10th San Diego Spirits Festival

August 25, 2018 (Sat) - August 26, 2018 (Sun)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
1000 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Cost: $55 to $65

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Its a Cocktail - Culinary & Cultural Extravaganza with TEN years of exhilarating entertainment. The San Diego Spirits Festival promises to open your eyes to new and unique cocktails, introduce you to great liquor purveyors and talented mixologists.

The two-day event from August 25 - 26, 2018, is set to delight everyone’s palate and promises to be a feast for all your senses with a weekend of cocktails, and lots of entertainment. You will enjoy rubbing shoulders with Brand Ambassadors and Celebrity Chefs and of course a fantastic cocktail experience! 

 2018 is YEAR 10 and we promise to surprise:

Brands in attendance this year include: Lillet with VIP Lounge and Fashion Show; Don Julio Tequila; Ketel One Family of Vodka and the new Ketel One Botanicals; Panther City Distillery; Gildardo Partida LLC with 27 brands of high-end Tequilas; Bohemia Beer American Soju; Café Agave; Pussers Rum, Reed’s Ginger Beer; Sespe Creek Distillery Speakeasy; Revel Spirits; Dano’s Dangerous Tequila; Brugal Rum; Tequila Indianos; Tequila Enedina; Chantaje Mezcal; 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 are still being added.

The entertainment lineup this year includes live music from funk-rock band Sofa King Bueno, Drop Dead Dames Burlesque Revue, Energia Fire Boys Burlesque and Samba, body artist Evgola, the Bollywood dance troupe from Andaaz Dance Academy, Cirque Quirk Stilt walker, a fashion show featuring Hulabelle swimwear & Kasia Resort Wear and DJ Mike White.

 Hours and Pricing

Saturday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM General Admission Tickets $65

Saturday VIP 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM $100, includes champagne, caviar front row to Fashion Show and entertainment  (includes VIP Area and more TBA)

Sunday VIP 2-00PM - 5:00 PM $85 includes champagne, caviar front row to Fashion Show and entertainment  (includes VIP Area and more TBA)

Sunday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM General Admission Tickets $55


  • Unlimited Cocktails
  • Bartender Battles
  • Chef Demonstrations
  • Entertainment with Burlesque, Samba, Aerialists and DJ's
  • VIP area
  • Fashion Sho
  • Restaurants serving samples
  • Food Trucks food for purchase

Location The Pavilion is located Harbor Drive at W Broadway (End of Broadway on Broadway Pier)

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes ID will be checked and you must be over 21

 What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking for the Broadway Pier is available off-site via metered street parking or at one of a number of paid lots in the surrounding area. It is also accessible by public transportation - besides the local trolley, trains run regularly from the Coaster Santa Fe and Amtrak Santa Fe Train Depot stations nearby. Take Pacific Highway

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can have your ticket on any mobile smart device so we can scan the bar code, or go the old fashioned way and print it for scanning

 The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes that's OK as long as the attendee is over 21

 What does my ticket include

Tastings of cocktails from the many brands, Restaurant serving samples and of course lots of Entertainment all day long.