All the important info

The 8th Knavesmire Beer & Cider Festival will be our biggest yet. We would not be able to keep improving the festival if it wasn't for you, the public, our committed volunteers and of course the supporters and sponsors.


Got a question? Check out our FAQ below. If you're still puzzled then get in touch on Facebook/Yorkbeerfestival or twitter @beerfestyork.


Take a look at our wonderful sponsors, without whom the festival could not run, and join us in thanking them for their ongoing support. 

Camping and Caravanning Club

Did you know you can camp right next door to the festival? If you're a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club then check out the offer below.

Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors, without whom we would not be able to run the festival: 

ABK Beer/ROK Drinks, Ainsty Ales, Black Sheep Brewery, Five Towns Brewery, Hambleton Ales, Harrogate Brew Co, The Hop Studio, Kirkstall Brewery, Timothy Taylor & Co., Yorkshire Heart Brewery, Camerons Brewery, H Weston & Sons Ltd, Fenton Flyer, Marcia Inn, Rook & Gaskill, Slip Inn, Swan, Valhalla, Volunteer Arms, Wadkin Arms, Home Brew Online, Bibby Financial Services, Deans Garden Centre, Garbutt + Elliott, Langleys, Marmax Products, Brewology, Six Five Nine Taxis, Streamline Taxis, York Cycleworks, York Digital Image, York Gin Company

Our major sponsors


Knavesmire Rd
York, YO23 1EX

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September 19th - 22nd 2018

CAMRA members only – from 3pm – 5pm

Open to public from 5pm - 11pm
Thursday - Saturday 12-11pm 



Public/CAMRA members:

Wednesday 19th £3.50/£1.50
Thursday 20th £4.50/£2.50
Friday 21st £5.50/£3.50
Saturday 22nd £5.50/£3.50

Glasses £2.50 refundable deposit for standard glasses.

Got a question?

Over the years we have managed to answer quite a few questions about the beer & cider festival. We now provide a comprehensive FAQ section to assist you before, during and after.

If you've got a question visit our FAQ section