ONLY ONLINE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE. R100 includes plastic festival mug.
These measures are intended to ensure the Festival is not overcrowded and remains the vibrant, SAFE event we have enjoyed every year.
Gates open at 9 am
Taps open at 10 am
Entertainment commences at 11am
Taps Close at 5:30pm
Festival ends at 6:00pm
Seating and benches will be provided in beer garden. You are welcome to bring a camping chair.
ATM available at Broederstroom and Peacanwood Spar, 3km away.
* No pets allowed.
* No cooler boxes.
"If you're a fizzy yellow beer drinker this is definitely not for you. Our brand-new Loaded Canon has an alcohol content of 10% and is the strongest beer brewed in South Africa. The most defining character however is it's flavour. It is dark red in colour, has a thick creamy head, and a strong malty character. The sweetness has been balanced by adding large amounts of hops to the beer after fermentation, a process called dry hopping. It's definitely the beer that is the most fun to make." ...
Brauhaus am Damm
"Brauhaus Dunkel is my favorite because it was my very first beer which I ever brewed, in a cookpot at home. This dank lager combines roast malt, coffee and caramel flavours in perfect harmony with a pleasant bitterness that lingers on for a moment." This Dunkel pairs well with rich, creamy, buttery foods. Think of roast, braised or even braaied lamb. Camembert is a tasty cheese-beer pairing. And with a dessert of pears and walnuts, this is a winning combination....
"It is hard to choose just one favourite beer. The jolly pumpkin ale is one of my best, but the one I love drinking often is The Keghouse Misty Gold," says Vincent Le Roux, brewmaster. Misty Gold is an American Pale Ale, light and easy drinking. It has lots of caramel and citrusy hop flavour and aroma. It has a good malt character and finishes dry. Jolly Pumpkin Ale is a spice vegetable beer. The caramel flavour is balances with a pleasant spicy hop character, complemen...
The Solstice Festival will showcase the ancient craft of blacksmith and his forge.
Meet Coenraad Vegter at the Festival. Coenraad has produce high quality metal work using age old blacksmithing techniques in combination with modern technology since 1998.
With every commission, YsterVegter Forge design and produce ironwork with consideration for the architecture of the site and the client’s specific needs.
The range of ornamental ironwork include architectural metalwork and fittings, drive gates and fences, household items, furniture, sculptural and small decorative items.
The Industrial work include all forms of forge work and bending, for manufacturing ladles, chisels, punches, hooks, tongs and other tools.
YsterVegter Forge supply specialised blacksmith forged tongs to the Steel, Foundry and Casting Industries, Knife makers, Farriers and Blacksmiths.
Come and see this ancient craft and a working forge on 22 June!
Medieval Warriors from the Orusta Battle Group come to the Solstice Festival and demonstrate the art of sword fighting in period-correct costume.
The demonstrations reflect a heritage of Sword fighting from Scandanavia, Germany, Scotland, Ireland and even China.
Up to ten men will engage in freestyle sword fighting.
The Solstice Festival is compliant with the new outdoor smoking requirements, and as a special treat, presents products from the "Cigar Club" for your enjoyment.
You can visit the Cigar Club on line too.
"Windermere is brewed as a German-style cider or apfelwein, but we have gone one step further to develop a pure apple cider recipe with no sugars, preservatives or additives to contaminate the natural fermentation process."
The Solstice Festival is an annual winter celebration hosted by The Ale House in Broederstroom.
This Festival has a distinctly laidback atmosphere. The scenic setting, looking over the Magaliesberg mountain range, adds to the general ambiance.
The Festival this year marries Craft Beer with exquisite local produce. Pairing breweries and local food is the enviable task of food sensation- master chef David Brown and Anton Erasmus of South African Breweries.
The Solstice Festival acknowledges the sponsorship of SAB's World of Beer, and the ongoing support for the Craft Brew industry. This sector is growing evey year, and the result is exceptional quality and variety.
Bring your taste buds to a festival of tast and flavour. The best food and craft in the Magaliesberg region on offer on 22 June, the Winter Solstice.