Praise the monks! The Okere Falls Strong Beer Festival is back in true German style over Queen’s Birthday Weekend! Join us for an action packed night night of beer-tasting, bonfires, and live music Saturday, June 2nd from 5pm!
In winter, when it’s still too cold to enjoy a lager or pilsner, the beers of choice are dark, strong, malty & warming. These beers were first produced during the ‘Strong Beer Season’ (Starkbierzeit), a tradition begun by 17th century Paulaner monks brewing what they called ‘Holy Father Beer’ (Sankt Vater Bier).
For the best experience we recommend coming with a friend or two and tasting your way through our Strong Beer Passport including a stunning line-up of fantastic beers - dark and malty to flavour packed IPAs. Ciders and Wines and non-alcholic drinks will also be on sale.
SAT NIGHT - June 2nd 2018 - $20 Adult Entry, 17 & Under allowed admission free of charge when accompanied by their parent or legal guardian :-)
4.30pm - Doors Open!
5pm - North of Bombay - An eclectic reportoire including songs from the 60s, original and present day hits performed by a range of ukuleles: 6-string, baritone, bass, concert, soprano, tenor and banjo, resulting in rich, layered music complemented by stunning vocal harmonies.
6.30pm - Native Nations - A husband and wife duo who represent their indigenous roots through original reggae, hip hop, & soul music. Marcus Ridge is Cherokee, Navajo and Hopi tribal nations and Katerina Pihera-Ridge is born and raised in Rotorua, Aotearoa, with Iwi connections to Te Arawa, Nga Puhi and the Czech Republic
7.45pm - The Noise - those fun guys from Strangely Arousing and Brendan Thomas and the Vibes have put together an awesome group to bring you Classic Rock, Jazz and Funk in cool locations! ... Brought to you by Funktopia, Acidvill and Jazzarazzmatazz. You might slip, bop, boop and bap your way to happiness if you catch a listen with The Noise. Oh yes they are The Noise Boys of Oh Full Deliciousness...
Doors close @ 10pm
Tickets on sale now at the Okere Falls Store and will be on Eventfinda later this week - watch this space!