Craft Beers & Music Flows At These Events In Orange County, CA
Here’s a rundown with descriptions, locations & ticket information for their 2017 events.
Sabroso Craft Beer Taco & Music Festival 2017
Date & Location: April 8 , Doheny State Beach
Tickets: $55, VIP $65
A beer festival on the beach, this event features the band Offspring as the main musical act, gourmet tacos and craft beer tastings.
The tasting goes from 1-4 p.m., (noon for VIPs) that involves unlimited tastings. In addition to Offspring, there’s music from Sum 41. Lit, rival Sons, Unwritten Law and Metalachi plus roving mariachi bands.
Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Roundup 2017
Date & Location: July 15-17 Orange County Fairgrounds During OC Fair
Tickets: $50 pre-sale, $60 day of event; VIP $50/65 and $75 day of event
This is a craft beer festival featuring more than 80 craft beers within the Orange County Fair. The ticket prices includes admission to the fair. In addition to the beers, there’s music, games and a lively “down home” atmosphere.
The event features unlimited tastes of Pale Ales, IPAs, Stouts, Saisons and Hefeweizens and for 2017 it has moved into a larger area next to the Pacific Amphitheatre. The 2016 event sold out and was honored with a First-Place Western Fairs Association Achievement Award for best Event Within an Event.
Orange County Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival 2017
Date & Location: Sept. 23, Oak Canyon Park
Tickets: $45 advance, $55 at door; VIP $60 & $70
This eighth-annual event features more than 250 craft beers from 90 breweries. There’s live music by the Spazmatics (a fun 80s cover band) and Groove Session.
Held in a park, it has unlimited tastings, food trucks, games and craft beer speakers. The location is in a park on Santiago Canyon Road in Silverado. There’s free shuttles from the Tustin Metrolink station.
Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival 2017
Date & Location: December 9, Honda Center Parking Lot
California craft beers with unlimited 2-ounce tastings, food trucks and live music are part of this festival in Anaheim. It also features a craft beer expo.. A really nice thing about this event is that no babies or kids are allowed into it. So it’s for the fun and serious beer drinkers only!