2016 California Beer Festival in Ventura the Weekend of September 16-18

The California Beer Festival (CBF) returns to Ventura County the weekend of September 16-18, 2016 at Mission Park in Ventura.

Friday, September 16, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Start your weekend off at CBF's Food & Beer Pairing Competition! Taking place Friday, September 16th 5:30pm at City Hall overlooking Downtown Ventura! Five Brewmasters will be paired up with Five Gourmet Local Chefs competing for your palate and vote for Best Food & Beer Pairing! This VIP event includes food samples, beer, live music and (1) CBF souvenir pint glass! You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.                                  

Saturday, September 17, 12:30 – 5:00 pm

(VIP Session begins at 11: 30 am, General Admission Gates at 12:30 pm, Beer Sampling 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm) Ending Ventura County Beer Week is THE Legendary, California Beer Festival (CBF) back at beautiful Mission Park in downtown Ventura! Saturday September 17th, come experience Craft Beer Heaven with beers on tap, food trucks and live music throughout the day! This is a chance to expand your mind and educate yourself on new and old styles of craft beer!

Sunday, September 18, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday is Boots & Brews with Country Music Star Joe Nichols! With mega hits like "Tequila Makes Her Close Fall Off" and "Sunny and 75", Boots & Brews with Joe Nichols will be the BEST way to end the CBF Weekend. Bring your chairs and blankets, kick up your boots at this family friendly event! Food and ice cold Craft Beer will be available for purchase. Children 12 and under FREE. SPACE IS LIMITED! 

Visit californiabeerfestival.com/ventura.php to learn more and buy tickets!

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Downtown Ventura Organization and Gen Giammanco Foundation.