The Good Beer Week Gala Showcase returns with more sessions in March Tickets on sale Thursday 24th January

March’s annual sell-out event, The Good Beer Week Gala Showcase, is back again at The Atrium Federation Square with more sessions available for eager beer drinkers.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 24th January at 9am for this year’s Gala, which will run over three sessions: Friday March 15 from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday March 16 between 12pm to 4pm and Saturday March 16 from 5pm to 9pm.

The Gala will feature over 30 breweries from around Australia pouring over 100 different beers, as well as food vendors and masterclasses. A Gala Showcase ticket includes 20 taster tokens, a food voucher and a Good Beer Week branded Rastal glass to take home. Get to know some of the new breweries taking part this year, including Collingwood’s Molly Rose Brewing, Queensland’s Balter Brewing and new gluten free brewery, TWØBAYS Brewing Co from the Mornington Peninsula.

As well as great new beer, the Gala also serves as the official launch of the Good Beer Week 2019 program, with the main event taking place over ten days from May 10 – 19. Visitors to the Gala Showcase will be able to get their hands on a free 2019 printed program and plan out their events at Australia’s premier beer festival.

Good Beer Week Gala Showcase 2019


Friday 15 March and Saturday 16 March, $50pp, + booking fee The Atrium Federation Square
Ticket price includes:

  • 20 x 60ml beer tastings from a choice of more than 100 beers
  • $10 food voucher to spend with participating vendors
  • RASTAL tasting glass, RRP $15

Friday, 15 March 2019
• 5pm – 9pm: Tasting Session 1 and Free Masterclasses

Saturday, 16 March 2019
• 12pm – 4pm: Tasting Session 2 and Free Masterclasses

Saturday, 16 March 2019
• 5pm – 9pm: Tasting Session 3 and Free Masterclasses


Good Beer Week, the biggest beer festival in the Southern Hemisphere, is an independent and not-for-profit festival that celebrates and promotes the renaissance that craft beer is enjoying globally. Since the festival’s inception in 2011, its central aim is to promote good beer and the community and culture that surround it.


Good Beer Week Gala Showcase 2019 Participating Breweries

  • Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers
  • Bridge Road Brewers
  • Modus Operandi
  • Balter
  • 3 Ravens
  • Bad Shepherd Brewing Company
  • BentSpoke Brewing Company
  • Blackman’s Brewery
  • Brewmanity
  • CoConspirator’s Brewing Company
  • Exit Brewing
  • Fixation Brewing
  • Forrest Brewery
  • Fury & Son Brewing
  • Green Beacon Brewing Company
  • Hawkers Beer
  • Holgate Brewhouse
  • Hop Nation Brewing Company
  • Molly Rose Brewing
  • Moon Dog Brewery
  • Mountain Goat Beer
  • Mr Banks Brewing Company
  • Little Creatures
  • Pirate Life
  • Sailors Grave Brewing
  • Stomping Ground
  • Stone & Wood
  • Tallboy & Moose
  • Two Birds Brewing
  • TWØBAYS Brewing Co.
  • Wolf of the Willows