Capital Craft Beer Festival 2019 Poster

Capital Craft Beer Festival

Saturday 15 June 2019

Pretoria National Botanical Gardens

Saturday 15 June 2019 we will be hosting the 7th annual Capital Craft Beer Festival. Over the last few years Capital Craft Beer Festival has established itself as an indispensable part of the Pretoria social calendar not to be missed as 10,000 beer and music lovers congregate in the beautiful natural scenery offered by the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens.

This event sets the bar for the industry with over 40 brewers present, ample entertainment available and a massive variety of food to choose from. Don't miss out on this spectacular event.

Capital Craft Beer Fest promises to be a well-executed and unforgettable experience.

What to expect

  • 3 stages
  • Over 40 brewers
  • Over 200 beers on tap
  • Over 20 food stalls
  • Educational stalls
  • Drinks for non beer drinkers
  • Non alcoholic drinks
  • Kids area
  • Beautiful venue
  • Safe parking
  • Rugby on a big screen
  • The perfect opportunity to meet the brewers and make new friends! 

Visit our Facebook event page for updates.

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Things to know

❋ The Gautrain is closed for maintenance so we will not be running busses to and from the station. Please note that we have activated a massive extra parking area market Parking Zone 1 on the map! We have sprinters dropping people off from Parking Zone 1!

❋ We do have disabled parking available at the main entrance. Please view parking map for more details.

❋ UBER — use uber promo code CCBF2019 and get R20 off your trip to the fest and R20 off back home.

❋ Please prepare your travel route before you leave home.

❋ Please bring picnic blankets and/or camping chairs to sit on. We do have loads of seating but the venue has so many cosy corners.

❋ NO cooler boxes, gazebos, drinks, food, hubblies, pets, weapons, drugs are allowed into the festival.

❋ The Brewers set their own price but the recommended price is R20 for 250ml and R30 for 500ml. If you are not sure on what beer to order please ask the brewers for a taste first!

❋ NB – We are not using the token system this year so cash is KING! Allot of vendors will also have Snapscan, Zapper and we will have ATM facilities on site but again please bring cash to avoid having to wait in line to draw money!

❋ Your entrance ticket can be scanned from your phone or you can print it at home

❋ At the gate you will get your ticket scanned, they will then give you an arm-tag and a mug token, after that you will walk through the gate and hand in your mug token to get your mug and site map containing all the info on where to find the brewers and toilets etc...

❋ Parking costs R20

❋ Tickets are selling really fast and we are expecting a sold out festival. If we have tickets left they will be available at the gate for R200 until sold out! Get tickets here:

❋ Clamber Club kids area is compulsory for 2 - 12 year old kids that attend the festival. We regret no kids between 13 and 17 years of age are allowed at the festival. Get your Clamber Club tickets here:

❋ If you have any questions on the day or find any problems please contact us via our twitter ( @capitalcraftpta ) or post on event wall and the team will be immediately dispatched to assist you

❋ Again… BRING CASH!

❋ We really cant wait to see all of you!

Capital Craft Beer Festival parking


All tickets include a branded beer mug with a festival brochure  

  • R120 - Early bird phase one - SOLD OUT
  • R140 - Early bird phase two - SOLD OUT
  • R160 - General access online ticket 
  • R200 - At the gates  
  • Compulsory for 2 - 12 year old kids that attend the festival 
  • R100 - Clamber Club ticket without lunch 
  • R130 - Clamber Club ticket with lunch  
  • We regret no kids between 13 and 17 years of age are allowed at the festival 
  • Tickets are available at Capital Craft Menlo Park, Capital Craft Centurion & online at


Food Vendors

Capital Craft / Capital Smoke House / Cee Cee's Sri Lankan Cuisine / Griekse Boertjie / Panini Bistro / The Filthy Moustache / Siggis Wurst Stube / Baan Boots Bar Thai / The Chuckwagon / The Brohemian / Tjips & Sauce / Butter Me Up / Corn Dog Hub / Ace Nut Trader / de Kroketten Man & Poffertje Queen / Coffee Luv / Billy's biltong / SA Belgian Waffles / MC Churro / Gourmet Fudge


Capital Craft Main Stage Hillbilly Ho-Down Stage Rekorderlig Comedy Forest Stage
11:00 Little Ringo The Honeymooners SESSION 1

Alfred Adriaan
Chris Forrest
Thabiso Mhlongo
Lihle Msimang
12:00 Zebra
12:15 Deon Bakkes & the Stolen Horses
13:00 SESSION 2

Joey Rasdien
Robbie Collins
Claudine Ulman
Richelieu Beunoir
13:15 Bad Peter
13:30 Koos Kombuis
14:30 Mango Groove
14:45 The Black Cat Bones
15:00 SESSION 3:

Casper de Vries
Schalk Bezuidenhout
Hannes Brummer
Nqoba King
15:45 Jägermeister Brass Cartel
16:00 The Muffinz
16:15 Fokofpolisiekar
17:00 Nick Hamman
17:15 Bulls VS Lions

Mango Groove / Fokofpolisiekar / The Muffinz / Koos Kombuis / Bad Peter / Casper de Vries / Nick Hamman / Schalk Bezuidenhout / Joey Rasdien / The BLACK CAT BONES / Lihle Msimang / Chris Forrest / Alfred Adriaan / Deon Bakkes and the Stolen Horses / Hannes Brümmer / Robby Collins / Nqoba "King Nqoba" Ngcobo / Little Ringo / Thabiso Mhlongo / The Honeymooners Band / Claudine Ulman / Richleua Beaunoir / Zebra


We will be screening the Rugby at the festival

17:15 - Bulls VS Lions

Goooo BULLS!

Kids area

Clamber Club is an extensive and exciting sensory motor programme that gets children moving, promoting fitness, health and learning. We know that children learn best when they’re enjoying themselves.

Our Clamber Club Obstacle Course and colourful equipment will be set-up at the Capital Craft Beer Festival Kiddies Entertainment area this year, offering a safe, fun and active place for your 2-12 year old kids to enjoy the outing.

The obstacle course is unique and our team of entertainers and mascot, Jog the Frog, are trained to keep your children active and happy as they tumble, roll, jump, climb and jog!

We will play various group games throughout the day and offer creative up-cycled creations, colouring inn, painting and a chill corner with DVD’s…

We will also have a surprise live performance by the musicians performing at the festival!

Tickets cost:

R100 without lunch

R130 with Lunch (a meal and a juice or water)

Compulsory for 2 - 12 year old kids that attend the festival

Regret no kids between 13 and 17 years of age

For more info mail



We have a taxi drop of zone! 

UBER — Use promo code CCBF2019 and get R20 off your trip to the fest and R20 off back home.


Unfortunately we have been informed that the Gautrain will be closed for maintenance on the day so we will no longer be running the Gautrain busses!


All parking is R20 and will be safe!