Monterey Beer Festival

Saturday, July 30, 2022

***This event has been cancelled for 2021 for health and safety precautions. Thank you for your understanding. Get excited for the 2022 Monterey Beer Festival below***

The Monterey Beer Festival brings over 80 beers from dozens of breweries from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. You'll have the chance to taste unusual offerings from major beer companies as well as fantastic beers from unknown brewing companies from around the world!

Entertainment and Food

What's beer without great music and good food? This year the Monterey Beer Festival hosts live music from 'The All In.' Local food vendors from throughout the area will also have tasty booths at the Monterey Beer Festival.


Tickets for the Monterey Beer Festival are $50 in advance, $55 at the door, and includes all beer. VIP Tickets are $70 in advance, $80 at the door and include early entry, access to a VIP area with separate restrooms, special beer tastings, complimentary snacks and entry to the main festival. Designated Driver tickets can also be purchased for $20. Buy tickets at the Monterey Beer Festival official ticketing website.

Monterey Beer Festival Hotels

Several hotels of Monterey and Seaside are all within a short walk or drive of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Various campgrounds and campsites are also available within a short distance to the venue.

Map and Directions

From Highway One, take exit 402A for Casa Verde Way. Turn left at Casa Verde Way and right at Fairground Road.

From Highway 68 east of Monterey, turn right on Highway 218, left on Fremont Boulevard, left at Airport Road and right at Fairground Road.

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