Great Japan Beer Festival, Okinawa, also known as BeerFes Okinawa, is in its fourth year after proving to be successful in over the last three years. For this year, BeerFes Okinawa 2017 has found a new home in the Times’ Building.
The event is open on Saturday 22nd April from 13:00 to 21:00 with last orders at 20:45 and the final day being Sunday 23rd April from 12:00 to 17:00 with last orders at 16:45. Entry to BeerFes Okinawa costs ¥2,700 for the whole event in advance which includes a special glass and 12 beer tickets while tickets on the day cost ¥2,900. Tickets can be purchased in advance until the 8th April 2016. Extra beer tickets cost ¥400 yen for two tickets. One ticket can be used for one 85ml glass, while two tickets are needed for one 170ml glass.
The brewery list for the BeerFes Okinawa 2016 event was as follows. The 2017 event has not been released yet.
- Hakodate Beer (Hokkaido)
- Iwate Kura Beer (Iwate)
- Aqula Beer (Iwate)
- Nasu Kogen Beer (Tochigi)
- Harvestmoon (Chiba)
- Far Yeast (Tokyo)
- Yokohama Brewery (Kanagawa)
- Sankt Gallen (Kanagawa)
- Hakone Beer (Kanagawa)
- Fujizakura Kougen Beer (Yamanashi)
- Baird Beer (Shizuoka)
- Kinshachi Beer (Aichi)
- Ise Kadoya Beer (Mie)
- Nagisa Beer (Wakayama)
- Minoh Beer (Osakea)
- Daisen G Beer (Tottori)
- Matsue Beer Hearn (Shimane)
- Kaigunsan no Bakushu (Hiroshima)
- Narutaki Kougen Brewery (Yamaguchi)
- Umenishiki Beer (Ehime)
- Miyazaki Hideji Brewery (Miyazaki)
- Kirishima Beer (Miyazaki)
- Nanto Brewery Nihede Beer (Okinawa)
- Koza Brewing (Okinawa)
- Okinawa Brewing Company (Okinawa)
- Helios Craft Beer (Okinawa)
- Miyakojima Micro Brewery
- Ishigakijima Beer
How to Get Tickets For BeerFes Okinawa 2017
Tickets for Great Japan Beer Festival, Okinawa can be purchased at the following stores and bars:
- Pia ticket counter, 7-Eleven, Circle K Sunkus using P Code : 635-193 (Japanese Only)
- JTB convenience stores such as Circle K (LAWSON, Familymart, 7-Eleven, Circle K Sunkus)
- LAWSON Ticket (LAWSON, MINISTOP) (L Code : 83808)
- Pia ticket counter (7-Eleven, Circle K Sunkus) (P Code : 631-830)
- I’s Public Ale House, Beer Rize, BAKU or COLOSSEO 262
More info can be found on the homepage here.
How to Get to BeerFes Okinawa 2017
The event is held about a two minute walk from Kencho-mae station a railway station on the Okinawa Monorail in Naha.