Marchfest 2019
Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Marchfest 2019

The ULTIMATE Nelson Beer Week event. Finish your week off at Marchfest, a celebration of all things Craft Beer and an event for the whole family! 10 of the best Top of the South brews and 5 specially selected NZ wide brews. NEW tasting bar and Brew Zone. Cool live music including Newtown Rocksteady and legendary Kiwi rockers The Narcs!

COST: $40.00
TICKETS: www.marchfest.com

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Feel The Burn
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Feel The Burn

The only thing happening is your chance to watch 2 people eat 10 different chili chicken wings whilst fielding questions from MC Mike Cheer. Each question will be harder, and each wing will be hotter, than the last. Question is, who will lose it first? Jim, his celebrity guest, or the spectators?

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Late Nights at RnB
Mar
7
to Mar 9

Late Nights at RnB

Live music and craft beer at Nelson's late night craft beer venue. Not ready to call it a night? Join your host Scotty for live music from 9pm and his selection of craft beers from the region. 

Late night at RnB will be on from 9pm Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th March

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Real Ale Tasting & Meet The Brewers
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Real Ale Tasting & Meet The Brewers

An evening to meet brewers Nigel Jerard and John Golics between 6 & 8pm to experience and taste the hand pulled real ales that have been brewed on site.

Come escape the ordinary and step back in time and into a venue that mixes retro fun with industrial quirky while drinking some fine ales!

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Beer Week Walking Tours
Mar
6
to Mar 8

Beer Week Walking Tours

Find out where Nelsonians of yore had their Friday pints, what they got up to when historically intoxicated, and the past lives of some current Nelson watering holes with Jessie Bray Sharpin from Sass History Walking Tours.

A 1.5 hour walking tour taking punters around different sites relating to Nelson's brewing and drinking history. Will begin at Church Steps and end at The Freehouse on Collingwood Street.

COST: $20.00
TICKETS: Bookings required. Email  sasshistory@gmail.com

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Tap Takeover and Menu Pairing
Mar
6
to Mar 8

Tap Takeover and Menu Pairing

From the East Coast to Nelson bay. A week of celebrating Kaikoura brews with an Emporium Brewery tap take over, paired with the local produce of Nelson. Top it all off with a Friday night celebration with one of Scotland’s most acclaimed songwriters, Simon Kempston. Folk, blues and celtic traditions all delivered by a powerful voice. 

Music from 8pm. Tap takeover during usual hours of trade.

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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McCashin's Beers & Burgers
Mar
6
to Mar 8

McCashin's Beers & Burgers

Specially paired burgers with a pint of McCashin’s beer at two great venues, McCashins’s Hop Garden in Founders Heritage Park and McCashin’s Brewery Kitchen and Bar on Main Road, Stoke. On Wed our kitchens will be open for lunch. On Thursday and Friday come for lunch or dinner. 

Open 11am - 2pm for lunch and 5 - 8:30pm for dinner

Offer available at either venue:

McCashin’s Hop Garden - 87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson

Mccashin’s Brewery - 660 Main Road, Stoke

COST: FREE
TICKETS: Bookings or tickets are not required.

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Beer Baroness Charity Keg for Nelson SCBU
Mar
6
to Mar 8

Beer Baroness Charity Keg for Nelson SCBU

Beer Baroness and The Boathouse band together to support the families of Nelson Special Care Baby Unit.  A keg full of deliciousness is being brewed for the punters of Nelson to come along and purchase by the glass from the bar of The Boathouse with all proceeds going directly to Nelson SCBU. As if you needed another excuse to come and try a flavourful brew?!  Thank you Beer Baroness!

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Michelada Flight Night
Mar
5
3:00 PM15:00

Michelada Flight Night

The Free House and The Mexican present a flight of five Micheladas that use five different varieties of chilli at their base, each a little stronger than the last. (A Michelada is a spicy and refreshing beer cocktail popular in Mexico.)

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Nelson Craft Beer Week Pizza & Pint Pairing at Eddyline Brewery
Mar
5
to Mar 9

Nelson Craft Beer Week Pizza & Pint Pairing at Eddyline Brewery

  • Eddyline Brewery and Pizzeria NZ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In celebration of Nelson Craft Beer Week Eddyline Brewery is perfectly pairing a specialty pizza & pint from their lineup for $25! Each day Eddyline will feature a new wood-fired pizza using local ingredients that's perfectly paired with a pint from their selection of craft brews. Visit Eddyline's Facebook page for information on the featured pint & pizza each day!

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings for tickets required.

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Hop Discovery Tour
Mar
3
9:30 AM09:30

Hop Discovery Tour

One-off bus tour giving you behind-the-scenes access to key parts of Nelson’s world-famous hop industry including exclusive access to NZ Hops in Appleby and Plant and Food Research in Riwaka.  Ticket price includes all transport during the day, guided tours of the NZ Hops facility, Plant and Food Research where new hop varieties are developed and a local hop farm during harvest season.

COST: Early bird - $50 - General $65 - Lunch included.
TICKETS: Bookings required. https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/nelson-hop-tour-tickets-56360198872

Call BrewEvents, 027-246-3027 for further enquiries

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Learn to Brew
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

Learn to Brew

All the tips, tricks and advice you need to help you make great beer at home! Join the experts at Nelson's "Home of Homebrew" as they tell you all the things they wish they had known when they started brewing.

COST: $20 (includes $20 store credit)
TICKETS: Bookings required. Phone 03 668 5263

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Northland Comes To Nelson
Mar
2
to Mar 9

Northland Comes To Nelson

  • Harry's Hawker House and Bar (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For the duration of Nelson Beer Week, Waipu's McLeod's Brewery and Nelson's Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery and Harry's Hawker House and Bar are joining forces to create a beer and food matching experience. Specialty eats will be created by Urban's Jay Clement and team plus by Riki Day at Harry's Bar, then paired with McLeod's finest brews. McLeod's Head Brewer Jason Bathgate will be making an appearance at Urban on Friday night for a chat and to enjoy the pairings. CHEERS!

LOCATION: Please note there are TWO locations: Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery and Harry’s Hawker House and Bar

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Northland Comes To Nelson
Mar
2
to Mar 9

Northland Comes To Nelson

  • Urban Oyester Bar & Eatery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For the duration of Nelson Beer Week, Waipu's McLeod's Brewery and Nelson's Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery and Harry's Hawker House and Bar are joining forces to create a beer and food matching experience. Specialty eats will be created by Urban's Jay Clement and team plus by Riki Day at Harry's Bar, then paired with McLeod's finest brews. McLeod's Head Brewer Jason Bathgate will be making an appearance at Urban on Friday night for a chat and to enjoy the pairings. CHEERS!

LOCATION: Please note there are TWO locations: Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery and Harry’s Hawker House and Bar

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No bookings or tickets required.

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Nelson Beer Week Lunch
Mar
2
to Mar 9

Nelson Beer Week Lunch

A 3-course beer-inspired lunch menu with a pint of tap beer (or two half pints) at the Boat Shed Cafe.

Open 10:30am - 4:00pm daily

COST: $50.00
TICKETS: Bookings recommended
RESERVATIONS: 03 922 9904 or visit www.boatshedcafe.co.nz/reservations

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Monteith's @ The Sands
Mar
2
to Mar 9

Monteith's @ The Sands

Join us at The Sands on the Beach in Tahuna, your local beach bar! It’s the BIG TAHUNA SWIM on Sat 2nd, so all week we’re giving you a fab deal. Buy a Monteith’s Beer or Cider Tower and you’ll receive a FREE kg of Chicken Nibbles. We’ll also have LIVE music from 3 - 6pm on Sat 2nd.

COST: FREE
TICKETS: No tickets or bookings required

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