Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival 2017

Ibaraki Bakuon 2017

Held over two days, from Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September, Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival combines two days of drinking craft beer from across Japan with a line up of Japanese rock bands playing throughout the day for the sixth year running. A simple enough concept, Ibaraki Bakuon Fest Beer And Rock Festival starts at 11:00 on both …

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Tsukuba Craft Beer Fest 2017

Tsukuba Craft Beer Fest 2017

Tsukuba Craft Beer Fest 2017 is a three day craft beer event in Tsukuba, Ibaraki and it’s held from September 29th to October 1st. It’s also been ranked number 10 in the “Beer Event I Want To Go To” according to NIKKEI STYLE (if that actually means something). The event is held at Tsukuba Center Plaza, less than a couple of …

BeerFes Yokohama Autumn 2017

Beerfes Yokohama Autumn 2017

Yokohama gets its second BeerFes of the year in September when the Great Japan Beer Festival, aka BeerFes Yokohama Autumn returns for more three-day drinking. Held at Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal, BeerFes Yokohama Autumn is held from the 16th September to the 18th September and has breweries from Japan, with some import beers also on sale. BeerFes Yokohama Autumn is …

Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest 2017

Kumazawa Oktoberest 2017

Every year, Kumazawa Brewing, makers of Shonan Beer, host the Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest at their on-site village around the brewery in Kagawa, Kanagawa from Saturday 7th October to Monday 9th October. Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest opens at 11:30 and runs until 21:00 with last entry at 20:30 while on the Monday, last entry is at 20:00 as it will close at 20:30. Tickets …

Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn 2017 in Saitama

Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn 2017

The Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn 2017 is the eighteenth one in what is now a biannual event held in the vicinity of the Saitama Super Arena; once in spring and also an autumn event too. This year though, it’s moved to slightly earlier – at the end of August. Featuring over fifty craft beer companies and bars from Japan and …

Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2017 in Kofu, Yamanashi

Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2017

Craft beer, or ji-beer, which best translates to local beer, is celebrated at Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2017. It’s a week-long festival located at Kofu in Yamanashi, which is home to Outsider Brewing. The previous events have been  big success and aims to increase the awareness and knowledge of beer styles and tastes to the public. Ji-Beer Fest Kofu 2017 starts on Friday …

Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2017 in Niigata city, Niigata

Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2017 in Niigata city, Niigata

The Niigata Craft Beer Festival is almost upon us and is in its sixth year. Held over two days, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, the craft beer festival has over 20 breweries in attendance, making it the biggest one so far. It’s held in Niigata city itself, in Furamachi Mall 5-6 itself. The event is open from 11:00 to 21:00 on …

Tohoku Ji-Beer Festival 2017 in Akita

Tohoku Ji-Beer Festival 2017

Tohoku Ji-Beer Festival makes a return in 2017 with this event being held over three days from Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th June in Nigiwai Hiroba, in Akita-city. It’s part of an annual series of craft beer festivals in Japan that celebrate the craft beer industry in the Tohoku area and its surrounding places. Tohoku Ji-Beer Festival 2017 starts …

Gifu Beer Festival 2017 in Gifu

Gifu Beer Festival 2017

The Gifu Beer Festival returns in 2017 and this year it’s a two-day event on Saturday 1st July and Sunday 2nd July, held outside of JR Gifu train station, pretty much the Chubu version of Kanto’s Keyaki Festival it seems. With about 20 breweries attending this year’s event, there is plenty of beer to choose from for a relatively new craft …

Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2017 in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2016

In its fifth year, Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2017 encompasses nature and craft beer with it being held at Sapporo Ban Kei ski slope though this year the dates are July Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th. Tickets for Sapporo Craft Beer Forest 2017 cost ¥3,000 and include six drink tickets, some original goods that are more than likely going to include a glass, and also a gift …