California Festivals


August Beer Festivals and Events

MAMMOTH LAKES: Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza August 1-4, 2019
Mammoth Lakes, California $90-200 approx,
Brews on Saturday & Sunday
Annual Mammoth Bluesapalooza and Festival of Beers Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza includes the Grand Tasting from more than 60 of the country's best craft-breweries and performances by top blues performers. Located in the beautiful community of Mammoth Lakes, CA. This is an outdoor venue-please bring blankets and LOW BACKED sand chairs, no pets or outside alcohol.

DUNSMUIR: State of Jefferson Brewfest August 3, 2019, 3-8 p.m.
Dunsmuir City Park
Dunsmuir, CA
Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce
$5 admission, $35 tasting ticket,
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.

SUSANVILLE: Blues & Brews Festival August 3, 2019, 5-11 p.m.
Every Bloomin' Thing, 705-670 Hwy 395 East
Live music with Blue Haven Blues Band, BBQ, micro brew tasting, brew contest,

ATASCADERO: Central Coast Cider Festival August 10, 2019
Pavilion on the Lake
9315 Pismo Avenue
Atascadero, CA 93422

STOCKTON: Stockton Beer Week August 9-18, 2019
City wide craft beer celebration featuring locally owned breweries, bars, pubs and restaurants hosting specialty beer tastings, beer dinners and more.

LODI: Blues & Brews Festival August 9, 2019, 7 p.m.
Hutchins Street Square
125 S. Hutchins St.
Lodi, CA
30 + Craft brews, live musical entertainment with The Dangerous Mood and Whiskey Slough.

CARPINTERIA: Surf 'n' Suds Beer Festival August 10, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Carpinteria State Beach's Linden Field
Bicycle valet, Amtrak at front gate
Carpinteria, CA
$50-70 approx.,
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 

DUBLIN: World of Beerfest August 10, 2019, 12-5 p.m.
4920 Dublin Blvd.
4920 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568
For just $20 you'll receive a tasting cup and 5 beer tasting tickets,
World of Beer Dublin craft beer restaurant with over 350 beers from all around the World is throwing its first ever Beer Fest to showcase everything the area has to offer for the beer aficionados and beginner beer drinkers alike.

OLYMPIC VALLEY:  Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest August 10-11, 2019, 2-8 p.m.
Squaw Alpine
1960 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA
Breweries from throughout the western states showcase their best brews in The Village at Squaw Valley while fantastic bands bring the funk, making this fun-filled event one of the most popular in the Tahoe region. AND you can bring your canine companions to party down with you! $10  entry donation per day benefits the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe. Beers served individually for around $5/ea. Band line up: Sal's Greenhouse | Rigmarole | Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds | Anders Osborne | Jellybread | Reno Jazz Syndicate | The Humidors | Five Alarm Funk

SANTA BARBARA: Rum Raiser August 11, 2019, 4-6 p.m.
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way
Stearns Wharf

FULLERTON: Brews, Blues August 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Best local and regional breweries for a celebration of their world class brews. There will be rockin'  at Fullerton Arboretum. $55-75,

RANCHO PALOS VERDES: Wine & Beer Festival August 18, 2019
Trump National Los Angeles Golf Club
1 Trump National Drive
Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275
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.

SANTA ANA: Burger n Beer Festival August 16, 2019, 7-10 p.m.
Downtown Santa Ana
309 N. Spurgeon
Featuring Burgers from In and Out Burger. All guests receive unlimited samples of over thirty local craft beers and a complimentary fresh grilled cheeseburger from the In and Out touring Trailer. The Burger Boys take the stage with their covers as well as DJ Cheeseburger Eddey. Checked out the spiked fresh lemonade stand and try the animal style IPA. 

ESCONDIDO: Stone 23rd Anniversary Rare Beer Festival August 17, 2019, 6-10 p.m.
Stone Brewing 
Included with admission are endless tasters of select beers, 20 2oz pours of rare beers, endless bites, live music, cigar lounge and an exclusive taster glass to take home. For the die-hards, VIP Tickets will get you an additional hour of festivities featuring VIP-exclusive beers and the opportunity to meet the brewers behind them.

PISMO BEACH: Taste of Pismo 2 Suds in the Sun at Dinosaur Caves Park August 17, 2019, 12-4 p.m. at Dinosaur Caves. See for details and tickets

RUSSIAN RIVER: Beer Revival & BBQ Cookoff August 17, 2019, 12-5 p.m.
Monte Rio, CA
Monte Rio Beach on the bank of the Russian River. Gate Opens at Noon Beer Tasting from 1 - 5 p.m. Over 30 Breweries, 30 BBQ teams

SCOTTS VALLEY: Art, Wine & Beer Festival and Car Show August 17-18, 2019
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
361 Kings Village Road
Scotts Valley, CA
Admission: Free, Tasting $25-40 approx.
Dog Day on Sunday

THOUSAND OAKS: Kiwanis Brew Fest August 22, 2019, 4- 8 p.m.
Lakeside Pavilion
1379 E. Janss Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA
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.

LEMOORE: Lions Brewfest August 24, 2019, 5-9 p.m.
Lemoore Lions Park
Fox St. & Fallen Leaf Dr.
Lemoore, CA
Musical guest Max Headroom performs. 21+ event.
Tickets are limited quantities.

GRASS VALLEY: Sierra Brewfest August 24, 2019, 3-6:30 p.m.
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA L |
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

FORTUNA Hops in Humboldt August 24, 2019, 1-5 p.m.
Rohner Park
Park Street
Fortuna, CA
Hops in Humboldt, Fortuna, CA

SAN LEANDRO: Drakes Jubilee August 24, 2019, 5-9 p.m.
Drake's Barrel House
1933 Davis St.
San Leandro, CA

LONG BEACH: Taste of Brews August 24, 2019
Long Beach Lighthouse Park
200 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA
Long Beach Marine Institute fundraiser
$25.50-50 approx.

SOLANA BEACH: Toast to the Coast  FUNdraiser August 24, 2019, 6-9 p.m.
Culture Brewing Co, 111 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, CA. Free admission,

BODEGA: Seafood Festival  August 24-25, 2019
Breweries Galore, seafood and more.

SANTA CRUZ: Tequila and Tacos August 24-25, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tequila Sampling
San Lorenzo Park
$10 general admission, $40 sampling options,
Music, Margaritas, Craft Beer and Art Vendors in a picturesque park setting. Sunday is Mas Margaritas - bring the family and enjoy a sunny summer afternoon, sipping on an assortment of Margaritas, eating tacos, with Tone Loc. There is NO Tequila Sampling on Sunday.

LAKE TAHOE: Foam Fest August 31, 2019, 2-6 p.m.
Breweries from throughout the western states showcase their best brews in The Village at Squaw Valley while fantastic bands make this fun-filled event one of the most popular in the Tahoe region.

NAPA: The Village Beerfest, August 31, 2019, 3-7 p.m. on the Vista Collina Resort Village Lawn with live music, lawn games, and Food Truck fare. Get to know Napa Smith crafted brews, as well as other breweries.   Food Truck items available for purchase. Location: 850 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA. $45 per person, includes endless beer,

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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