Main Tasting

It is with heavy hearts that we are cancelling Whisky and Words 2020. We do so in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the actions that each of us—as individuals and organizations—must take to flatten the curve and keep each other safe. Learn more here.

Whisky & Words 2020 would like to thank its Gold Sponsors: Vancouver magazine, Pourhouse and Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits brands Jura, BEARFACE Whisky, The Dalmore and Glendalough.

How to get here

Location

Performance Works
1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8

By Transit

You can access Granville Island through many public transportation options. Visit Translink’s website to create a trip plan and see your route options, or call them at 604-953-333.

By Car

You are able to park in any legal parking spot on Granville Island with car2go or Evo car shares. If you choose to drive your own vehicle and have a designated driver, parking on Granville Island is free after 6pm. Do not drink and drive.

How to get home

Public Transportation

There are a variety of public transit options available following the event. Visit Translink’s website to create a trip plan and see your route options, or call them at 604-953-333.

Free Shuttle

We have partnered with the Vancouver Trolley Company to provide a free shuttle service to the Olympic Village Canada Line Station every half hour starting at 9:35pm. 

Taxi

Call one of Vancouver’s taxi companies to pick you up following the event. 

BY CAR (DESIGNATED DRIVERS ONLY)

Do not drink and drive. If you drove your own vehicle and have a designated driver, you may drive your car home. If you drove your own vehicle and do not have a designated driver, please leave your car parked on Granville Island and use one of the above methods of transportation. Parking is free until 11am so be sure to pick up your vehicle before that time to avoid receiving a parking ticket.