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Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2018 in Niigata city, Niigata

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The Niigata Craft Beer Festival is almost upon us and is in its seventh year. Held over two days, Saturday 23th and Sunday 24th 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 Bandajima Art Museum 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 Attending Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2018

Domestic Breweries

  • Far Yeast Brewing
  • Blue Magic
  • Romantic Mura
  • Nasu Kogen Beer
  • Ushitora Brewery
  • Yatsugatake Touchdown Beer
  • Myoko Kogen Beer
  • Hakkaisan Izumi Beer
  • Echigo Beer
  • Tainai Kogen Beer
  • Swan Lake Beer
  • 10 Ants Brewing
  • Nuttari Beer
  • Strange Brewing
  • Nikko Brewing

Foreign Breweries / Importers

  • AQ Bevolution
  • Full Sail Brewing
  • Kobatsu Trading

Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2018 Tickets

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

Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2018 Details

How to Get to Niigata Craft Beer Festival 2018

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

From Niigata Station on foot
From Niigata Station by bus

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