Stone 22nd Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Saturday Sessions

Stone 22nd Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Saturday Sessions

Session A & B $65
Rare Beer $99 - SOLD OUT
California State University San Marcos
Event Overview

Be a part of Southern California’s largest beer festival, featuring beers from Stone Brewing and more than 55 of the best craft breweries in the world! We are commemorating 22 years of True Independent Craft by throwing an awesome celebration with all our fans!

Be a part of Southern California’s largest beer festival, featuring beers from Stone Brewing and more than 55 of the best craft breweries in the world. You’ll enjoy endless pours of amazing craft beer, samples of delicious food,  the best part? It’s all for charity! 100% of ticket proceeds are donated to community organizations.

  • 55+ participating breweries
  • Endless 2oz pours of craft beer
  • Tasty bites for purchase and complimentary samples from vendors
  • Commemorative Stone 22nd Anniversary tasting glass
  • Live music
  • Cigar lounge with cigars for purchase

DESIGNATED DRIVER $15 TICKET

  • Access to the relaxation lounge, food samples, featuring craft sodas, coffee, waters & more!

This is the ticket for the ultimate beer nerd or Stone superfan. You’ll have access to everything at Session A and Session B, but in addition, you’ll also get twenty 2oz pours of some of the absolute best and rarest beers from Stone and our favorite breweries around the world. Rare Beer access means you’ll also get unlimited light bites from our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens live food stations.

  • 55+ participating breweries
  • 20 - 2oz pours of Rare Beers hand selected by Stone Global Beer Curator Paddy Lenehan
  • Endless 2oz pours of craft beer
  • Access to exclusive Rare Beer section and entire festival
  • Unlimited lite bites of Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens live food stations
  • Commemorative 22nd Anniversary tasting glass
  • Live music
  • Cigar lounge with cigars for purchase

DESIGNATED DRIVER RARE BEER $35 TICKET

  • Unlimited lite bites of Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens live food stations
  • Access to the relaxation lounge, featuring craft sodas, coffee, waters & more!

This is a special add-on and must be purchased in combination with a RARE BEER ALL-ACCESS or SESSION A or B ticket.

Join the members of the Stone Brewing Innovation Team for intimate 30 minute Meet the Brewer Private Tastings. This $15 add on to your day allows you to have awesome conversations with the brewers who make Stone great. Each brewer will hand select two additional beers for you to taste and discuss. 

Gonzo

Steve Gonzalez 
Sr. Manager, Brewing & Innovation - Small Batch & Director of the Stone Mission Warehouse Sour Program
2PM - 2:30PM 

Jeremy

Jeremy Moynier
Sr. Manager, Innovation Program & Supply Chain & Hops Fanatic
3PM - 3:30PM 

Cecil

Cecil Menasco
Small Batch Brewer & Stone Beer Extraordinaire
5:30PM - 6PM

Laura

Laura Ulrich
Small Batch Brewer & President of the Pink Boots Society *Ticket proceeds go to Pink Boots Society*
6:30PM - 7PM

  • AleSmith Brewing Company
  • Allagash Brewing Co.
  • Avery Brewing Co.
  • Beachwood Brewing
  • Bear Republic
  • Belching Beaver Brewery
  • Boneyard Beer
  • BRŁO
  • Bruery Terreux
  • Burgeon Beer
  • Casa Agria Specialty Ales
  • Cascade Brewing
  • Eel River Brewing Co.
  • Fall Brewing Company
  • Fieldwork Brewing Company
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • Funkwerks
  • Green Cheek Beer Co.
  • Insurgente
  • Kern River Brewing Co.
  • Libertine Brewing Company
  • Melvin Brewing
  • Mikkeller Brewing San Diego
  • Modern Times Beer 
  • North Park Beer Co.
  • Oskar Blues
  • Phantom Carriage Brewery
  • Pizza Port Brewing Company 
  • Pure Project
  • Rip Current Brewing
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • Silva Brewing
  • Stone Brewing
  • Stone Brewing - Berlin
  • Stone Brewing - Liberty Station
  • Stone Brewing - Napa
  • Stone Brewing - Richmond
  • Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.
  • The Bruery
  • The Lost Abbey
  • Thorn Brewing Co.
  • Three Weavers Brewing Co.
  • Wandering Aengus Ciderworks and Anthem Cider
  • Wild Barrel Brewing Co.
  • Wiseacre Brewing Company

The festival is the largest charity fundraiser we hold, with 100% of the ticket proceeds going to charity. Over the years, this festival has raised a total of over $3 million for charity. For all the charities involved, this event garners the largest single donation each receives year after year. That’s right—they count on your altruistic beer drinking, and every glass you raise this year will help make our community and the world at large a better place.

Our Charities:

  • The Surfrider Foundation
  • Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos
  • YMCA of San Diego County
  • Fight ALD!
  • CSUSM Foundation

We've also invited some of our favorite restaurants, caterers, coffee shops, and more to share their delicious foods and special treats. Enjoy samplings from:

  • Amore Cheesecake
  • Bread & Cheese Catering
  • Carlsbad Gourmet
  • Casanova Tacos
  • Cypress Grove Cheese
  • GoGo Truck
  • Mostra Coffee
  • Nutista Authentic Stoneground Nutbutters
  • Pizza Port
  • Ryan Bros Coffee
  • Scoops on Tap
  • So Rich Chocolates
  • The Food Dood
  • Zico Premium Coconut Water

Session A:

  • Lou Pine
  • Snake Oil Salesmen

Session B:

  • Trouble in the Wind
  • Creature Canyon

Rare Beer:

  • Jimmy & Enrique

Session A & B Participating Breweries

Abnormal Beer Co
AleSmithBrewing Company
Allagash Brewing Co.
Arrogant Brewing
Avery Brewing Co.
Beachwood Brewing
Bear Republic
Belching Beaver Brewery
Boneyard Beer
Bruery Terreux
BRŁO
Burgeon Beer
Cascade Brewing
Fall Brewing Company
Fieldwork Brewing Company
Firestone Walker Brewing Co
Funkwerks
Green Cheek Beer Co
Insurgente
Kern River Brewing co
Libertine Brewing Company
Lord Hobo Brewing Company
MadeWest Brewing Company
Mahrs Bräu Bamberg GmbH
Maine Beer Company
Maui Brewing Company
Melvin Brewing
Mikkeller Brewing San Diego
Modern Times Beer
New Realm Brewing Co
North Park Beer Co
Oskar Blues
Phantom Carriage Brewery
Pizza Port Brewing Company
Pure Project
Rip Current Brewing
Russian River Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
Silva Brewing
Societe Brewing Company
South Park Brewing
Stone Brewing
The Bruery
The Lost Abbey
Thorn Brewing Co
Three Weavers Brewing Co
Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks and Anthem Cider
Wild Barrel Brewing Co
Wiseacre Brewing Company