What is it?

The California Craft Beer Summit and Beer Festival is the premier event for the beer loving community.

The three day event starts as an industry trade show and ends at the LARGEST California craft beer festival, hosted outdoors in front of the state Capitol and offering unlimited tastings from 160 breweries and more than 450 beers brewed across California. Tickets are available for the full weekend or just the beer festival, view the ticket options HERE.
Tickets will be on sale Tuesday, May 9.

an image of last years Brewfest with hundreds of people on the Capitol Mall in Sacramento with the Capital building in the background

The EXPO HALL is organized around the four main ingredients in beer and offers “Tap Talks” with brewing legends, chef demos at the Culinary Marketplace, regional beer tastings hosted by craft beer guilds across the state, equipment demos and interactive, hands-on displays.


EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS on Thursday & Friday are focused on the brewing, business and hospitality industries and include everything from technical skills to branding to how to explain beer styles to your guests.  Full weekend & expo day passes available on May 9.


PLUS Saturday ends with the tasting event of the year: the Summit Beer Festival, welcoming 4,000 craft beer lovers to taste 450 beers from 160+ craft breweries. It’s the largest California craft beer festival and the “summit” of the entire weekend! Summit Beer Festival tickets will go on sale May 9 at the early bird price of $45, thats a 25% savings! Ticket will be available HERE.

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Important Dates

  • May 9, 2017
    Summit Tickets On Sale at the Early Bird Discounted Price
  • July 10, 2017
    Early Bird Discounted Ticket Prices End
  • September 7-8, 2017
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Sacramento Convention Center
  • September 9, 2017
    CA Summit Beer Festival

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