San Diego International Beer Festival

Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92104
United States

Event Description:

Join ALT 949 for San Diego's International Beer Festival happening Friday, June 15th through Sunday, June 17th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds!

With over 300 amazing beers represented from around the world, beer aficionados will enjoy hard-to-find specialty craft brews alongside favorites from our local brewing scene.

Friday, June 15, 2018: 12noon - 4pm 

Friday, June 15, 2018: 5pm - 9pm

Saturday, June 16, 2018: 1am - 3pm

Saturday, June 16, 2018: 4pm - 8pm

Sunday, June 17, 2018: 12noon - 4pm

Thursday, June 14, 2018: 6pm - 8:30pm

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: $60 ($50 before April 14)

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 ($100 before April 14)

Gold Medal Beer Pairing Dinner

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Get a sneak peek the night before the Beer Festival! Watch as the Festival is built and taste Gold Medal Award Winning Beers before anyone else! Enjoy a one-hour reception and a four-course plated dinner. Each course paired with a Gold Medal Award Winning Beer from the San Diego International Beer Competition. Includes Fair Admission, dinner, and preferred parking. (does not include entry into the Beer Festival)

Ticket Price: $75

*new this year* VIP Mancraft Corner

New! Partnering with Charity Wings Art Center we bring you a hands-on VIP beer craft area that’s fun for all ages! Exercise your creative muscle and think outside the “beer box” with a variety of upcycled beer-centric crafts for the whole family to enjoy!

*new this year* Father’s Day

New! On Father’s Day Share a VIP experience with the whole family at the San Diego International Beer Festival! Kids under 11 eat free, ages 12-20 have special pricing and everyone’s invited to enjoy the Craft Soda Bar! Flex your creative muscle at Mancraft Corner and make Dad a unique Pretzel Tie and Beer Box Visor, or a variety of other beer-centric upcycled crafts for the whole family to enjoy!

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: $19 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.

Ticket Price: $70 for General Admission or $120 for the VIP Lounge