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San Diego Brewers Guild Festival

Nov 3, 2017 to Nov 4, 2017

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, San Diego, CA

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Event Summary

Join us for the 15th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego. This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Enjoy samples from more than 60 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild.

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

1000 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Event Details

VIP Brewer Takeover: Friday (Nov. 3) from 6-9 PM

Rub elbows with some of San Diego's award-winning brewers and see why San Diego beer is taking over palates everywhere.  This exclusive event will showcase San Diego's finest, rare and specialty beers from local breweries, including offerings brewed just for the event.  All-inclusive ticket includes unlimited beer samples offered throughout the evening coupled with unlimited food samples from local craft beer friendly restaurants.

San Diego Brewers Guild Festival: Saturday (Nov. 4) from 2-5 PM

Enjoy the Guild Festival with a commemorative tasting cup and unlimited beer samples.  The event showcases San Diego County's finest craft breweries!  Food will be available for sale from local, craft beer friendly restaurants and food trucks.  And to top it all off, musical entertainment will be provided by some of San Diego's most talented musicians.  Premier Access (Saturday Only) - Want to get in early and beat the crowd?  Then pick up a Premier Access ticket and enter the festival 1 HOUR early at 1 PM!

Two Day Pass

The Best way to start off SD Beer Week is with a Two Day Pass, so you can enjoy the festivities on BOTH Friday and Saturday at a discount!  For $100:

  • (1) ticket for Friday night's 'VIP Brewer Takeover' (6-9 PM)
  • (1) Premier Access ticket for Saturday's Guild Festival (1-5 PM) [$130 value!
  • Ticket is non-transferable and must be used by the same person on both days.


  • Santa Fe Depot - 6 minute walk from Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier
  • Metropolitan Transit System (buses and trolleys) -
  • Coaster Commuter Train -
  • Amtrak Train & Buses -
  • Local Ride-share programs -

Age Restrictions - This is a 21 and over event, including designated drivers.  You must be 21+ years old with a valid photo ID to attend, no exceptions.  No infants, children or pets.

Designated Driver (Non-Drinker) - Non-drinker means non-drinker.  In accordance with our ABC license, anyone found consuming alcohol (any amount) without proper wristband will be escorted off the premises immediately.

Refund Policy - There are no refunds for this event.

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