What is the Central Valley Brewfest?

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Celebrating our fifth year anniversary, 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 get the opportunity to sample local wineries, local brews, and a fresh baked baguette for $50. General Admission tickets available for $35.


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All attendees must be 21 or older.

VIP Admission Ticket Includes:

  • Festival Glass
  • VIP Entry – Early entry & Express admission into festival at 12pm
  • VIP Sampling – Opportunity to sample at least 25 unique beers that are only available to our VIP guests
  • A pretzel bread baguette provided by Bella Luna Restaurant
  • Unlimited sampling

 General Admission Tickets Includes:

  • Festival Glass
  • Unlimited sampling 1pm-5pm

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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.

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.

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.

Participating Breweries

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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!

Dust Bowl Brewing
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing
805 Beer by Firestone Walker
Blaker Brewing
Last Call Brewing
Working Man Brewing
Drake’s Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing
Golden State Brewery
Sandude Brewing
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Track 7 Brewing
Karl Strauss Brewing
Riley’s Brewing Co


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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.


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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)