The Ballarat Beer Festival is set to raise the bar as the organisers busily brew up a bunch of enticing new attractions for their fourth annual event. Featuring a massive day of world class brews, ciders, wines and gourmet food alongside some of Australia’s finest bands performing on the main stage all to be showcased at the fun-packed event on Australia Day weekend (24th January) 2015 at Ballarat City Oval.
The event, which is a uniquely curated and handcrafted celebration dedicated to the increasing popularity of specialist craft beers, plus delicious gourmet food, will be a visual feast, appealing to beer lovers, music lovers, foodies and fun-seekers alike. All delivered in the great outdoors over nine full jam-packed hours.
With attendance rising annually since it’s inception, 2015 is bound to see the Ballarat City Oval filled with thousands of passionate beer connoisseurs keen to taste what’s on offer.
For previous festival attendees there will be a return of all your past favourite brewers ie Matilda Bay Brewery Company, Savarain Brewery, James Squire, Ballarat Golden Ale, Moo Brew, Quiet Deeds, Kwencher, Kooinda Brewery, Hawthorn Brewing Co, Temple Brewing, Holgate Brewhouse, Mildura Brewery, Grand Ridge, Prickly Moses, Rebellion Brewery, Little Creatures Brewing, Southern Bay, Brew Cult, Cavalier/Cavalier Courage, Golden Axe, Mountain Goat, Killer Sprocket, Two Birds, as well as a fresh batch of new additions super keen to show off their wares including, Barrow Boys, Boneyard Brewing, Thomas Coopers, Exit Brewing, Kaiju, and 7 Cent.
Scott Vincent Matilda Bay Brewery Company head brewer stated, “Ballarat is a great festival that we at Matilda Bay always lock in to our calendar. It’s a great event that Beer lovers really support and it’s a fun day for all.”
The day is as much about beer as it is about top class entertainment, and the 2015 festival site will unveil alluring new attractions including The Cider Orchard – a wonderfully lush space to wander about admiring the vintage themes, inviting you to kick back, relax and sip a refreshing cider; Brewers’ Big Backyard, a specially created area for serious craft beer aficionados to take part in the festivities with ten breweries all under the one roof encouraging you and your mates to leisurely sample some of their delicious brews in a shady, relaxed setting; and The Games Garden, a funky, fun space crammed with all the cool stuff including games appealing to the inner child in all of us Jenga, bocci, croquet, hoola-hoops, and so much more. Plus a return of Kids Zone which, with its petting zoo and children’s entertainment galore, is fun for the entire family.
The 2015 Ballarat Beer Festival will be a cornucopia of delights bound to suit big kids and the little kids alike.
Also available via Ticketek is the special Gift Pack perfect for Fathers Day, which for just over $50 (plus fees & postage) includes one adult entry ticket plus also your very own Ballarat Beer Festival stubby holder : the perfect keepsake to recall the fun you had on Australia Day weekend 2015 all year round.
An element of surprise and fun will be at every turn of the corner at the 2015 Ballarat Beer Festival as you explore all it has to offer, definitely making it the place to be for the Australia Weekend.
Music lovers and beer enthusiasts are encouraged to book early for the event.
Tickets (and drink tokens) available now via Ticketek www.ticketek.com.au or 132 849, or Ticketek outlets now.