San Diego Sake Day Festival Takes Over Japanese Friendship Garden At Balboa Park On October 1 | Enter To Win 2 Tickets

September 4, 2021

Kampai! To celebrate World Sake Day, the San Diego Sake Day Festival will return to a new venue at the beautiful Japanese Friendship Garden at Balboa Park on October 1, and we are raffling off 2 tickets to attend. Read on and be sure to enter our giveaway for a chance to win.

Taking place at the Japanese Friendship Garden on Friday, October 1, from 5:30-8:30pm, San Diego Sake Day will start with a traditional cedar sake barrel opening ceremony known as "Kagami Biraki." The event will feature tastings of over 50 different sake varieties from all over Japan and North American breweries. The first 100 guests will receive their own color changing cherry blossom sake glassware and all attendees will get a chance to mingle with local sake brewers and sommeliers to learn about the history and production of the world famous Japanese fermented rice wine. The event will also feature Taiko drumming performance and special tapas samples from area eateries.

Tickets to the San Diego Sake Day Festival are available online for $59 until September 30. Passes include sake, beer and tapas samples and admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden. Get your tickets before the event sells out. Enter below for a chance to win 2 tickets to the event.