The annual TOPS at SPAR Bierfest is one of the largest (and of course, the most fun) beer festivals in South Africa. Modelled on the world renowned Oktoberfest, Bierfest recreates this super fest with a South African twist. It’s the unparalleled opportunity to enjoy traditional Bavarian fare and festivities.

Set in a 2 500 seater authentic Bavarian bier hall, our bevy of gorgeous fräuleins will serve you fistfuls of frothing beer and authentic mouth-watering food. The world famous Oompah Band will make sure your spirits stay high while you and your friends attempt an array of traditional Oktoberfest challenges.



So dust off those lederhosen and brush up on your German lingo, because the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest will be visiting a city near you. Click here for updates and further info

Bierfest Traditions

If you're among the lucky millions attending Oktoberfest celebrations around the world, there are a few things that you'll need for it to feel like the real deal. This celebration of all things Biervarian has gathered many wond...

Get in training for the Bier-lympics!

How long can you hold a litre tankard of beer with a straight arm? How quickly can you saw through a log or milk a cow?  If you fancy your chances, get your ticket for the TOPS at SPAR  Bierfest today and you could win some in...

March over to Bierfest to enjoy a Marzen!

The German  "Mӓrzen"  beer, has become synonymous with celebrating the Munich Oktoberfest since its inception, but how did a beer called 'March' come to be  the  beer of a festival named after October that actually happens in S...

The History of the Stein - Beer's Iconic Glass

When we think Bierfest , we think of  big, robust tankard brimming with golden, foaming liquid. But how did the iconic drinking vessel come about?

Grab your lederhosen!

The TOPS at SPAR Bierfest is back for 2018!  Durban Suncoast: 31 August and 1st September. 

Amber Weiss - Beers of the TOPS at SPAR Bierfest

Get to know some of the Cape Brewing Company beers.

Beer lovers guide to brews of the world

Was it love at first sip, that frothy kiss of your first-ever brewski? Then you probably know a thing or two about beer. But did you know that there are hundreds of different styles of beer?