Canberra Beerfest


What time is the festival?



What tickets are available?

General Admission: $33 per entry + processing fee (until 11.30pm Friday 15th March)

ON THE DAY General Admission: $45 per entry + processing fee

All tickets must be purchase via online.

General Admission Tickets includes entry into the festival, 1 drink voucher*, access to 40+ of the best local & interstate craft breweries and distilleries, gourmet food vendors, live music from DJ  and party bands, and other festival activities like mini event. Any food or beverages are to be purchased within the festival

*Terms and conditions apply

Children under 18 years old are free of charge.


How do I purchase drinks?

Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival is a 100% cashless event and all transactions must be processed using the Square terminals at each exhibitor.  For every paid ticket – 1 drink ticket* will be provided on arrival. *T&C’s apply

Beverages can be purchased in the following sizes,
85ml tasters & paddles with 5x85ml tasters
285ml serve
330ml-375ml can
150ml wine

PRICING is determined by the Exhibitor, however MINIMUM pricing applies for all products
depending on product, serving size and / or ABV.


What beverages will be available on the day?

We will have a great range of craft beers, ciders, seltzers, spirits & this year we will be having a winery on board.

Non-alcoholic beverages will be available on the day


Can I buy product from exhibitors on the day?

Absolutely, exhibitors will be selling their beer/cider/spirits/wine, they will provide a sealable bag for your awesome purchases.

All bags will be placed at the collection tent at main gate for you to collect on way out of festival.

Please note these beverages cannot be consumed during the event


Any Entertainment?

This year the festival will feature a local DJ and band to keep you dancing

11am-1pm – DJ

1-2pm – The Burley Griffin

2-3pm – DJ & Hot dog eating competition

3-6pm – Plump Band


Children at Festival?

Mums and Dads, you’re welcome to bring your children to the Festival with you – however they must be closely supervised at all times.

We will have face painting & balloon artist for the kids

Children under the age of 18 are free of charge with paying adult.


I don’t drink beer! What else can I drink?

We have plenty of options for non-beer drinkers, including a range of ciders, gins, seltzers, vodkas & wines to try plus non alcoholic drinks are also available at food stands.


Can I bring my own food and drink?

Unfortunately no outside food or drink is allowed inside the event. Free water will be available at each exhibitors stand.

Gourmet Food stalls trading throughout the day.


Is smoking / vaping permitted?

Under the NSW smoke-free Environment Act 2000, vaping is banned wherever smoking is banned. Penalties may apply.
Smoking / vaping will be permitted in designated outdoor area only (see festival map on the day for location).


Can we go to the hotel bar after the festival?

Sure can, we look forward to seeing you there


Transportation to event…

We highly recommend you use local transport or check out PKUP as there is limited parking spaces around the street

PKUP is an app that will connect you to a driver to drive you + your car.
Here’s how it works:
1. Download the app (
2. Enter your car’s location
3. A driver will arrive ready to drive your car
This is an option for anyone that drives to the event and wants to enjoy a few drinks or families that may need the child seat.
Make sure to download and set up the app so you have it ready!


Skyfire will be held on the evening of Saturday 16th March, get the shuttle from our festival to Skyfire (Lake Burley Griffin) for a $5 donation to charity.

Shuttles will start at 5pm and leave every 30mins until 7pm. (limited seats available)

Shuttle will leave from festival gate entrance