Nelson Beer Week (NBW) 2018

NBW is a chance for beer aficionados and craft beer newcomers to explore new beer experiences by attending fun and educational beer-related events in New Zealand’s hop epicentre, Nelson-Tasman.

NBW brings together breweries, bars, cafes, restaurants and other organisations to showcase the best of NZ craft beer, amazing local cuisine and cool things to do in the region.

NBW will take place from 17th – 25th of March culminating with the 11th Marchfest on Saturday 24th March 2018 at Founders Park and the NZ Home-Brewers’ Conference 23rd – 25th March 2018.

We invite you will join us for 9 days of beer bliss, cheers!

Nelson Beer Week is brought to you by On-Cue and Dead Good Beer Events, the organisers of MarchFest.

9 days of beer bliss in 2018


A fresh hop brew launch, tap takeovers, live music, cask beer mini-festival, Epic Brewing’s beers at a hop farm, exclusive brewery tours, wild barrel beers, NBW 2018 launch party and loads more…


2018 Events

Please check with the venue to confirm dates and times.

Tickets for Nelson Beer Events (if ticketed) will be available from individual venues. MarchFest tickets are available from