Hessfest Celebrates 7 Years Of Great Beers (With Unlimited Samples)!

Saturday, July 29th is a GREAT day! It’s the day of Mike Hess Brewing’s 7th anniversary celebration and charity fundraiser (better known as HESSFEST)!

For Hessfest 7, San Diego CityBeat is helping organize a rocking party on Grim Ave by our North Park Brewery.

Over 20 breweries will be in attendance, and there will be live music, souvenir glasses, food vendors, and did we mention unlimited beer samples?!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWNqo2IAMx8/?taken-by=mikehessbrewing

This year’s event will benefit two great charities: Next Step Service Dogs and the YMCA of San Diego County.

MHB will be donating net proceeds from the event to these two fantastic organizations. Your ticket purchases help them write this check!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVTKNJsgXhF/?taken-by=mikehessbrewing

As usual, there will be two sessions for the event. The early session is a special VIP event, and the later session is the General Admission Event.

VIP Tickets include access to the GA area for the entire event.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BW-m1DngOQ9/?taken-by=mikehessbrewing

Additionally, MHB will be releasing their brand new HESSFEST 7 Anniverary Stout at the festival!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXBPHLXg6q5/?taken-by=mikehessbrewing

VIP Admission includes:

  • Exclusive admission to #VIPSOURFEST inside the tasting room. 20+ glorious sour beers, each a unique collaboration with one of the guest breweries. Unlimited, self-serve tasters of the My Other Vice Berliner Weisse with unique flavors and additions provided by brewery friends in attendance. MOV is a fantastic hot weather beer – clean, crisp, tart and refreshing with a lovely acidic finish.
  • Early access to the GA outdoor festival at 11am.
  • Exclusive VIP access to the interior VIP section and event until 2pm.
  • ALL VIP attendees get their very own special VIP taster cup this year that you may take (empty) into the outdoor festival and use there too after you’re done sampling all the VIP brews.
  • Plus, all the GA Admission Benefits below.

GA Admission includes:

  • Access to the outdoor festival at 12:30pm.
  • Unlimited Tasters of all the beers brought by 20 of Craft Brewer friends plus some MHB favorites, plus the chance to meet some of the owners and brewers of some of favorite beers.
  • Live Music from some of San Diego’s best….Buckfast Superbee, Imagery Machine, Lead Pony and the Sully Blue-eyed Soul Band.
  • Food Vendors.
  • A limited edition HESSFEST 7 souvenir pint glass.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BW0p4jIgteP/?taken-by=mikehessbrewing

For tickets and more info, check out the link below.

CONFIRMED BREWERIES:

Coronado Brewing Co.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Melvin Brewing
Modern Times Beer
Societe Brewing Company
Stone Brewing
Tombstone Brewing Company
AleSmith Brewing Company
Council Brewing Co.
El segundo brewing
Eppig Brewing
Insurgente
Knotty Brewing Co.
Mikkeller Brewing San Diego
Monkey Paw Brewing Company
South Park Brewing Company
North Park Beer Co.
Second Chance Beer Company
The Perch Pub & Brewery
Thorn Brewing Co.
Resident Brewing Company
Mission Brewery

CONFIRMED BANDS:

Sully and the Blue-eyed Soul Band (check ’em out)
Lead Pony
Imagery Machine
Buckfast Superbee

CONFIRMED FOOD:

Knotty Barrel
Ciro’s Pizzeria
City Tacos
Tribute Pizza
Baron’s Market
Slater’s 50/50
Lucha Libre
Waypoint Public
The Patio

VIP COLLABORATION BEERS:

Mike Hess Brewing collabs with:
Eppig Brewing
Council Brewing Co.
The Perch Pub & Brewery
Monkey Paw Brewing Company
South Park Brewing Company
North Park Beer Co.
AleSmith Brewing Company
Thorn Brewing Co.
Second Chance Beer Company
Mikkeller Brewing SD
Knotty Brewing Co.

 

Share This Event
Event Details
The Latest
San Diego Zoo Pandas
Starting Thursday, August 8, 2024, you can connect with the adorable Yun Chuan and Xin Bao at the San Diego Zoo’s brand-new Panda Ridge. This...
Pepino pop-ups
Ready to add some flavor to your summer Sundays? Pepino, the new Peruvian-influenced eatery and bakeshop, is making waves in La Jolla with pop-ups every...
Border Blitz
Comic-Con Museum will debut an extension of its bi-national exhibit Border Blitz: Artistas del Cómic de Tijuana through an activation at Cross Border Xpress from...
Cardiff Farmer’s Market to Host Yoga & Summer Farmer’s Market Tours
Cardiff Farmer’s Market is excited to unveil an energizing wellness extravaganza! Join their brand-new monthly outdoor yoga sessions and engaging farmer’s market tours. Dive into...
Seeds for the Future by Berry Good Food
Join local nonprofit Berry Good Food for a delicious evening during its annual “Seeds for the Future” event. This unforgettable evening supports BGF’s local school...
Layover Summer Soiree at Intercontinental San Diego
Immerse yourself in the vibrant celebration of summer at the InterContinental San Diego with the Layover Summer Soiree! This event marks the return of the...
Event Details
Upcoming Events
Chula Vista events
November 2, 2024
3:00 pm
  • Downtown Chula Vista
The Downtown Chula Vista Association is thrilled to welcome back the 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration. Friends and family of all ages are...
San Diego Spirits Festival
October 19, 2024
2:00 pm
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Mark your calendars! The San Diego Spirits Festival, the premier event for cocktail connoisseurs, returns for its 15th anniversary! Held at the stunning Museum of...
The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) Returns To Downtown La Jolla
September 28, 2024
10:00 am
  • Downtown La Jolla
  • Girard Avenue
Mark your calendars for an unforgettable weekend of art, wine, and fun in downtown La Jolla! The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) is...
Belmont Park Community 5K
September 22, 2024
8:00 am
  • Belmont Park
The thrilling second annual Belmont Park Community 5K is here! The infectious enthusiasm of last year’s participants made it an absolute blast! This family-friendly event...
Frontwave Arena
September 17, 2024
8:00 pm
Prepare for a pop concert-style spectacle showcasing the athletic brilliance and championship journeys of Simone Biles and an exceptional squad of select dancers, embodying a...
Event Search: