California Beer Festival - Santa Cruz


The California Beer Festival (CBF) is coming to Santa Cruz County at beautiful Aptos Village Park! With over 70 craft brews on tap, three live bands including an electrifying 14 piece tribute to Michael Jackson with "Foreverland", mouth watering food and bocce ball. CBF is the event of the year for any beer enthusiast! CBF’s main goal is to shine a light on the craft beer movement and celebrate great beer!

For one low price, you will receive a souvenir tasting cup to sample some of the best craft beers from around the state, play bocce ball and listen to amazing music. This event will sell out, space is very limited. Purchase your tickets today to ensure a great time!

VIP Meet The Brewer Ticket $65
This exclusive 500 ticket VIP experience is ideal for the true hardcore Craft Beer Fans. VIP guests will take place prior to the gates opening to the general admission ticket holders. Take advantage of this great opportunity to taste reserve or signature beers from participating breweries and get a chance to meet the brewers them selves!

VIP Meet The Brewer Tickets Includes:
Access inside the CBF gates an hour early for samples of reserve and specialty brews from participating breweries
(1) CBF souvenir pint glass (Can only be redeemed during CBF hours. Pick up your Pint Glass at the CBF Booth on your way out)
(1) Meal ticket good for any meal from any CBF Food Vendor (1) Bottled water

Craft Beer Heaven Ticket $45
The Craft Beer Heaven Ticket lets guests sample great Craft Beer from some of the best breweries in the state. This is a chance to expand your mind and educate yourself on new and old styles of beer!

Craft Beer Heaven Ticket Includes:
(1) CBF Souvenir Tasting Cup
Beer Samples
Live Music and Entertainment

Designated Driver Ticket $25
Don’t drink but still want to go to CBF and hang out with friends and family making sure they get home safe? Well then the DD ticket is perfect for you!

Designated Driver Ticket Includes: A designated driver ticket includes entrance into the festival (DD Ticket Holders can NOT sample Beer)
Free meal from any food vendor
Bottle Water
Live music and entertainment

Proceeds will benefit the Gen Giammanco Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial support to student athletes to assist in their pursuit of both scholastic and athletic success in Santa Cruz County.

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