Above: Promotional image for the San Diego International Beer Festival 2013.
The 2013 San Diego International Beer Festival takes place June 21-23, 2013, with many breweries and hundreds of beers from around the world! This year, participants will arrive from around the world and across the country.
New this year for the competition, we will be crowning a Champion Brewery in addition to our Best of Show Beer. The Champion Brewery will be awarded based on points earned for beers entered in the judging.
Dates and times:
Friday, June 21 Noon-4PM
Friday, June 21 5PM-9PM
Saturday, June 22 11AM-3PM
Saturday, June 22 4PM-8PM
Sunday, June 23 1PM-5PM
$55 GENERAL ADMISSION ticket gets you admission into the San Diego County Fair, souvenir tasting cup, and unlimited one-ounce samples of more than 300 beers.
$90 BREWERS LOUNGE VIP experience ideal for the true craft beer enthusiast. Includes a special lounge area overlooking the festival, 6-oz. souvenir glass to use in the lounge area and festival floor, five craft beer stations with food pairing with unlimited grazing for the first two hours of each session, 1/2 hour early admission before the general public, and admission to the Fair.
A special one-week pre-sale discount of $10 to the General Admission or the VIP Brewers Lounge will be offered online. To receive this offer, please join our email list.
Tickets for General Admission to the San Diego International Beer Festival and Brewers Lounge will go on-sale starting Saturday, April 27 at 10:00AM at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office and Ticketmaster.
To attend this Festival you must have a Fair admission ticket. For those that already have Fair admission tickets you can purchase the Beer Festival and VIP Brewers Lounge inside the Festival on the day of the show or in advance at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office.
Ticket prices without Fair admission for all sessions:
San Diego International Beer Festival $41
Brewers Lounge $80
All attendees must show valid photo ID at the door to be admitted. You must be 21 or older to participate in this event. No exceptions! Proper identification is the responsibility of the attendee. Failure to present proper, valid photo identification (drivers license or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA Google Map