Beer & A Burger In A Basement @ The On Inn Basement Pub
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – Mar 25 @ 11:00 pm

“Have you ever had a beer and a burger in a basement”? Head along to The On Inn Basement Bar, an English style basement pub with a beer garden.  Hand pull beers & beer taps, single malt whiskeys, basement bites & beer infused specials. Hop in & see us!  

The On Inn Basement Bar


Feed Ya Face @ Burger Culture
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – Mar 25 @ 10:00 pm

Four of our unrivalled BC burgers in slider form, paired perfectly with a Hop Federation beer tasting flight. *While stocks available.

Burger Culture


Lunchtime Beer & Food Match Up @ River Kitchen
Mar 17 @ 11:30 am – Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm

Inspired, fresh & delicious food matched with craft beers from Kaikoura based Emporium Brewery. Emporium will be brewing a special beer just for Nelson Beer Week! available at River Kitchen.

2pm on Friday 23 March, Finny the brewer/owner from Emporium will be at River Kitchen doing tastings, have a chat and ask him about his great brews.

River Kitchen   


Beer & Burger $20 Deal @ The Workshop
Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 11:00 pm

NBW special – Purchase any “Workshop” beer (pint) and any burger on the menu for just $20!

The Work Shop

NZ Home Brewers Conference @ Founders Park
Mar 23 @ 9:15 am – Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm
NZ Home Brewers Conference @ Founders Park | Nelson | Nelson | New Zealand

NZHC Conference 2018 – An epic weekend of home-brewing goodness.

Check out the full programme of events here

Craft Brewery Bus Tour “The Imbiber” @ i-SITE Nelson
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

Get on board and visit local craft breweries in the Nelson region, talk to the brewer, get a brewery tour and taste their beer! Lunch included. McCashin’s Brewery (Stoke), Eddyline (Richmond), Golden Bear Brewery (Mapua) and Townshend’s Brewery (Motueka).

Bus leaves from i-SITE Nelson : Corner Trafalgar & Halifax Streets, Nelson Central.

Fresh Hop Brew Release @ The Free House
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Each year Hop Federation make one of the first fresh hopped brews in the country launching it at The Free House the night before Marchfest. 


Inaugural North Vs South Wild Beer Challenge @ CBD
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 12:00 am

Nelson’s inaugural wild beer challenge – featuring 10 of the best brewers in New Zealand. Everyone’s brought their best to the table, enjoy food trucks and music throughout the day.

Craft Beer Depot

BrewMania – Beer Judging & Tasting @ Trafalgar Pavilion, Trafalgar Park
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 12:00 am
BrewMania - Beer Judging & Tasting @ Trafalgar Pavilion, Trafalgar Park | Nelson | Nelson | New Zealand

An evening of organised chaos, fun and beer tasting that will identify the BrewMania Champion Brewer for #nzhc2018. A home-brew competition like no other, BrewMania allows you to enter beer as a competing brewer or as a judge – or both! As a judge there will be plenty of beer to taste and you will help to decide who the winners will be!

The winner will receive the biggest prize ever for any home-brew competition in New Zealand… a trip to HomebrewCon, USA.

Check out full details here: 

Thanks to Gladfield Malt and The Grainfather for their support.

Fresh Hop @ Burger Culture
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for the launch of Hop Federation’s 2018 Fresh Hop brew. Plus, buy a pint of the good stuff and get 20% off any burger!

Burger Culture

In-Store Tastings & Meet The Brewer @ Richmond Fresh Choice
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Richmond Fresh Choice is hosting Auckland brewery Outlier Cartel with in-store tastings! hang out and chat with co-founder Carlos de la Barra to find out how they started, their vision and approach to beer. 


Outlier Cartel