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California Beer Festival

September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Join us for the California Beer Festival September 15-17, 2017 at Plaza Park in Downtown Ventura!

The Producers of The Legendary California Beer Festival is proud to bring back the Annual California Beer Festival Ventura in Beautiful Downtown Ventura.

Just a short distance north of Los Angeles and only minutes south of Santa Barbara, lies home of the California Beer Festival, with sand at its feet and fresh hillside air at its nose, Ventura has claimed it’s fame as one of the Best Beer Festivals of its kind!

Ventura is where it all began, from that hot September afternoon in 2009 and every year that has followed, over 85 craft breweries come together to enlighten and broaden the minds of the thousands of festival goers with all things craft!

CBF’s main goal is to shine a light on the craft beer movement and celebrate great beer! For all those new, and familiar to the Craft beer scene, this event is an opportunity to drink amongst the true connoisseurs of craft beer!


Friday, September 15th:

Food and Beer Pairing – 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Start your weekend off at CBF’s Food and Beer Pairing. If you are looking for an opportunity to reward your taste buds with an abundance of flavor and delights, then this is the event for you!

Local Chefs pair with Local Breweries for an Exclusive Tasting Event!  This VIP event includes unlimited access to samples of chef specials, carefully paired with a brewery and topped off with live music.  Savor the memories made with the CBF Family with your (1) CBF souvenir pint glass! You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.


Saturday, September 16th:

Craft Beer Heaven 12:30 pm – 5 pm

Join us on Saturday for the Ultimate Craft Beer Experience! Fulfill your natural desire to sample from each end of the Craft Beer spectrum- from local craft breweries to neighboring breweries that border the California Coast.

Saturday’s Craft Beer Heaven is THE event for any new or seasoned craft beer enthusiast! Expand your mind and palate as you sample from over 85 Craft Beers on tap, live music, flavorful food and Bocce Ball!

Festival times 12:30 pm – 5 pm

VIP Sampling from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

General Admission Gates open at 12:30 pm

Beer Sampling: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Ticket holders will receive access to Live Entertainment, Food available from vendors, (1) Souvenir glass, and Unlimited Access to 85 Craft Breweries to sample from!

All 21 and over craft beer enthusiast are invited to join the fun!


Sunday, September 17th:

Sunday Funday 11 am – 6 pm

The Producers of the Legendary California Beer Festival

are proud to announce:

 Boots & Brews Country Music Festival 2.0 

The Young Guns of Country are coming to Ventura County!
Buy Tickets NOW for the cheapest price before the lineup is announced!
Boots & Brew Country Music Festival is all about celebrating Friends, Boots, Craft Beer and Great Country Music! Grab your best dancing boots and get ready for an amazing Country lineup! Food and craft beer will be available for purchase!

First Artist Announced Is Morgan Evans! The Singer Song Writer Who Recently Got Engaged To Country Super Star Kelsea Ballerini is Already A huge Star in His Home County Of Australia. In Less Than Two Weeks His Debuted Song Entitled “Kiss Somebody” has gained over 1 Million Streams And Been The Only Country Song Listed On The Spotify Viral Top 50!

The Second Artist Announced is Russell Dickerson! Known for his Hit Album “Yours” Soon after Dickerson released his EP, “Yours,”the album debuted at #2 in the iTunes country store and #8 in all genres. The album also premiered at #1 on Billboard’s Heat Seeker chart and #14 on Billboard’s Top Country Album chart. Dickerson’s album landed on iTunes Best of 2015 year-end list,’s Best Wedding Songs of 2016, and Spotify’s #SpotifySpotlight 2016!

Bring the family for a day filled with great country music, good food and craft beer in beautiful Plaza Park in Downtown Ventura!
No food or beer is included with your ticket but available for purchase. All Ticket Sales are final, no refunds. Children 12 and under are free with an adult.

Beer and Food are not included with your ticket but available for purchase.
More details are soon to come! All sales are final. No refunds will be issued. The event is Rain or Shine.

There is NO beer sampling on Sunday, beer and food will be available for purchase.


September 15, 2017
September 17, 2017


Plaza Park
Santa Clara & Chestnut Streets
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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