GABS Festival





21 - 22 - 23 JUNE

The GREAT AUSTRALASIAN BEER SPECTAPULAR (GABS) is back WITH BIGGER VENUE, BIGGER CAPACITY & CONVENIENT EVENT TRAINS and we can’t wait to share our love for craft beer with you again!

Globally recognised as One of the Best Beer Festivals in the World, it’s Disneyland for beer lovers as you taste 120 new and unique Craft Beers brewed just for you and released for the very first time at GABS. Discover over 500 beer taps, cocktails, whisky, wines and more. Meet and share stories with a cracking line up of some of the best brewers. Enjoy Live Entertainment, silent disco, masterclasses, street food, fun games and so much more.



The cornerstone attraction of GABS. Each year, 120 different breweries from across Australia, New Zealand and around the world make brand new, limited edition unique beers & ciders exclusively for GABS. There is something to tantalise every tastebud and the first place in the world you get to try these delicious new drops is at a GABS Festival!

psa!!! metro trains will be providing additional train services for gabs festival on friday 21 june, saturday 22 june and sunday 23 june 2024so you can get to and from the showgrounds with ease.

A touch of Germany is on its way to GABS24 with a guest appearance by thousand year old brewery, Weihenstephan!
Pouring in all 3 cities is GABS exclusive Braupakt plus their hugely popular Wheat beer, Pils and the Original Helles.
Plus, enter the GABS '24 Beer Experiences Promotion when you buy your GABS ticket and you could be visiting them in real life!


Get ready for a taste adventure with more than 50 exhibitors showcasing their finest creations. You’ll get to uncover new favourites, savour limited releases and mingle with the passionate individuals behind the brews. Grab tasters or full ours, join the lively atmosphere with games, activities, and competitions offered at many stands. Don’t miss out on the excitement—join in and experience it all!

what's on

More than a beer festival, GABS is an EXPERIENCE! There’s something new to discover around every corner. Check out how things are shaping up for the biggest GABS Melbourne celebration ever. Plan your day, pace yourself and take it all in… it’s specTAPular!


Help to raise funds for a great cause. 

Get to a GABS Friday night session in any city and add new meaning to your Friday drinks.


Thank you to our incredible partners!

major partners

ASSOCIATE partners

charity partners

watch the gabs'24 HIGHLIGHTS