San Diego International Beer Festival

June 17-19, 2016

Five Sessions. Hundreds of Beers. One Glass.

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buy tickets online

You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.

buy tickets in person

Save on ticketing fees by purchasing in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office. The Box Office is located next to the Del Mar Arena and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-6pm.

Session General Admission VIP Lounge
SESSION 1:
Friday, June 17, 2016: 12noon-4pm
$61
or $68 with Fair Tripper
$110
or $117 with Fair Tripper
SESSION 2:
Friday, June 17, 2016: 5pm-9pm
$61
or $68 with Fair Tripper
$110
or $117 with Fair Tripper
SESSION 3:
Saturday, June 18, 2016: 11am-3pm
$61
or $68 with Fair Tripper
$110
or $117 with Fair Tripper
SESSION 4:
Saturday, June 18, 2016: 4pm-8pm
$61
or $68 with Fair Tripper
$110
or $117 with Fair Tripper
SESSION 5:
Sunday, June 19, 2016: 12noon-4pm
$61
or $68 with Fair Tripper
$110
or $117 with Fair Tripper

All Ticket sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.

general admission

Includes San Diego International Beer Festival session admission, souvenir tasting glass with unlimited 1-ounce samplings of hundreds of beers, and admission to the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons | Vons.
Ticket Price: $61

vip lounge

Includes half-hour early session admission to the San Diego International Beer Festival, souvenir glass with unlimited 6-ounce beer samplings, access to a special lounge area overlooking the beer festival, several VIP food stations (with craft beers selected to complement the menu), and unlimited grazing for the first two hours of each session, and admission to the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons | Vons.
Ticket Price: $110 

2016 vip lounge menu

Kegs & Eggs Station
  • Make-Your-Own Deviled Egg Bar: Toppings include: Herbs (finely choppped Chives, Dill, Parsley), Chopped Applewood Smoked Bacon, Flaked Oak Roasted Salmon, Sour Cream, Sundried Tomatoes, Black and Green Olive slices, Chile-Lime Corn Nuts, Fried Capers, Spicy Pickle Relish, Diced Roasted Red Peppers, Cholula, Tabasco, Salt & Pepper Mix, and Paprika
  • Roast Turkey Chilaquiles: Chorizo Bilbao, Scrambled Eggs, Salsa Verde, Cotija Cheese and Chipotle Crema. Served with Micheladas made with Ballast Point Bloody Mary Mix.
  • Corned Beef Hash & Fried Eggs with Red Dragon Mustard Seed & Ale Cheddar Cheese Sauce
Poke Bowl Station
  • Choose Your Base: White Rice, Brown Rice, or Mixed Greens
  • Choose Your Poke:
    • Yellowtail Poke with Ponzu, Black Sesame Seeds & Green Onions
    • Ahi Poke with Ginger, Scallion Whites, Garlic, Sweet Onions, Soy Sauce, Sambal & Sesame Oil
    • Spicy Bay Shrimp Poke with Sesame Oil, Sriracha, Mayonnaise, Green Onion, Masago and Sea Salt.
  • Top It Off: Sunomono, Cucumber Salad, Wonton Crisps, Shelled Edamame, Sliced Jalapenos, Scallions, Lemon, Lime and Orange Wedges, Togarishi, Japanese Red Pepper and Toasted Sesame Seed, Pickled White Ginger, Seaweed Salad, Furikaki, Dried Nori and Bonito Flakes, Sweet Onion, Mango and Avocado Salsa, Thai Peanut Sauce
Hot Dog Station
  • The White Rabbit: Hot Dog topped with Mac & “White” Cheddar “Wit” Beer Cheese topped with Crispy Onion Strings
  • The Wrong Alice: Hot Dog with Fried Pickles, Shredded Lettuce and Tangy Russian Dressing
  • The Queen of Hearts: Bacon wrapped Hot Dog with Philly Cream Cheese and NYC Smoked Paprika Onions
Crispy “Crowns” Tater Tot Station
  • Toppings: Cheese Sauce, Sweet Pickled Jalapenos, Sour Cream, Scallions, Ranch Dressing, Chipotle Ketchup, BBQ Sauce, Curried Garlic Mayonnaise
Sweet Station
  • Italian Ices
  • Bread & Cie Cookies: Amaretto Almond Macaroon & Chocolate Dipped Pistachio Biscotti

non-drinking admission

Designated drivers, family members and friends can all visit the San Diego International Beer Festival for free with admission to the San Diego County Fair! A non-drinking VIP experience is also available for purchase onsite at the Fairgrounds Box Office or by calling the Box Office directly at (858) 792-4252.
Ticket Price: $15 for Fair Admission or $65 for the non-drinking VIP Lounge

fair tripper

Let us be your designated driver! Adding a Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using the COASTER, SPRINTER, or BREEZE.
Fair Tripper tickets go on-sale March 19.

already have a ticket to the fair?

You can upgrade to attend any San Diego International Beer Festival session onsite at the Fairgrounds Box Office or by calling the Box Office directly at (858) 792-4252.
Ticket Price: $51 for General Admission or $100 for the VIP Lounge