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16th Annual San Diego Festival of Beer Sept 19, 2010

This year’s sixteenth annual San Diego Festival of Beer will take over the streets at Columbia and B once more to bring you a fun-filled evening with a goal of 6,000 beer lovers like yourself enjoying the sounds of live music while sampling from over sixty five different breweries.

We are expanding the festival this year to provide more space, more variety (as of 9/01), and even more donations for local area cancer-fighting causes.
65 breweries folks – as of September 1st, and growing! And they are each bringing a minimum of three kegs this year!! And we are paying for the fourth keg if they have to tap it, just to ensure that the suds keep flowing until your ticket has been fulfilled.

AGAIN THIS YEAR! – we are partnering with the W Hotel to provide a discounted room & ticket package. One night’s stay at W plus two tickets to the Festival of Beer comes to $175 $199 (as of 3pm 9/1) at the cheapest at this point. Evidently we have sold really well, and they’ve had to move to not-so-deeply-discounted rooms.
Please visit this link to learn more and make your reservations. And please know that the ticket price remains tax-deductible.

The admission price includes ten (4oz.) beer tastings. Inside the SDFoB there are food and munchies for sale in addition to a selection of fine wines for purchase by the glass. The first 6,000 guests will receive a free souvenir event logo tasting mug that is theirs to use throughout the evening and to keep when they go home.

Online ticket sales have closed.

Tickets at the door are $40 (cash or local personal check to SDPAC). Tickets will be available for sale the day of the event during setup, onsite at State and B Streets.

An ATM will be available within the event to allow for cash transactions to occur.

For more information, visit the Festival of Beer website at