The annual Hermanus Craft Beer Festival returns to the picturesque coastal town of Hermanus this festive season on 22 December 2017.

Start your Christmas celebrations early this year and bring your family and friends to the whale mecca for a fun-filled day of great local beer to quench your thirst whilst surrounded by live music from fantastic musicians.

To soak up some of the alcohol, a range of food trucks will be on site selling their tasty treats and gourmet goodies. The event is also family-friendly with plenty of activities to keep your little ones busy. Bring a picnic blanket and camping chairs and while you are sampling all the goodness of the cold ones on offer, kids can run wild and experience the joy of the safe play area.

Date: Friday, 22 December 2017
Venue: Hermanus Cricket Grounds, Jose Burman Drive, Hermanus
Time: 10AM – 8PM
Entrance: PRE-SOLD: R85 (Includes Plastic Cup) | R100 (Includes Branded Glass) | R50 (Children 12 – 17) | Free (U/12) (All prices excludes R5 booking fee.)
DOOR: R100 (Includes Plastic Cup) | R130 (Includes Branded Glass) | R50 (Children 12 – 17) | Free (U/12)
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Rumswinger will be treating the fans to some good tunes at the festival. We had a quick chat with Marné Gelderbloem from Rumswinger.

Hi guys. Thanks for the chat ahead of Hermanus Craft Beer Festival. How is the mood in the camp about performing at this craft beer festival?

We just love driving out to Hermanus and we are crazy excited to be part of the Craft Beer Fest. Let the tasting begin!!!

What can people expect from Rumswinger at the festival?

People can expect groovy and fun electro beats topped with non-stop dancing!

How important are craft beer festivals for the music scene in South Africa?

It’s an amazing thing when you combine the best Craft Beers S.A has to offer and spice it up with good local Music, lekker people and kiff vibes it creates a bigger playground for people to come together and enjoy each other’s craft, thus creating a bigger audience for local artist and craftsmen alike.

Which beers are you keen on trying on the day?

Haha, I think we tried one of every beer at the Stellenbosch craft fest, but got stuck at the #fokoflager & #thekennelbrewery for a very long time 😉

You’ve performed at many festivals and shows around the world. Which performance stands out for you above the rest?

We still can’t stop talking about Bali, we had such a blast & played such an amazing show joined by some of the coolest local musos! Can’t wait to go visit again.

If Rumswinger could create their own signature beer. What would it be called and how would it taste like?

Oooh, we would call it “The Slinger” thirst quenching, easy drinking light lager beer, so you can enjoy it the whole day.

What is next for Rumswinger?

We actually just released our latest EP #DiscoDream and planning a tour around SA in Feb, then head off abroad again around April to go showcase our new sound up north. 😀 exciting times!

Lekker! Be sure to book your spot today for Hermanus Craft Beer Festival!