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Nelson Beer Week

Saturday 17th-Sunday 25th March 2018

Nelson Beer Week is showcase of Nelson and NZ craft beers at events embracing local cuisine, locations and more.. culminating with the 11th Marchfest on Sat Mar 24th and the New Zealand Home-Brewers’ Conference, Mar 23-25th. (TBC)

Nelson Beer Week is a chance for locals and visitors to explore beyond normal ‘beer experience boundaries’ for more than just a weekend. It will bring together breweries, bars, restaurants, retailers and other businesses to promote Nelson/Tasman as a cool destination for an annual week-long craft beer pilgrimage.
Events being planned include beer and food matching, bbq, beer and hop tour at a hop garden, craft beer fun-run, a Beer Pecha Kucha, live music, beer talks, pub quizzes, meet the brewers, brewery tours and more..

Tickets for Nelson Beer Week events (if ticketed) will be available from individual venues. Marchfest tickets are available from
Marchfest and Nelson Beer Week have received sponsorship funding for this year’s event from the Nelson Events Marketing & Development Programme, which is funded by the Nelson City Council.



March 17–25


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Tickets, Bookings and Entry

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Ph. 03 928 0620

Additional Info

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