California Beer Festival : 12-14
California Beer Festival
Friday-Sunday, August 12-14
Aptos Village Park
Free parking at California Beer Festival (CBF) bike valet, courtesy of Epicenter Cycling. We'll watch your bike so you can enjoy your beer.
The Producers of The Legendary California Beer Festival are proud to bring back the Annual California Beer Festival Santa Cruz at Aptos Village Park in Aptos.
CBF's main goal is to shine a light on the craft beer movement and celebrate great beer! For all those new, and familiar to the Craft beer scene, this event is an opportunity to drink amongst the true connoisseurs of beer and gain insight of all things craft!
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12TH - FOOD AND BEER PAIRING - 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Start your weekend off at CBF's Food and Beer Pairing. If you are looking for an opportunity to reward your tastebuds with an abundance of flavor and delights, then this is the event for you! Local Chefs pair with Local Breweries for an Exclusive Tasting Event! This VIP event includes unlimited access to samples of chief specials carefully paired with a brewery and topped off with live music. Savor the memories made with the CBF Family with your (1) CBF souvenir pint glass! You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13TH - CRAFT BEER HEAVEN
VIP Sampling from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
General Admission Gates open at 12:30 pm
Beer Sampling: 1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Join us on Saturday for for the Ultimate Craft Beer Experience! Fulfill your natural desire to sample from each end of the Craft Beer spectrum- from local craft breweries to neighboring breweries that border the California Coast.
Saturday's Craft Beer Heaven is THE event for any new or seasoned craft beer drinker and enthusiast! Expand your mind and palate as over 85 craft breweries come together to enlighten and broaden the minds of the thousands of festival goers with all things craft!
Ticket holders will receive access to Live Entertainment, Food available from vendors, (1) Souvenir glass, and Unlimited Access to 85 Craft Breweries to sample from!
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14TH SUNDAY FUNDAY 11AM - 6PM
Revisit the park on Sunday for SUNDAY FUNDAY!
Bring the family, blankets and chairs for Sunday Funday in the Park. This event will feature great food, Craft Beer and an amazing Live Entertainment lineup! Space is very limited. Kids 12 and under are Free.
There is NO beer sampling on Sunday, beer and food will be available for purchase.