Summer in San Diego is like living in a dream. If you’re a local or if you’re visiting The City by the Bay, we’ve got news for you. There is an abundance of summer food and drink festivals taking place in San Diego this year, and we have all of the details. Whether you’re passionate about travel, an aspiring foodie, or just love a good beer, we have something for you in San Diego.
Here’s the lowdown on food and drink festivals this summer:
Pizza & Beer Festival
If this isn’t a win-win, I don’t know what is. On Saturday, July 21st, Rock Star Beer Festival will be presenting the Pizza and Beer Festival at Ingram Plaza. Guests will partake in an unlimited amount of samples of over 70 craft brews while munching on a cheesy slice of steaming pizza. Food will be sold separately by San Diego’s favorite restaurants who will be offering their signature pizza by the slice.
Bacardi Havana Summer Nights
This cultural festival will take place on Thursday, July 26th. Mavericks and Bacardi will partner up to bring guests an inside look into party life in Havana, Cuba. Pura Vida and Colton Underwood, from “The Bachelorette”, will be donating all ticket sales to the Legacy Foundation. The Legacy Foundation provides and cares for children with Cystic Fibrosis. With live brass music, performers, and Cuban inspired rum cocktails and cigars, and a charitable deed, you won’t want to miss this.
San Diego Beer & Wine Fest
Taking place on Saturday, August 11th at Embarcadero Marina Park, is the launch of the San Diego Beer and Wine Fest. This event offers hundreds of unique brews and wines available for goers to try. With several local and national craft beers, over 100 hand-selected wines, live music, a DJ, lawn games, and even the best food trucks around town, this festival is sure to become an annual one.
Best of San Diego Party
San Diego Magazine’s 2018 Best of San Diego Party will feature the winners from the issue. The event will bring together San Diego’s finest restaurants, local breweries, wineries, and spirit companies. Also, live bands, lounges, and lawn games make this a family-friendly event. Mark your calendars for Friday, August 17th at Liberty Station.
Lagunitas Brews Cruise
This unique event takes place on Friday, August 31st on the Hornblower Adventure Yacht and will set sail from Harbor Drive. The Lagunitas Brews Cruise will feature unlimited samples of over 20 Limited Release and Iconic Lagunitas Craft Beers. Live entertainment will take up 2 floors of the ship, including live music from Power Punks and DJ Eddey Haze. On top of that, the five-star food will be served.
Summer 2018 in San Diego is going to be a fun one! Most of these events are family-friendly, so tag the kiddos along and don’t miss out on these food and drink festivities. While you’re in San Diego, stop by Mattress World and purchase a new mattress for your bedroom sanctuary.