2018 Beer Festivals across South Africa

Calling all beer lovers...

  • by Spotong
  • May 10, 2018
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Beer lovers can look forward to a collection of events, promotions, pairings, specials and mini festivals across the country in praise of the amber nectar. Find your favourite ale, lager, stout, weiss and a myriad of other beer styles at these upcoming beer festivals.

MAY 2018

SA ON TAP CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL (JOHANNESBURG)

DATE: 12 & 13 MAY

WHERE: MONTECASINO, JOHANNESBURG

Find your favourite ale, lager, stout, weiss and a myriad of other beer styles at these upcoming beer festivals.

TICKET PRICE: TBA

ABOUT: SA's biggest Craft Beer & Music Festival featuring the alchemists of our country’s finest brews in a theatre of craft brewing excellence. A world of specTAPular brews, ciders and craft distilleries in one platform for you to enjoy with friends and family along with brilliant SA bands. Tickets are limited, secure your booking now for this not-to-be-missed craft brew, music and food affair.

MORE INFO: www.saontap.co.za/johannesburgfestival

JUNE 2018

AUTUMN BEER FESTIVAL AT A TOUCH OF MADNESS


DATE: 9 JUNE

TIME: 12H00 – 20H00

WHERE: 12 NUTTAL ROAD, OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN

TICKET PRICE: FREE ENTRANCE

ABOUT: With summer drawing to a close, it's hop harvest season so wet hopped beer is only available at this time of year. We invite you to spend the day drinking autumn beers with us. We'll have a great selection of darker beers on tap for the day. Beer bingo! With great prizes! Selective Hearing DJ crew will entertain you all afternoon. Our full menu will be available, burgers, nachos, chicken wings etc.

MORE INFO: TBA

JULY 2018

SA ON TAP CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL (DURBAN)

DATE: TBA

TIME: TBA

WHERE: KINGS PARK STADIUM, DURBAN

TICKET PRICE: TBA

ABOUT: SA's biggest Craft Beer & Music Festival featuring the alchemists of our country’s finest brews in a theatre of craft brewing excellence. A world of specTAPular brews, ciders and craft distilleries in one platform for you to enjoy with friends and family along with brilliant SA bands. Tickets are limited, secure your booking now for this not-to-be-missed craft brew, music and food affair.

MORE INFO: www.saontap.co.za/durban-festival

AUGUST 2018 

DURBAN BIERFEST

DATE: 31 AUGUST – 1 SEPTEMBER

TIME: EVENT 1: FRIDAY 19H00 – 24H00

EVENT 2: SATURDAY 12H00 – 17H00

EVENT 3: SATURDAY 18H00 – 24H00

WHERE: SIBAYA CASINO, DURBAN

TICKET PRICE: TBA

ABOUT: Be transported to the heart of Bavaria and embrace the legendary spirit of Oktoberfest at the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest. A nostalgic super-event for over-18s only, providing an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy traditional Bavarian fare and festivities, right here in South Africa! Specially brewed biers, friendly frauleins and traditional oompah.

MORE INFO: https://www.bierfest.co.za/durban-bierfest/

SEPTEMBER 2018

CAPE TOWN BIERFEST

DATE: 28 – 29 SEPTEMBER

TIME: Event 1: FRIDAY 19H00 – 24H00

Event 2: SATURDAY 12H00 - 17H00

Event 3: SATURDAY 19H00-2Hh00

WHERE: GRANDWEST CASINO, CAPE TOWN

TICKET PRICE: TBA

ABOUT: Be transported to the heart of Bavaria and embrace the legendary spirit of Oktoberfest at the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest. A nostalgic super-event for over-18s only, providing an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy traditional Bavarian fare and festivities, right here in South Africa! Specially brewed biers, friendly frauleins and traditional oompah.

MORE INFO: https://www.bierfest.co.za/cape-town-bierfest/

OCTOBER 2018

OKTOBERFEST AT A TOUCH OF MADNESS

DATE: 6 OCTOBER

TIME: 12H30 – 23H00

WHERE:12 NUTTAL ROAD, OBSERVATORY, CAPE TOWN

TICKET PRICE: FREE ENTRANCE

ABOUT: Join us for a day of beer drinking and Oktoberfest madness! We have 12 local craft beers on tap, jugs of beer, beer bingo! And pretzels! Dress up in Oktoberfest style and get a free schnapps! Selective Hearing DJs from 3pm. Our full menu will also be available all day - burgers, nachos, tacos, bunny chows....

MORE INFO: TBA

PRETORIA BIERFEST

DATE: 26 – 27 OCTOBER

TIME: Event 1: FRIDAY 19H00 – 24H00 

Event 2: SATURDAY 12H00 – 17H00 

Event 3: SATURDAY 19H00 – 24H00 

WHERE: TIMES SQUARE CASINO

TICKET PRICE: TBA

ABOUT: Be transported to the heart of Bavaria and embrace the legendary spirit of Oktoberfest at the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest. A nostalgic super-event for over-18s only, providing an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy traditional Bavarian fare and festivities, right here in South Africa! Specially brewed biers, friendly frauleins and traditional oompah.

MORE INFO: https://www.bierfest.co.za/bierfest-pretoria/

OKTOBERFEST WORLD BEER FESTIVAL

DATE: 5 - 7 October

TIME: Friday 16h00 - 20h00

Saturday: 11h00 - 17h00 & 17h00 - 20h00

Sunday: 11h00 - 18h00 

WHERE: Urban Brewing Co, 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay, Western Cape

TICKET PRICE: R100 pre-booked online, R150 walk-ins

ABOUT: Bring the family along to Oktoberfest at Urban Brewing Co, Hout Bay. Running for three days, it's a full weekend of DJs, live bands, German oompah sing-a-long, great local craft beer, German food trucks, and specially brewed fest beer. Tickets includes a “maas” beer mug and 1 litre of “festbeer”, refill “festbeer” R75 for 1 litre and all other beers are at normal prices.

MORE INFO: http://urbanbrewery.co.za/

Remember to consume alcohol responsibly. Get a taxi or appoint a designated driver – do not drive home after drinking. For more information visit www.sab.co.za.