Jan 2 2021

GABS Summer Craft Beer Festival

From the team that brings you the iconic GABS Festival, one of the world’s top 10 beer festivals, comes the first ever GABS SUMMER CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL TOUR hitting the Sunshine Coast on 2 January.

GABS is bringing together some of the best breweries from Australia and New Zealand for a whirlwind celebration of craft beer to welcome in 2021!

There will be:

  • Two massive GABS Invitational Bars (40-foot container bars with 120 serving taps on each)
  • New Zealand Festival Bar pouring brews from 10 NZ breweries brewed specifically for the festival
  • Ferris wheel
  • Live entertainment
  • GABS Academy panel discussions with industry leaders
  • Champagne, Wine & Seltzer Lawn
  • Silent disco
  • Fun activations
  • Local foodies serving up tasty treats.

Tickets are on sale now and by purchasing a ticket to the GABS Summer Craft Beer Festival Tour, you have the chance to win a GABS Melbourne VIP Experience including season passes (tickets to five sessions over three days), flights and accommodation for you and 3 mates to the 10th edition of GABS Festival in Melbourne in 2021.

By the lake.


🛑 Road closure 🛑
Saturday 2 January 2021
7am – 11pm
Sportsmans Parade, North of Kawana Aquatic Centre roundabout to cnr Main Drive.
Best vehicle access for drop offs / rideshare is via Meridian Street, off Nicklin Way.
Buy tickets now

Event Pricing

Single session $42 (+ BF) pp
Beer buddies mini pack (5-9 people) $37 (+ BF) pp
Beer buddies mega pack (10+ people) $32 (+ BF) pp
On the door $52 (+ BF) pp

Event Times

Session 1 11.30am - 4.00pm
Session 2 5.30pm - 10.00pm

What’s included?

All tickets include…

  • Admission and exclusive access to 70 craft breweries

  • Free admission to the GABS Academy brewer panel discussions

  • Stage entertainment, silent disco, games and so much more

  • $10 online voucher for limited edition GABS merch

  • PLUS opportunity to sample up to 300 beers on tap from Australia and New Zealand’s leading producers all in one place!

Once you’re at the festival, all food, drinks and merch can be purchased with your credit, debit or EFTPOS card.

  • 285mL full glass pours start at $6.00

  • Individual 80mL tasters start at $2.50

  • A paddle of five 80mL tasters is $12

  • Most food dishes range from $10 – $15

GABS website

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