BIG THINGS ARE BREWING!

THE GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL

SAT 26TH JANUARY 2019 | HAGLEY PARK, CHRISTCHURCH

The names and faces behind some of the country’s leading craft beer labels collect in Christchurch’s Hagley Park this January 2019. Join us as more than 40 craft brewers and 35+ street food vendors take over Christchurch in New Zealand’s hoppiest celebration of the craft beer industry.

With more than 300 beers on tap, dozens of interactive workshops and beer tasting seminars and the infamous live music stage, the Great Kiwi Beer Festival’s eighth annual instalment is bringing your mid-Summer brewing dreams to life on Saturday 26 January 2019.

Our 2019 brew is still fermenting, check back here soon, or sign up to our mailing list for regular updates and ticketing announcements!

2019/01/26 11:00:00

Beer and Breweries

IT'S GONNA BE A BEERSTRAVAGANZA

The 2019 brewers lineup is coming soon. Check out your old favourites, plus a record number of first-time festival breweries! With more than 300 craft beers on show, the 2019 Festival is sure to be an enlighten beer exploration!

TICKETS

VIP, EARLY BIRD & GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON

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FESTIVAL INFORMATION

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Tips & Guidelines

GATES OPEN 11.00am 26th January 2019

The Festival is located in the Events Area, North Hagley Park, Christchurch. The best entry to the venue is via the Armagh Street Bridge / Park Terrace / Rolleston Avenue.

GETTING TO THE FESTIVAL:
We encourage using public transport – there is no car parking available for this event in Hagley Park.

LEAVEING THE FESTIVAL:
Please be respectful of our neighbour when leaving the Festival. We also ask that you dispose of rubbish in the bins provided.

BRING YOUR TICKETS & ID:
While we can scan tickets on your mobile phone or tablet, paper tickets are much quicker and will reduce your time in queues! The Festival will require you to present proof-of-age ID. While children aged 17 or below are permitted at the event, they must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Kids aged 13 and below are free and do not require a ticket.

BRING CASH:
Some of our exhibitors may have EFTPOS, but cash is accepted everywhere! Skip the queues and bring cash along with you, or use the ATM’s are provided on site.

COME PREPARED:
Sunblock, hat and sunnies if it looks to be fine day, and drink responsibly.

PLEASE LEAVE FOOD & DRINK AT HOME:
Our amazing selection of breweries and food vendors have everything you could possibly want, from beer and cider (of course), to wine, soft drinks, coffee and all sorts of delicious meals and snacks. Unfortunately homemade food and drinks are not permitted to be brought into the festival.

ARRANGE TRANSPORT:
Never drink and drive. Arrange someone to drop off and collect you after the Festival, use the nearby public transport, bike, on foot, taxi, Uber or have a designated driver. There are many options to ensure you and your friends and family remain safe before and after the event, ask our team if you need assistance.

NO CAR PARKING AT THE FESTIVAL:
There is no public car parking available for this Event. There is a number of (time-restricted) public car parks in the area, as well as on street parking.

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