San Diego Spirits Festival Returns This September With Move To Premier Coastal Location

The San Diego Spirits Festival, a world-class cocktail and cultural event, is shaking things up for its 13th year with a move to the newly-renovated Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla (MCASD). San Diego’s annual spirits extravaganza will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, featuring unlimited cocktails from over 60 brands, live music and entertainment, access to MCASD’s galleries and more. Tickets are now available for purchase here.

A world-class festival in a world-class museum

“This event has grown exponentially through a community of craft cocktail and premium spirits lovers, and this year, we look forward to taking the San Diego Spirits Festival upmarket to La Jolla in this world-class museum,” said Liz Edwards, owner and founder of the San Diego Spirits Festival. “We’re creating an experience-driven event completely unique to the community, where guests can be inspired by exceptional cocktails and spirits, exquisite art and spectacular views.”

This incredible new setting will take So Cal’s favorite spirits festival to new heights, where art, bespoke spirits brands and cocktails will come together for a stellar two-day experience. San Diego Spirits Festival’s move from downtown San Diego to La Jolla will build on the event’s loyal following while attracting a new audience within La Jolla and adding new layers to the world-class event.

The San Diego Spirits Festival offers an upscale event that appeals to everyone from novice cocktail lovers and fashionistas to experienced mixology professionals and restaurateurs. Spirits and art enthusiasts will explore the world of whiskey, bourbon, tequila, rum, gin, vodka and other fine spirits, plus ready-to-drink beverages including seltzers, canned cocktails and more.

Recently opened after a two-year, $200 million renovation, MCASD is comprised of both indoor and outdoor spaces, offering panoramic views of the La Jolla coast throughout. The festival will take place on multiple levels of the museum, with the full exhibition from its galleries on display.

Info and Tickets

Festival hours will be from 3PM to 7PM on Saturday, Sept. 24 and 1PM to 5PM on Sunday, Sept. 25. Tickets start at $85 for a general pass and can be purchased online through Eventbrite here.

More information about the festival can be found on the website here.

About The San Diego Spirits Festival

The San Diego Spirits Festival is an annual world-class event where cocktails, culture and art come together for a stellar two-day experience fueled by top spirits, bespoke cocktail brands in an exceptional venue. San Diego Spirits Festival distills the essence of the luxury craft cocktail and liquor market into a signature event; the creativity and design of the event space invites guests to be amongst world-renowned brands and boutique distillers.  More information is available on the website here, on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

See you there, San Diego!