Prepare for a Heavenly Weekend at Beervana

If there was ever a weekend to be into great beer and mind-blowing food, it’s the weekend of 13-15 August, when Beervana returns to Wellington’s Sky Stadium on 13-14 August and coincides with Visa Wellington On a Plate for a culinary weekend that is sure to draw foodies from all corners of the country.

New Zealand’s premier festival of Good Beer is back with a plethora of crazy, one-off, Festival beers and theatrical, interactive brewery stands in an immersive fantasy land for beer lovers and the beer curious, alike. Beervana will also be welcoming seven Australian breweries, thanks to the opening of the Trans-Tasman beer bubble, celebrating multiple milestone brewery birthdays, and welcoming eight first-time attending breweries – all of this on one of Wellington’s biggest culinary weekends New Zealand has ever seen.

Culinary fans around the country can experience the height of foodie nirvana with Beervana, held, for the first time, at the mid-point weekend of Visa Wellington On a Plate’s month-long festivities (1-31 Aug). Also, for the first time, the culinary festival’s Dine Wellington, Garage Project Presents Burger Wellington and Cocktail Wellington presented by Tommy’s will all take place simultaneously over the entire weekend, allowing visitors and locals to take a bite – and sip – of each.

The festival, in its 20th year, will also see a lot of beery birthdays being celebrated with Wellington breweries: Parrotdog and Garage Project, along with Auckland brewery, Deep Creek, all turning 10; Blenheim Brewery, Renaissance Brewing turning 15, and Paraparaumu brewery, Tuatara celebrating an illustrious 21 years.

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