International Beer Festival

February 12–17České Budějovice

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At the Festival

South Bohemian International Beer Festival is the most prestigious event of its kind in the Czech Republic. XXVIII INTERNATIONAL BEER FESTIVAL 2018 will be held from 12 th – 17 th February 2018 in České Budějovice. The public part of the Festival will be held from 14th – 17th February 2018 in premises of House of Culture GERBERA Budvar arena.

Every year the festival presents to its visitors dozens of domestic and foreign breweries. Famous multinational brewing corporations, medium-sized breweries as well as excellent small craft breweries and microbreweries annually participate in the festival. In the past few years the visitors could taste beers from the largest breweries of Bavaria, the Netherlands and Russia, excellent beers from England and Belgium, or the products of small craft breweries from Ireland and Norway. Naturally, the best domestic breweries participate as well.

The festival is accompanied by concerts covering a wide range of musical genres.

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XXVIII INTERNATIONAL BEER FESTIVAL 2018 will be held under the auspices of:
the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Statutory City of České Budějovice , the Region of South Bohemia, Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic and Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague and Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice



High Secondary School of Trade, Services and Crafts, Tábor
Secondary Technical School of Food Technology, Podskalská, Prague
Secondary Seminary School of Environment al and Food Industry, Veselí nad Lužnicí

Professional Supervision

3EC International


Ministry of Industry and Trade
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Regional Development
Region of South Bohemia
City of České Budějovice
Czech Chamber of Commerce
Fed. of the Food
and Drink Industries
Agricultural Chamber
Czech Tourism Agency
University of
Chemistry & Technology
University of South Bohemia
University of South Bohemia
Institute of Technology
and Business