10TH Annual San Diego Spirits Festival – August 25-26, 2018

 Signature event for San Diego celebrates 10 Years 

10TH Annual San Diego Spirits Festival – August 25-26, 2018The San Diego Spirits Festival, San Diego’s premier celebration of liquor and cocktails, is back for its tenth year of unforgettable summertime indulgence. Thousands of spirits enthusiasts of all stripes will descend upon San Diego’s gorgeous Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier August 25-26, 2018, to enjoy two rollicking days of bountiful booze, killer cocktails, top-notch food, and sizzling entertainment.

10TH Annual San Diego Spirits Festival – August 25-26, 2018Since its launch 10 years ago, the San Diego Spirits Festival has given its guests unrivaled access to experience the market’s finest spirits, from big-name brands you know to small-batch distilleries you need to know about. 2018 is poised to be its biggest year yet. Set against the breezy back drop of the inimitable San Diego Bay, the two-day gathering will feature an endless parade of limitless cocktail creations and spirit sips featuring some of the industry’s hottest labels. These divine drinks will be accompanied by a delicious array of culinary delights and an eclectic blend of entertainment, making this event the summer shindig you won’t want to miss.

In between sips and savory moments, you’ll get to hear the stories behind your favorite brands to further immerse yourself into the “spirit” of the festival. You’ll also take a deep dive into the world of mixology through bartender competitions, grand tastings, and mini-seminars. Live music and risqué entertainment keep the good times going even when you’re not raising a glass. You may even spot a celebrity or two if you’re lucky. Add it all up, and you have a festival that’s a must for industry pros, cocktail enthusiasts, and casual liquor lovers to attend.

Brands in attendance this year include:

 with VIP Lounge and Fashion Show; Don Julio Tequila; Panther City Distillery; Gildardo Partida LLC. with 27 brands of high end Tequilas; American Soju; Café Agave; Pussers Rum, Reeds Ginger Beer; Sesepeke Creek Distillery Speakeasy; Revel Spirits; Dano’s Dangerous Tequila; Brugal Rum; Tequila Indianos; Tequila Enedina; Chantaje Mezcal; Tanduay Rum, 44 Degree Vodka; Old Elk Distillery; Santo Mezcal; Hood River Distillery; Sammy’s Beach Bay Rum; Deep Eddy Vodka; Blue Chair Bay Rum; Tequila El Rey; Zyr Russian Vodka; Fever Tree; Mule 20; Toco Cachaça; J Reeds Apple Cider Whiskey; Capone Tequila & Rum; Magic Bullet; Kevita; Buzz Pop Cocktails and more still being added.

San Diego Spirits Festival is also pleased to announce that The Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) has once again joined the San Diego Spirits Festival as Legacy Charity Partner.


  • • August 25 – 26, 2018
  • • Saturday 2 pm-6 pm
  • • Sunday 2 pm- 5 pm
  • • Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive San Diego 92101


Daily prices for Saturday and Sunday are $65 and $60

VIP Tickets for Saturday $100 and Sunday $85 and include Champagne, caviar and other surprises

Tickets: https://www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com/tickets


Since 2009, San Diego Spirits Festival has brought the best of the craft cocktail scene to the city of San Diego, celebrating local cuisine, mixology, and all things spirits. Voted Premier Traveler’s, “Must-Try Festival of the Year”, and named by Fodors.com as “One of the Best Cocktail Festivals in America!” It is truly an event not to be missed! For more information on the San Diego Spirits Festival: www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com

Contact: Liz@SanDiegoSpiritsFestival.com