Things To Do

Wednesday, September 6

What: From Dreaming to Reality: Education and Business Planning for Startup Breweries
Are you thinking about starting a brewery? The California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) invites you to join this first-of-its-kind, full-day training session for brewery owners in planning, investors and start-ups. This in-depth education session for Breweries-in-Planning is not available anywhere else in California
Sponsored by Mann Urritia Nelson CPAs
When: WEDNESDAY, September 6, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA 
Tickets On Sale Here! 

What: CCBA’s California Craft Beer Dinner at the Summit!
 Join the California Craft Brewers Association at Mulvaney’s in Midtown Sacramento for a 5-course California Craft Beer Dinner. Meet well-known California craft brewery owners from across the state and enjoy five special release beers brewed specially for the event.
Sponsored by Raymond James & Associates
When: WEDNESDAY, September 6, 6 – 9:30 p.m.
Where:Mulvaney’s B&L: 1215 19th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Tickets On Sale Here!  

What: Cicerone’s Sacramento BeerSavvy Bootcamp 
A 4-hour Introduction to beer styles and service. Boost your beer IQ and prepare for the Certified Beer Server exam with this fun, interactive class put on by the Cicerone® Certification Program—the leaders in beer service certification and training.
When: Wednesday, September 7 from 1-5 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento
Details Here 

Thursday, September 7

What: LowBrau/Drake’s Summit Kick-Off Reception and CCBA Fund Raiser
Thursday, Sept. 8, 6:30pm
Where: LowBrau: 1050 20th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

What: Pink Boots Society / CCBA Meet-Up at Federalist Public House
Come meet other women in the craft beer industry and the Pink Boots board of directors at a casual meet-up after the Summit Welcome Reception! 
When: THURSDAY, September 7 at 7 p.m.
Where: Federalist Public House: 2009 Matsui Alley, Sacramento, CA 95811

What: An evening with David Walker, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., featuring special beer releases
When:  Thursday, Sept. 7, 6-8pm
Where: DeVere’s Irish Pub, 1521 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814

WhatUrban Roots Collaboration Release with Alvarado Street, Three Weavers and Cellarmaker
Thursday, Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m.  
Where: Empress Tavern: 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814 Tickets Here 

What: Tap Takeover with Left Coast and Highwater breweries
When: Thursday, Sept. 7, 6:00pm
Where: University of Beer: 1510 16th St #300, Sacramento, CA 95814

Friday, September 8

What: L.A. Brewers Take Over Sacramento / CCBA Fundraiser
When: Friday, September 8, 6:30-9pm
Where: Capitol Hop Shop: 1431 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

What: Summit Beer Festival Preview Party with Alvarado St., Pizza Port, Noble Ale Works, Device, Barebottle, Humble Sea and Full Circle
When: Friday, September 8th, 12:00pm-12:00am
Where: Final Gravity Taproom & Bottleshop: 9205 Sierra College Blvd., Suite 100, Roseville, CA

Saturday, September 9

What: Sour Saturday Event with Tap It, Epic, Dustbowl and Ale Industries on tap
When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 3:00pm
Where: Kupros Kraft House: 1217 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95816

What: A Craft Brewer’s Post Festival Celebration & Bike Dog Collaboration beer release (includes live music from Tess Marie and the Poor Man Band)
3:30-8 p.m. 
: Old Soul Co at 555 Capitol Mall – right next to the Summit Beer Festival!


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Sacramento Region Breweries

Check out the breweries in the Sacramento region while you are in town! Click here to view an interactive map of breweries in the region. Several breweries are offering Summit attendee discounts, tours and meetings as well. Check out the list below:

What: Industry Meet & Greet (Tours and More!!) at Dust Bowl Brewing
Wednesday, September 6, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Dust Bowl Brewing Co. – NEW Brewery Taproom: 3000 Fulkerth Rd., Turlock, CA 95380
Special requests or questions may be directed to or call 209-427-2088.

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Important Dates

  • May 8, 2018
    Summit Tickets On Sale
  • September 6-7, 2018
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Sacramento Convention Center
  • September 8, 2018
    CA Summit Beer Festival

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