Stone 22nd Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Saturday Sessions



Rare Beer $99
Session A & B $65
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!

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!

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 and 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 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

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 $2 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