BIG THINGS ARE BREWING

IN THE MIGHTY WAIKATO

The Great Kiwi Beer Festival lands at Claudelands Events Centre for the inaugural North Island edition on Saturday 7 March 2020.

Join us for a day dedicated to the celebration of our love affair with the amber nectar! More than 40 craft breweries and cider producers will be pouring over 300 different drops, so there will be something to please every palate.

Compliment the brews with a delectable selection of meals and snacks from an eclectic selection of local foodies.

With dozens of interactive workshops and beer tasting seminars, plus an awesome lineup of great Kiwi artists on the Music Stage, the Great Kiwi Beer Festival is a day dedicated to great craft beers, good mates and fun in the sun.

LIVE MUSIC LINEUP

AT THE GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL

Take a look at this years live music lineup that will be bringing you sounds all through the day.
We’ve got the bests to go with your brews at The Great Kiwi Beer Festival.

COOKING THEATRE

AT THE GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL

Check out some of New Zealand’s top chefs in action and maybe even catch some tips to show off to your mates.

GKBF CRAFT BEER ACADEMY

AT THE GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL

Bringing you the Great Kiwi Beer Festival Craft Beer Academy. A festival favourite from Christchurch, make sure you head along to be suitably saturated with beer related wisdom.

FOOD & RETAIL STANDS

AT THE GREAT KIWI BEER FESTIVAL

As we all know, you cant live on beer alone, so we have gathered some of Hamilton’s finest food producers.
Whether you’re looking for a spicy curry to match with an IPA or a burger to pair with your Pilsner, You wont have to look far.

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