The annual Tops at Spar Bierfest offers a chance to eat, drink and be merry in the finest tradition of Bavarian beer culture. This festival offers a huge selection of Bavarian beer and cuisine, as well as the best that the Mother City’s thriving craft beer industry has to offer.

What to expect

There are loads of beer tastings, live music, and competitions, and more eisbein, beer steins, and pretzels than you can shake a bratwurst at. So break out the lederhosen and dirndls and get ready for a top Klaus bier festival. When it’s all done, make use of one of the event’s many get-home-safely options that complement their #DrinkSmart programme.

Bierfest Tickets

There are several tiers of tickets, starting from the R175 ‘Standard Bier Hall’ to the R1022 ‘Braumeister’ that includes a three-course traditional Bavarian meal, a bar tab, parking, and more. You can also book a table for you and your friends. Get your tickets and find out more at the official Cape Town Bierfest website.

When and Where

The event takes place in late September or early October every year. This year, the dates are 28 – 29 September. The Cape Town Bierfest takes place at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World. You can expect a Bavarian-style beer hall, complete with themed decor and an Oompah band.


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