Nothing can be better than spending your weekend having a good cold beer, chilling out to live music and comedy acts, and playing exciting games! This 16 to 19 June, Beerfest Asia returns for its 8th edition featuring over 500 international brews from more than 35 exhibitors. Drop by Marina Promenade’s waterfront and be ready to taste, sample, and compare craft brews around the world.
Don’t fret if you’re not a beer lover, there’s something for everyone at Beerfest Asia 2016! Read on to know more about the exciting events happening during this four-day booze extravaganza, an event definitely not to be missed!
You’ll get to sample over 500 beers
At Beerfest Asia, visitors can expect the largest selection of over 500 international beers from more than 35 exhibitors. To help you out with the wide array of selections, beer sampling platters are available from $8 per platter. Each platter has six portions (50ml each) of beer. Be ready to pick up a reusable sampling glass from any exhibitors and be on your way to taste as many beers and ciders as you can! This is a good way to find out what you like before chugging down on its bottles. Click here for the full list of beers available. Each festival ticket comes with a complimentary Welcome Beer, so don’t forget to redeem them!
When the heat gets in your way, drop by the spirit and wine lounge to cool off in the air-conditioned lounge and enjoy premium liquors and wines.
Refuel yourself with delicious grub
At Beerfest Asia, you’ll never go hungry. Good food is necessary to pair with those cold beers, ciders and spirits. To feed your hungry pangs, an extensive selection of delicious grub and treats are available from Harry’s, Mr & Mrs Maxwell’s and Tiger’s Milk.
Be spoilt for choice as you chomp on a wide range of snacks from Mr & Mrs Maxwell’s popular wings to Tiger’s Milk Peruvian Para Picars.
Not to be missed tribute acts and local bands
Once you’ve filled up on those good beers, head down to one of the three music stages featuring 30 International tribute acts, local bands and DJs. Sing along to your favourite rock ballads and classic hits at the Rock Marquee while you enjoy internationally acclaimed beers. If you are looking for a more chill out atmosphere, the Blue Marquee is the place for you. Surrounded with craft beers from around the globe, relax as you unwind to the blue vibes. Newest to the festival is the Electronic Marquee with an all-female DJ line up to get you partying and dancing through the night.
With non-stop music at all hours of the festival, you’re guaranteed of good entertainment and vibes! Be sure to drop by all the different marquees to discover different beers. Click here for the line up of performing bands and DJs.
Catch world-class stand-up comedy acts
If you’re in for a laugh, make your way to the Comedy Lounge on site. Catch comedy acts Lars Callieous, Wes Zaharuk from Canada, and regional acts as well as our local heroes. The prefect way to destress and enjoy your weekend.
Tickets to Comedy Show are priced at $28 (in the form of Beerfest Currency).
Enjoy a fun time of pub games
Once you’re full, entertained, and satisfied, gather your friends for a fun time of pub games. From a game of Beer Pong to Darts and Pool Ball, fight to fierce competition or simply enjoy a friendly match to begin with. You’ll have a ball of a time!
Kids get their own fair share of fun too
On Sunday, The Comedy Lounge will be turned into a recreational room for 3 to 12 years old kids. An indoor bouncy castle and art & crafts activities will be available. The area will be all supervised by the Beerfest Asia crew. So don’t worry, enjoy a couple of beers while you leave your kids in the good hands of the crew!
Do note that a $10 (in the form of Beerfest Currency) fee is required and the last kid must be picked up by 6pm sharp! Parents are able to enter the Brew Kids Playard for free if they’d like to accompany their children.
Beerfest Asia – Details
There’s no better way to bring on the weekend than having a nice cold pint of beer and some good company. With so many choices of beer to choose from, it can be confusing, but whether you’re a seasoned beer drinker or a tippling amateur, Beerfest is definitely the festival you must visit! Soak up the fun and be entertained by live music and comedians, we’re sure you’ll be in for a good time.
Via MRT: Alight at Circle Line’s Promenade Station. Exit via A.
By Car: Park at Singapore Flyer’s Car park (Limited lots available). Other car parks to consider are Marina Square, Suntec City and Millenia Walk.
By Taxi: Drop off at the taxi stand of Singapore Flyer and take a 3 minute walk.
Beerfest Asia 2016
Date: 16 to 19 June (Thu-Sun)
Admission: From $25 for a one-day advance pass to $180 for a one-day VIP Package.
Festival Hours: Thu 6pm-1am, Fri 6pm-2am, Sat 3pm-2am, Sun 2pm-10pm
Location: Marina Promenade
Beerfest Asia is presented by Redmart. The festival honours and recognises the very best beer in the industry. Click here for Redmart’s extensive selection of alcohol available for delivery.
(All images are from Beerfest Asia official website and Facebook, otherwise stated)