Bristol Craft Beer Festival 2022: how to get tickets to Bristol Harbourside event, date & full beer lineup

One of the biggest craft beer festivals in the South West of England gets underway this weekend - with limited tickets available.
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In what already is a busy festival-ridden weekend with Bristol Volksfest 2022 also approaching, the Bristol Craft Beer Festival is making its return to the city too.

Perfect for beer lovers and those who wish to explore their taste buds through its overbearing list of tasty and cool alcoholic refreshments on offer, demand is high and tickets are at low availability at the time of publication.

Here is everything you need to know about the Bristol Craft Beer Festival in 2022 - from where it is being held, how to get tickets, to what you should expect when you attend.

What is the Bristol Craft Beer Festival?

The Bristol Craft Beer Festival is simply a huge party that celebrates craft beer.

Loads of breweries take part on an annual basis, pouring thousands of pints for Bristolian beer lovers - and for people across the country who come to attend.

Organisers dub the festival as a place to ‘taste, enjoy and discover’.

When is the festival and where is it being held?

This year’s festival is a two-day event that is set to take place in early June.

Bristol Craft Beer Festival 2022 will kick off on Friday, 10 June 2022, before coming to a conclusion on Saturday, 11 June.

It is being held at the city’s famous Bristol Harbourside.

How do I get tickets to the event and how much are they?

With the event fast approaching, tickets are at limited availability at the time of publication.

Tickets can be purchased either for sessions or groups, which will grant you access to all the beers (which are free to choose), as well as a complimentary festival glass.

As the main focus of this festival is alcohol, there is an age restriction of 18+ so you must be of age to attend the festival.

The following are the different types of tickets, as well as how much they will cost you:

  • Opening Night Tickets - Friday, 10 June at 6 pm to 11 pm: general admission (£60 per person) or group offer (£200 for four people)
  • Saturday Social Tickets - Saturday, 11 June at 11:30 am to 4:30 pm: general admission (£60 per person) or group offer (£200 for four people)
  • Big Night Out Tickets - Saturday 11 June at 6 pm to 11 pm: general admission (£60 per person) or group offer (£200 for four people)
  • The Beer Geek Weekender Tickets - Friday 10 June to Saturday 11 June ALL SESSIONS: general admission (£175 per person)

For more ticketing information and to book your place at this year’s Bristol Craft Beer Festival, visit the official tickets page on the website.

What is the beer lineup of the festival?

The following is the official full beer lineup for the Bristol Craft Beer Festival in 2022, consisting of 40 participating breweries and hundreds of delicious beers:

  • Abyss
  • Amundsen Pastry World
  • Arbor Ales
  • Azvex Brewing (Raise the Bar winners)
  • Baron Brewing (Raise the Bar winners)
  • Big Drop
  • Big Smoke Brew Co
  • Brew York
  • Bristol Beer Factory
  • Brixton Brewery
  • Budvar
  • Dark Star
  • Double-Barrelled
  • Drop Bear Beer Co
  • Drop Project (Raise the Bar winners)
  • Electric Bear
  • Fierce
  • Hackney Brewery
  • The Kernel
  • Left Handed Giant
  • Lost and Grounded
  • Mondo
  • Moonwake
  • Moor Beer Co
  • New Bristol Brewery
  • Newton Park
  • New Zealand Beer Collective
  • North Brewing Co
  • Salcombe
  • Salt Beer Factory
  • Signature Brew
  • Siren Craft Brew
  • Stone and Wood (AUS)
  • Timothy Taylor’s
  • Tiny Rebel
  • Turning Point
  • Twisted Wheel (Raise the Bar winners)
  • Unbarred
  • Wild Beer Co
  • Wiper and True
  • Vault City
  • Verdant
  • Vocation Brewery
  • Yonder Brewing & Blending

Will there be live music and food available?

There will be plenty of tasty food available to be purchased by festival goers over the course of the two-day event, with a live fire cooking called ‘The Fire Pits’ delivering tasty food, street foods.

In regards to the drinks on offer at the festival, there is a lot more than just craft beer that you can enjoy.

Whilst there will also be live music - which is included in your purchase of a ticket - which will feature a lineup of DJ sets from Beardyman, DJ Spoony and Working Men’s Club.

Visit the official festival website for further information.

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