Bike & Beer Festival 2018

On 19th and 20th of May, Črne njive near Ilirska Bistrica will host first annual Bike Beer Festival.

Two day festival will suit every beer thirsty mountain biking enthusiast. On Saturday, the highlights are grand opening of Borovci flow trail and Skills park Črne njive. Day activities include skills courses, bike tests and guided tours.
In the afternoon the breweries will open their posts. You will be able to choose from different craft beers and local cuisine. Later that day, when the sun goes down, you can enjoy the music from local bands, hang out by the fire and party.
Campsite is available, so if you bring your tent with you, you can wake up on the beautiful Sunday morning in the woods below Snežnik mountain. Come and experience nature diversity with us!



GUIDED TOURS Great views and trails..
CRAFT BREWERIES brewers present their beer
CONCERT Local bands
LOCAL CUISINE local, homemade food...
CAMPING hang out by the fire

Programme: Bike Beer festival 2018

Friday 18th May 01

18.00 campsite opens for first visitors
later: hanging out

Saturday: 19th May 02

8:30 start of programme
8:45 Guided tour "Diverse by nature" on the edge of Snežnik plateau (xc-trail)
9:00 Bike tests
11:00 Skills with Žiga Pandur
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Grand opening of Borovci flow trail and skills park
15:00 Skills with Žiga Pandur
18:00 Craft breweries open their taps
21:00 Concert

Sunday 20th May 03

8:45 Start of guided "Diverse by nature" gravel tour  in Snežnik plateau area
9:00 Shredding the trails with #faktujetu team
13:30 Lunch
15:30 End of event and hanging out

Choose your flavour

Until 3th May 2018 40€


The best choice for the weekend

  • Rostfrei party beer cup
  • T.Shirt with festival logo
  • Lunch on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday
  • Two beers of your choice
  • Bike shuttle (IL.Bistrica-Črne njive)
  • Skills with Žiga Pandur
  • Guided MTB tour on Saturday
  • Camping from Friday to Sunday
50 spots available 20€


Guided gravel tour through Snežnik forest

  • Guided gravel tour through Snežnik forest
  • Length of the route cca 60 km
  • Lunch
  • 1x Beer or other refreshment
16 SPOTS 59€


Want to test e-mtb?

  • E-MTB Specialized Turbo Levo HT 29 rental
  • rental includes helmet and backpack
  • bidon RockVelo
  • tour with guide

Latest festival news

Take care of your trails weekend je za nami

Vseevropski akciji IMBA Europe se je minuli konec tedna priključila tudi ekipa Bike Beer Festivala, ki je pripravila 650 metrov novega traila. Evropski del International Mountain Bicycling Association je akcijo, ki je zaradi snega v Alpah tokrat razdeljena na dva…

Bike Beer Festival 2018 – Napovednik

V izjemno zadovoljstvo nam je, da vas lahko med 19. in 20. majem 2018, povabimo na Črne njive nad Ilirsko Bistrico, kjer bo potekal prvi Bike Beer Festival. V izjemni kulisi naravnoraznolike dežele pod Snežnikom bomo furali, uživali v odlični…


Where can you find us?

TIC Ilirska Bistrica

TIC Ilirska Bistrica, Gregoričičeva cesta 2, 6250 Ilirska Bistrica

Telefonski kontakti

Matej Krebelj, tel: 040 520 055
Boštjan Primc, tel: 041 616 641
Simon Špilar, tel: 031 610 366


Info: info(at)bikebeerfest.si
Mediji: press(at)bikebeerfest.si

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