BeerFes Yokohama 2020

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Yokohama gets its one BeerFes this year in September when the Great Japan Beer Festival, aka BeerFes Yokohama, returns for three-day drinking. Held at Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal, BeerFes Yokohama Autumn is held from the 12th September to the 13th September and has breweries from Japan, with some import beers also on sale. The timings for the Saturday have …

BeerFes Nagoya 2020

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Spread over two days from Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th August, BeerFes Nagoya is also a fun and relaxed event; just as much as the BeerFes Osaka event is. It’s organised in the same way as other BeerFes events across Japan, such as BeerFes Yokohama and BeerFes Tokyo. The sessions for BeerFes Nagoya are Saturday 8th August has one session on the Saturday, …

BeerFes Osaka 2020

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BeerFes moves down to the Kansai region in Osaka for a weekend for more beer and festivities in Osaka. Spread over three days from Friday 10th July to Sunday 12th July, BeerFes Osaka is also a fun and relaxed event; much more so than the Kanto versions. It’s organised in the same way as other BeerFes events across Japan, such …

BeerFes Okinawa 2020

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Great Japan Beer Festival, Okinawa, also known as BeerFes Okinawa, is in its seventh year after proving to be successful in over the last few years. The event is open on Friday 12th June from 13:00 to 21:00 with last orders at 20:45 and the final day being Sunday 14th June from 12:00 to 17:00 with last orders at 16:45. …

BeerFes Tokyo 2020

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As soon as one BeerFes finishes, you’ve got one more coming up with BeerFes Tokyo, at The Garden Hall in Yebisu Garden Place in Tokyo, best known for being the main location to drink Ebisu beers. It’s also the original and oldest BeerFes, having started out in 1998. Held over two days from Saturday 6th June to Sunday 7th June, …

Cancelled: Snow Monkey Beer Live 2020 in Shiga Kogen, Nagano

Snow Monkey Logo 2020

Snow Monkey Beer Live 2020 is an annual event held at Shiga Kogen ski resort in Nagano, Japan. The event takes place over two days, Friday 20th and Saturday 21st March and combines Japanese craft beer, which we love, with music, which we love, with snowboarding and skiing, which we also love, so what is there not to love? If …

Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2020 in Tokyo

Furusato Matsuri 2020・ふるさと祭り東京2020

It’s held from January 10th until January 19th in the Tokyo Dome, so come rain or shine, you’ll stay dry and warm inside. The weekends are busy though so it’s not a bad idea to go along during the evenings if possible. From the 10th until the 18th, the event is on from 10:00 to 21:00, while on the 19th …

Japan Brewers’ Cup 2020 in Yokohama, Kanagawa

Japan Brewers' Cup 2020・ジャパンブルワーズカップ2020

The Japan Brewers Cup Festival is an annual event held at Ōsanbashi pier in Kannai, Yokohama. If that place sounds familiar, yes, Japan Brewers Cup Festival is held at the same place as the BeerFes Yokohama event. It is a three-day event; however, unlike the BeerFes Yokohama event, the Japan Brewers Cup Festival is a pay-as-you-go rather than a tasting session event. Japan Brewers …

Nara Craft Beer Festival 2019

Nara Craft Beer Festival 2019・奈良クラフトビール祭り2019

Nara Craft Beer Festival 2019 is a two day event held on 26th and 27th October held in the grounds of Himuro Shrine in Nara city. It costs ¥100 to get in with books of tickets of 5 costing ¥1,000 and books of 10 tickets costing ¥2,000. The festival is open from 10:00 to 17:00 on both days – quite …

Kumazawa Brewing Oktoberfest 2019

Shonan Beer Oktoberfest 2019・熊澤酒造オクトーバーフェスト2019

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 12th October to Monday 14th 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. …