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Boutique Beer and Cider Fest
An initiative of the Rotary Club of Wandin, the 2018 Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival will be held on Saturday 14th April from 11 AM to 5.30 PM at the Lilydale Showgrounds, 181 Maroondah Highway, Lilydale.
The Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival promises a grea line-up of boutique beers and cider along with quality food and great entertainment.
The event aims to allow visitors the opportunity to sample some of the very best boutique beer and cider in Australia.
Thirty-three producers, including Southern Bay Brew Co, Grand Ridge Brewery, Stomping Ground, Holgate Brewhouse and Mansfield Brewing Company to name just a few, will showcase their wares in the biggest festival line-up to date.
Early Bird Tickets and a pack of 10 tasting tokens cost $31.86, a saving of $5 per ticket on the 'at the gate' price. Designated Driver Entry Only costs $16.20. Under 18's are free provided they're accompanied by an adult and do not consume any alcohol at the venue.
A token system will be in use for all tastings. Tokens are valued at $2 each and will be available for purchase on the day. No alcohol will be served without the exchange of a token.
The Yarra Valley is renowned for its vineyards and wine production but on Saturday 14th April it will be at the centre of a great beer and cider tasting opportunity.
There'll be quality food stalls and some great entertainment ensuring a great day out for all.
The Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival is a great opportunity to tempt your palate with some excellent boutique beers and ciders so get on down to the Lilydale Showgrounds on Saturday 14th April. Gates open at 11 AM.
There'll be a great line-up of boutique beer and cider for visitors to sample at this years Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival.
Lilydale is 42 Kilometres east of Melbourne, about a 1-hour drive via the Eastern Freeway and Maroondah Highway.
Alternatively, a range of public transport options are available. Check out the Public Transport Victoria website for details and timetables.
Here's to catching up at Lilydale Showgrounds on Saturday 14th April for the Yarra Valley Beer & Cider Festival.