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Everything You Need To Do At WA Beer Week

By Tina Varghese - 02 Nov 2017

Folks, get ready to chug and show off your beer bellies because WA Beer Week is just around the corner and it is going to be *lager* than ever! 

WA Beer Week is a 10 day event happening from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 November in various bars and breweries across WA. It celebrates everything beer, including beer tastings, delicious food, live music and bar hops. This year’s Beer Week will include over 65 events, two satellite festivals and loads of bar and food promotions.

Here are our top picks on what to cross off the to do brew list during Beer Week:

Fremantle Beer Fest

You simply cannot miss out on the baddest beer fest in our favourite ‘burb hosted by one of our favourite breweries! The Fremantle Beer Fest, one of the satellite festivals, is a two-day beer fest presented by Little Creatures that will feature over 40 iconic Western Australian craft beers and ciders, accompanied by local grub and a host of entertainment including band performances, DJs, stand-up comedians, cooking demonstrations and craft beer master classes. You certainly wouldn’t want to miss this one.

Where: The Esplanade, Fremantle
When: 1:00pm to 9:00 pm, 11 November & 12 November
For more information click here

Official Launch Party at Clancy’s Fremantle

WA Beer Week officially kicks off with an epic bash at Clancy’s, promising the best WA beer flowing through the night, Clancy’s scrumptious BBQ and DJs to keep you grooving till late.

Where: Clancy’s Fremantle
When: 7:00 pm, 16 November
For more information click here

Boiler Maker Boil Over

We hear there’s some bourbon sneaking into the beer week. Nowhereman Brewing Co. is launching its new boilermaker menu and you get the chance to experience a guided tasting of some fine spirits paired with equally fine craft beers. This certainly looks like a merry week.

Where: Nowhereman Brewing Co., West Leederville
When: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 17 November
For more information click here

Bridges To Beer Run

An opportunity to lose the beer belly before getting one again! Join fellow beer lovers in a 6km run (or walk if that’s your thing) to celebrate the WA beer culture and raise money for the Movember Foundation. The race kicks off at McCallum Park and ends at the Dutch Trading Co. where you can take a load off and enjoy some fine brew.

 Where: McCallum Park, Victoria Park
When: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 18 November
For more information click here

Tin Can Alley

Ditch the bottles and juggle some cans because the tinnie party is totally on at  WA Beer Week! Petition Beer Corner is hosting a groovy tin can party with food trucks, some of the best WA craft beers and live music from The Floors and Johnny Law & The Pistol Packin’ Daddies and much, much more. Hope you *can* make it!

Where: Cathedral Square Lawn, Perth CBD
When: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 19 November
For more information click here

Otherside Brewing Waffle Pong Tournament

What’s a beer fest without a ping pong tournament against your tipsy mates? There are exciting prizes up for grabs for the ping pong champs and a grand prize for the king of the pong. In case you’re too lazy for post-beer gaming, you can get busy chowing down chicken & waffles and Otherside beers which will be served up all night. We’re already hungry.

Where: Old Faithful Bar & BBQ
When: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, 21 November
For more information click here

Beer Quizerone!

You can drink beer, but you can you think beer? You aren’t a beer lover if you can’t ace the ultimate beer quiz. Face-off against fellow beer experts for some great prizes whilst chomping down some delish food.

Where: Caboose, Mount Lawley
When: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, 21 November
For more information click here

Brewed Laughter

Head down to the Red Room for some chugging and chuckles with beer drinking expert Rory Lowe. Presented by Little Creatures, this beer tasting sesh narrated by Rory will take you on a journey of Little Creature’s signature beers, leaving you learning and laughing at the same time. You get five beer tastings, which will include beers specially brewed for the Beer Week, and we highly recommend you bring along a buddy to share all the laughs with!  

Where: Creatures Next Door, Fremantle
When: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, 23 November
For more information click here

Little Creatures Hopscotch & Hops | Fremantle Beer Hop

Hop and skip your way through the beer week as things are about to get nostalgic. Head to Little Creatures for some good old-fashioned hopscotch with a chance to win exciting prizes along with a jug of specially brewed WA Beer Week beer.

Where: Little Creatures Breweries, Fremantle
When: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Sat 25 Nov
For more information click here

Holes N Hops

‘Tap’ into your golf skills to win a heavenly 50L Keg of Modus Beer for you and your mates. Your team of four will be facing off against other teams, with a club in one hand, and a pint of beer in the other. Post the game, you can head back to the golf club and enjoy some food and more Modus beer. Just don’t drive your golf cart if you’ve had one too many pints.

Where: Point Walter Golf Course, Melville
When: 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm, 26 November
For more information click here

Mark your calendars and fish out your ‘Beer o’clock’ t-shirt because this beer week is going to be LIT.

Check out more events at the WA Beer Fest here or click here for more rad things to do in Perth.

Image credit: Elle Borgward

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