What’s New?

GABF is back! Across 2 sessions – 11am-4pm & 5pm-10pm. Geelong’s Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) celebrates its 9th anniversary with a number of exciting changes with its 2nd outing at the iconic Johnstone Park in Geelong’s CBD, and a new date 2nd April, 2022. Across the road from Geelong train station, getting to the...

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FAQ

How do I buy tastings and food? GABF is a 100% cashless event. You’ll need a valid Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit, debit or EFTPOS card to purchase food, drinks and merchandise. No cash at all is accepted by any of the vendors. How much does each tasting cost? Beer or cider will start...

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COVID Safe event

All GABF attendees, including all ticket holders, staff, artists, crew, contractors, volunteers etc. are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend GABF, and proof of vaccination, or a valid Government approved exemption will need to be sighted upon entry. All attendees must check in upon arrival. Please use our unique QR code via...

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Travel

Getting to the festival is easy with heaps of ways to arrive and depart: TRAIN There are regular services to Geelong station on V/line, Johnstone Park is across the road from Geelong Station. BUS Local and regional buses to Geelong Train Station are closest, but Geelong CBD bus stops are also only a couple of blocks...

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Volunteers

Want to help us brew a perfectly crafted experience for your local community by being a volunteer? We’re looking for energetic individuals to serve up a day filled with amazing beers, a great atmosphere and lasting memories! Bump in Friday 1st April – 5 hour shift. Festival – Saturday 2nd April, 2022. 10.30am-4pm 4pm – 7pm...

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