What’s New?

Big changes for 7th annual event! Geelong’s Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) celebrates its 7th anniversary with a number of exciting changes when it returns to the Geelong Racecourse on February 16. Inspired by the fast-growing craft brewing industry, GABF begun in 2013 as a celebration of mostly local and state-wide breweries. Today the festival...

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FAQ

What time is the festival? Gates open at 1pm and close at 8pm, Alcohol service will cease at 8pm. Tickets are available at the gate. Can I buy tickets at the gate? Yes tickets will be available at the gate. Tickets purchased on event day are $45. Online ticket sales close at midnight Friday 15th. Save...

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Tokens

GABF Geelong will use a token system as its currency for food and beverage purchases. Each token has a value of $2 and can be purchased: with ticket, or at our designated token tents at event, or from our roaming token sellers. Tickets pre-purchased online are entry only or with 10 tokens and all include an official event glass and...

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Travel

Getting to the festival is easy with heaps of ways to arrive and depart: A regular 15-20 minute shuttle service will operate directly from South Geelong station, commencing 12.30pm through to 4pm. Return services commence at 6.30pm with stops at South Geelong station and one bus to Geelong’s CBD. There are regular services to South...

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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 15th February – 4.5 hour shift. Festival – Saturday February 16 2019 11.30am-4pm 4pm – 8.30pm All...

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