A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! by Leslie Dinaberg
Summer may be coming to a close, but the festival season continues. Next up, on Saturday, September 29 is the lovely, oceanfront California Brew & BBQ Festival.
Featuring more than 50 top breweries, cider makers and wineries, as well top Santa Barbara chefs competing for Best BBQ honors, the Chase Palm Park Field location makes this an ideal place for a day full of sun, sea, beer, BBQ and music.
General admission includes:
- All beer, cider and wines tastes
- BBQ and food samples from local restaurants and food purveyors
- Souvenir pint glass
Limited VIP tickets include all of the above, plus:
- VIP Pavilion catered by Patxi’s Pizza with pizza, salads and appetizers
- Rare brews offered in the VIP area
- Oceanside seating with an unobstructed view of the stage
- VIP Restrooms
For a complete list of beer and beverage vendors, click here.
For a complete list of food vendors—including BBQ competitors, who will be sampling tri-tip—click here.
Not only is this guaranteed to be a day full of fun, the California Brew Festival also benefits the Surf Happens Foundation, whose mission it to enrich the lives of local youth through environmental education and the sport of surfing.
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When she’s not busy working as the editor of Santa Barbara SEASONS, Cocktail Corner author Leslie Dinaberg writes magazine articles, newspaper columns and grocery lists. When it comes to cocktails, Leslie believes variety is the spice of life. Send your suggestions to Leslie@sbseasons.com.