Beer & Brains Trivia Night
The Dan O'Connell Hotel
Engage the grey matter. The Dan has gathered some of their favourite Aussie craft breweries together, including Moo Brew, Bridge Road Brewers, Mountain Goat, Wolf of the Willows, Moon Dog & Boatrocker over six trivia rounds.
Bodriggy's 3 Pointer Showdown
How deep are your three pointers? We're awarding the best ballers in Abbotsford with ten slabs of Bodriggy beer and all the glory. Join us for a Saturday dedicated to long shots in the warehouse court.
Trivia - All Things Beer
The ultimate Trivia Night for the beer lovers/nerds out there. 1st Prize is a huge hamper of craft beers people can only dream about, and other prizes like limited editions, specialities and GABS speciality beers.
Paddle By The Yarra
Murray’s Brewing Co bring you four of their favourites, including Whale Ale American Wheat Beer, Angry Man Pale Ale and two more. A weekend of live music and $10 beer paddles - yes!
Sunday Funday With Stomping Ground & Garage Project
Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
Join us as we let our hair down for an afternoon's carousing. Beer bingo, table tennis, foosball, great grub and, of course, an awesome lineup of Stomping Ground and Garage Project beers.
Brooklyn House Party At Leonard's
Leonard's House of Love
A good old fashioned house party with Brooklyn Brewery on the beers, served up with New York inspired favourites from the kitchen, while DJ's spin the finest tunes out of the borough all day long.
The Brewin' Transfer
Cherry Tree Hotel
Join our panel of local advertising luminaries as they delve into the wonderful world of Australian beer ads. From the vintage to the irreverent to everything in between, fun and free!
Poet Of Origin
Cherry Tree Hotel
A pack of poets picked a pretty Pint of Origin pub to put on a poetry performance par excellence! Open stage entrants are most welcome, with the crowd favourite winning a hamper of beer.
Fixation Fest At The Old Bar
The Old Bar
Rocking bands and fresh IPA's, what a combo! A brand new style IPA will be on tap from Fixation. Expect an earful of live rock and roll, great memories, and lots of tasty beer.
Tins Of Glory
The Third Day
Welcome to the World Tinnie Hurling Championships. Lawn bowls meets curling meets tinnies sliding down a bench for one hellauva night! Have you got what it takes to be the champion? Beer, mates, music, food: tins of glory!
Bodriggy & Nighthawks Launch Their ‘Blinker’ Oatmeal Stout
Abbotsford and Collingwood locals Nighthawks celebrate Good Beer Week with an epic dark brew called ‘Blinker' from Bodriggy Brewing. This oatmeal stout will be launched alongside a documentary screening of 'A Band Called Death', about Detroit's punk pioneers.
Flight Of The Fire Falcon
Little Creatures Geelong
Little Creatures official launch of their new winter seasonal beer Fire Falcon. Come and enjoy samples of the new beer as well as a variety of fiery food and entertainment that is literally on fire.
The Fox Hotel
The best female Victorian brewers take over the Fox's taps, with local female musos taking over our stage and the decks. A day not to be missed for your ears and your taste buds.
GBW Scavenger Hunt
The Fox Hotel
Get your team together to follow clues, riddles, games and of course drink great beer. Entry includes four beers in four unique venues if you can work out how to find them. Game on!
The Fox Hotel
Hosted by the Bingo & Trivia Company, the Fox hosts a night of trivia about everything and anything. Cavalier take over the taps with a different beer each round.
Bodriggy Brewing Co Keg Rolls To The Yarra
Bid a fond farewell to GBW with a night of local bands, Bodriggy froffs – including the freshly launched 'Gongim' and 'Death' brews – in the warm bosom of the Yarra Hotel in Abbotsford.
No Gimmicks. Just Good Beer. Vol II
Two Birds Brewing
Join us, Three Boys, Beer Baroness & Hobart Brewing Co. for beers rarely seen in Australia. Use this mid-week breather to catch up with mates over a beer, tunes & food. No gimmicks. Just good beer.
Australia vs New Zealand: The Brewersloe Cup of Beer
The Common Man
Featuring five Kiwi craft beers up against five Aussie craft beers. We’ll be firing up the good old Australian bbq and the NZ hangi. Get down and represent your side, may the best country win!
Ballarat's "Beers Through The Years" Festival
Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute
Beers Through The Years is a celebration of Ballarat life in brews through history. Enjoy displays, performances and fascinating stories while tasting the liquid gold of local craft brewers.
Tom Petty And The Hopbreakers
Lulie St Tavern
Thunder Road and Lulie St Tavern are proud to present Tom Petty and the Hopbreakers. Beers will be flowing, the vinyl spinning and live music featuring more Petty and Heartbreakers hits than you can poke a Flying V at!
Wellington Takes Over Collingwood
Foresters Pub & Dining
Wellington’s best craft beer venues take over Foresters Hall to throw a party like only they know how, taking on the menu, taps, music and entertainment. Expect guest brewers, kiwi legends and some amazing beers.
Feral Brewing's Good Ol' West Oz Sunday Session
Feral Brewing Co take over all the Royston's taps for a good ol' West Oz sunday session. There'll be pig on the spit, happy hour specials, DJ's and an insane lineup of beers.
Quiet Deeds Rooftop Disco
An afternoon of live art and Quiet Deeds beer tastings in the open air future-disco of your wildest, tastiest dreams! Disco tunes, live mural painting, beer cocktails and some sweet prizes and giveaways!
Bogan Tinnie Party
In addition to the PoO taps, BrewCult bar will be cracking open the tinnies from around Australia and the world in an all out, mullet-induced epic party.
Cherry Tree Hotel
Can up any of our 25 amazing regional Victorian tap beers from Bridge Road Brewers for your later enjoyment. Featuring carnival games including can-coconut shy, can skittles, the longest can snake, coaster throwing, dunk the brewer and more!
Beer, Cheese, Opera & A Cathedral - A Heavenly Match
St Paul's Cathedral
Beer Diva and Wild, Sour & Fruit presents an unprecedented, once in a lifetime celestial fusion of world-class beer, cheese and opera held in the breathtaking surrounds of Melbourne’s St Paul’s Cathedral.
CyclingTips Friday Bunchie - Bikes and Beers
Rockwell and Sons
Join CyclingTips, Rockwell and Sons, and Bridge Road Brewers for a 100km road ride loop from 8am before returning to Rockwell for a beer and lunch. All welcome on the ride, lunch by ticket only.
Yenda/ Time Out: Battle of the Busker
Melbourne's finest buskers go head-to-head in the ultimate busk-off, presented by Yenda. Enjoy Yenda's range of beers matched to one of four buskers, while listening to sweet tunes from the city’s best street musicians.
Bodriggy Brings Redfaces To The Tramway
The Tramway Hotel
There's only one thing better than a red IPA, and that's a red IPA collaboration between Bodriggy Brewing Co and the Tramway Hotel dubbed the 'Gongim Red'.
Epic & Culley's Fiery Fest!
Epic Brewing and Culley's Hot Sauce present an evening of lupulin and scoville to challenge your taste buds. From birds eyes to chipotle, and IPA's to Imperial Lagers expect all things big and hoppy, spicy and chilli!
Craft Beer, Bingo & Burgers
Three of Grosvenor Hotel’s Pint of Origin breweries (Green Beacon, Balter & Newstead) will be featured in craft beer bingo. Ticket price includes a brew from each and your choice of burger. Prizes to be won!
The Party To End All Parties: Karaoke And A Keg of Dutch Courage
Moon Dog Brewery
For the last Saturday night it's the party to end all parties: a night of Shizuku Ramen, sumo suits and karaoke. Need help to overcome your stage fright? A single keg of "Dutch Courage" will be the answer!
In The Shadow Of The Brewery: 1st Annual Cambrian Beer Festival
Never drink beer out of the shadow of the brewery! We're hosting a mash of Victoria's best breweries for a festival of good beer, live music, great people and amazing food. Featuring a set from Bendigo's ace Four Lions.
Texan BBQ & Beer 101
The Mallow Hotel
Texan BBQ meats (cooked by a real Texan), matching craft beers, and beer education classes. Free entry, food and drinks for purchase.
Stone & Wood Street Party at Ladro TAP
A festive street party featuring some of our favourite & limited release Stone & Wood brews. We can't promise sun but we can promise sand, unlimited Ladro pizza and hop-corn, a complimentary beer, and live beats to soak in!
Mt View Beer Fest
Mt View Hotel
Six Australian breweries going beer against beer. Live music. Fun games. Live craft beer themed street art. Rooftop vibes. Don't miss out on some great Aussie beers with a spectacular view!
The Brooklyn Block Party
Section 8 / Ferdydurke
New York's finest brewer, Brooklyn Brewery, are teaming up with Section 8 and Ferdydurke, bringing a huge Brooklyn-themed block party to the heart of Melbourne.
Beer & Charcuterie & Cheese
Valley Cellar Door
Bridge Rd Brewers teams up with The Valley Cellar Door for a Beer, charcuterie and cheese masterclass. Bridge Road will be pouring Chevalier and Mayday Hills farmhouse ales, complementing some great cheeses and meats.
Bowling With Brewers
Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club
Bowling with Brewers is back! Enjoy beer and cider matched with burgers, chatting with brewers, and an optional short bowling tournament with prizes. Ticket includes two beers and your choice from four burgers with fries.
Cinema Session @ The Stolberg
The Stolberg will be screening Mad Max, and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. The night will include four schooners from local breweries, pop corn, pizza, and two classics from Australia's George Miller.
Young Henrys Rock & Roll Bash
The Bendigo Hotel
Young Henrys take over The Bendigo for a night of rock & roll mayhem. With killer live bands, free BBQ and enough beer to satisfy our thirstiest mates. See listing for band information.
GABS BEER, CIDER & FOOD FEST PRESENTED BY DAN MURPHY'S
Royal Exhibition Building
Recognised as one of the top 20 beer festivals in the world by The Beer Connoisseur magazine (USA), GABS brings you a hall full of beery goodness, with 120 ‘Festival Beers’ brewed specifically for the event, brewery and cider stands, food vendors, education sessions and entertainment.
Tickets available via www.gabsfestival.com
BABS to GABS
Beer Deluxe Hawthorn
BentSpoke’s Annual Bike Spoketacular starts with brekkie at Beer Deluxe followed by a cruisy ride with tunes and brews to GABS Sunday Session complete with GABS entry, $25 currency and more.
Time Out Pub Awards - Melbourne 2017
Foresters Pub & Dining
Prep your party shoes… the Time Out Pub Awards are back Get your tickets for the big night when Time Out pays homage to the best pubs in town
Can Art Auction Feat. Omnipollo, Mikkeller and More
Bid on your favourite artwork by Mikkeller, Grifter, Omnipollo and Bodriggy to take home a framed edition. Ten pieces displayed at Dr Morse throughout Good Beer Week for you to name your price. All proceeds go to charity.
Temple Side Room Invasion @ The Provincial
A week of table tennis with a Temple tap takeover. To top the week off we will end with a demonstration brew and a Q&A with the head brewer from Temple Brewery on Friday.
Beer, Beats and Banter
The Last Jar
Join us for a week long celebration of the lively Irish influence on having a good time. Stellar bands, Irish and guest beers, and matched food. Music changing nightly from 8 till late. BYO Banter!
The Mill Brewery And Melbourne Vegan Eats Showcase
The Mill Brewery
Collingwood's newest local brewery offers punters good vibes and great beers. The Mill is partnering with Melbourne Vegan Eats for a showcase of bar and street food that challenges perceptions and complements their brand new tap list.
Holes N Hops
Albert Park Golf Course
Join us for a round of nine holes with a Modus Operandi beer at each hole, then enjoy a pint and bite post game where the winner will be awarded a keg!
Furious Trivia At Ascot Vale Cellars
Ascot Vale Cellars
Come on down to Ascot Vale Cellars for a fun filled trivia night about all things beer. Fury and Son will be taking over the taps and launching a once off specialty beer!
The Full Henry Trivia and Q&A
Henry Street Brewhouse
Join brewer Phil for a group tasting of all of our taps. Discuss the beers and challenges for our Nanobrewery with an informal Q&A session. Tickets include 10 beer tasters, free pizza and prizes!
The Brewery Circus
Hawkers Beer presents The Brewery Circus, featuring Melbourne’s best circus artists, combining high level circus skills with sounds by Halcyon Drive and food trucks available. Ticket includes five Hawkers beers.
Cans and Bands at the Farm
Collingwood Childrens' Farm
Mountain Goat proudly presents The Peep Tempel in the barn at Collingwood Childrens Farm. Cans of Goat, live bands, food truck, open fire, live animals. Good clean country fun in the city.
Craft & Cult 2017
Craft and Cult returns for a third year. Stoner sludge bands The Ruiner, DEAD and Weedy Gonzalez combine with breweries Mountain Goat, Moon Dog and Two Birds at Grumpy’s, including a beer on arrival.
Sweet & Sour - Down the Rabbit Hole
White Rabbit Barrel Hall Geelong
Join White Rabbit for a sweet and sour flavour journey. Whether you’re a sour starter or a lover of puckers, we’ve got you covered. There'll be good beer, good food, good music and good times.
Odyssey House Party On The FarSide
Far Side Beers
Taking it back to the house party vibes of the 90s for an epic night of beers, pizzas and ping pong! Drinks on arrival, food, spot prizes and the naming rights as ping pong champion.
Beer Vs Beast
Colonial Brewing Company
Colonial & Brewmanity invite you to help freeze MND with their collaborative eisbock - Dr. Freezemeister! Enjoy an epic session of great beers, music and storytelling - where we raise funds just by drinking damn good beer!
Ride With The Brewer
Red Hill Brewery
Join the brewers and the Red Hill Riders Mountain Bike Club on a guided ride to discover the trails of the region, followed by a social session of beer, barbecue and tales of extreme achievement.
2 Bro's @ Zhou Zhou
2 Brothers Brewing bring their diverse range of delicious craft beers paired with signature Asian bites served from the Zhou Zhou Kitchen, with plenty of hefty specials on the 2 Brothers range.
From Johnston St To Oblivion
Hittin’ with the best hop, Young Henrys and the Rochey are throwing another raucous Saturday arvo of games and live entertainment – beer, food, and four game rounds. Fire away!
Fire Within: Akasha Beers & Up In Smoke Hot Wings
Up In Smoke
Come down to Up In Smoke for an Akasha tap take over. Four beers matched with four different sauced hot wings. Four sauces made from Up In Smoke & Melbourne Hot Sauce.
Hopped High Tea
The Metropolitan Hotel
Join Mountain Goat for an afternoon of indulgence. Beer cocktails, beer-paired canapés and, yes, hopped tea. It might be Mother’s Day weekend, but this is not your grandmother’s high tea (though she’s very welcome to come).
Baringo All-Meats, Beers & Beats
Baringo Food & Wine Co.
Enjoy an afternoon of festivities at the Macedon Ranges' latest live music venue, which will set your taste buds tingling. Included is a range of handcrafted beers and mouth-watering meats.
Kaiju! Beer & Board Games
Izakaya Chuji Japanese Restaurant
An afternoon of board games matched with great food and beers from Kaiju! – Risk and Red Ale anyone? No games knowledge required, all experience levels welcome. No need to bring games (unless you want to).
Cavalier Presents King Wolf
Cavalier Brewing proudly present King Wolf - Melbourne's most loved and loudest rock'n blues band are finally back for 2017. Join the fun and shake the foundations! Tickets will sell fast!
Little Creatures Live
Little Creatures Live is a travelling roadshow that celebrates being a little different through live performance art, food and beer. The Gem will play host to some of the most captivating and quirky performances we could find.