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Yarra gets beer and cider festival

August 9, 2016

GSBCF-Logo-on_pattern-LRThe inaugural Great Southern Beer & Cider Festival™ is an exciting new festival for craft beer and cider lovers.

To be held on AFL Grand Final Eve (public holiday) at the Yarra Glen Race Course in the picturesque Yarra Valley from 11.00am to 5.00pm on Friday September 30 2016, this new festival will capture the imagination of enthusiasts and young families alike.

For the rapidly growing craft brewing and cider making industry, this is an outstanding opportunity to promote their artisan products and venues to beer and cider lovers, and to win the hearts and loyalty of patrons attending.

For patrons there is so much to look forward to. A variety of local craft beers and ciders that continue to attract a passionate and loyal following from beer and cider lovers will be showcased.

The festival promises the opportunity to taste some old favourites, as well as an exciting range of new products, plus enjoy an exclusive variety of gourmet style Street Food from selected food vendors.

All patrons will receive an official Hargreaves Hill Brewing Co. souvenir 285ml tasting glass upon arrival.

The festival will be held at the Yarra Glen Race Course

The festival will be held at the Yarra Glen Race Course

There’ll be live music on stage from a variety of bands including The Three Kings (winner of Blues album of the year at the Music Victoria Awards) who are bound to get you up dancing!

For families, there will be plenty of activities and entertainment too. Kids are invited to come proudly dressed in their AFL footy team colours to an official AFL Footy Clinic with inflatables, a massive playground, face painting and animal farm (so mum & dad can really kick back and relax). Make sure to pack a picnic rug to set up your preferred spot!

Free parking will be available onsite or patrons can avail of complimentary bus travel between Lilydale station and the event throughout the day.

Entry tickets are $20. Tasting tokens (in booklets of 10) will be on sale for $20.  Children will receive free entry when accompanied by an adult.

A special Beer & Cider Combo ticket is on sale now for $35. This includes entry and 10 tasting tokens (valued at $40) – a saving of $5.

The special combo ticket can be purchased now at www.greatsouthernfestival.com.au

For a limited time only, all online tickets purchased will also receive a BONUS free entry ticket to the Melbourne Cup Day Event at Yarra Valley Racing (valued at $20)

For more festival details and to book tickets visit www.greatsouthernfestival.com.au

Enquiries are welcome at info@greatsouthernfestival.com.au

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