San Diego Spirits Festival Returns To Downtown's Port Pavilion On Broadway Pier For 11th Year This August 24-25 | Enter To Win Tickets

August 11, 2019

San Diego’s premier celebration of liquor and cocktails, the San Diego Spirits Festival is back for its eleventh year of unforgettable summertime indulgences this August 24-25. Thousands of spirits enthusiasts wil descend upon San Diego’s waterfront Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier to enjoy two rollicking days of unlimited cocktails and sizzling entertainment. We are raffling off 2 tickets for Sunday, August 25!

Since its launch 11 years ago, the San Diego Spirits Festival has given its guests unrivaled access to experience the country's finest spirits, from big-name brands you know to local, small-batch distilleries that you need to know about. Set against the breezy backdrop of San Diego Bay, the two-day gathering features an endless parade of limitless cocktail creations and spirit sips featuring some of the industry’s hottest labels. These divine drinks will be accompanied by a delicious array of culinary delights and an eclectic blend of entertainment, making this event the summer shindig you won’t want to miss.

In between sips and savory moments, guests will get to hear the stories behind your favorite brands to further immerse yourself into the "spirit" of the festival. Participants will get the chance to take a deep dive into the world of mixology through bartender competitions, grand tastings, and mini-seminars. Live music and risqué entertainment will keep the good times going and there may even be a celebrity or two in attendance. Add it all up, and you have a festival that’s a must for industry pros, cocktail enthusiasts, and casual liquor lovers to attend.

Brands in attendance this year include Makers Mark Bourbon, Don Julio Tequila, Kettle One Botanicals, Bulleit Bourbon, Captain Morgan Rum, Sagamore Spirits Whiskey’s, Hells Half Acre Vodka, Reeds Ginger Beer, Loch & Union Gin, Wicked Harvest Bourbon, The Glenlivet, Pussers Rum, Gildardo Partida with 27 brands of high-end tequilas and many more. Participating restaurants include Ranch Catering, Carolina Mikes, The Patio, Los Primos, Luna Grill, and Hunters Home Kitchen. The entertainment lineup includes live music from 80’s Band Groove Kitty, DJ Mike White, Lola Demure The Prima Ballerina of Burlesque, Energia Entertainment Presents: Fly Boys Burlesque, Energia Samba, & Energia Belly Dancers and Snake Charmers Christina Simmons and Eliza Moons.

Tickets to the San Diego Spirits Festival are available online. The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier is located at 1000 N. Harbor Drive in downtown San Diego. Guests are encouraged to get to the event through a ride share program, as you tend to get rather wasted drinking liquor for hours at a time. For more information about the event and to get tickets, visit