Capital Craft’s 2017 Beer Festival a must-attend

Are you a beer enthusiast? The Capital Craft Beer Festival in June this year is your opportunity to groove to South African tunes while sipping on an ice cold beer. When it comes to finding events in Pretoria, be sure to check out Junk Mail’s event classifieds.

Attending the 2017 festival means that you will be able to sample South Africa’s finest beers and see what the local brewing industry has to offer. While there will be no shortage of alcoholic beverages at the beer fest, there will be plenty of non-alcoholic drinks and food on sale too. As has come to be expected of Capital Craft, this festival offers a memorable experience.

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2017’s Capital Craft Beer Festival

The Capital Craft Beer Festival is a not-to-be-missed event which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 10 June 2017. The Pretoria Botanical Gardens offers the perfect setting for a fun filled day out with friends. The beer fest starts at 10:30 and ends at 18:00.

Since its inception five years ago the festival has grown to become a fixture on the city’s social calendar. The wide selection of beers and upbeat music are just some of the reasons that this festival is so popular. With more than 35 brewers at this year’s Craft Beer Festival, there are plenty of opportunities to sample a wide selection of perfectly crafted alcoholic beverages.

Not only can you expect to drink beer to your heart’s content, there will also be a wide selection of delicious food on sale. To top it all off, the entertainment promises to be unforgettable.

Tickets cost R165 and this price is inclusive of a branded mug. Festival goers will also receive a handy brewer layout map. It is easy to buy tickets online at Other options include Capital Craft Menlo Park or Centurion. Tickets will be available at the gate for R200.

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What to expect at Capital Craft’s beer fest

You can expect to enjoy a relaxing day out with your friends at a beautiful venue. With 3 music stages there are plenty of entertainment at the festival. More than 35 brewers will be in attendance at the Capital Craft Beer Festival offering visitors a choice between 200 beers.

If you don’t drink alcohol head to one of the 25 food stalls or grab a non-alcoholic beverage and enjoy the live music. Educational stores also make up part of the event. Convenient transport options are available which makes reaching the venue easy.

Safe parking is provided at the cost of R20. This beer fest is located on the bus route which extends from Hatfield Gautrain to the botanical gardens. Festival-goers can make use of the complementary bus ride from the Hatfield Gautrain to the botanical gardens. Buses depart every 25 minutes. Uber promo codes will be available at the event.

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Craft Beer Festival Brewers

At the Capital Craft Festival you have the awesome opportunity to meet your favourite brewers. You can expect to see 5 Skippas represented at this event. This brewer crafts tantalising beer which is inspired by South Africa. Their beer pushes the limits and is brewed for our local go-getters. This strong lager can be identified by its amber-coloured blend which is complemented by a foamy white head.

If you are the kind of person who doesn’t stop until you have achieved success, this is the beer for you. 5 Skippa beers are made from malt, barley and hops as well as water which results in an authentic taste. This refreshing beer is ideal for a day spent outdoors listening to live music with friends.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to sample a beer from Agar’s Brewery. With more than 22 years of experience Mike Agar combines passion with quality ingredients to produce unforgettable beers. Jozi Blonde and Wild Berry Ale are two of the unique beers that are part of their range.

Frontier Beer Co. will also be making an appearance at the Capital Craft Beer Festival. Sophiatown is just one of the classy beers in their range. This flavoursome beer can be enjoyed as a light refreshment. Leaky Brewery was built on the aspirations of 4 friends. Their Irish Red Ale is a drink that will leave you wanting more. Its caramel malt taste is enhanced with a touch of roasted grain.

Mad Giant and Hazeldean Brewing Co. will also offer beers to sample on the day.

When talking about Pretoria events, there is no doubt that this Craft Beer Festival is up there with the best of the best. From its vibrant atmosphere to its wide selection of beers, there are so many reasons to attend this event.

Looking for more events in Pretoria to sink your teeth into? Browse through Junk Mail’s event classifieds. Who knows what you might find…

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3 Responses

  1. Brenton says:

    When will it be in Durban (kzn)

  2. Thabiso says:

    I would like to know other events.

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