Zythos Beer Festival
Make your way to the Zythos Beer Festival
, held in Brabanthal, and enjoy the festive feeling at this fun-filled Leuven event. With more than 100 exhibitors attending, including representatives from some of Belgium’s leading breweries and beer companies, you can sample more than 500 different types of beer. Whether you’re fascinated by the brewing process or just a beer lover you’ll soon find why this is yearly April event is one of Leuven’s must-attend events.
Tantalise your taste buds
Zythos Beer Festival is organised by Zythos, Belgium’s national beer consumer group, and has been held at the Brabanthal events hall since 2012. As the largest beer tasting festival of its kind in all of Europe, beer fans from all over the world travel to discover and taste the works of art that is Belgian beer. Brewers and beer companies exhibiting at Zythos Beer Festival in previous years have included Bavi, Du Bocq and Lefebvre. The event is open for all to enter but beer will only be served to persons above the age of 16, the legal drinking age in Belgium.
Getting to Zythos Beer Festival
If you’re looking to attend the Zythos Beer Festival, then getting there is an easy task. A 10-minute shuttle ride will take you from Leuven Station straight to the festival area at Brabanthal with ease. There is also ample parking available at the festival.
Zythos Beer Festival is the ideal place to discover or rediscover the whole family of Belgian beers. With a room at our Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel, you are across the street from the station and the festival shuttle. Then you can leave the car in the nearby indoor public parking facilities and enjoy the brews as you please. If you’re a brew master you should include a visit to the various breweries found in the city, such as Stella Artois Brewery
, De Kroon
and Het Anker
for a fascinating look behind the scenes of a brewery or just to sample some delicious golden brews.