South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

Traditionally a barren month for craft beer festivals, December in 2016 has revealed itself as bucking the trend, offering not only a heap of festivals at the start of the month, but sustaining until nearly the end of the year.

South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

Admittedly this post is a little late to the party, but who knew a slew of last minute festivals would pop up?

The bad news is that you’ve already missed out on Darling Summer Beer Festival, Beers & Gears Festival, Jozi Food Truck Fest and The Beer Run, which all took place on the first weekend of December.

The good news is there’s still four festivals (slash events) left in December, and at the rate we’re going there might well be more lurking in the beery shadows of silly season. Enough chit chat, here’s the goods. Revel.

Ales for Tails Durban, South African



Beering for a cause. The Ales for Tails Beer Festival is organised by Durban Homebrewers, with proceeds donated to the Kloof & Highway SPCA. More »


Black Oystercatch Beer Festival - Fraser's Folly New Brewhouse Launch



Black Oystercatcher Beer Festival is the launch celebrations of Fraser’s Folly’s new brewhouse on the Black Oystercather Wine Farm. Help celebrate »


Mocktober Beer Fest, The Barns Mosselbay, South Africa



Because December should be the month of beer festivals. Sandpiper Cottages and The Barns at Reedvalley Wine Farm makes it happen. Sokkie saam »


Hermanus Craft Beer Festival, Western Cape, South Africa



For now, the Hermanus Craft Beer Festival is flying the flag as the last one of 2016. Go out with a bang »



Keep an eye on our South African Craft Beer Festivals page in case there are yet more festivals and events to be unearthed.

If you can help, let us know. There are already some festivals confirmed for 2017, so have a gander and get your craft beer calendar updated.


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