Hobart BeerFest

There’s one beer festival that rules them all in Tassie & that’s Hobart’s BeerFest. An extravaganza of beery delight, don’t miss this one!

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 Beer lovers need to be in Hobart for the ultimate beer festival extravaganza this February. For one day only on the 17th of February, Hobart BeerFest hits town and for a celebration of perfection in a glass.

Obviosuly the best part of the festival is sampling and enjoying beers that are brewed locally in Tassie, around Australia and across the globe, but Hobart BeerFest offers much more. For the price of a general admission ticket (only $22 - what a bargain!) you get:

  • A FREE reusable and dishwasher safe BeerFest cup
  • Brews that are exclusive to the festival
  • Live brewing demonstrations
  • Local mouth-watering food
  • Live entertainment including music and stand up comedy
  • Exclusive hands on experiences with local producers of the beer, cider, rum and whisky available at the festival! 

For those who want learn more about craft beer, Hobart BeerFest is running Beer Education Sessions (aka masterclasses) about brewing, beer and food matching and the beer industry - keep your eyes peeled for more information about these!

If you're trying to drag along a mate who really isn't a fan of the good stuff, don't worry, Hobart BeerFest has got your back. There's something for everyone with a large selection of ciders, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks to try.  

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This festival is also family friendly - kids under 17 get in for free and there's a bunch of activities to keep the kids entertained all day long!

Buy your tickets and then book yourself into a bed at Hobart Central YHA - the festival is at Salamanca Wharf and it's a quick walk from the hostel to the waterfront. Whether you're travelling solo, with a group of mates or your family, they'll have the perfect option for you. 

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    Hobart Central YHA
    Hobart Central YHA is the most centrally located Hobart backpacker accommodation, only a block from the city's waterfront.