Looking for something to do tonight? This weekend? Next month?

These beer events will keep you going - everything you need is right here!

Whether you’re seeking out new beers, want to strut your stuff at a local trivia night, or out to
support local home brewers, there’s something for everyone on our busy calendar of events.

With Gold Coast events ranging from lunches to free tastings, and Brisbane events that allow you to meet your favourite brewer
or sample a fresh brew before anyone else, our beer events page is a comprehensive guide to what’s happening in southeast Queensland.

This page offers a consolidated list of beer festivals and special occasions celebrating beer
while also highlighting fun things to do at local venues that support the independent craft beer scene.

February 2021

last of the summer sours easy timesPucker up Brisbane! Join us for our Last of the Summer Sours event at Easy Times Brewing Co, Thursday 25 – Sunday 28 Feb.

We’re stoked to have 15 taps of Australian and International sour-y goodness all in the one spot!

We’ll be revealing the tap line up shortly but we’ll let you in on a few secrets 🤫 (think Stomping Ground Brewing Co, Deeds Brewing, Beerfarm, Blue Owl Brewing, Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers, Big Shed Brewing Concern, Hope Estate, Easy Times Brewing Co & more!)

lost palms sour festJoin us for a cheers to Sour Beers –

Sunday the 28th of Feb we’ll be launching our new Blueberry Pancakes Sour alongside a full tap line up of special sours.

After a huge success at Crafted Festival we decided to brew a bigger batch of the Blueberry Pancakes Sour and make a deal out of sour beers before Summer is completely over. We’ve got an awesome line up of some of our house favourites and some new sour brews just for the day.

DJs on deck and classic kitchen favs for the day! Open from 12PM till late

March 2021

panezski spirits with spiritsEnjoy a night of cocktails & receiving messages from the other side with one of Gold Coast’s finest Mediums & Psychics.

Deb B, Angel Psychic will deliver an interactive with messages and demonstrations.

Friday 5th March, doors open from 6pm with the presentation starting at 7pm.

Cost: $45pp includes cocktail, food platter and presentation by Deb B, Angel Psychic.

Bookings are essential as spaces are limited. To book see https://www.panezski.com.au/events

eatons hill beer festGrab your tasting paddles and enjoy the Queensland summer, sampling over 130 beers and ciders from some of the best brewers in Australia. On Saturday 6th of March 2021, Eatons Hill Hotel’s Brisbane Beer Festival returns for its 8th annual event featuring over 130 Australian and International craft beers & ciders.

A must-do event for any beer and cider fan, connecting enthusiasts with the industry to share, discover and enjoy unique brews, eat from delicious food trucks, participate in adult-only competitions and dance along to live music.

This single day event is the largest beer festival gathering in Queensland and has once again secured an absolutely mouth-watering line-up including; BentSpoke Brewing Co, Black Flag Brewing, Gage Roads Brew Co, Matso’s Brewery & Sea Legs Brewing Co.

Join in the celebration of beer and cider and challenge your taste buds by sampling something a bit different and unique or stick with your all-time favourite beer and ciders, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

Get into the spirit of things by participating in the annual Keg Stacking Competition for an exciting and entertaining game of skill, speed and beer. The competition is fierce but the game is simple, form a team of two with your mate and go head to head against other esteemed beer drinkers. The first team to stack all of their beer kegs will win a grand prize and will hold the Keg Stacking champions bragging rights until the next year.

Don’t miss out on the best dressed competition either, with a variety of costumes roaming around

Beer Fest you will need creativity and originality if you want your team to win! There has been everything from Where’s Wally, Superheroes and The Smurfs, so escape the ordinary and dress up as the extraordinary.

Pre-sale tickets to Brisbane Beer Fest 2021 is $10 + BF. Gates open at 11am and like any good beer festival, it’s open until late with live music and entertainment. Beer Fest at Eatons Hill Hotel is an 18+ event.


ballistic 5th birthdayYou are invited to our 5th Birthday Party!

Lock Saturday the 6th of March in your diary because we’re celebrating our birthday in style.

We’re holding special events at all Ballistic venues with jumping castles, face painting (for the kids), pie eating competitions and even best dressed dog contests!

And the excitement doesn’t stop there… because we’re also brewing a very special birthday beer.

The Black Forest Birthday Cake Stout.

To try it, come to one of our venues on the 6th of March and help us celebrate all the great work we’ve done over the years!

May 2021

craft beer and cider sunshine coast🎟 4 sessions all weekend! FRI 530pm, SAT 1130am & 5pm, SUN 12noon 2021


🍻 Over 120 taps Craft Beer and Cider
🥘 Food Vendors
🍻 2 x 150mls tasters from Kombi Keg
🍷🍹🍾Wine, cocktails and bubbles
👑 VIP private area, includes food & drinks (will sell out)
🎸AWESOME Bands Live Music
🎪 Dodgems, Jumping Castle, Photo’s booth, Games for all
☂️ Undercover area’s & seating

September 2021

food and wine expoEnjoy FREE tastings and samples from over 100 gourmet exhibitors inside the show. Businesses in all areas of food, wines, homewares and Kitchenware come together to show you the latest products and give you ideas to try at home.

APPRECIATION AREA – Free Wine, Beer, Cheese and Gourmet Food classes in the Appreciation Area are held throughout each day by key-note speakers and renowned exhibitors. If you are a seasoned wine connoisseur, or a novice looking for the right information – join us and extend your knowledge!

Enjoy Free Demonstrations throughout each day at the Cooking Stage. Celebrity Chefs serve up their favourite recipes and cooking ideas for you to try at home! Grab a front row seat, sit back and relax and watch the best celebrity chefs in the business create their favourite recipes – an interactive cooking show not to be missed!

OYSTER & SPARKLING BAR – is the perfect place to take a moment, sip some outstanding sparkling wine and enjoy wonderful local oysters. So come on over and have a seat, it’s the perfect place to see the Celebrity chefs do their thing and watch the world go by!

CELEBRITY COOKING STAGE – Enjoy free cooking demonstrations from Celebrities plus local talent. The main stage has all the latest recipes and cooking ideas for you to try at home! Grab a front row seat, sit back and relax and watch celebrity chefs create their favourite recipes – an interactive cooking show not to be missed!

October 2021

oktoberfest brisbaneOktoberfest is coming to Brisbane for a day and night of beers and cheers! Prepare your lederhosen and dirndls because it’s time to grab a stein and have a sing-a-long.

At Oktoberfest you can expect the following and more!

German Beers + Steins! 🍺
Oompah Bands + Performers! 🎺
Bavarian Trestle Tables + Benches! 🇩🇪
German Pretzels + Bratwursts! 🌭
Complete Oktoberfest Venue Transformation! 🎪

Inspired by a genuine love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest Comes to Brisbane, bringing authentic German food and live entertainment all evening long. 18+

All event descriptions have been written by the host of the event (not Hop On Brewery Tours) and are consolidated here
from other media channels for your convenience. If you find an error or discrepancy, please contact the organiser directly.