Accommodation Options

Thanks to our friends and at the Park Hotel, we are please to offer very generous accommodation options from just $99 incl GST per night. Below are the options are listed in the downloadable document - towards the end there are also transfer options.

Park Hotel Accommodation

BrewDay Timings

Gates open at 11:30am and the day ends at 6:30pm. Last drinks will be poured at 6.00pm.

BrewDay Venue

BrewDay 2018 is being held in a grassed area near the birdcage area at the Trentham Racecourse.

Trentham Racecourse is easily accessed by train, it is the ideal venue for this wonderful event.

Trentham Racecourse is located at 10 Racecourse Road, Trentham, Upper Hutt.

Transport Options

By Train

Anyone travelling on the Kapiti, Upper Hutt and Johnsonville lines should purchase a Day Rover ticket ($14.00) which will provide the best value travel across the lines for the day. For information on the Day Rover - Click Here

If travelling from the Wairarapa, you are best to purchase a Wairarapa Day Excursion ticket - (Adult $22.00, Child $11.00). This is available on all Metlink train services. For information on the Wairarapa Day Excursion ticket - Click Here

By Car

If you are bringing your own car, please remember to bring a sober driver. The entrance to the carpark is on Racecourse Road opposite the main entrance to the Trentham Racecourse. Follow the signs.

Please note that all drivers will may be subject to a breath test prior to leaving the carpark.

By Taxi

Green Cabs are our preferred taxi provider - they are offering a 10% discount on all metered rates. To get the discount, tell the driver the code "BREWDAY10".

To book by phone call 0800 46 47336 - to book by email  

When you wish to depart BrewDay - The Green Cabs taxi rank will be outside the administration offices - just ask a volunteer for directions.

Sober Drivers

Sober Drivers (aged over 18 with a full drivers licence) will be permitted free entry into BrewDay.

Sober Drivers will be issued with a special wrist band, whilst wearing this identification, the wearer will be unable to purchase any alcohol.

Serving Sizes

Servings will be tastes of 75mL and glasses of 275mL.

Currency at BrewDay

Cash is the currency at BrewDay. Most, if not all vendors will have eftpos facilities.

There will be facilities available to withdraw cash onsite.

Ticket Inclusions

Your ticket gets you

  • Entry to BrewDay
  • Drinking Glass
  • Collectable Programme
  • Live Entertainment
  • Access to Wellington region's finest breweries and food providers in one place
  • An opportunity for you to have an awesome experience

On the Stage and Beyond

Two Flat Whites
12:00 PM

Two Flat Whites is known for its cruisey acoustic guitar, harmonies and harmonica. They play a mix of 60's and 70's pop, folk, classic rock and kiwi tunes! Perfect to get the day underway

To check out Two Flat Whites Click Here 

Cover Story
3:00 PM

Looking forward to dancing and rocking out? Then high energy band Cover Story won't disappoint. Playing a good mix of anthems and covers they will ahve you up on your feet in no time. Perfect to end the day on a high note

To check out Cover Story - Click Here

What to Bring (and what not to bring)

You CAN bring the following into BrewDay

  • Gazzebos
  • Sun Umbrellas
  • Camp type chairs
  • Blankets
  • Sunscreen
  • Empty clear plastic water bottles
  • Food for infants and children - this is at the discretion of the organisers
  • Good attitude

You CAN'T Bring the following into BrewDay

  • Alcohol of any variety
  • Soft drinks
  • Animals (exception for service animals)
  • Bad atttiude
  • Chilly bin 

Smoking / Vaping

Smoking and vaping are permitted at BrewDay - there will be a dedicated area within the venue. For the comfort of others, please use this area when smoking or vaping. 

Conditions of Entry

Any persons showing signs of intoxication on arrival at BrewDay will be refused entry, and no beer glass will be given out.

Any person who is deemed by security, event staff and Police to be intoxicated will be asked to leave BrewDay.

All BrewDay attendees consent to having their photo taken via camera or other device while at BrewDay and further consent to the photo being used for promotion purposes by BrewDay Organisers and or Sponsors.


Proof of Age

Upon arrival at BrewDay you will be asked for proof of your age if you look under 25 years old. Acceptable proof of age identification is:

  • Passport
  • Drivers License
  • HANZ 18+ Card

If you do not have one of these forms of ID with you, you will not be admitted to BrewDay.

Water at BrewDay

Water will be provided by the BrewDay organisers. You may bring clear empty plastic bottles into BrewDay and can fill them from the water available within the venue.

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