San Diego Distillers Guild Fest Returns To Feature San Diego’s Craft DistilleriesEat + Drink San Diego Distillers Guild Fest celebrates with tastings from twenty craft distilleries, bites from San Diego restaurants and live music in a new downtown bayfront venue
The San Diego Distillers Guild has announced the return of the San Diego Distillers Guild Fest! Launched in 2019 to hundreds of enthusiastic attendees, the Guild paused last year’s festival as distillers temporarily pivoted to produce sanitizer. Now returning and ready to show off San Diego’s craft distilling community, this year’s festival will take place in a new and larger venue featuring 12,000 square feet of airy indoor and outdoor space overlooking San Diego Bay in downtown San Diego.
Designed as San Diego’s first upscale artisanal spirits festival, the San Diego Distillers Guild Fest invites you to enjoy a night out in an intimate and experiential setting. Ticket holders will enjoy complimentary spirits and cocktails from nearly twenty craft distilleries, sweet and savory bites from local restaurants, music by jazz ensemble , The Justin Joyce Trio, and beautiful bay views on an expansive, open-air patio.
You’ll also have the rare opportunity to meet and chat with expert distillers who have collectively received hundreds of awards.
This year’s growing lineup includes:
The diverse group of distilleries serving at the event ranges from long-established local distilleries to exciting newcomers in process of opening in San Diego.
Bearded Barrel Distilling
Copper Collar Distillery
Deaf Shepherd Distilling
Joshua Tree Distilling Co.
Liberty Call Distilling
Malahat Spirits Co.
Old Harbor Distilling
Pacific Coast Spirits
San Diego Distillery
San Diego Sunshine
Seven Caves Spirits
You & Yours
Tickets to the San Diego Distillers Guild Fest are $60 for general admission and $100 for VIP, the latter including early entrance and special tastings; designated driver (non-drinking) tickets are also available. This year’s San Diego Distillers Guild Fest is limited to 600 attendees within a venue originally designed for 1,500 people, ensuring ample space and safety.
About San Diego Distillers Guild
Established in 2014, the San Diego Distillers Guild promotes artisanal distilled spirits production in San Diego County through pursuing a two-fold mission including raising the public’s awareness about the quality and uniqueness of spirits created via craft distillation and serving as an educational and networking resource for those interested in craft spirit production throughout San Diego and the United States. Learn more here and socialize on Facebook and on Instagram.
See you there, San Diego!