Beer festivals and other events
Beer events 2023-2024
December 6 (Wed) - 10 (Sun) [Time TBA]
Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 Shinjuku "Christmas Edition"
The early-winter edition of this popular Belgian beer event is held indoors, under the attractive dome of the Shinjuku Sumitomo Building in Nishi-Shinjuku. This is the biggest and most popular Belgian beer festival in Japan, featuring beers from more than fifty breweries and a wide selection of food.
Shinjuku Sumitomo Building Triangle Square
Price: Ticket books are Y3,500, or Y3,300 with advance purchase.
February 10-12 (Fri, Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 11am-7pm)
Japan Brewers Cup Festival
Try 300 different beers, mostly priced from Y300 per cup (although the average price is Y500). Thirty-six craft breweries, four craft beer importers and four food vendors will be taking part.
Yokohama Hammerhead CIQ Hall
Price: TBD (2023 price was Y1,000 admission, and pay as you go for beer)