Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka, in Fukuoka city if you hadn’t had guessed, is now in it’s eighth year as the rotating craft beer festival moves to Fukuoka for a week of drinking and eating. Starting from 12th September, and going on until 18th September, craft beer fans can try some of Kyushu’s best craft beer, as well as from breweries farther afield. While Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka isn’t the biggest craft beer festival, we’ve heard good things about the atmosphere surrounding the event.
Held at Fukuoka City Hall Fureai Hiroba, the event kicks off on the 12th September from 17:00 to 22:00, 13th September to 15th September from 16:00 to 22:00, 16th and 17th September at the earlier time of 11:00 to 22:00 and then the last day of 18th September from 11:00 to the slightly earlier time of 21:00. The tickets come in three forms:
- ¥1,600 ticket, bought on the day of attendence, which gets you two beers and a special Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka 2017 glass.
- ¥3,300 ticket, bought on the day of attendence, which gets you six beers and a special Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka 2017 glass.
- ¥3,000 advance ticket which gets you six beers and a special Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka 2017 glass.
Extra tickets for beers can be bought on the day: ¥600 for one beer ticket, ¥2,500 for a book of five tickets, and ¥4,800 for a book of ten tickets.
Breweries attending Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka include:
- North Island Beer (Hokkaido)
- Far Yeast Brewing Company (Tokyo)
- Daisen G Beer Information (Tottori)
- Shimane Beer Company (Shimane)
- Kirishima Beer (Kyushu)
- Munemasa Shuzo (Saga)
- Yama Brewery (Fukuoka)
- Hotel Okura (Fukuoka)
- K’s Brewing Company (Fukuoka)
How to Get Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka Tickets
Advance tickets can be bought at the following places:
Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka 2017 Details
Homepage (in Japanese): http://www.kyushubeerfestival.com/fukuoka.html
How to Get to Kyushu Beer Festival Fukuoka
The closest station to Fukuoka City Hall Fureai Hiroba is Tenjin station on the on the Kūkō Line, or Tenjin-Minami on the Nanakuma line.