Tochigi Beer Festa 2016 is an annual craft beer festival held in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, now in its eighth year. It’s located at Orion square, which is about a 5-minute walk from Tobu-Utsunomiya station, and about 20 minutes from JR Utsunomiya station. In 2016, the event is held from Friday 22nd July to Sunday 24th July. On the Friday, the event will be held from 15:00 to 21:00; the Saturday will be from 11:00 to 21:00, and the final day, Sunday, will be from 11:00 to 17:00. However, in the event of heavy rain or strong winds, the event will be cancelled so plus check on the day if the event is on.
Tickets for the event are expected to be a pay-as-you-drink, though at the time of writing, there hasn’t been an announcement.
Breweries Confirmed for Tochigi Beer Festa 2016
- Ushitora Brewery (Tochigi)
- Nasu Kogen Beer (Tochigi)
- Preston Ale Brewery (Tochigi)
- Tochigi Micro Brewery (Tochigi)
- Blue Magic (Tochigi)
- Romantic Village Craft Beer (Tochigi)
Tochigi Beer Festa 2016 Details
How to Get to Tochigi Beer Festa 2016
The closest station to Orion Square is Tobu-Utsunomiya station. Take the east exit from the station, and Orion square is about a five minute walk. From JR Utsunomiya station, it’s about 20 minutes along Chuo-dori.