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Barossa Beer and Cider Festival

Australian Event and Festival Services warmly invites you to relish the delights of the ever-expanding Barossa Beer and Cider Festival. Held this year on the 11th of November from 11 am to 6:30 pm at the picturesque Coulthard House in Nuriootpa, this event has become a staple on the calendar, promising a day filled with brews, bites, and boundless entertainment.

This year's festival saw unprecedented growth, with a sold-out crowd capped at 1,500 attendees, a testament to the event's popularity and the thriving beer and cider culture in the Barossa region. The expansive grounds of Coulthard House provided the perfect backdrop for an immersive experience, offering a diverse selection of boutique beers and ciders from a range of esteemed breweries.

Beyond the libations, festival-goers of all ages were treated to a myriad of attractions and activities. Free balloon animals, sculpted fairy floss by the talented Sky Doodles, and mesmerizing henna skin art by Velvet Henna added a whimsical touch, captivating both the young and the young at heart.

Participating breweries showcased the richness of the Barossa beer and cider scene, with notable names gracing this year's festival, including:

  • Australian Cider Co

  • Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley

  • Western Ridge Brewing Collective

  • Ministry of Beer

  • Silver Bark Brewery

  • Union Bridge

  • Jachmann Apple Cider

  • Barossa Valley Brewing

  • 101 Brewery

  • Beernoevil

  • Watsacowie Brewing Co.

  • Rehn Bier

The festival's musical lineup elevated the atmosphere, with captivating performances by The Barking Ants, Sycamore, Red Earth Blues Band, Nights on Mayfair, Emerauld Music, House of Pillars, Rachel Hoffman, Aden Quinn and Tani Hannah, ensuring a harmonious backdrop to the day's festivities.

Satisfying culinary cravings, a diverse array of food options graced the festival grounds, including RG Grill, Niks Gourmet Kitchen, The Bearded Cook, Stein's Traditional Mettwurst, Bunnychownow, and Oranaise Pella Catering, offering a delectable journey for the taste buds.

The success of this year's Barossa Beer and Cider Festival, impeccably organized and executed, has set the stage for even grander plans of expansion next year. As the day came to a close, the air buzzed with excitement for the promising future of this beloved event. Australian Event and Festival Services express gratitude to all who attended and contributed to the festivities, and we eagerly anticipate welcoming you back next year for an even more extraordinary celebration.

Until then, cheers to the memories made, and see you all soon!

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