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Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2017 in Niigata city, Niigata

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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 Saturday, and from 11:00 to 18:00 on the Sunday.

Tickets can be bought in advance with two tiers of tickets available. For ¥1,800 you get four tickets of beer (200ml) and a plastic cup, while the more expensive tier is ¥3,500 which gets you eight tickets of beer (200ml) and a limited edition glass for you to take home or break, depending on how clumsy you are. If you buy the tickets on the day, then prices go up to ¥2,000 and ¥4,000 respectively but the second doesn’t include the limited edition glass, at the time of writing. Additional tickets cost ¥500 on the day.

Breweries that have been confirmed for Niigata Craft Beer Festival are as follows:


Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2017 Tickets and Details

Tickets for the event went on sale 16th May and can be bought at:

  • Pia Ticket using the code 991-029

More information can be found on

How to Get to Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2017

The closest station to the event is either Hakusan or Niigata station, both on the Echigo Line.

Directions from Hakusan

Directions from Niigata Station

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