One of the Top Cocktail Festivals in America Returns August 23 & 24 | Save $$ and Win Tickets to the 6th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival

August 17, 2014

Named one of the Best Cocktail Festivals in America by Fodor's Travel, the San Diego Spirits Festival is back for its 6th year and ready to provide a tremendous occasion to sample and experience the finest spirits and food from San Diego and beyond. Taking place at the picturesque Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier over the weekend of August 23 & 24, this annual festival offers attendees the unique opportunities to learn how to create and pair the perfect cocktail. Each year, the annual festival brings more spirits, culinary delights and an eclectic blend of entertainment, and 2014 proves to be the biggest year yet. In addition to offering a promo code to save $25 per ticket, SanDiegoVille is raffling off a pair of passes to attend the San Diego Spirits Festival on Sunday, August 24 ($170 value). Submit your email below to enter!

San Diego Spirits Festival is eager to transform you’re every cocktail desire into a reality with some of the hottest brands, allowing participants the chance to sip and savor the latest cocktail creations amidst the salt and sea air of San Diego Bay. Learn more about the world of mixology, or get brief history lesson on the stories behind your favorite brands, as you immerse yourself in the ‘spirit’ of the festival.

In addition to tons of booze stations, there will be a culinary area waterfront on the back of the Broadway Pier with offerings from The Blind Burro, Mr. Peabody’s, The Patio, Zarco Cocine de Baja, San Luis Sourdough Panini’s, Joes Crab Shack, The Melting Pot, The Hake, Crazee Burger; Florent Restaurant & Lounge, Pizza Slice Catering, Family Spice Oils and more. Entertainment will be provided by Drop Dead Dames burlesque revue, Gravity-defying acrobatic stunts by Aerial Revolution, Caribbean pop/dance diva Indigo, JC Villafan, Jamila, Samba Dancers and more.

Time to quench your thirst - just check out who is pouring:
  • BevMo (various champagnes) 
  • Don Julio 
  • Zacapa Rum 
  • Captain Morgan
  • Brown Forman 
  • Woodford Reserve 
  • Early Times Fire Eater Hot Cinnamon Whiskey 
  • Canadian Mist Whiskey 
  • Old Forestor Whiskey 
  • Early Times Kentucky Whiskey 
  • Stoli Black Elite Vodka 
  • Crater Lake Vodka
  • Cascade Mtn Gin 
  • Mazama Vodka 
  • Cofia Vodka 
  • Diplomatico Rum 
  • Sweet Potato Spirits
  • Corbin California Estate Grown Sweet Potato Vodka 
  • Corbin Cash Merced Rye Whiskey
  • Deep Eddy Vodka’s 
  • Dirty Tequila
  • Aviv Vodka
  • Cold Cock American Herbal Whiskey 
  • Bong Vodka 
  • Gompers Gin 
  • Gaviota Tequila
  • Jose Cuervo 
  • Kraken Black Spiced Rum
  • St Petersburg Vodka 
  • Imperial Collection Vodka 
  • Forty Degrees Vodka 
  • Azzure Vodka 
  • Short Mountain Distillery Moonshines 
  • Diablo Beverages 
  • Bare Cocktail Mixers 
  • Backyard Mary 
Tickets to the San Diego Spirits Festival are $90 for Saturday, August 23 and $85 for Sunday, August 24, and can be purchased online. Save $25 per ticket by using promo code SPIRITS. Both passes are all inclusive tickets that include UNLIMITED spirits and food samples, so be careful and be sure to get a designated driver.

The spirits kick in, the crowds grow, the food excites, and entertainment delights, and if you went to last year's event you have to know it's only getting better each season, if that's possible! For more information on the San Diego Spirits Festival, visit