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Surf 'n' Suds Beer Festival 2023
Saturday, August 12th • Carpinteria State Beach 

Proudly presented by Drink Life! 

Surf 'n' Suds is the premiere, and largest, craft beer festival on the Central Coast, with over 75 craft breweries, ciders, seltzers, kombucha, and wineries on site! And its right on the beach in Carpinteria on Saturday, August 12th from 11:30 a.m. (VIP Entry) / 12:30 p.m. (General Admission entry) - 4:30 p.m. 

Live entertainment by Carpinteria's own Cornerstone Reggae, The Moondawgs and DJ Marco! 

We have a great variety of food trucks and street faire vendors, lawn games—including mega sized beer pong—and plenty of places to sit in the shade! We are right next to the beach in downtown Carpinteria. 

VIP Session (Hour early entry at 11:30 a.m.) - $70
Our VIP Session includes an hour early entry at 11:30 a.m. and VIP guests get to try beers ONLY AVAILABLE during the VIP Session! Your ticket also includes a souvenir glass and samples of any of the craft breweries, ciders, seltzers, kombucha and wineries on site! (No VIP tickets will be available on the day of the event.)

General Admission (12:30 p.m.) - $60 
General Admission guests will enter at 12:30 p.m. Your ticket includes a souvenir glass and samples of any of the craft breweries, ciders, seltzers, kombucha and wineries on site!

Make sure you get to Surf 'n' Suds safely! 

• Amtrak drops off right at our front entrance and also departs in both directions after the event is over.

• For those riding their bikes, park in our FREE bicycle valet provided by MOVE Santa Barbara County. 

Shuttle Service 
Jump on the Brew Bus provides shuttle service from Santa Barbara and Goleta!  They pick you up at Figueroa Mountain Brewing in downtown Santa Barbara (11 a.m.), and at the University Plaza in Goleta (10:30 a.m.)! Tickets are $20 and include ride to and from the event. Shuttle Tickets are available at checkout. 

Surf 'n' Suds proudly benefits the Young and Brave Foundation!

We can't wait to see you and your friends!



You must have a valid ID and be 21 or older to enter Surf 'n' Suds Beer Festival on Saturday, August 12th. No children / babies / infants allowed inside of the event. Last pour is at 4 p.m.

The Surf 'n' Suds Music Festival is an all-ages event and alcohol will be available for purchase. You must show valid ID to purchase alcohol. 

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General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

Any and all payments made to this event are not refundable for any reason, including, without limitation, failure to use the ticket(s) due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and/or duplicate purchases.