The world’s top 10 beer festivals

Beer festivals take place all over the world, giving people the chance to taste and purchase a wide range of brews.

Oktoberfest (Image © Antonia Glezakos)The world’s largest beer festival – Munich’s Oktoberfest – runs for 16 days from late September to the first weekend in October. The event is famous around the world and attracts around six million visitors every year.

Beer festivals also take place in many other countries around the world, from the UK to New Zealand and from Canada to China. Although these events will have different local traditions and styles, the main focus is to help people celebrate the wonderful world of beer.

Take a look at our pick of 10 beer festivals from around the world.

4 Responses to “The world’s top 10 beer festivals”

  1. Great list of beer festivals! My favourite is still Oktoberfest. There is just nothing quite like it.

  2. Eileen Noctor says:

    Can you advise the best beer festival in Dec 2014 England or Europe.

  3. jj says:

    This site is a trainwreck…
    The Great British Beer Festival
    The Great American Beer Festival
    The New Zealand Beer Festival
    The Belgian Beer Weekend
    Great World Beer Festival
    Mondial de la Bière
    Pilsner Fest
    National Winter Ales Festival
    Qingdao International Beer Festival
    Oktoberfest

  4. Viepaq says:

    The best festival in North america it s “Mondial de la bière de Montreal ” . Since 1994, offering up over 500 different beers, meads, ciders and other beverages for taste testing consumption, the Mondial de la Bière typically ensures that more than 200 beers are new to the festival. Over 180000 visitors for the event in 2016
    And the entrance is free.

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