Buellton Brew Fest

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Buellton Brew Fest: A Celebration of Craft Beer in the Heart of California Wine Country

The Buellton Brew Fest, now in its 11th year, has firmly established itself as one of the premier beer festivals on the Central Coast. Held annually at the scenic River View Park in Buellton, California, this event brings together over 50 breweries, wineries, and spirits for a day of tasting, live entertainment, food trucks, and lawn games.

The 2024 Buellton Brew Fest is set to take place on Saturday, May 4th, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with last pour at 4 p.m.). This year's event promises to be the biggest and best yet, building on the success of previous years. 


What to Expect at Buellton Brew Fest

Guests can choose between two ticket options: General Admission ($55) and VIP ($65). The VIP session grants early access at 11:30 a.m. and offers specialized beers not available during the General Admission session. General Admission starts at 12:30 p.m. and includes tastings from all participating vendors.

Throughout the day, attendees can enjoy live entertainment, including music and performances, as well as a variety of lawn games like beer pong and cornhole. Food trucks will be on site to provide delicious fare to complement the array of beverages.


Directions to Buellton Brew Fest

For those coming from Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Maria, or Lompoc, the Brew Bus offers convenient transportation to and from the event. Tickets for the Brew Bus must be pre-purchased online. Local residents can also take advantage of the Santa Ynez Valley Transit, with River View Park being a designated stop for all routes.



VIP session ($65) for early access at 11:30 a.m. and a chance to savor unique beers not available during General Admission.

General Admission ($55) starts at 12:30 p.m. with tastings from 50+ breweries, wineries, spirits, and ciders.

Tickets are available at the door for $65 General Admission Only; no VIP sales at the door.

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Important Information

All ticket holders must be 21 and over, and IDs will be checked at the door. The event will take place rain or shine, so attendees are advised to dress accordingly. No refunds will be issued, and no coolers are allowed on the premises. Breweries are subject to change, ensuring that each year brings a fresh and exciting lineup of beverages to sample.

Don't miss your chance to experience the Buellton Brew Fest, a must-visit event for beer enthusiasts and festival-goers alike. Join us on May 4th for a day of fun, friends, and fantastic brews in the heart of California wine country. Tickets are available for purchase on the event's website at https://www.buelltonbrewfest.com.


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