Thursday, April 24, 2008

Beer Festival in Tokyo

I am looking forward to the Great Japan Beer Festival. From the Japantimes:

The Great Japan Beer Festival is the biggest beer event of the year in Japan, with more than 120 microbrews and craft beers available to taste.The festival is organized by the Japan Craft Beer Association, and this year the Tokyo event will be held May 5 and 6 at the tail end of the Golden Week holidays.

Hours are from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 5 (Mon.), and from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 6 (Tue.). Admission is ¥4,800 (¥4,300 for advance tickets), which includes unlimited tastings; food will be sold separately.The venue is the Garden Hall at Ebisu Garden Place, 1-13-2 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Tickets are available from Lawson, Pia and other outlets.

Check the Web site at for more details or e-mail english [at]

The event moves to Osaka a few weeks later on the weekend of May 31 and June 1, at the Kyocera Dome; check the same Web site for more details. (Listing courtesy of


Anonymous said...

This sounds amazing. I want to go, but I'm on holiday for the next two weeks. Damn!

(I'll be able to send you a PDF of my book in a couple of weeks when I get back.)

Anonymous said...

Thank you Mr Event Planner.
Dunkenly bump into you on Monday if you're around.

Anonymous said...

I will probably hit up the one at Yokohama in September. Looks like a better venue than Ebisu Garden, which gets a bit stuffy.