San Diego International Beer Festival

June 19-21, 2020

Five Sessions. Hundreds of Beers. One Glass.

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Session General Admission VIP Lounge
SESSION 1:
Friday, June 19, 2020
1pm-4pm
$55 $45
(Save $10 through April 30)
12:30pm-4pm
$125 $115
(Save $10 through April 30)
SESSION 2:
Friday, June 19, 2020
5pm-8pm
$55 $45
(Save $10 through April 30)
4:30pm-8pm
$125 $115
(Save $10 through April 30)
SESSION 3:
Saturday, June 20, 2020
noon-3pm
$55 $45
(Save $10 through April 30)
11:30am-3pm
$125 $115
(Save $10 through April 30)
SESSION 4:
Saturday, June 20, 2020
4pm-7pm
$55 $45
(Save $10 through April 30)
3:30pm-7pm
$125 $115
(Save $10 through April 30)
SESSION 5:
Sunday, June 21, 2020
1pm-4pm
$55 $45
(Save $10 through April 30)
12:30pm-4pm
$125 $115
(Save $10 through April 30)

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San Diego International Beer Festival

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.
Ticket Price: $55

VIP: San Diego International Beer Festival

VIP Lounge

Includes half-hour early admission to the San Diego International Beer Festival VIP Lounge, souvenir glass with unlimited 6-ounce beer samplings, gourmet VIP food stations paired with craft beers (unlimited grazing for the first two hours of each VIP session), private restrooms, an exclusive VIP bar featuring gold medal winning beers and admission to the San Diego County Fair.

Ticket Price: $125

VIP Lounge Menu

Menu: “Super Stations”

Presented by Chef Barry Schneider | Premier Food Services

Grilled All Natural Brandt Mini Corned Beef “Rueben”
  • Red Cabbage Sauerkraut | Swiss Cheese | Secret Sauce | Marbled Rye
  • House Made Pickle Station Featuring an Assortment of Pickled Vegetables
Duck Fat Fries
  • Crispy Duck Confit | Truffle Salt | Scallions
  • Rosemary & Black Garlic Aioli
  • Smoked Grape Jam
Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding
  • Mocha Stout Vanilla Bean Anglaise
  • Belgian Ale Caramel Sauce

Menu: CheeseSmith & AleSmith Station

Presented by local San Diego Cheese & Brewmaster Peter Zien

Cheese Pairings
  • An amazing selection of the only locally made cheese in San Diego
  • CheeseSmith cheeses paired with multiple award winning AleSmith beers

Menu: O’Brien’s Pub & Nickel Brewery Station

Presented by Chef Tyson Blake

Pollo Pibil Rilette Tostada
  • Pickled Onion | Herb Ensaladita
Birthday “Bacon”
  • Gochugaru Agave | Kimchee Cucumber
Brewers Cheesecake
  • Toasted Malt Crumb | Blueberry Black Pepper Compote

Not Drinking? Come anyway!

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: $20 for Fair Admission or $68 for the non-drinking VIP Lounge

Public Transportation

Fair Tripper

Let us be your designated driver! In addition to the regular ticket benefits, you also get a round-trip fare on the North County Transit District’s trains and buses (COASTER, SPRINTER and BREEZE), plus a shuttle from the Solana Beach station to the Fair.
Ticket Price: $65.50 for General Admission or $135.50 for the VIP Lounge


Sponsors

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