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August Beer Festivals and Events

OAKLAND: Brewer V Brewer August 14, 2017, 6 p.m.
Drake's + Alvarado Street
2325 Broadway
Oakland, CA
$89, drinkdrakes.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Craft Beer Dinner Featuring Chapman Brewing August 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Whole Foods Market Huntington Beach
7881 Edinger Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA
$25, wholefoodsmarket.com/ events?store=1995521
Dinner Featuring Chapman Brewing

SAN FRANCISCO: Salesian Beer & Food Fest August 18, 2017, 6-10 p.m.
Salesian Boys' & Girls' Club
680 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
North Beach area
Unlimited Tastings from our generous beer, wine & food sponsors for only $40 per person for tickets bought in advance online. $50 tickets at the door.

LOOMIS: Wine & Brew Fest August 19, 2017, 5-9 p.m.
Loomis, CA
Blue Goose Event Center
3550 Taylor Rd.
Loomis, CA 95650
$50, sfwineandbrewfest.com
Seniors First Wine and Brew Fest includes food, craft brews, fine wine and music will all come together for a very special evening.

SCOTTS VALLEY: Art, Wine & Beer Festival and Car Show August 19-20, 2017
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SkyPark
361 Kings Village Road
Scotts Valley, CA
Admission: Free

SAN MARCOS: Stone International Beer Festival August 19, 2017
Stone Brewing celebration beer festival claims to be the largest craft beer festival in Southern California. General Admission Ticket Includes: Craft beers from 50+ breweries with more than 100 beers to taste | 2oz samples with no tokens or tabs | Commemorative 21st Anniversary tasting glass. Location: Cal State University San Marcos, 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA. $55-up, stonebrewing.com
Expected line up: 21st Amendment Brewery | Abnormal Beer Company | AleSmith Brewing Company | Avery Brewing Co. | Bagby Beer Company | Bay City Brewing Company | Beachwood Brewing | Bear Republic Brewing Company | Bear Roots Brewing Co. | Bitter Brothers Brewing Co. | Boochcraft | Bottle Logic Brewing | Boulevard Brewing Co. | Brewery Ommegang | The Bruery | Bruery Terreux | Burgeon Beer Company | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company | Drake's Brewing Company | Eel River Brewing Company | El Segundo Brewing | Fall Brewing Company | Firestone Walker Brewing Company | Fremont Brewing | Garage Project | Great Divide Brewing Co. | Kern River Brewing | Knee Deep Brewing Co. | Lord Hobo Brewing Company | The Lost Abbey | MadeWest Brewing Company | Magnolia Brewing Company | Mammoth Brewing Company | Mason Ale Works | Maui Brewing Co. | Mikkeller Brewing | Monkey Paw Brewing Company | Mother Earth Brew Co. | Newtopia Cyder | Noble Ale Works | Oceanside Ale Works | Oskar Blues Brewery | Phantom Carriage Brewery | Pizza Port Brewing Company | Pure Project | Refuge Brewery | Rip Current Brewing | Russian River Brewing Company | Second Chance Beer Company | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. | Ska Brewing Company | Smog City Brewing Co. | Societe Brewing Company | South Park Brewing Company | St. Mayhem Wine | Three Weavers Brewing Company | Victory Brewing Co. | Wandering Aengus

PETALUMA: Taste of Petaluma, Petaluma, CA August 19, 2017, 12-3 p.m.
tasteofpetaluma.org
The annual Taste of Petaluma will take place in the city's historic downtown. This afternoon event, which is a benefit for the Cinnabar Theater, will feature around 60 participants, including local microbreweries, wineries, chefs, artists, and craftspeople

LONG BEACH: Taste of Brews August 19, 2017
Long Beach Lighthouse Park
$28-45, tasteofbrews.com
Line up: Bootleggers | Karl Strauss | Lagunitas and Sierra Nevada and younger breweries like Transplants | Uinta | House | Four Sons | Ska Brewing (Colorado) and Zymurgy (Torrance). Long Beach breweries include Ballast Point | Beachwood | Belmont | Congregation and Rock Bottom. Hard ciders featured are 2 Towns (Oregon) | Common (Nevada) | Golden State | Reverend Nats

SAN FRANCISCO: Bay Area Brew Festival August 19, 2017, 12-8:30 p.m.
Pier 35
1454 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133
$45-60, bayareabrewfestival.com
Two sessions 12-4 p.m. or 5:30-8:30 p.m. Food trucks, DJs, photobooth, 70 breweries and 200 beers -- but who's counting?

SAN PEDRO: San Pedro Craft Beer Festival August 19, 2017, 6-10 p.m.
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA
$25-90, chugginbrews.com
Food trucks, band, beer

WILLITS: Little Lake Blues and Brews Festival August 19-20, 2017, 10 a.m. (gates open) - 9 p.m.
Recreation Grove
Willits, CA
$50 day / $75 2 day pass,  littlelakebluesandbrews.com.
Line up: Roy Rogers, Papa Mali, Tommy Castro. 1st Annual Little Lake Blues and Brews Festival is going to be a blast, no doubt.

RANCHO PALOS VERDES: Wine & Beer Festival August 20, 2017 12-4 p.m.
Trump National Los Angeles Golf Club
1 Trump National Drive
Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275
$85-350, trumpnationallosangeles.com
Panoramic ocean views and world renowned wineries and breweries, L.A.'s best gourmet food trucks, live music entertainment, and exhibitors from all over the South Bay.

SOLANA BEACH: Toast to the Coast August 24, 2017, 6-9 p.m. FUNdraiser. Location: Culture Brewing Co, 111 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, CA. Free admission, heartsforsd.org/toasttothecoast

THOUSAND OAKS: Kiwanis Brew Fest August 24, 2017, 4- 8 p.m.
Lakeside Pavilion
1379 E. Janss Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA
tobrewfest.com
$55-70
The Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks presents the annual Brew Fest which will take place at Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks. The event will feature beer from over 1 dozen breweries. Festival-goers are invited to vote for the "Best Beer in the Valleys." There will also be live music, food samples from local restaurants, and games.

BODEGA: Seafood Festival August 26-27, 2017
Breweries Galore, seafood and more.

NAPA: Brews, Blues & BBQ August 26, 2017, 12-9 p.m.
1st St. (between Main & Franklin)
Napa, CA
Free parking & admission, donapa.com
Over forty craft and micro-brewed beers on tap along with dozens of BBQ vendors serving the likes of BBQ chicken, pork, oysters, shrimp and corn and Rib Eatin' Contest. Band Line up: The Second Street Band | Marshall Law | Andy Santana and the West Coast Playboys | Kat Cairns & Tattoo Blue | Lavay Smith & The Red Hot Skillet Lickers | The Daniel Castro Band | Tommy Castro and The Painkillers

YUBA CITY : Blues Brews and BBQs August 26, 2017, 4-8 p.m.
brewsbluesandbbq.org
Held at Yuba Sutter Fairground, this annual event is produced by the Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Yuba City.

FORTUNA Hops in Humboldt August 26, 2017, 1-5 p.m.
Rohner Park
Park Street
Fortuna, CA
Hops in Humboldt, Fortuna, CA
$35-75, hopsinhumboldt.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Huntington Beach Beer Festival August 26, 2017, 2-5 p.m.
Huntington State Beach
21601 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA
$35-50, huntingtonbeachbeerfestival.com | rockstarbeer.com
The Huntington Beach Beer Festival is an all inclusive event on the sandy beaches of Huntington State Beach. Over 100 craft beers, wines, and spirits -- unlimited samples! Enjoy the beautiful ocean and sand in the feet, food trucks and water cool down stations as well. Bands: 40 Oz of Freedom, Sublime Tribute Band and other reggae acts. 10 food trucks, cold mini pools.

GRASS VALLEY: Sierra Brewfest August 26, 2017, 3-6:30 p.m.
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA L
SierraBrewFest.com | musicinthemountains.org
$35-40
Sample over 100 handcrafted beers and food from local food trucks and restaurants. A benefit for Music in the Mountains, produced by the MIM Alliance. 2000+ attendance

LEMOORE: Lions Brewfest August 26, 2017, 5-9 p.m.
Lemoore Lions Park
Fox St. & Fallen Leaf Dr.
Lemoore, CA
$40
(559) 707-0435 or (559) 707-7499
Musical guest 51 Aces performs. 21+ event.
Featuring musical guests Foreigner Unauthorized. Tickets at Rockin' The Arbor in Lemoore! Tickets are limited quantities.

ALAMEDA: Battlestar Classic II Beer Festival & Cornhole Tournament August 26, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Music, food, beer and cornhole tourney at this 2nd annual fundraiser for the Hornet. Location: USS Hornet Museum Flight Deck, 707 W. Hornet Ave. Alameda, CA. $30-60, uss-hornet.org

MEYERS: Tahoe Mountain Bike & Brew Festival August 26, 2017
Tickets $40-80, tahoemtbfestival.com
Annual Tahoe Mountain Bike & Brew Festival The Divided Sky, South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Mountain Biking and Brew Festival. The Divided Sky and Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) Tahoe Mountain Biking and Brew Festival takes place on Saturday & Sunday, August 26 & 27, 2017 in the Divided Sky parking lot, located at 3200 US Highway 50. Meyers Triple Crown ride, followed by an afternoon and evening of Live Music, BBQ, Extreme Beer, Vendors of various products and services, and of course the KidsZone!

CLOVIS: Old Town Clovis Craft Beer Crawl August 27, 2017, 2-5:30 p.m. Location: Old Town Clovis, Pollasky Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612. Cost: $35, oldtownclovis.org | eventbrite.com

OAKLAND: Pints At The Park tickets $0-69 August 26 2:00 PM Pints At The Park Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland pintsatthepark.com

SAN DIEGO: Mira Mesa Festival of Beers August 27, 2017
Mira Mesa Community Park 8575 New Salem St., Mira Mesa, CA. 20+ breweries. $35-45, facebook.com/miramesabeer/

OXNARD: Summer Burger and Beer Bash August 28, 2017, 6-9 p.m. Location: Tierra Sur at Herzog Wine Cellars, 3201 Camino del Sol, Oxnard,Tickets are $75 per person and include beer tastings, burgers, a souvenir beer glass and event t-shirt, 21+. herzogwinecellars.com

Past events

DUNSMUIR: State of Jefferson Brewfest August 5-6, 2017
Dunsmuir City Park
Dunsmuir, CA
(530) 235-2177
Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce
dunsmuir.com
The Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce along with the Dunsmuir Rotary are proud to once again bring the seasons tastiest event to the Dunsmuir City Park.

MAMMOTH LAKES: Grand Tasting at the Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluespalooza August 3-6, 2017
$38-up
Mammoth Lakes, CA
mammothbluesbrewsfest.com
The Mammoth Brewing Company presents Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluespalooza , which is held at Sam's Wood Site on Mammoth Lakes near Yosemite National Park. The Saturday afternoon Grand Tasting, held among the pines at an elevation of 8,000 feet, features beer from more than 75 breweries, may of them from California.

SUSANVILLE: Lassen County Farm Bureau Annual Blues & Brews Festival August 5, 2017, 5-11 p.m.
$35-45, Every Bloomin' Thing, 705-670 Hwy 395 East
Live music with Rump Shaker Blues Band, BBQ, micro brew tasting (530)251-2330. lassencountychamber.com

RANCHO CORDOVA: Guns & Hoses Wine, Brew & Food Festival August 4, 2017
6:30-10 p.m.
Rancho Cordova Marriott Hotel
Rancho Cordova, California
$35 pre, $45
pigbowl.com
Enjoy the finest wineries, breweries and restaurants. There will be fine wines to taste, and wine available for sale, ice cold beers and delicious food to taste! Supports greater Sacramento Fire and Law

JULIAN: Sip of Julian August 5, 2017, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Julian Town Hall
2129 Main Street, Julian, 92036
julianca.com
$25-35 approx.
Get your map, logo glasses, and tote bag starting at 10 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce at Julian Town Hall. 21+
Julian second annual event features eight of Julian's alcoholic beverage purveyors. Enjoy samples paired with small bites at each venue.

LODI: Blues & Brews Festival August 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Hutchins Street Square
125 S. Hutchins St.
Lodi, CA
$30-35, htchinsstreetsquare.com
30 + Craft brews, live musical entertainment. Ticket includes a commemorative glass, and unlimited beer tasting. Age 21 and above only! Designated Driver Tickets available for $10! Ticket price goes up to $35 day of event.

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Brewfest August 12, 2017, Noon- 6 p.m.
Blue Jay Village Parking Lot
27264 Highway 189
Blue Jay CA 92317
Ticket: $35 pre, $40 approx.
lakearrowheadbrewfest.com
Annual Lake Arrowhead Brewfest invites craft beer drinkers. gather at the from 12-6 p.m. to enjoy Lake Arrowhead's Brewfest.
Past pouring --Stone Brewing | Ritual Brewing | Big Bear Mountain Brewery | Hangar 24 Brewery | Dale Bros Brewery | Firestone | Brew Rebellion | Skyland Ale Works | Strand Brewing | Pure Order Brewing | Knee Deep Brewing | Karl Strauss Brewing | Mountain Brew Club | Bear Valley Homebrew Club | Maltose Falcons | Djinn's HellaBrew

CARPINTERIA: Surf 'n' Suds Beer Festival August 12, 2017, 12:30- 5 p.m.
Carpinteria State Beach's Linden Field
Bicycle valet, Amtrak at front gate
Carpinteria, CA
$50-65, surfbeerfest.com
Over 65 craft breweries, ciders, wineries, make Surf 'n' Suds one of the biggest beer festivals around! Come check out the surfboard shapers, great array of food trucks, live entertainment by Cornerstone, and DJ Hecktik. Presented by Trek Bikes of Ventura

SANTA CLARITA: Vine 2 Wine Classic August 12, 2017, 6-10 p.m.
California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA
$80-95
circleofhopeinc.org

SQUAW VALLEY: Alpine Village Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest August 12-13, 2017
The Village at Squaw Valley
1960 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
$5 donation entry, $5 brews, squawalpine.com
The Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest features 35 breweries and an incredible line-up of music both days. All proceeds from the event benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.
Music line up: Jelly Bread | Funk Trek | Gene Evaro Jr. | The Motet | The Sextones | Royal Jelly Jive | Orgone

APTOS: California Beer Festival August 11-13, 2017
Aptos Village Park - 100 Aptos Creek Road, Aptos, CA. Cost: $10-100 californiabeerfestival.com
Craft Beer Heaven - 70 brews on tap, mouth watering food, bocce ball and live entertainment with three great bands.
Friday, August 11th Food and Beer Pairing - 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Saturday, August 12th Craft Beer Heaven 12:30 pm - 5 pm, 85 Craft Beers on tap, live music, flavorful food and Bocce Ball!
Sunday, August 13th Sunday Funday 11:30 am - 6 pm Funday in the Park features food and beer for sale, plus bands performing. Space limited. Kids 12 and under are Free. There is NO beer sampling on Sunday.

DOWNIEVILLE: Downieville Mountain Brewfest August 12, 2017, 2-6 p.m.
$30-50, downievillebrewfest.com
Beer Festival in Downtown Downieville on historic Hwy 49 in the Gold Rush Country of Northern California features a small town setting surrounded by 2 rivers and mountains. Northern California's finest brewing companies are pouring beers. Street closure for event, food for purchase and band. No Dogs

PASO ROBLES: Paso Robles Rotary Annual Winemakers' Cookoff with Brews August 12, 2017, 6-9 p.m. Paso Robles Event Center, Paso Robles, CA. $85, winemakerscookoff.com. Tickets limited

LOS ANGELES: BEERS Fest beersfest.com

AUBURN: Foam Fest
Olympic Valley, CA
25th Annual Foam Fest. 25th Annual Foam Fest Concert and Craft Beer Tasting by Disabled Sports USA Far West. Sample from more than 40 craft breweries. Live music from Hot Buttered Rum and Miner. Kids

AVILA BEACH: Firestone Walker 805 Beach Festival
Avila Beach Resort
6464 Ana Bay Road
San Luis Obispo, CA
eventbrite.com

SAN DIEGO: Coronado Craft Beer Tasting Party, a Beer & Food Event
Coronado, California
coronadochamber.com

SANTA BARBARA Sea of Suds: sbmm.org

GOLD COUNTRY Brews and Blues Festival El Dorado County Fairgrounds - Placerville, CA

SAN DIEGO BeerCon beer-con.com
Beer-Con was born out of the pure love for craft beer.

SELMA: Rockin Brews cityofselma.com

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