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18th Annual Monterey Beer Festival

Monterey County Fair & Event Center Brickman Marketing, Monterey, CA 93940
July 6, 2019
  • Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Brickman Marketing, Monterey, CA
  • Phone: (831) 372-5863
  • Time: 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $50 Adults
  • Description:

    Locals and Visitors can take a fun “beer-cation” and celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the 18th Annual Monterey Beer Festival on Saturday, July 6, 2019, returning to the beautiful Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Bring your friends, spouse, significant other, cousins or just make some new friends at this friendly fun festival! A not-to-be-missed event for anyone 21 and over, the Monterey Beer Festival benefits the Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation (a 501c3 non-profit organization – Tax ID #77-0402426).

    Celebrating its 18th year on the Monterey Peninsula, the Monterey Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey, CA 93940 (enter Gate 5), 831-372-5863, email: website: (12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. for General Admission with 11:30 a.m. early entry for VIP Ticket Holders), but will ultimately be available via the website, Currently tickets are available on

    The Monterey Beer Festival attracted 5,000 attendees last year who enjoyed tasting an array of outstanding beer and food. In addition to many new beers to delight the senses and please your palate this year, the Monterey Beer Festival will feature music from several live bands, special VIP ticket holder benefits, all in a totally fun, relaxed party atmosphere at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

    Suds and Food Sampling!

    Taste the very best beer from around the globe from your very own souvenir Monterey Beer Festival tasting pilsner included in with admission. The festival will provide hundreds of beers to sample plus a variety of delicious food available to pair with your beer of choice. Find some new favorite beers! There will be lots of new local craft beer choices, too plus special festival surprises. More details will be coming soon!

    Fabulous VIP Area

    Take advantage of the VIP entry that will allow early access. VIP ticket holders will have their very own private area to beat the lines in the general festival area. They’ll also have access to private restroom facilities adjacent to the Monterey Room. Back by popular demand will be Donut Pairing featuring four flavors of delicious donuts from the legendary Red’s Donuts in Monterey and Seaside, plus other benefits to be announced.

    Great Live Entertainment

    The entertainment schedule on the Main Stage will feature several great live bands (to be announced).

    Tickets – General Admission and VIP

    All ticket holders will receive a Monterey Beer Festival souvenir beer pilsner glass.

    Getting thirsty? Buy your tickets soon and the on sale date will be announced shortly.

    General Admission Presale Price (through July 6, 2019) is $45 or $50 at the gate.

    Tickets will later be available in the online store at

    VIP with 11:30am early admission Presale Price (through July 6, 2019) is $70 or $80 at the gate.

    VIP Ticket holders will have VIP Area In and Out privileges and private restrooms.

    Designated Driver Admission Price is $20 brings someone there for the fun but not the alcohol to get you home safely. The Monterey Beer Festival encourages all patrons to drink responsibly.

    Parking is $10 on site or nearby on Fairground Road.

    All Ticket holders must be 21 and over and show a current ID. Buy your tickets early and enjoy a great discount! Donations are tax deductible, (Tax ID # 77-0402426).




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