Join us at one of the best Craft Beer Festivals on the Central Coast, the annual Buellton Brew Fest is on Saturday, May 7th from 11:30am – 4:30pm. Taking place at River View Park, this festival features over 55 craft breweries, seltzers, kombucha, ciders, wineries, and spirits, in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country.
Attendees will enjoy a great assortment of food trucks, lawn games—including everyone’s favorite MEGA Sized Beer Pong, and live performances by local bands Flannel 101, The Vibe Setters and DJ Hecktik.
A special VIP ticket ($60) will get you access into the event an hour early (11:30 a.m.) and allow you to sample from special beers that will not be available during the General Admission Session.
General Admission ($50) begins at 12:30 p.m. and includes tastings from any of the craft breweries, seltzers, kombucha, ciders, wineries, and spirits, on site.
A designated driver ticket ($20) is the perfect ticket for guests who are looking to enjoy the festival and get their loved one’s home safely.
This year’s Brew Fest will feature various breweries like local favorites, Firestone Walker Brewing Company and Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company, both of whom have made their home in Buellton. Everyone in Santa Barbara County is familiar with Firestone’s 805 beer, named for the local area code. Named after the mountain seen from their family home in nearby Los Olivos, Fig Mountain opened in Buellton, California and set out to pay homage to the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley with handcrafted beer and hand-drawn artwork depicting the local landscape on their labels.
Other craft breweries from Santa Barbara County and beyond that will be at Brew Fest include Central Coast Brewing, Solvang Brewing Company, Belching Beaver Brewery, SLO Brew, Island Brewing Co. to name a few.
Make a weekend out of it by staying in Buellton and enjoy everything the town has to offer. Learn about the variety of accommodations available at https://discoverbuellton.com
For locals and visitors not staying in Buellton, the Brew Bus will pick you up and take you to the event. There are pickups in Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, and Goleta. Bus transportation ticket must be purchased prior to the event, no shuttle tickets will be sold at pickup locations.