San Diego Brewers Guide SD Beer Week

The 14th-Annual San Diego Beer Week, presented by the San Diego Brewers Guild, begins on Friday, November 4th and we're excited to support the annual celebration saluting the Capital of Craft!

A virtual kick-off toast will occur at all Guild member breweries at 7:00 on Friday. Photos of toasts being posted on all social media platforms should use the hashtags #SDBeer and #SDBW22. Guild Fest, the official kick-off event for the celebration of the local independent craft beer industry, is Saturday, November 5 at Surf Sports Park in Del Mar.

Guild Fest tickets are on sale at General admission tickets (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.) are $55.00 and include unlimited samples from more than 60 breweries. Early admission tickets (12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.) are $70.00 and include the unlimited samples as well as an added hour of specialty beers for the first hour.  Guild Fest will include food trucks, as well as live music from Totally 80’s Band and Paging The 90s. The event is 21+ only and parking is available onsite for $12.00. Designated driver tickets will be sold at the door for $20.00 as well. 

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The 2022 Guild Fest will be the first to offer a selection of beer alternatives such as wine and kombucha. Guild Fest had been held downtown since its inception in 2005, beginning at the WorldBeat Center in Balboa Park. This will be the first in-person Guild Fest since 2019, when more than 2,000 beer enthusiasts attended.

Individual breweries will host events and have beer specials throughout Beer Week, all of which are posted on the Brewers Guild’s calendar. The Beer Garden at The Lodge at Torrey Pines is the closing event on Sunday, November 13, featuring 28 breweries paired with 14 chefs. Tickets are $145 and are available at