Beer by the Pier guest