The California Wine Festival is more than just one event. It is a series of four and here are the dates, locations and ticket information for 2024.
Each includes an intimate opening on Friday nights called the Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting with a larger tasting event on Saturdays called the Beachside Wine Festival. All the festivals feature 200 wines from 50 wineries across the Golden State, paired with gourmet food selections from local dining establishments and live entertainment. A signature elemnt of the California Wine Festival events are that they all take place at scenic coastal locations.
“We are thrilled to be back all across the Golden State to celebrate over two decades of world-class wine, food and music,” said Emily Kaufmann, Executive Director, California Wine Festival. “Our visitors enjoy the good vibes present at our coastal locations and dedication to showcasing award-winning wines from across the state’s diverse growing regions. As one of the premier wine events in California, we look forward to raising a glass with both new and returning guests at each of our four beautiful locations this year.”
Tickets for each event start at $75. They can be purchased here.
CA Wine Festival Dana Point — April 19-20
April 19: Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
April 20: Beachside Wine Festival: Sea Terrace Community Park
CA Wine Festival Carlsbad — June 28-29
June 28: Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, The Gardens
June 29: Beachside Wine Festival: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Heron Lawn
CA Wine Festival Santa Barbara — July 19-20
July 19: Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Chase Palm Park, Carousel House
July 20: Beachside Wine Festival: Chase Palm Park, Oceanside
CA Wine Festival Huntington Beach — November 8-9
November 8: Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting: Paséa Hotel & Spa, Sapphire Ballroom
November 9: Beachside Wine Festival: Paséa Hotel & Spa, Indoor and Outdoor
Tickets will be on sale starting June 1.
For more information and to purchase tickets for this 21+ event, please visit CalifoniaWineFestival.com.