On 13 June 2015, Capital Craft will be hosting the third installment of the Capital Craft Beer Festival. Capital Craft Beer Festival is the premium beer festival for the country’s Capital City. Capital Craft brings together old traditions and new experiences. Join them at the National Heritage Site, Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria when they combine the age-old tradition of drinking beer with new and exciting musical acts and introduce you to a vast variety of local micro-manufactured brews.

Micro-breweries have fast become the tasty and trendy alternative to commercially brewed beers. The painstaking efforts taken to brew and mature these specialist beers can be tasted with each and every sip. At the Capital Craft Beer fest, you will be able to sample beers by over 25 different micro brewers from all over the country.

Capital Craft Beer Fest promises to be a well-executed and unforgettable experience.

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NB!

The Monument charges R15 per car for parking.

Please bring picnic blankets or camping chairs to sit on, no cooler boxes are allowed into the festival.

At the gate you will get your ticket scanned, they will then give you an arm-tag, after that you will walk through the gate and be handed a mug and site map containing all the info of where to find the brewers and toilets. If you have token tickets your token ticket will be scanned and you will be given your tokens.

They will be using a token system. How this works is that you buy tokens and then you can get beer with the tokens. 500ml beer will be +/-R30 and 250ml will be +/-R20. The brewers set their own prices.

They will have card machines but please do bring cash (cash = not waiting for a debit transaction to clear so please bring cash). There are ATM machines at the Monument around the corner from the beer festival site.

There will be an off sales area near the entrance where you can purchase bottles to take home.

Token stand and off sales area will have card machines.

BREWERS

This year they will be hosting +25 Breweries with over a 100 brews on tap!

1. Aces Brew Worx
2. Agar’s Brewery
3. Belgian Beers SA
4. BelgSA
5. Black Horse
6. Brauhaus am Damm
7. Brewhogs
8. Brickfield’s Brewing Company
9. Cape Brewing Company
10. Chameleon Brewhouse
11. Citizen
12. Clarens Brewery
13. Cockpit Brewhouse
14. Copperlake Breweries
15. Darling Brew
16. Dog and Fig Brewery
17. Drayman’s Brewery
18. Everson’s Cider
19. Glenfair Beers
20. Hate City Brewing Company
21. Jack Black Brewing Co.
22. Just Brewing Co.
23. Mitchell’s Brewery
24. Mogallywood Breweries
25. SMACK! Republic Brewing Co
26. Standeaven Brewery
27. Two Okes Brewery
28. Ubuntu Kraal Brewery

ENTERTAINMENT

This year they will be hosting 3 live stages and a Let’s Talk Beer stage.

Capital Craft Main Stage:

10:30 – Miz Buttons
11:30 – Float Parade
13:00 – George Town
14:30 – The Runaway Train Cult
16:00 – Mr Cat & the Jackal

Hillbilly Ho-Down Stage:

11:30 – Sea of Green
12:30 – Gunshot Blue
13:30 – The Oh So Serious
14:30 – BCUC
15:30 – The Black Cat Bones
16:30 – The Fake Leather Blues Band

Let’s Swing It Stage:

12:00 – Stage Pig
13:30 – Free Caps
15:00 – Michael Lesar ft Greg Georgiades on ukulele (3 Hour Exclusive Set)

TICKETS

R120 – Online Tickets – This ticket includes a sitemap and a branded mug!

R120 – At Capital Craft Beer Academy – Ask your friendly waiter.

Online Token Sales – This year to speed up the token system they will be allowing you to purchase your tokens in advance. You will print your token ticket and then receive your tokens at the gate.

You can purchase tickets and beer tokens right here:

Sien julle daar!