St Albans Beer & Cider Festival 2019

11:00 to 23:00 Until Sat Sep 28th

St Albans Beer & Cider Festival 2019

Alban Arena, St Albans, AL1 3LD

We look forward to welcoming you in... 3 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes, 23 seconds** YOU DON'T NEED ADVANCE TICKETS - ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD ON THE DOOR **

The premier event in the Hertfordshire drinkers' calendar will be back in town in from 25th - 28th September 2019.

An amazing celebration of real ale, real cider and perry including Hertfordshire's biggest selection of cooled British cask ales, cider and perry plus live cold Key Keg beer as well as a large selection of International bottled beers and draught beers from Germany. For a taster of the event check out the photo gallery below.

Want to watch the Rugby? We are showing the England vs USA game on Thursday (kick-off 11:45am) and the South Africa vs Namibia on Saturday (open from 10:45am in time for kick-off - bars open 11:00am).

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Festival poster

New for 2019

18 Tap British Key Keg Bar showcasing "live" cold beer in Key Keg from across Britain.
Draught Key Keg Beers from St Albans Twin City - Worms. Not previously seen in the UK.
The Beer Innovation Zone - helping people understand more about beer including free tastings with four breweries.
"Cider Cooling" - at the cider bar in the main hall.

Opening Times & Admission Prices

11.00am - 11.00pm
FREE until 3pm, £3.00 thereafter (CAMRA members free)

11.00am - 11.00pm
£3.00 (CAMRA members free)

11.00am - 11.00pm
£5.00 (CAMRA members £1)

11.00am - 11.00pm
£5.00 (CAMRA members £1)

Please note no advance tickets for any session. It is Alban Arena policy to search bags on entry. Failure to allow a bag search will result in denial of entry. Entry into the festival will be acknowledged as consent to be included without any fee within any official photography, visual and audio recordings. No one under the age of 18 can be allowed in the bar areas at any time or anywhere on the premises after 5.00pm. Dogs are not permitted. Guide dogs excepted.

This Year's Live Music

Thursday evening - Katie Plus Juan

Saturday lunchtime - Katie's Jumping Fleas

Saturday evening - Kyla Brox Band