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Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival

26 August @ 6:00 pm - 28 August @ 6:00 pm AEST


Love a cocktail? Foodie fan? This is a Melbourne todo.

A ritual awaits at Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival, with more than 30 distilleries showcased at Seaworks in Williamstown Friday 26 – Sunday 28 August.

Festival goers can prepare to be indoctrinated into the world of Victorian spirits, entering the gates for a brief window of indulgence.

The festival will host Anther, Autonomy, Bass & Flinders, Boatrocker, Chief’s Son, Great Ocean Rd Gin, Grainshaker, Imbue Distillery, JimmyRum, Mountain Distilling Co, Naught Distilling, Ned Whiskey, Brogan’s Way, Reed & Co, East Pole, Puss & Mew, Saint Felix, The Melbourne Gin Company, Timboon and more over three days.

The four, four-hour sessions will include a Friday evening, Saturday day and evening and Sunday afternoon. With ticket holders receiving a tasting glass to keep, free samples from more than 30 distilleries served either straight up or with mixer, live music programmed by Lulie Tavern and free masterclasses.

A winter-feast of the senses, the event will include a series of masterclasses and pairing experiences called The Craft. Sessions will be a mix of paid and free, Cocktails & Oysters with Alex Boon from Pearl Diver, Bottled Cocktails with Kayla Reid of Nick & Nora’s fame and No-Lo Cocktails with Nick Tesar just some of the series highlights. More can be found at: with further masterclasses to be released.

Held on the water in Williamtown. A ferry service dubbed, The Reveller, will taxi ticket holders to and from the city, including travel, two cocktails, a grazing station and live music. A return trip is $70.00 per person.

Tickets are $65 and include unlimited sampling, music and a great festival feel.


26 August @ 6:00 pm AEST
28 August @ 6:00 pm AEST
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Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival
Seaworks, Nelson Place
Williamstown, 3016 Williamstown
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