Great Kiwi Beer Festival 2023

. Hagley Park North , Christchurch [Ages 18+]

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Following the NZ Government's announcement to move into the Red Traffic Light system, we are devastated to announce the cancellation of The Great Kiwi Beer Festival, just 5 days out!
We are truly sorry this news has come so late in the piece. We understand many of you have had travel plans & arrangements locked in for some time. This is a devasting loss not only to the larger events industry but to all the breweries, food vendors, staff and sponsors who were deep in preparation for the weekend ahead.
Thank you all for your ongoing support and understanding during these uncertain and difficult times.
All tickets automatically roll over to next summer's festival which is taking place on SATURDAY 28th JANUARY 2023 - Nothing changes and all tickets remain valid!
Keeping your ticket will give you exclusive access to giveaways and prizes throughout the year. Bring on 2023!
From this Wednesday 26th January at 12pm, those of you who do not wish to simply hold on to your tickets, will be able to login and claim your refund. This window will stay open until Monday 21st February. Please head to to access your account. Here you’ll find the refund option next to your order.
Refunds can take up to 5-10 business days to clear into your nominated bank account.
Thank you again from the Great Kiwi Beer Festival Team. We appreciate you all! Cheers to that.


GKBF Christchurch - General Admission on sale NOW

GKBF 2022 is the premier celebration of the stories and faces behind New Zealand's booming craft beer industry. Staged in Christchurch's Hagley Park in the height of Summer, the festival plays host to more than forty breweries, hailing from the far north to the deep south and everywhere in between. With more than 300 unique brews and ciders on tap all day, you'll be sure to find a drop that'll leave you craving more!

Our brewer's are joined by a hand-picked selection of Canterbury's heartiest street food stalls and a collection of premium restaurant features. Complemented by craft beer workshops, seminars, cooking demonstrations and immersive brand experiences, to name a few. Sip an ice-cool brew among the trees as the live music stage rounds out your hop-tastic brewing adventure.


Ticket Types 

Presale: SOLD OUT: Includes entrance to the festival, souvenir tasting cup and access to all features and entertainment. 

EARLY BIRD: SOLD OUT: Early Bird 1 includes entry to the festival, a souvenir tasting cup and access to all free features and entertainment

VIP: SOLD OUT : Snap up a ticket now for access to the reserved VIP area, with a rage of seating options, a complimentary selection of craft beer, ciders and wine, a delish selection of eats thats to Superluxe, and a great view of the stage!

GENERAL ADMISSION: SELLING NOW:  includes entry to the festival, a souvenir tasting cup and access to all free features and entertainment

The Great Kiwi Beer Festival is strictly R18.

*Ticketing Terms and Conditions apply. Read the full ticketing T&C's online now at:

**VIP Upgrades are not available.

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