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6 Southern California Beer Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss

Never been to a beer fest? You should probably make it happen in 2014.

For all our fellow So Cal residents, I have compiled a list of some of the best of the best to check out all the way from Ventura County, down to San Diego.

Don’t see one of your favorites on the list? Let us know in the comments so we can add it!

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1. California Beer Festival

  • Saturday and Sunday, September 20-21
  • Location: Ventura, CA
  • Features: Craft Beer Haven (Saturday), Blues and BBQ Festival (Sunday), and a CBF 5k!
  • Pricing: 3 day pass (which includes Friday night) = $109, 2 day pass = $75, Single day = $50
  • Hours: Saturday 12:30-4:30pm, Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm

2. Moorpark Beer Festival

  • Saturday, October 11
  • Location: Moorpark, CA
  • Features: Live music, food trucks, unlimited beer tastings in 5oz souvenir glasses
  • Pricing: VIP $80, General Admission $40
  • Hours: VIP 3:00-8:00pm, GA 4:00-8:00pm

3. Los Angeles Beer Festival

  • Saturday, October 18
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Features: Over 150 craft beers, food trucks, live music
  • Pricing: VIP $50, General Admission $40
  • Hours: VIP Noon-4:00pm, GA 1:00-4:00pm

4. Brewhaha: OC’s Biggest Beer Fest

  • Saturday, September 6
  • Location: Silverado, CA – Oak County Park
  • Features: this year they will be having unlimited tastings for the first time! Over 150 beers to choose from!
  • Pricing: VIP $60 online, $70 at door, General Admission $45 online, $55 at door
  • Hours: VIP noon- 4:00pm, GA 1:00-4:00pm

5. Huntington Beach Beer Festival

  • Saturday, August 23
  • Location: Huntington Beach, CA
  • Features: unlimited tastings on over 50 craft beers
  • Pricing: VIP $50,  General Admission $35
  • Hours: VIP 1:00-5:00pm, GA $2:00-5:00pm

6. San Diego Beer and Music Festival

  • Saturday, October 11
  • Location: San Diego Waterfront Park
  • Features: Live music, food trucks, after party, unlimited tastings on over 50 beers
  • Pricing: VIP $50, General Admission $35
  • Hours: VIP 4:00-8:00pm, GA 5:00-8:00pm
About Kelley

Kelley is a former Division I college athlete turned Personal Trainer and Health Coach. She's a craft beer and wine enthusiast who loves to cook and create in the kitchen. Outside of the daily routine, she enjoys playing volleyball, snowboarding, mountain biking and everything outdoors.