Festival Date: 26th march 2011
Beer, Food, Music, Summer and Good Times with Great Mates. The Beer Festival celebrates its 5th birthday and returns to Auckland in 2011 with another great lineup of...
BEER: Over 70 beers from more than 24 breweries
FOOD: Great food to compliment beer tasting
MUSIC: Tahuna Breaks, The Phil Edwards Band, Sentimental Soundsystem, Sweet Mix Kids, Wayne Anderson, Sam Hill, and more!
And SUMMER: Saturday 26th March
Check out the NZ Beer Festival website www.beerfestival.co.nz
Over 70 beers from more than 24 breweries will be represented at the festival, a wide range of predominantly New Zealand beers with a few notable overseas visitors.
For those of you who don't fancy a beer, Sileni Estates Winery will be there to your rescue.
Otherwise the sober drivers can enjoy a Ti Tonic. A unique collection of "functional infusions" - technically advanced beverages that incorporate natural plant extracts.
A great range of food is available to compliment beer tasting, from traditional and eclectic New Zealand fare to European, Asian and Middle Eastern.
An entertainment lineup with songs you know most of the words to including:
Phil Edwards Band
Sweet Mix Kids
Sentimental Sound System
Tickets are $25.00 General Admission, $35.00 VIP Room and Entrance, $35.00 Door Sales.
To book, visit Eventfinder booking page
Where: Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 - 100 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland
Date: 26th March 2011
From: 12:30PM - 9PM
Where to stay
Why not take a Backpacker campervan to the festival. After a long day of beer "tasting", feel at eaze knowing your Backpacker campervan is waiting close by. We offer top quality 2, 4 and 6 berth campervans/motorhomes.
Or take a Backpacker hire car to the festival to get you to and around Auckland and back to your local accommodation afterwards.
Other things to see and do around Auckland
They go canyoning in some of New Zealand's most spectacular rain forests, jumping, abseiling, sliding down a giant cascading set of waterfalls.
Address: 1071 Scenic Drive, Swanson, Auckland.
Explore NZ - Auckland's Whale & Dolphin Safari
The Whale and Dolphin Safari of a lifetime is available right here in Auckland. Encounter dolphins and whales in their natural environment guaranteed. Daily departures from the Auckland Viaduct.
Address: Viaduct Harbour, Auckland.
Stay tuned for our next BLOG where we’ll be having a look at the 2011 Oxfam Trailwalker.
Over & out!
The Backpacker crew