Just want a few tickets to one session? Buy online and save $10 on the door.

$43 each

+ $3.50 booking fee per ticket

Gather your mates! Groups of 5-9 people save $15 on the door price.

$38 each
(or $33 for Session 5)

+ $3.50 booking fee per ticket

Bring the team! Groups of ten or more people save $20 on the door price.

$33 each
(or $28 for Session 5)

+ $3.50 booking fee per ticket

Access to all sessions! These are strictly limited and will sell out quickly!

$95 each

+ $5 booking fee per ticket



Limited Single Session tickets may be available at the door, if not sold out earlier, at an increased price of $53 each, however we recommend you buy online early to avoid disappointment (and save money!). Please note that booking fees and credit card payment processing fees apply to all ticket purchases.


All tickets include a souvenir GABS Festival Glass, our 72-page Official Guide featuring all Festival Beer & Cider tasting notes, free entry to the Ariston Food & Drink Experience and Mornington Peninsula Brewery Craft College sessions (including free food and samples), the biggest Silent Disco in town, circus and sideshow acts, the Ale Capones (just wait and see), exclusive access to up to 180 Festival Beers & Ciders made just for the event, as well as hundreds of beers and ciders from Australia and New Zealand’s leading producers, and much, much more! Check out the highlights here.


On a budget? You and your friends can now enjoy GABS Melbourne's famously fun Silly Hat Sunday (Session 5) for as little as $28 per ticket! Gather your crew and enjoy an extra $5 off the already discounted group tickets, making it $33 a ticket for groups of 5-9 people, and just $28 a ticket for groups of ten or more. Importantly, this means extra budget for you to find your perfect silly hat. ;-)



Select session & buy tickets

GABS Melbourne Session 1
Friday 17 May | 11.30am - 4.30pm

GABS Melbourne Session 2
Friday 17 May | 6.30pm - 11.30pm

GABS Melbourne Session 3
Saturday 18 May | 11.30am - 4.30pm

GABS Melbourne Session 4
Saturday 18 May | 6.30pm - 11.30pm

GABS Melbourne 'Silly Hat Sunday' Session 5
Sunday 19 May | 11.30am - 4.30pm

GABS Melbourne Season Pass
Access to all FIVE sessions (limited allocation)



Want a free ticket?

Join us as a GABS Volunteer

We offer two complimentary Single Session tickets to all GABS Volunteers who work a shift. Why not get involved? Check out the perks here.


The Local Taphouse Ale Stars

If you’re a member of The Local Taphouse (St Kilda)’s much-loved beer appreciation sessions, you’re entitled to a free Season Pass to all GABS Melbourne sessions. Reach out to The Local Taphouse for more info.