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12th San Diego Spirits Festival

    Sat, September 11, 2021 to Sun, September 12, 2021 (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
1000 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Cost: $65 to $130

It’s a Cocktail Extravaganza with TWELVE years of exhilarating entertainment! Its beginning to look a lot like cocktails at the 12th San Diego Spirits Festival we promise to open your eyes to new and unique cocktails, introduce you to great liquor purveyors and talented mixologists.

The two-day Signature Event from September 11-12, 2021 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! 

San Diego Spirits Festival is the biggest Happy Hour in San Diego

“I am absolutely thrilled that this is our 12th anniversary,” said Liz Edwards, Founder and Director of the festival. "I am proud to say that the San Diego Spirits Festival is the largest true cocktail festival and its' all-inclusive with top-shelf cocktails—once you enter, everything is included."

Two days, over 3,000 attendees, a multitude of brands... what are you waiting for? Join us September 11-12, 2021 for the 12th San Diego Spirits Festival one of the top premier events of the beverage alcohol industry!

Highlights All Inclusive Tickets

  • Unlimited Cocktails
  • Bartender Battles
  • Exclusive VIP area
  • Entertainment with Burlesque, Samba, Bollywood Dancers, Belly Dancers/Snake Charmers
  • Groove Kitty 80's live 5 piece band
  • Restaurants serving small bites: TO BE ANNOUNCED
  • QUENCH YOUR THIRST 2021 BRANDS TO BE ANNOUCED Thank you to the 2019 Brands
  • Premier Grand Sponsor - Makers Mark Bourbon Wanted Tour
  • Glenlivet Scotch Whiskey
  • Don Julio Tequila
  • Ketle One Botanical s Vodka
  • Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey
  • Captain Morgan Rum
  • Sagamore Spirits Whiskey’s
  • Hell's Half Acre Vodka
  • Reeds Ginger Beer
  • Loch & Union Gin
  • Wicked Harvest Bourbon
  • Gildardo Partida LLC. with 27 brands of Tequilas
  • Don Papa Rum
  • Broken Shed Vodka
  • Papas Pillar Rum
  • Wild Root's Vodka
  • Nolet Gins
  • J. Seeds Apple Cider Whiskey
  • Pussers Rum
  • Cantan Pisco
  • Topo Chico
  • Tanduay Asian Rum
  • Old Dominick Distillery with Old Dominick Brands: Vodka, HoneyBell Vodka,
  • Huling Station Bourbon-Whiskey and Memphis Toddy
  • Aguamiel Tequilas,
  • Bacanora 42
  • Fever Tree Mixers
  • Rhino Imports with Tequila Dinastia Real and Tequila Insolente
  • South Bay Spirits with Lawless Liqueurs and E R 1.0 Vodka
  • Lagunitas Beer,
  • Source Water, and many more…

Bottle Competition

Winners of the San Diego International Spirits Bottle Competition will be announced.

Hours and Pricing

General Pass Tickets

  • Saturday 2:00 pm- 6:00pm $80
  • Sunday 1.00 pm-5:00 pm $70
  • VIP - Saturday 2:00 pm- 6:00 pm $130
  • VIP - Sunday 1"00 pm-5:00 pm $110


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.

More information:


  • spirits
  • cocktails
  • vodka
  • whiskey
  • gin
  • tequila
  • bourbon
  • mezcal
  • craft cocktails
  • entertainment
  • Things to do in San Diego, CA
  • California Wine & Food Events
  • San Diego Wine & Food Events

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