Tickets to The Great Kiwi Beer Festival being held in Hagley Park on 25 February are in such demand that gate sales are likely to be limited.
Callam Mitchell, spokesperson for organisers Team Event, confirms: “All 300 VIP tickets have been snapped up and only 2000 of the 8000 general admission tickets remain unsold. The amazing response from Christchurch residents proves that New Zealand is becoming a nation of beer connoisseurs, with a growing appreciation of the delicacies and intricacies of the great kiwi brew.”
The festival is for all ages (children under 12 are free with an accompanying adult) and is designed to give families and friends a great day in the sun to relax with a quiet beer or two with entertainment, seminars and delicious food to match.
The Great Kiwi Beer Festival will feature more than 100 local, national and international brews giving festival goers the rare opportunity to sample in one place some of the most innovative and enjoyable beers on the market. Confirmed exhibiting breweries include Tuatara, Moa, Old Mout Cider, Mike’s Organic Brewery, Epic, Wigram Brewing Company and Yeastie Boys.
Beer appreciation seminars and live music performances from The Black Seeds, AHoriBuzz, The Nudge, The Unfaithful Ways and DJ’s Nacoa and Seth Hamilton will ensure attendees get a full day of entertainment
Security will be on hand to ensure the festival is a family friendly event for all Cantabrians.
Tickets to The Great Kiwi Beer Festival are for sale with Eventfinder for $29.50. Visit www.greatkiwibeerfestival.co.nz or The Great Kiwi Beer Festival facebook page for more information and announcements.