Attend the Kona Brewers Festival
Overview of the Kona Brewers Festival
The 28th Annual Kona Brewers Festival will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 4pm – 7pm.
This beloved event is hosted by The Ke Kai Ala Foundation, and is a community celebration and fundraiser that benefits Hawai’i programs supporting environment, culture and youth. Attendees can enjoy tastings of over 30 local and craft brews, gourmet bites from over 24 local chefs, live music, and the much anticipated Trash Fashion show. Tickets go on sale January 14th and typically sell out quickly.
Event Dining and Beverages
Each March, the Kona Brewers Festival brings the community together with a festive gathering at the Luau Grounds of the Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Beach Hotel in historic Kailua-Kona Village. The festival brings in incredible brewers from across the country and the Pacific Islands. Your event ticket comes with ten 4 ounce tasting coupons so you can sample a good variety of beers on tap at the event.
Alongside incredible beer, Kona Brewers Festival takes tremendous pride in offering the best local cuisine possible. With more than 24 chefs from the Big Island’s finest eating establishments, brew fans can enjoy fresh local dishes of every kind, and plenty of tasty bites to keep them satisfied throughout the event.
Kona Brew Fest Tickets
Tickets go on sale January 14th and typically sell out quickly. 2023 General Admission Tickets are $100 and include a commemorative glass mug, ten four-ounce brew tasting coupons, unlimited samplings of gourmet cuisine and an afternoon of live music and the Trash Fashion Show.
For tickets and more information about the annual Kona Brewers Festival, please visit the festival site. Please note that no one under 21 years of age will be admitted, including children with their parents.
Run for Hops Fun Run
Beer lovers can kick off the day at BMW Hawai’i by participating in the 16th Annual Run for Hops 5K/10K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 11, at 7:30 a.m. Every year the race is staffed by generous volunteers who donate their time to host the race and all race proceeds go to benefit a local nonprofit.
Kona Brewers Festival Location & Map