PERIOD: 27 - 28 October 2018
PLACE: Poperinge, Belgium.
Music, food, entertainment and .. rivers of beer. And, in the background, one of the true capitals of Luppolo. Here are the reasons why you should not miss the Poperinge Bierfestival 2018.
The event, this year reaches its XXIII edition, and takes place in the Belgian town of poperinge, at 150 km from the capital. Today it is a point of reference within the national festivals, with a fair following of foreign visitors.
The Poperinge Bierfestival 2018, in addition to a rich program, and program, is known above all for its welcoming environment, obtaining numerous awards. So much so as to be considered the most beautiful beer festival in all of Belgium.
During the two days of the Festival, 25 among the best producers, will offer the best varieties and quality of beer. In total, 100 will be different labels, strictly handcrafted. You will have a chance to get to know the techniques and information on the production, by the various brewers.
And, as usual, a couple of new beers will be presented this year. The occasion is really delicious to try something special and unique, with many performances and live music to accompany the event.
HOW TO GET
Poperinge is located near the French border, about 150 kilometers from the airport Brussels National and 170 from the airport of Charleroi. From both airports, by making at least two changes, you can reach the city by train. Our advice, once you land at the airport, is to rent a car. Through this link, all the practical info and the best offers.
The XIVUM Poperinge Bierfestival, again this year takes place at the Maeke Blyde event hall, Doornstraat 43. Here, you will find a rustic and welcoming place, and a large bar with soft drinks and snacks to meet everyone's needs.
TICKETS AND TIMES
Admission to the festival is free; you will only pay for what you consume. To participate you will need a security deposit of 3,00 € which includes the purchase of a commemorative glass. It will be your fantastic souvenir. Consumables are paid with tokens; the latter are purchased at the tolls for € 1,80 each. Keep in mind that different consumptions cost two or more tokens.
The festival is open Saturday and Sunday, from 14: 30 to 23: 00
WHERE TO SLEEP
Poperinge is a beautiful town in Flanders, ideal for relaxing a couple of days. Finding a structure here, or in the immediate vicinity, can be an excellent solution. In the city, From Zevende Zon it's our favorite. At less than € 90 a night you can get a splendid double room with breakfast included.
On the contrary, if the Festival was only a "hit and run", Brussels, about 150 kilometers away from here, is the best solution for quality and quantity. Find the best offers to sleep in the Belgian capital, from this link.