South African craft beer festivals are where local beer lovers (usually) get the opportunity to sample a wide variety of craft beer and to put a face to the creator of their favourites. For brewers its a chance to meet and chat with fans old and new.

The explosion of craft beer has lead to an equal boom in South African craft beer festivals, along with other beer related events that aim to share the love of brewing through shared experiences. Our list of craft beer festivals in South Africa attempts to keep track of what’s next on the event calendar.