What is the Central Valley Brewfest?

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Celebrating our fifth year, the Central Valley Brewfest will take place May 13th at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The event promises to be an amazing experience in taste, art, and music with over 150 brews to sample. A new addition to the 2017 event is a VIP wine sampling tent. Our premier ticket holders will have the opportunity to sample local wineries, local brews, and a freshly-baked baguette for $50. General Admission tickets available for $35 and designated driver tickets for $15. 

Tickets

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All attendees must be 21 or older including designated drivers.

 

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VIP Admission – $50
General Admission – $35
Designated Driver – $15

$50 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

$35  General Admission Tickets 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

More information

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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, tickets will be sold a the door if the event does not sell out. The only way to guarantee getting a ticket is to buy online before tickets sell out.

 

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, Bella Luna Bistro, Food Fix Truck, and Tacos El Hidalguense. Food is sold separately, so please come prepared with cash.


Participating Breweries & Wineries

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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
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
Karl Strauss Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing
Last Call Brewing
Lost Coast Brewery
Riley’s Brewing Co
Samuel Adams
Sandude Brewing
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Shock Top
Snowshoe Brewing
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Stella Artois
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing
Track 7 Brewing
Working Man Brewing
Wineries
Klinker Brick Winery
Renner Winery

Event Sponsors

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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 Veronica Camp at 209.614.8148 for 2017 sponsorship opportunities.

Central Valley Brewfest sponsor Dust Bowl Brewing CompanyCentral Valley Brewfest sponsor Last Call BrewingCentral Valley Brewfest sponsor Blaker Brewing

Volunteers

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Are you interested in helping volunteer at the event that is going to kick off summer 2017? 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!

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