Kona Brewers Festival

Enjoy some Deschutes samples on the big island!
Sat, Mar 9
2 pm - 6:30 pm
Courtyard King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel
75-5660 Palani Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI
The 18th annual Kona Brewers Festival indulges craft beer aficionados on Hawaii's Big Island Saturday, March 9, 2013, tapping up 70 types of ales and lagers served alongside a cornucopia of island-style cuisine from 35 Hawaii chefs. The sell-out event, presented by Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Solar. Keauhou Veterinary Hospital and First Hawaiian Bank, features craft beer from several breweries including Deschutes Brewery, gourmet food, live music and entertainment outdoors at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel luau grounds in Kailua-Kona from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Tickets to the Kona Brewers Festival Main Event on Saturday are available in advance only. Cost is $60 and includes a commemorative event mug, eight four-ounce brew tasting coupons, unlimited samplings of gourmet cuisine and an afternoon of entertainment. Tickets are available for purchase online in mid-January through this website, at Kona Brewing Company locations in Kona and Honolulu and at Mehana Brewing Company in Hilo.

The Kona Brewers Festival is a community fundraising event made possible by the Bill Healy Foundation. This premier event promotes the craft brewery revolution in Hawaii and encourages professional brewers and chefs to work together. BrewFest raises funds for environmental, educational and cultural organizations. Over the past 17 years, $555,000 has been donated to Big Island charitable organizations.

Come on out and enjoy some tasty craft beer for a great cause...Cheers & Mahalo!