California’s largest travelling beer festival is set to return to beautiful Bonelli Park in San Dimas on September 10-11. Celebrating the best microbreweries and craft beers from across the Golden State, California Beer Festival Los Angeles will showcase over 85 ice-cold craft beers on tap, exciting musical performances, a fleet of food vendors and more.

Beer enthusiasts and aficionados alike are invited to ride the craft beer movement wave at “Craft Beer Heaven” on Saturday, September 10. Attendees are invited to enjoy refreshing samples of over 85 select ciders and craft beers on tap including Bootleggers Brewery Lagunitas, Firestone Walker, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, and Stone Brewing (to name a few), all for the price of a single ticket. The festival will feature live performances from popular local bands, games such as bikini bocce ball and beer friendly food options such as hot BBQ, garlic fries, tacos and much, much more.

Ticket options for Saturday’s Craft Beer Heaven are as follows:

  • 2-Day VIP Pass – $70: This ultimate California Beer Festival experience includes access to the festival both days. Saturday’s perks include: 1-hour early entry, taco bar access, a CBF tasting cup, a souvenir pint glass, bottled water and 3 oz. samples of craft beer.
  • General Admission – $40: Enjoy 3 oz. samples of over 85 craft beers and ciders. Ticket includes entry to the festival and a CBF tasting cup.
  • Designated Driver – $25: Spend the day with friends and make sure they get home safely. Ticket includes entry to the festival, water and a meal from any food vendor.

California Beer Festival’s “Sunday Funday” event will feature electrifying musical performances from bands such as Foreverland, a nationally renowned 14-piece tribute to Michael Jackson. Families are invited to relax under the trees with their blankets and chairs as they enjoy sets from this top tribute band paying homage to classic musical acts. Mouth-watering eats and refreshing craft beers will be on offer from a large selection of craft breweries.

Ticket options for Sunday Funday are as follows:

  • General Admission – $10: Enjoy entry to the festival on Sunday and watch an awesome lineup of tribute bands as they perform their modern and upbeat versions of classics. Craft beer and a variety of food will be available for purchase.

“The lakeside setting provides a beautiful backdrop for this celebration of great beer and good vibes,” says CBF founder Vincenzo Giammanco. “We’ve worked really hard to bring out some of best music and tribute bands from around the state, as well as some of the most beloved craft breweries in SoCal.”

The California Beer Festival Los Angeles will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 10-11, 2016 on the shore of Puddingstone Lake in Frank G. Bonelli Park at 120 Via Verde, San Dimas, CA 91773. Tickets are available for purchase online now. Tickets will also be sold at the door while supplies last. Tickets need to be printed in advance and brought to the front gate for entry. All ticket sales are final. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support to student athletes to assist in their pursuit of both scholastic and athletic success

Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to enter the California Beer Festival on Saturday and to consume alcohol. For more information and a full list of participating breweries, please visit www.californiabeerfestival.com.


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