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2023 Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival

2023 Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival

11:00am, Sat 18 March, 2023
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A day where beer & cider enthusiasts can enjoy a broad range of craft offerings

CCBCF is a specialty event focusing on showcasing local, national and international producers of craft beer, cider and distilleries. The day is an opportunity for experts, enthusiasts and novices alike to explore the wonderful, dynamic world of craft beer, cider & spirits, increasing their knowledge of how some of our finest brewer’s create and produce their wares whilst developing their palates through individual tasting experiences. It is a unique opportunity for consumers to talk one on one to the producers of their inner workings of a craft brewery or distillery and even get helpful tips for their own home brews.


  • DJ, local Triple J act, and Live party band 
  • Try up to 250 beers and ciders
  • Dress up competition
  • Gourmet Food trucks and stalls
  • Charity raffle with great prizes, all proceeds donated to Rise Above.
  • Face painting for the kids

So bring your smile and your appetite for great craft beer and cider.


Early Bird General Admission - $20 per entry + processing fee 

1st release tickets General Admission - $33 per entry + processing fee

Final release/on the day tickets - $45 per entry + processing fee

General Admission Tickets includes entry into the festival, 5 drink tokens, access to 40+ of the best local & interstate craft breweries and distilleries, gourmet food vendors, live music from DJ, local Triple J act and party band, and other festival activities. Any food or beverages are to be purchased within the festival

Children under 18 years old are free of charge.

FESTIVAL: 11am-6pm


5 drink tokens included in entry ticket

Additional drink tickets available for purchase throughout the festival for $2 per drink ticket

Drinks tickets can be purchased via cash or EFTPOS at INFO tent and roaming tasting ticket staff on the day of event.  Tastings/drinks are available at each stall holder by presenting your drink tickets:

100ml taster below 6.5% ABV: 1 drink ticket
100ml taster 6.5% ABV and above: 2 drink tickets
Cans or 425ml cup below 6.5% ABV: 4 drink tickets
Cans or 425ml cup 6.5% ABV and above: 6 drink tickets

Spirit & liqueur
5-7ml tasters: 1 drink ticket
425ml cup with spirit and soft drink: 4 drink tickets

Drinks will be served in 200ml or 425ml disposable cups OR can depending on chosen drink size.

*Some exhibitors may charge additional tasting tickets for lower/higher ABV drinks

DONATION: All donations made prior to the day and on the day will be donated to Rise Above, supporting Canberra & Surrounding region Cancer patients and family. https://riseabovecbr.org.au/

COVID-19 important notice - Any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19. Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival encourages you to follow our safety policies, as well as local laws and restrictions.