North Hop Brings Craft Beers and Festival Fun to Inverness!

Social Image - Tickets on SaleCraft beer connoisseurs from across the country will descend on Inverness this August as the city plays host to the first ever North Hop festival!

Organisers of the brand new two-day craft beer festival, to be held at Eden Court, say the event looks set to brew up a storm here the August with more than 20 exhibitors, including 10 Scottish breweries,  showcasing more than 50 craft beers and ciders as well as artisan gins and creative cocktails.

Live Music at Inverness Beer Festival

More than 30 live music acts will provide a soundtrack to the North Hop festival  (29th & 30th August) while street food vendors from around Scotland will also be on hand offering tasty snacks perfect for strategic stomach lining or to soak up the sampling!

Performers include:

..and fun photo facilitators Betty Booth will also be on hand to capture your mad festival moments in their funky  photo booth!

Inverness Beer Festival to Showcase Highland Food and Drink

The event is the first large scale craft beer festival to be held in Inverness, and organisers hope that the event will help to raise awareness of the craft beer industry as well as showcasing great food and drink products from across the Highlands and further afield.

Beer Festival will Bring “Fresh Buzz” to Inverness

Festival organiser, Michelle Russell said: “North Hop is an exciting new addition to the festival calendar in Inverness, which will bring a fresh buzz to the city while celebrating the diversity of food and drink products we have across Scotland, particularly on the craft brewery scene.

“We’ve secured a fantastic number of exhibits from craft brewers to mixologists and foodie producers so by mixing in some superb live music act we have the perfect cocktail to brew up an excellent weekend festival with something for everyone.”

North Hop will run from 4pm until midnight on Friday, 29 August, and from 12noon until 12 midnight on Saturday, 30 August. Tickets are priced at £15 + booking fee for the Friday session, £20 + booking fee for the Saturday session and £30 + booking fee for a two-day pass.  The event is strictly over 18s and tickets for the festival are now available via the North Hop website

  •  Want to WIN a pair of two-day North Hop festival passes? See our Facebook page for details of how you can! Full T&Cs below!




North Hop Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions:

  • There is x1 prize consisting of x2 weekend entry tickets to the North Hop festival, there is no alternative. Cancellation of the event would result in revocation of the prize.
  • Entrants MUST be 18 or over – proof of age may be required
  • Winners are responsible for their own travel and accommodation if required.
  • To be eligible to win entrants must LIKE the specified Facebook post/s and must COMMENT as detailed in the competition blurb.
  • One winner will be selected at random from the eligible entries on Friday August 1st.
  • The winner will be announced on, entrants are responsible for checking back to see if they have won, however the winner will also be contacted via Facebook where possible.


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