Main Tasting

Thanks for making Whisky & Words 2022 a success!

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Whisky & Words is the annual fundraiser of the Vancouver Writers Fest’s youth education programs.

Enjoy unlimited drams of whisky from distilleries around the world, including Scotland, Canada, and Japan, as well as American craft bourbon; you’ll find local craft spirits and beers, too. Delight in a stellar silent auction while indulging in mouth-watering bites from local Vancouver restaurants and enjoying live music.

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 Evo car share. If you choose to drive your own vehicle and have a designated driver, parking on Granville Island is free from 6pm–11am. 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.

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.