In 1984. Karlovac's Brewery with the organizational help of town Karlovac, launched the annual celebration of Beer festival, which was held at the City Square in the center of Zvijezda, today's Ban Josip Jelačić Square. The celebration would then begin with the procession that moved from the Karlovac brewery, from the direction of Dubovac, and would end on the already mentioned central city square, while the opening would mark the release of beer that would flow from the central city fountain.
The largest beer festival in Croatia – Beer Festival in Karlovac, are being held for the 33rd time, this year will be presented at new locations and with new facilities from 30th August to 3rd September. 5 festival days at 5 locations. The new concept transforms the whole city center of Karlovac into one big open stage that will host famous music names, graffiti artists, numerous street artists and different music genres and daily events with an unavoidable beer and will become a true cultural treat. Beer, music and gastronomy are the basic guidelines of this concept.
In addition to the main musical stage located at the Franjo Tudjman Promenade, the Šanac Basketball Court and the Edison cult cinema, where guests will be able to enjoy electronic music during the festival, the organizers also decided for the Korana SRC to host the Beer Festival with a rich gastronomic offer and music content, and the Foginovo swimming point with a hip hop stage and festival camping place. Neno Belan & Fiumens, Jura Stublić i Film, Kojoti, Tram 11, Jonathan, Edo Maajka, Rezerve i Buntai, Urban & 4, Prljavo kazalište, Psihomodo Pop, Vojku V, Pips, Chips & Videoclips, Svemirko, Mašinko, Kawasaki 3P, High5,Elemental will sure make you to dance.
The main sponsor of Beer Festival, Heineken Croatia, made sure that the people of Karlovac and their guests responsibly enjoy their beer. A special Festival beer was created for this occasion, an unfiltered beer full of flavor and very drinkable, which will then have its premiere. And on September 3rd, the last day of the festival, from 11 am to 6 pm, the brewery will open its doors to visitors, which will be a great opportunity for all to see where and how Karlovac beer is made, which is a novelty in the overall program of the festival.
Karlovac is an attractive destination that offers visitors a unique experience through the cultural and historical heritage, the wealth of water, gardens and parks where this year's festival is held, and this time tourists, business people and casual passers will meet in the tcity of encounters and experience the Beer Festival.
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For those who want to know more - 5 reasons why drinking beer is good:
Beer is one of the oldest and most popular beverages worldwide. Due to its multiple uses, it was also treated as a food product. It is drunk at every opportunity, is an addition to numerous culinary recipes, and is also used in cosmetics.
Reason # 1: If consumed in moderation, beer can be part of a balanced lifestyle
Reason # 2: Beer is a great ally in the kitchen
Reason # 3: Beer adds to the beauty
Reason # 4: Barbecue and beer bring friends together
Reason # 5: Travellers love beer metropolis