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Bières et Saveurs de Chambly

Bières et Saveurs de Chambly is the most important craft beer festival in Quebec and a vector of development for microbreweries, vineyards, cider houses and local producers from Quebec.

This must-attend event, organized by Concept B, welcomes a festive, scenic and relaxed atmosphere.

Located on the banks of the Richelieu River on the Fort Chambly National Historic Site, the festival showcases the products of more than 110 exhibitors, which is ideal for tasting beers, ciders, wines, as well as a panoply of local products on the beat of musical performances, comedy shows, conferences for beer geeks and a variety of activities for children.

Eco-Responsibility, A Priority !

The Bières et Saveurs de Chambly’s organizers are concerned about the event’s impact on the environment!

  • Free water distribution to considerably reduce the quantity of plastic thrown away;
  • Responsible residual and recyclable materials management;
  • Recovery of used cooking oils;
  • Food composting and waste sorting stations;
  • Recyclable and compostable tasting containers;
  • Use of biodegradable products;
  • Promotional tools printed on FSC paper;
  • Material reuse and rentals ;
  • Free shuttle service;
  • Local purchasing policy;
  • And several associations with regional organizations.

Thank you Écobac for allowing us to implement these initiatives!

Écologistik is proud to support Bières et Saveurs de Chambly‘s ecological initiatives and encourages you to minimize your ecological footprint by carpooling!

 

We Are Going Electric!

The festival is proud to collaborate with Kia Chambly, Éco-Citoyens Chambly and the AVEQ in order to offer a shuttle service that is part electric! For now, only a few buses and cars will be electric but our long-term goal is to completely electrify the shuttle service offered during the festival.

 

Kia Chambly

First-time partner of the festival, Kia Chambly will offer a few electric cars to link the Green Kia Chambly line with the festival site.

Éco-Citoyens Chambly

Éco-Citoyens Chambly is a committed citizens’initiative with one common goal: to build awareness in protecting nature and encourage Chambly residents to partake in green citizenship. The movement was born in 2017 with the goal to create projects and events of all sizes to promote the protection of the environment. With its motivated members and volunteers, Eco-Citoyens Chambly, land a helping hand to local citizen initiatives and organizations in order to incorporate the social and environmental aspects in their projects, always with sustainable development in mind.

In addition to providing volunteers who will be driving the electric cars to transport visitors, Eco-Citoyens Chambly will be there to provide information regarding the organization and several good environmental habits to implement at home.

AVÉQ

L’Association des Véhicules Électriques du Québec (AVÉQ) is actively partaking in the electrification of means of transportation in Quebec since 2013. L’AVEQ’s objective is to offer neutral information to current and future electric drivers while promoting their interests to industry players. With its numerous partners, the organization partakes in several electromobility promotional events. L’AVEQ will also be there to inform visitors on the various electric cars, the benefits, costs and charging stations.

 

Causes We Support  !

LEUCAN – Ça brasse contre le cancer

Bières et Saveurs de Chambly is proud to be part of this supportive movement of microbreweries against cancer!

Our Initiatives :

  • Monetary donation
  • Collecting donation from festival-goers online and at the festival entrance.

 

 

AFÉAS

Since 2009, the festival has also supported the Women’s Association of Education and Social Action, known as Afeas, which defends the interests of Quebec and Canadian women in regards to various institutions such as governments, municipal councils, public and parapublic institutions.