Due to the current local and regional COVID-19 restrictions and in the interest of public health, we have made the decision to reschedule our event until the 2nd – 5th September 2021*.
We are confident that the inaugural Fever-Tree & Howard Smith Wharves Gin & Tonic Festival will be a fantastic start to your spring calendar and we are committed to bringing you your favourite classics as well as exclusive drops, live music and delicious food offerings all in the beautiful setting of Howard Smith Wharves by the Brisbane river.
We have a wide selection of the best gins from over 17 distillers from around the world taking part and as most of us know, the secret to an incredible Gin & Tonic is not only the quality of the gin, but also the quality of the tonic with which it is paired….so we would like to introduce you to Fever-Tree’s range of award winning tonics.
Join us for this ultimate discovery into the wonderful world of the Gin & Tonic.
*Existing ticket holders please see FAQs for ticket refund process.
Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th September
Howard Smith Wharves
Thursday & Friday 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 11.30am – 2.30pm, 3.30pm – 6.30pm, 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Sunday 11.30am – 2.30pm, 3.30pm – 6.30pm
$65 + Booking fee
Includes entry into The Fever-Tree & Howard Smith Wharves Gin and Tonic Festival, the ultimate mix of distillers, 6 complimentary mini G&Ts (valued at $20), exploration of over 20 gins from both international and craft gin distillers, live music plus workshops and discovery sessions. Tickets are limited and sessions have a capacity of 450 guests. This is a unique chance to have access to some of the best craft and boutique distillers, with the opportunity to purchase limited edition and hard to find gins from some of the world’s most renowned gin distilleries.
We have created the ultimate mix of distillers by combining gins from local, boutique, family-owned distilleries to international best sellers.
An opportunity to meet the people behind the fascinating story of each gin, capturing the passion and craftsmanship that goes into making the much-loved liquid.
You can explore the wonderful world of the gin and tonic by learning how botanicals and ingredients are blended to capture different flavours and delve deeper into the distillery process of both international and boutique family distilleries.
Start your journey at our Fever-Tree tonic discovery, where you can learn about the natural ingredients that make up each tonic to discover your ultimate tonic.
Use your 6 complimentary gin and tonics to discover your favourite gin and it’s ultimate tonic pairing. Each bottle of gin is available to purchase directly from the distiller. This is your chance to get hold of limited edition and hard to find gins.
Head to Fever-Tree’s ultimate gin and tonic bar to enjoy any of the exhibiting distillers gins as a refreshing full size gin and tonic, where you can take in the festival music and enjoy some food from our gourmet food trucks and hampers.
With acoustic sets and live bands direct from the Fever-Tree Container Bar on the Main lawn, enjoy relaxing back in the Queensland sun with a G&T in hand. Or if disco beats are more your vibe, join us post session in our dedicated festival guest bar with local DJs spinning all weekend long.
Food Pop Ups
Choose from a variety of delicious food available from Howard Smith Wharves’ popular restaurants and pop ups ranging from tacos and street food, through to light meals and gourmet bites. Including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free offerings, there will be something for everyone to enjoy!
Workshops & Discovery Sessions
Our complimentary Workshops and Discovery Sessions will extend your knowledge about the ever evolving world of the gin and tonic. Expect sessions on how to elevate your G&T, the perfect serve, how to pair with cheese, as well as hearing stories from the distillers about the ingredients that make their perfect drink.
It’s first come first serve so make sure you check the timetable on site and get in quick.
Tickets are limited so don’t miss your discovery session into the wonderful world of the Gin & Tonic. Round up your friends, grab your tickets and share an unforgettable day at Howard Smith Wharves together.
$65 + booking fee
Includes entry into The Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival, which includes the ultimate mix of distillers, 6 complimentary mini G&Ts (valued at $20), exploration of over 20 gins from both international and craft gin distillers, live music plus workshops and discovery sessions.
This is a unique chance to have access to some of the best craft and boutique distillers, with the opportunity to purchase limited edition and hard to find gins from some of the world’s most renowned gin distilleries.
Register your children for free and bring the family! Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.
Thursday & Friday 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 11.30am – 2.30pm, 3.30pm – 6.30pm, 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Sunday 11.30pm – 2.30pm, 3.30pm – 6.30pm
Sessions are capped at 450 capacity so be quick!
Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane
How to get Here
The festival precinct is situated riverside at Howard Smith Wharves, beneath the iconic Story Bridge at 5 Boundary Street.
Visit translink.com.au or call 131230 for more public transport information related to Brisbane’s bus, ferry and train networks.
If you’re wanting to take a mini staycation, or if you’re traveling from out of town and want to make a weekend of it, we recommend Crystalbrook Vincent located in the Howard Smith Wharves’ precinct. There’s no better way to enjoy immersing yourself in the world of G&Ts and exploring what Howard Smith Wharves and Brisbane has to offer. Get in early to take advantage of their Crystalbrook Crowd 10% discount offer (subject to availability). Head to Crystalbrook Vincent 5-star Hotel Brisbane (crystalbrookcollection.com)
Crystalbrook Vincent – 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane 4000
Are my tickets still valid for the new dates?
What if I can’t attend the new dates?
For those who are unable to attend for various reasons, we have 2 options:
REQUEST A REFUND
Ticket holders who are unable to attend the new dates will be able to apply for a refund of their current tickets including all fees and tax. Please note that refunds need to be requested by the purchaser (account holder) e.g. if a friend purchased your ticket for you, they will also need to request your refund for you. You will need to apply for a refund by the 21st July 2021, after which, refunds will not be provided. To apply for a refund please follow the steps in the Eventbrite’s help centre article here.
REQUEST A SESSION CHANGE
Ticket holders who are unable to attend their new corresponding session, but would like to move to another day or session time within the new event dates please fill out the form here. Please note that ticket changes will need to be requested by the purchaser (account holder) e.g. if a friend purchased your ticket for you, they will also need to request your ticket change for you. You will need to apply for a ticket change by the 21st July 2021, after which, no ticket changes will be accepted. You will receive these tickets at least 14 days out from the new event. Please use these new tickets if you wish to attend the new dates.
Is this event COVID safe?
Your safety is important to us. This event has been planned in line with the QLD Health outdoor event restrictions. Our event includes COVIDSafe cleaning practices, hand sanitizing stations and practices social distancing. For your safety and ours, all staff and patrons are required to scan a QR code upon arrival and leave their contact details via the Check In QLD app. Click here to download.
If you or anyone in your group are required to self-isolate or quarantine (and the event falls within the isolation/quarantine period) due to: being a confirmed case of COVID-19;
or having close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19;
or you or they have COVID-19 symptoms, have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results (and the event falls within the period of awaiting test results).
The symptoms of COVID-19 include: fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose or loss of sense of smell;
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What can I bring?
What should I leave at home?
Can I bring my children?
Is the site accessible for people with restricted mobility?
What happens with any photos or videos that might be taken of me whilst I am at the event?
Conditions of entry?
WILL TICKETS BE AVAILABLE AT THE GATE?
Are there any pass outs once I am inside?
How can I make my purchases inside the festival and what can I buy?
How do I use the tokens I receive?
IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A REFUND?
No, sorry. Once the ticket sale is processed the purchase is final. Refunds will only be offered to patrons if the event is canceled due to extreme weather or force majeure.