WITH the Town of Victoria Park encouraging people to eat and drink in the area during Optus Stadium game days, a new microbrewery has opened in the area.
The Blasta Brewing Company has opened on Goodwood Parade in Burswood today in time for Ed Sheeran’s concerts at the stadium.
Featuring a bar, restaurant, coffee bar and alfresco area, the microbrewery is set to draw sports and music fans.
Venue manager Andrew Shugg said they have had an exceptional response from locals.
“There’s been nothing like this in the area before and the locals are very excited and we want to deliver something great back to them,” he said.
“Game days will be large but that’s great for us because we are located close to the train station and Crown.”
The council launched its Eat Ride ‘n’ Enjoy campaign this week, which encourages stadium event goers to take advantage of special deals, discounts and public transport routes on event days.
Mayor Trevor Vaughan said the council had been working with partners and businesses to consider how they could seize the opportunity when thousands of fans would be travelling to and from the stadium through the Town on event days.
“We currently have around 30 restaurants, bars and cafes with cheap and cheerful options on offer to make your whole stadium experience easier and more enjoyable,” he said.
The Town is encouraging people to park for free at Curin University use the special event bus 657 up Albany Highway.