The Darling Summer Beer Festival is back for the second time and this year it’s even bigger and better.
The festival will take place at the Darling Brew Tasteroom & Brewery in the small town of Darling in the Western Cape on Saturday 16 December – making it the perfect holiday addition for those who are heading to Cape Town and the West Coast for their December break.
Darling Summer Beer Festival Line Up
This year, the festival features six guest breweries, including: Riot Beer, Black Eagle Brewing Company, Mountain Brewing, Everson Ciders, Garagista and D’Cider. Live music and stand-up comedy will keep festival goers entertained, – with this year bands including Moonshine Jazz, the Stone Jets, Sunset Sweatshop and Red Tape Riot, whilst the comedians include Gino Fernandez, Schalk Bezuidenhout and Charles Tertiens.
Darling Brew will be serving their craft beer straight from the brewery tanks, making the craft lover’s dream of fresher than fresh beer, a reality. Local food stalls at the festival will provide an array of delicious artisanal foods, including vegetarian fare. There will also be Darling Brew merchandise and festive gift boxes on sale for those wanting to grab a Christmas gift for the beer lover in their lives.
Darling Brew’s festivals have come to be known as not only the perfect event for beer lovers, but also for family’s looking for a day out – with a large play area for children making it a kid-friendly day out.
Darling Summer Beer Festival
Location: Darling Brew, 48 Caledon St, Darling
Date & Time: 16 December, 10am – 8pm
Cost: R120 per adult, R80 for big kids over 12, Free for kids under 12
Tickets: Available via webtickets
Find Darling Brew Tasteroom & Brewery on the West Coast Way Culture Route.
Distance from Cape Town: 76km
Darling Brew Tasteroom & Brewery: 48 Caledon Street, Darling
Brewery, Restaurant, Tastings & Sales, open-air kids play area, MTB-friendly, Live Events
School Holidays & Flower Season: Open 7 days a week.
Tasteroom operating hours:
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 am to 5 pm Kitchen closes at 4 pm
- Friday 9 am to 9 pm Kitchen closes at 8 pm
- Saturday 9 am to 5 pm Kitchen closes at 4 pm
- Sunday 10 am to 4 pm Kitchen closes at 3 pm
- They are also open for private functions. The restaurant works on a walk in basis but large groups are encouraged to book
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