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.

May 2021

GABS 2021The GREAT AUSTRALASIAN BEER SPECTAPULAR (GABS) is back and we can’t wait to share our love for craft beer with you again!

Globally recognised as One of the Best Beer Festivals in the World, GABS is Disneyland for beer lovers as you taste over 100 new and unique Craft Beers & Ciders brewed just for you and released for the very first time at GABS. Meet and share stories with a cracking line up of some of Australia and New Zealand’s best brewers. Discover street food, entertainment, silent disco, beer education, fun games and so much more.

Tickets available here: www.gabsfestival.com/sydney-home

sunday sesh at showcase beersEnjoy an evening of fun and games with prize packs to be won, as well as a tap takeover from Straddie Brewing

GABS 2021The GREAT AUSTRALASIAN BEER SPECTAPULAR (GABS) is back and we can’t wait to share our love for craft beer with you again!

Globally recognised as One of the Best Beer Festivals in the World, GABS is Disneyland for beer lovers as you taste over 100 new and unique Craft Beers & Ciders brewed just for you and released for the very first time at GABS. Meet and share stories with a cracking line up of some of Australia and New Zealand’s best brewers. Discover street food, entertainment, silent disco, beer education, fun games and so much more.

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

NO WAITING FOR BEER!

🍻 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

June 2021

hellbound 3rd birthdayHELLBOUND TURNS 3!

By god this year we are celebrating. We are making this a two day event just to show our appreciation for the love and support we have received during the shit show of 2020.

We will update this event as we get closer with beers etc – so keep an eye out

So come party with us!

GABS 2021The GREAT AUSTRALASIAN BEER SPECTAPULAR (GABS) is back and we can’t wait to share our love for craft beer with you again!

Globally recognised as One of the Best Beer Festivals in the World, GABS is Disneyland for beer lovers as you taste over 100 new and unique Craft Beers & Ciders brewed just for you and released for the very first time at GABS. Meet and share stories with a cracking line up of some of Australia and New Zealand’s best brewers. Discover street food, entertainment, silent disco, beer education, fun games and so much more.

hinterland craft beer festivalWe are back! Join us in Eumundi on Saturday 26 June from 12noon til 8pm for the third Hinterland Craft Beer Festival 2021!

Bringing together top brewers from across the Sunshine Coast, the event is FREE ENTRY and family friendly.

If you love making beer, learning about beer, talking beer, and, of course, tasting beer, then this is sure to be your kind of event.

Festival-goers will also have a chance to learn more about the science and craft of beer making, with the respective breweries sharing insights into how particular brews are fine-tuned.

To accompany the sensational brews, there will be some seriously tasty street food on hand, and a program of live music and grooves throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

And if Gin is more your thing, we have the exciting addition of a Gin Bar this year serving up our house blend Folktale gins.

Covid restrictions will apply and it is a condition of entry that attendees provide info for Track & Tracing purposes, as per current regulations.

Please ensure you have the Check In Qld App to ensure a smooth entry process.

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!

crafted beer festivalIt’s time to hop to it again, Crafted Beer & Cider Festival is back again, baby! The Gold Coast’s premier outdoor beer and cider event is locked in and ready to hit Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach on Saturday 11 September 2021.

Ready to quench the thirst of all beer and cider lovers for its fifth year, the day-long celebration of the best sips will have you frothin’ for more as the festival brings the nation’s best beeristas to its glistening ocean-side precinct.

The festival organisers are determined to keep the brews flowin’ and the vibes high, and have announced that Crafted will be bigger than ever with over 40 of Australia’s top craft breweries to wet punters’ whistles, showcasing a whopping 250 individual brews, complemented with a stacked line-up of live tunes from the best local and interstate acts.

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.