Cape Town Festival of Beer
Imagine a gathering for beer enthusiasts, connoisseurs and those just wanting to learn more about beer. Set against one of the most beautiful backdrops in the Table Mountain and the new Cape Town Stadium at Hamiltons Rugby Club on Green Point Common. And all of this only a short walk from the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Well you dont have to imagine you can experience it all at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. The countries largest festival celebrating all things beer is back and as is the case every year, its bigger and better! With world class brewers, local micro breweries, awesome local entertainment, great food and activities it goes without question that you should take three days out of your busy schedule to visit. The 2011 festival will see over twenty breweries, more than fifty different beers and no less than seven different styles of brewing to taste or buy, making it the biggest festival of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.
Whether it’s the home brewer whipping up a special batch or the mega brewer, they all have one thing in common and that is a passion for beer that brings them to offer their products on this fantastic platform set in South Africas Mother City.
Beer style and category competitions, master classes and gaining a better understanding of the golden liquid is the order of the day teamed with braais (barbeques), lucky draws and taste-offs all in Oktoberfest-style. World class bands and entertainment are on have to ensure that a special time is had by all visitors. The 2011 festival will see breweries from around the world taking part with confirmations received from Camelthorn, Darling, Bavaria, Corona, Carling Black Label, Napier, Jack Black, Paulaner, Mitchells, Castle, Fosters, Erdinger, Liefmans, Oettinger, Cobra, Tiger, Singha, Duvel, Maredsous, Valentines and many more.
Take a line-up of beer tastings, beer sales, lucky draws, brewing demos and competition, kiddies entertainment, braaing competitions, top live entertainment and add a wide variety of food stalls and you have a recipe for a not to be missed festival.
The Cape Town Festival of Beer 2011 will take place from the 25th to 27th November 2011 (Gates open at 12H00 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and public tickets will cost : Day pass R60, 2 Days R100, 3 days R120. There are also special packages available as follows.
Kings Table: Entrance and table for 10 plus an individual draught tap per table, 30L keg, branded mug, personal fraulein service - R2500
Corporate package: Entrance over all 3 days, 10 beer vouchers, tastings, designated table with allocated seating, voucher for a meal, event shirt and beer mug - R500 per person
VIP tickets: Access for all 3 days, branded mug and cap, 6 SAB and 4 exhibition beer vouchers, voucher for a meal - R500 per person
For further information on future dates and corporate packages please conact:
Directions from N2
Traveling to Cape Town on the N2 Rd/Settlers Way, merge onto De Waal Drive and continue onto Eastern Blvd and then onto Buitengracht Steet. Turn right onto the M6 and at the roundebout take the third exit onto Granger Bay Blvd. Turn left onto Fritz Sonneberg Road, continue on Fritz Sonneberg Road and turn left onto Stephan Way. Hamiltons Rugby Club is located in Stephan Way.
Nearby Towns:Granger Bay
, Green Point
, Mouille Point
, Three Anchor Bay
, V&A Waterfront
, Cape Town City Bowl
, Cape Town CBD
, De Waterkant
, Sea Point
, Gardens Cape Town
, Bantry Bay
Nearby Points Of Interest:Blisters For Bread Charity Walk
, Cape Town Flea Markets
, Cape Medical Museum
, Cape Outdoor Adventure and Travel Expo
, Two Oceans Aquarium
, International Oriental Dance Festival
, The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront- Cape Town- South Africa
, The V&A Waterfront
, Signal Hill & Lions Head
, Designer Festive Market, Cape Town
, Cape Homemakers Expo
, Go Glamour – Cape Town
, Cape Town International Boat Show
, Cape Town International Jazz Festival
, Daddy Bloom Flower Show