As this is a child-friendly event, there will be free children's activities, being housed in a marquee. There will be puzzles, colouring-in, plaster and ceramics painting and board games. There will also be amusements for children, including rides for which you can buy unlimited ride-bands.
For the adults, there will be a bucking bull and a wipeout competition where you can challenge your friends. You could buy raffle tickets for the spinning wheel for just $1 per ticket with some awesome prizes to be won.
And for a really fun time, enter into The Biggest Hot Dog Eating Competition in Melbourne. Prize money is $1,000 cash for each of the winners of two categories - men and women. The record held in the USA is 72 hot dogs in just 10 minutes! The record at Luna Park in Melbourne is 17 hot dogs in 10 minutes. So, Melbournites - are you up for the challenge? Let's see if we can equal the US, and see how many you can eat!
The two competitions will consist of 10 women and 10 men who will line up for 10 minutes of stomach wrenching and gulping down hot dogs with lashings of sauce and mustard. Once you've bought your Beef & Beer Fest ticket, just follow the links to get your application in quickly and then make sure you are one of the first ten to register on the day.
There will be free brewing demonstrations for those keen to make their own beer. Ladies, you will be able to go into the VIP ladies only club when you want some time out from the others! You can get a drink at the Brixton Bar Co. who will be serving cocktails, bubbly and other drinks all during the afternoon.
Food There will be food stalls with several confirmed stalls being:
Breweries and Cider Makers A Beef & Beer Fest would not be complete without the beer! There will be more than 100 breweries and cider makers represented at this Fest. Confirmed to be there at this early stage is the following:
You will be able to taste, as well as buy these products.
Merchandise for Sale
There will be a merchandise stand where there will be a range of items that are specific to brewery and the Beef & Beer Fest. They will have items such as stubby holders, beer mugs, bottle openers, tasting paddles, tee-Shirts, caps, children's show bags and more.
Entry cost is $17.50 for adults, children up to 12 years of age are FREE, students and pension card holders $10 and you can make your bookings here.
Getting There and Parking
Beef and Beer Fest is held on the back oval at Sweeney Reserve, Narre Warren. There are heaps of parking spaces available around the grounds and inside the car-park. There WILL be parking attendants to ensure that as many cars as possible can fit in.
There will also be a designated pick up and drop off area for your taxi or uber and organisers request you do not drink and drive!
The organisers of the Beef & Beer Fest are a non-profit community group. All profits made from the ticket sales of this event will be donated to the Narre Warren Cricket Club.