Beer X is a day of great music and craft beer at Waterfront Park. This event is 21+ from 1pm - 4pm. All ages are welcome after 4:00pm once the craft beer tasting portion is complete. This event will take place June 23rd at Waterfront Park in San Diego, CA. Live music throughout the day featuring Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, Pepper, Fishbone & Ethan Tucker Band
Grab a tasting ticket and show up early to receive their complimentary BEER X tasting glass to enjoy unlimited complimentary tastings from 1pm-4pm (12pm for VIP ticket purchasers)
Locally sourced food trucks and vendors will be on site to serve great nibbles all day long!
Unlimited craft beer tastings will be available until 4pm. After 4pm, there will have several brewers on hand to serve you drinks to purchase.
The festival area boasts sprawling grassy areas that you can relax in and watch the bands.
1600 Pacific Hwy,
San Diego, CA 92101
We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.
To reserve your parking spot, visit the Waterfront Park SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.
Traveling from LA? San Diego’s Santa Fe Depot train station is just 3 blocks from Waterfront Park.
For train schedules head here https://www.amtrak.com/home
Your event ticket allows you inside for both the unlimited tasting portion and the live music.
Hours are : Noon for VIP (21+), 1pm craft tastings (21+), 4pm concert (all ages)
This event is a “rain or shine” event – No refunds
This is a 21 and up event until 4pm. It will become all ages after 4pm
If you are 21+ and want to enjoy over 120 types of unlimited craft beer tastings, please purchase the craft beer + concert pass. You can enter the venue at 1pm
*EVERYONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PHOTO ID TO ENTER BEFORE 4pm*
No pets or backpacks
ALL attendees must drink responsibly. Failure to do so will result in the loss of tasting privileges.
How long does the event last?
The unlimited craft beer tastings end at 4pm but the event carries on until 10pm!
Will tickets be sold at the door?
Yes, if they aren’t sold out. They will be $10 more each. Don't forget, if they are available, you can still buy tickets online before you leave the house and print your ticket there which will save you some time at the event.
Is there a shuttle service to and from the event so we don't have to drive?
We STRONGLY recommend you utilize the San Diego Trolley, Amtrak or ride sharing programs like LYFT.
Please read our TRANSPORTATION section for all convenient options.
Does my general admission ticket or VIP get me into the music concert too?
Yes! For those 21+, the craft tasting + concert ticket gets you in the door to enjoy unlimited tastings until 4pm and the entire sprawling site to enjoy the music stage as well.
Is there a fee for parking?
There are several neighboring parking lots that charge to park. Please check out our TRANSPORTATION section to reserve your parking spot ahead of time!
What if I lose or break my tasting glass?
Be careful! We do not provide replacements. You may be able to purchase one for $5.00 if supplies last. They are made out of a non-shatterable plastic so if you break it...you should really be more careful, in general :)
Can I buy extra commemorative glasses?
Yes, at the end of the event if supplies last.
What should I bring?
A current Photo I.D including your birth date (no photo copies accepted) and no exceptions for entry without this proof that you are 21 or over!
What NOT to bring?
Do not bring kids, glass, pets, alcohol, coolers, professional photo or video recording equipment, Frisbees or other games or any dangerous or illegal items. No tailgating prior to or after the festival is allowed. No refunds will be made.
*Amnesty boxes will be placed at the front entrance of the venue.
Are infants allowed at the event?
All attendees will be subject to search upon entry. Amnesty boxes will be provided at the front entrance.
Please follow the rules, lack of compliance with event rules may result in ejection from the venue.
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