San Diego Brewers Guild Present 10th Annual San Diego Beer Week This November 2-11 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win Brewers Guild Fest Tickets

October 20, 2018

A decade since the first-ever San Diego Beer Week, America’s Finest City is now regarded for its award-winning brewing community and has rightfully earned the nickname, Capital of Craft. This year, the San Diego Brewers Guild will bring back its 10-day celebration of all things craft beer from November 2-11, with a whole host of events including the 2018 Guild Fest on Saturday, November 3 and The Beer Garden closing pairing festival at The Lodge Torrey Pines on Sunday, November 11. We are raffling off two passes to the Brewers Guild Fest, as well as offering a way to save $10 on tickets!

SDBW is an annual celebration of San Diego’s craft beer industry with more than 130 independent craft brewing locations participating. The week will be filled with more than 500 beer-centric events throughout the county, allowing craft beer aficionados and newbies a chance to try the best of San Diego indie beer. Participating breweries, tasting rooms, bars and restaurants are encouraged to host special events on the first night of SDBW and join a virtual toast at 7:30pm on November 2. Fans may find events listed online and take part in the Countywide Virtual Kickoff Toast by sharing photos on social media using #SDBEER and #SDBW.

"San Diego Beer Week is the perfect way for both locals and tourists to enjoy our region’s vibrant craft brewing community," said Paige McWey, Executive Director of the San Diego Brewers Guild. "This year, we're especially excited to give fans a completely revamped Guild Fest to start the week. We think attendees will really enjoy the new location in Downtown and be pumped to try beers from our neighboring California and Mexico guilds, as well as the option to pre-party on a boat in the San Diego Bay."

For the first time ever, regional brewery guilds from outside of San Diego, such as the Mexicali Brewers Guild, Sacramento Brewers Guild, Orange County Brewers Guild, Los Angeles Brewers Guild and more to be announced, will be pouring beers alongside SDBG brewery members at the Guild Fest on Saturday, November 3, taking place at a new location - the Embarcadero Marina Park South. Fans may choose between general admission passes or a brand-new VIP harbor cruise experience.

Tickets to the San Diego Brewers Guild Festival are available online. General admission passes are $50 and include access to the event from 2-5pm, unlimited samples from more than 60 independent breweries and a commemorative tasting cup. VIP passes are $90 and include everything that GA tickets get plus a 60-minute VIP Harbor Cruise with small food bites and specialty beers aboard the boat and early entrance into the main festival beginning at 1:30pm.

Closing out SDBW is the Beer Garden at the beautiful Arroyo Terrace of the Lodge in Torrey Pines. From noon to 3pm on Sunday, November 11, guests will enjoy unlimited tasters of local craft beers from 28 breweries, creatively paired with artisanal food from 14 chefs. With live musical entertainment and panoramic ocean views, this event is the most exquisite end to SDBW. All-inclusive general admission tickets are $85, while ‘Designated Driver’ tickets cost $50 (plus tax and service fees) and come with non-alcoholic beverages. Tickets for the Beer Garden may also be purchased online.

🌟GIVEAWAY🌟 Two more tickets to this year’s #SDBW Official Kick-Off Party, GUILD FEST happening on November 3 at Embarcadero South! Winners will be enjoying the BEST of SD #indiebeer AND independent beer from OC, LA, BAJA, and more! TO WIN: 1️⃣ LIKE this post, 2️⃣ TAG 3 friends PLUS your favorite independent breweries, 3️⃣ FOLLOW @sdbrewers for all things #SDBEER, 4️⃣ BE AT LEAST 21 years old! & that’s it. ⭐ A winner will be announced via our email newsletter NEXT WEEK; make sure you're signed up (head over to! 💬 PS save $10 on your Guild Fest ticket when you purchase through the SD BEER App ( using code: SDBEERAPP #drinkindependent #craftnotcrap #independentmatters #madeinsd #sandiegobeer #sandiego #craftbeer #cacraft #seektheseal #moderntimesbeer #stonebeer #sdevents #mysdphoto #sandiego_ca
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Celebrating Beer Week and searching for craft beer in San Diego is made simple with the SD BEER App, a mobile application giving fans access to a plethora of events, interactive map, brewery profile listings and more. To make the entire SDBW experience even easier, event-goers are able to request a Lyft ride to any location listed in the SD BEER App via the push of a button. With the goal of providing safe and reliable rides to and from locations, the discount code SDBW18 gives craft beer drinkers 20 percent off up to two trips during SDBW. Fans can also save $10 on tickets to SD Beer Week events by downloading the application and purchasing their passes using it. Enter SDBEERAPP at checkout to save.

For more information about the San Diego Brewers Guild or to find an event, download the SD Beer App and visit