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Last update on July 17, 2019

The seventh edition of the Beer Festival Groningen will run from 19 to 22 April 2017. It will take place in the unusual location of a church; returning to the ‘Martinikerk’ with its beautiful decor.

After six successful editions, the seventh year anniversary will be celebrated this edition with a broad variety of national and international draft beers and bottled beers, which will be presented again. Besides that, Beer Festival Groningen offered a varied programme which consisted out of various master classes and competitions.

Date & Time

The festival will be divided into five sessions:

  • Wednesday the 19th of April – Beer diner
  • Thursday the 20th of April – 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.


Beer Festival Groningen

  • Friday the 21st of April – 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
  • Saturday the 22nd of April – 1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
  • Saturday the 22nd of April – 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.


Visitors will get the chance to attend master classes from famous international beer gurus. For the seventh time in a row a brewing competition will take place for amateur and professional brewers. Besides the competition for amateur brewers, there will be a brewing contest for professional breweries. After the successes of the previous years the organisation has decided to continue with the beer and food contest on the following festival.


Martinikerkhof 3
9712 JG Groningen

Tel.: 050 – 311 1277
Website: www.martinikerk.nl


Tickets are EUR 15.00 per session and can be ordered online here or at one of the pre-sale addresses. Although online tickets for the Saturday evening are sold out, they might still be available at (one of) the pre-sale addresses. Additional ticket packages can be purchased here.

Photo & text credit: Bierfestival Groningen.