Enjoy unlimited beer tasting in...

What is the Central Valley Brewfest?

Back to Top

Celebrating our sixth year, the Central Valley Brewfest will take place May 12th, 2018 at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The event promises to be an amazing experience in taste, art, and music with over 150 brews to sample. Our premier ticket holders will have the opportunity to sample local wineries, local brews, and a freshly-baked baguette for $55. General Admission tickets available for $40 and designated driver tickets for $15. 

Tickets

Back to Top

All attendees must be 21 or older including designated drivers.

 

      TICKETS COMING SOON     

 

 

 

VIP Admission – $55
General Admission Online – $40
General Admission Door – $45
Designated Driver – $15

$55 VIP Admission Ticket Includes:

– Festival  glass
– VIP Early Entry – Early entry into festival at 12pm
– VIP Beer Sampling – Opportunity to sample unique beers that are available only to our VIP guests
– VIP Wine Sampling – Unlimited samples from 12pm-1pm from local valley wineries
– A freshly-baked baguette provided by Bella Luna Restaurant
– Unlimited sampling

$40 General Admission ticket Includes:

– Festival glass
– Unlimited sampling 1pm-5pm

$15 Designated Driver admission ticket includes:

– Entry into festival
– Complimentary water bottle
– Access to non-alcoholic event activities

Entertainment

Back to Top

In addition to cool brews and tasty treats, the Central Valley Brewfest is proud to present live entertainment for your enjoyment. The 2018 performers and entertainers will be announced soon. 

The Central Valley Brewfest is proud to partner with local food trucks that are sure to fill your belly with tasty food between your brewed samples! This year’s trucks are Lockeford Sausage, Food Fix Truck, and Tacos El Hidalguense. Fiscalini Cheese will also be there with yummy samples. Food is sold separately, so please come prepared with cash.

Lockeford Sausage

Tacos El Hidalguense

Food Fix Truck at the Central Valley Brewfest

Food Fix Truck

Fiscalini Cheese at the Central Valley Brewfest

Fiscalini Cheese

Hilmar Cheese Company at the Central Valley Brewfest

Hilmar Cheese Company

More information

Back to Top

Art Expressions of San Joaquin

Not only will attendees be able to sample some of the finest hops around, the CV Brewfest will also highlight amazing art work from a local charity in Stockton. Art Expressions will feature innovative, creative, and fresh art pieces for purchase. Proceeds will help promote and showcase the works of the talented artists who do not have a dedicated store front in the Central Valley. For more information visit ArtExpressions.org

 

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is a craft beer focused festival, you must be 21 years of age to gain entrance into the event. Designated drivers must also be at least 21. A photo ID is required to be admitted (no exceptions). Sorry, but NO children, toddlers, infants or strollers are permitted.

 

Are tickets sold at the door?

Yes, a limited number tickets will be sold at the door if the event does not sell out in advance. The only way to guarantee getting a ticket is to buy online in advance.

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please note, parking is free. Due to the increased number of attendees, parking has been moved to the Fairground’s main parking area. To get there, go towards the main entrance on N Broadway Ave, but proceed past the main entrance towards the small paved road leading to the paved parking area. All other gates will be closed. From the parking area, walk south towards the Festival building.

 

Where to enter

The event will take place in front and inside of Building E1 at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Park in the main fairground parking (parking map) and then walk south towards the building.

 

Parking

Parking is free. Due to the increased number of attendees, parking has been moved to the Fairground’s main parking area. To get there, go towards the main entrance on N Broadway Ave, but proceed past the main entrance towards the small paved road leading to the paved parking area. All other gates will be closed. From the parking area, walk south towards the Festival building. View the parking map.

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please feel free to contact us via email at cvbrewfest@gmail.com with any questions regarding the event. 

 

What’s the refund policy?

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges. In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund for this ticket may be issued at the option of the management.

 

What about food?

The Central Valley Brewfest is proud to partner with local food trucks that are sure to fill your belly with tasty food between your brewed samples! This year’s trucks are Lockeford Sausage, Food Fix Truck, and Tacos El Hidalguense. Food is sold separately, so please come prepared with cash.


Participating Breweries & Wineries

Back to Top

This festival is the greatest celebration of beer and the amazing people who create it. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and take their beer knowledge to the next level. This truly is a celebration of brew at its best! Check out some of this year’s participating breweries below and check back as more are being added everyday!

Breweries (beers & ciders)
805 Beer by Firestone Walker
ACE Cider
Amador Brewing
Anchor Brewing Company
Best Damn Cherry Cola
Bootlegger’s Brewery
Black Diamond Brewing
Blaker Brewing
Channel Brewing
Crabbie’s Ginger Beer
Dagny Brewing
Deschutes Brewery
Devil’s Canyon Brewing
Drake’s Brewing
Dust Bowl Brewing
Elysian Space Dust
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Full Circle Brewing
Golden Road Brewing
Golden State Brewery
Hangar 24
Highwater Brewing
Hop Valley Brewing
Indigeny Reserve
Karl Strauss Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing
Last Call Brewing
Lost Coast Brewery
Morgan Territory Brewing
Paraiso Brewery
Rogue
Saint Archer Brewing
Samuel Adams
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Shock Top
Snowshoe Brewing
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Stella Artois
Strike Brewing
Stone Brewing
Tap It Brewing
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing
Working Man Brewing
Wineries
Classic Wines of California
HoneyRun Winery
Irish Family Vineyards
Klinker Brick Winery
Renner Winery

Event Sponsors

Back to Top

The Central Valley Brewfest sponsorships are endless for your brand. We would like to personally invite you to join us at this year’s Festival and hope to see you in May. Please contact constact us at 209.614.8148 for 2018 sponsorship opportunities.

Dust Bowl Brewing at the Central Valley BrewfestCentral Valley Brewfest sponsor Last Call BrewingCentral Valley Brewfest sponsor Blaker BrewingNoah's Spring Water at the Central Valley Brewfest

Volunteers

Back to Top

Are you interested in helping volunteer at the event that is going to kick off summer 2018? The festival is from 1pm to 5pm but we would need you from 12pm to 6pm. Great way to meet people, plus you’ll get a free event t-shirt and plenty of good karma!

If you’re interested in volunteering or for more information about volunteering, please complete this form

 Thanks for your interest in volunteering at the Brewfest!

Contact

Back to Top

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your phone

Message:

Please enter the characters you see in the image in the field below
captcha

Stay in touch

Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
900 N Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
(enter from N. Broadway Ave)