Wednesday 15th, thursday 16th, friday 17th and saturday 18th of April 2020
Wednesday 15th, thursday 16th, friday 17th and saturday 18th of April 2020

Beautiful location

Like last year the Bierfestival Groningen will take place in the beautiful Martini church. The Bierfestival Groningen 2020 will take place on the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th of April 2020.

Beer diner

On Wednesday the 15th of April, the Beer diner will take place again.

Beer Festival Groningen 2020

The eight edition of ‘Beer Festival Groningen’ will take place on Wednesday the 15th, Thursday the 16th, Friday the 17th and Saturday the 18th of April. The ‘Martinikerk’ will be the beautiful decor of the festival just as the years before. After nine successful editions, the 10th 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.The festival will be divided into four sessions:

  • Wednesday the 15th of April          Beer diner
  • Thursday the 16th of April          7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
  • Friday the 17th of April               7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
  • Saturday the 18th of April          1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
  • Saturday the 18th 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 10th 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.

A few reviews about the previous festival which makes us proud are written down below.


“I really enjoyed the festival: it was the most beautiful Beer festival I’ve ever had, the location was simply amazing and the organization excellent.” Giovanni Campari, April 14th

“Beer people, can’t tell you how much fun Groningen has been, if you’re looking for a festival with top beer & food then Bierfestival Groningen is it!” Melissa Cole, April 14th

“Is toch een prachtig bierfestival met verrassende en mooie bieren en gezellige mensen”. Fiona de Lange, April 13th

“Complimenten aan organisatie en vrijwilligers van #BFGM13. Een groots, bijna on:Nederlands festival. Hulde!” Rick Kempen, April 12 th

“Great day today first judging home brewed Weizenbier with some distinguished colleagues, then chatting to some great brewers!” Des de Moor, April 14th