This June, microbreweries, craft beer makers and brew pubs from throughout Southern California and beyond descend on Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula for one special afternoon. The 8th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-off happens Saturday, June 11 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom. For one price, beer enthusiasts can taste unlimited samples of craft and small production brews from San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as selections from Northern California, the Midwest and east coast. Ticket holders also can enjoy limitless tastes of eight varieties of homemade chili, fired up by the award-winning chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
New this year is the VIP ticket, available to everyone who wants to get a more intimate environment to taste and appreciate the more than 100 beers and chili varieties on hand. VIP tickets are $65 and allow pass holders entry at 12:00p.m. and give them an upgraded tasting glass. General admission Pechanga Microbrew Festival tickets are $50. Guests receive a two ounce souvenir glass to sample unlimited beer tastings. Designated driver tickets are available for $30. Both ticket levels let attendees taste all chili and other gourmet food samples, take in live music by two bands including Midnight Satellites, and an extensive silent auction. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Guests must be 21 or older. For tickets or more information, visit www.Pechanga.com or call (877) 711-2946.
Beer Pouring from Bottle with more than 100 microbreweries and craft brewers now dotting the map in Southern California, traveling to each and every one could prove difficult for even the biggest of beer fans. The Pechanga Microbrew Festival brings many of these suds selections together in one place. Whether one’s beer taste includes a light blonde ale, a rich stout or anything in between, it will be satisfied at the Microbrew Fest.
In addition to sampling some of the best small craft beers and chili varieties, and enjoying live music, the 8th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival features a silent auction with prizes including getaway stays, golf outings, sports memorabilia, fine wine and beer gift baskets and much more. Proceeds from the event support Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley programs including homebuilding, free Healthy Homes and Financial Wellness workshops, neighborhood revitalization, home improvement on behalf of veterans and the organization’s two ReStore locations.