Craft Beer Lovers,
It’s back! The Kyoto Craft Beer Festival 2017 is this Sunday, May 14th! This is a one-day event.The festival features craft beer from craft breweries across Japan. Kyoto brewers include:
This year the festival is hosting 37 brewers and 190 different beers throughout the day! There will also be live music and tasty food.
What You Need To Know
When: Sunday, May 14th 2017, 12 pm to 6 pm. Last year most of the kegs were empty around 5 pm, so we recommend coming earlier than later. Popular beers and breweries will sell out fast!
Where: Kyoto Sanjo Association Shopping Arcade between Horikawa St. and Senbon St, almost 1 kilometer of craft beer heaven! (see map and transportation below ↓)
Price: Admission is free! Must purchase beer tickets for beer tasting. Food is cash only.
Car & Bicycle Parking: Absolutely NO parking! It’s illegal to drink and drive any type of vehicle in Japan. Please walk or take public transportation.
About Beer Tickets
Advance tickets can be purchased at a discount price before Sunday. ¥2,000 for 6 tickets. You can buy tickets at the Kyoto Sanjo Association Office (075-811-4472), open 2pm to 9pm.
Tickets will cost ¥400 each on the day. Tickets on sale from 11:30 am.
*Note: The number of tickets is limited. Tickets are non-refundable. Last year the tickets were sold out towards the end of the event.
Original Beer Glasses for Kyoto Craft Beer Festival 2017
This year’s beer tasting glass (240ml) can be purchased for 1 beer ticket at Sanjo Omiya Park (where the live music is). Glasses will be on sale from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm or until supplies last. Buy early! Create less waste and take home a nice souvenir!
Live music performances will start at 12 pm at Sanjo Omiya Park, near the east side of the arcade.
Live Music Schedule
Map and Public Transport
There are 5 options for public transportation:
Official Links for Kyoto Craft Beer Festival 2017
Kyoto Craft Beer Festival Website (English)
Kyoto Craft Beer Festival Website (日本語)
Kyoto Craft Beer Festival on Facebook
Kyoto Craft Beer Festival on Twitter
See you on Sunday,
Man in the Moon
Check out our post & pics from last year's festival! ↓
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