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It is big, but do not expect too much...

It is not like Oktoberfest, just a pearl chain of big tents with stages and seatings on... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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Not only for beer lovers!

Pleasantly surprised by the enjoyable evening with my business associates in Qingdao, Have been... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2015
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Aug 20, 2018
“Boring, stinky, sad, sad festival...”
Aug 19, 2017
“Chinese Oktoberfest... in August! :)”
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Tsingtao Beer Passion Square , 10 Miao Ling Lu Lao Shan Qu, Qingdao, China
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

We didn't expect much, and this place didn't even meet our low expectations. It smelled like feces throughout, the "beach" (what used to be a beach) is disgusting and trash-ridden due to the Chinese's complete disregard for the environment, nature, and beaches in-particular. There are...More

Thank PJN27
Reviewed August 19, 2017

So there is a Beer Festival in Qingdao, touted to rival the one in Munich. While it isn't necessarily the same, the venue is great! Really built to handle this festival. Everything, lookswise, is German styled. Go after 4pm. We arrive early, and the place...More

4  Thank jontravels2018
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We went there during the aftermath of the event, it was amazing overall because of the atmosphere...still lots of avid fans enjoying there beer while at the event!!)) You can expect to get at least one full cup of freshly brewed beer for you to...More

2  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The beer festival is amazing. We went to the main part near the Hilton hotel. So many different countries were represented. The best, most pumping tent was of course the Tsingtao tent. We really enjoyed the Australian tent. It was a great taste of home...More

3  Thank Allison Audrey B
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

It is not like Oktoberfest, just a pearl chain of big tents with stages and seatings on benches. It is fun in a way and worth to visit once, but not worth to come to Qingdao only for that. (I have been to the closer...More

2  Thank CanardoBKK
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Pleasantly surprised by the enjoyable evening with my business associates in Qingdao, Have been visiting on Sunday evening the last day of this 2 weeks festival . This is an International event futuring multiple very large tents each presenting One major international beer company. Go...More

2  Thank Aspie44
Reviewed September 1, 2014

The beer festival at Qingdao is a joke!! The prices for beer are out of reality, super expensive: 01 litter of beer RMB 100 and 01 small can of beer RMB 50. And Qingdao has a beer factory, so really I don't get how they...More

4  Thank Claudinhazen
Reviewed August 16, 2014

What an amazing night. The local people are so friendly offering you food and drink constantly. Great time even with the language barrier, still had great fun dancing and joking. Been many beer festivals and this is one of the best as everyone there is...More

2  Thank Sashalk
Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a "been there done that" event. I'm not a big beer drinker, and that is what this is all about. You are charged a cover charge to just get in and have the opportunity to buy beer. Each beer brand has a large...More

Thank Walmack
Reviewed August 11, 2013

This festival is loud, irritating, and crowded. Because it's a beer festival, people are all over the place vomiting and walking drunkenly. Does not give a good representation of Qing Dao with all the drunk people with pitchers of beer. Definitely no event to bring...More

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