We round up 5 of the best beer festivals taking place across New Zealand this summer.
All of them are reusable and are the most sustainable festivals out there.
From Queenstown to little old Cambridge.
We put the spotlight on 5 beer festivals worth adding to your summer calendar.
Without further ado…
Join the beer festival that has to sample 300+ craft beers and ciders from a selection of NZ's best craft breweries! Plus taste your way around the wares of the best food trucks in town and get down to the sounds of some great live entertainment.
The Great Kiwi Beer Festival is a celebration of the brewing industry in New Zealand, hosted by industry experts.
Attendees will be able to sample brews from diverse locales spanning from Europe to Asia, and the presence of many brewmasters onsite will give patrons the opportunity to interact with the people behind their favourite brands.
With live performance, cooking demonstrations, seminars, brand experience areas, beer and food matching and much more, The Great Kiwi Beer Festival is the ultimate "cheers" to New Zealand's affinity with the great amber nectar.
Where: Christchurch, New Zealand
Lock it in friends: the November with see the Fifth instalment of the Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival take over the entire pitch of the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
With tantalising treats that'll appeal to every kind of palate, and entertainment for the young and old - from seminars to bouncy castles to high-quality kiwi music - we reckon it's the highlight of the calendar year!
They are also offering a homebrew competition this year, where you could be the 2017 Dunedin Craft Beer festivals beer of the year :)
Where: Dunedin, New Zealand
Come check out some of New Zealand's best craft breweries in the heart of Queenstown: Garage Project, Tuatara, 8Wired, Panhead, Cargo and many more.
Set in the mighty Queenstown. Who could ask for a better place to have a beer?
Where: Queenstown, New Zealand
4. Chow and Tipple
The Chow & Tipple is a boutique Food, Beer & Wine Festival based in Cambridge, New Zealand. The inaugural event is set to take place March.
It is one of the latest editions to our Beer Festivals in New Zealand
Where: Cambridge, New Zealand
5. Beast of a Feast
Beast of a Feast returns in 2018 and this summer's hottest craft beer and food festival in Mount Maunganui! A rockstar lineup of some of New Zealand's best breweries and street food vendors provides the perfect setting for you to acclimatise to a new year! Challenge your mates to a match of table tennis or perhaps meet the brewers behind the beers at ‘The Beer Affair’ tent. Compete for spending credit with competitions throughout the day! Or just sit back and enjoy the entertainment on the big stage!
Beast of a Feast will be held on the 3rd of January at Soper Reserve, Mount Maunganui.
Where: Mt Manganui, New Zealand