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Gen Giammanco Foundation

Proceeds will benefit the Gen Giammanco Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial support to student athletes to assist in their pursuit of both scholastic and athletic success in Santa Cruz County.

Aptos Village Park, Santa Cruz, CA
August 7, 8 & 9, 2015

The Legendary California Beer Festival (CBF) is proud to be back in Santa Cruz County for the 5th Annual California Beer Festival at beautiful Aptos Village Park in Aptos!

Friday, August 7th - Brew With A View
Start your weekend off at CBF Brew With a View Invitational...Local Chefs paired with Local Breweries for an Exclusive Tasting Event! This VIP event includes food samples, beer, live music and (1) CBF souvenir pint glass! You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Saturday​, August 8th - ​​Craft Beer Heaven
​12:30 - 5 pm

(VIP Session begins at 11: 30 am, General Admission Gates at 12:30 pm, Beer Sampling 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Saturday's Craft Beer Heaven is THE event for any new or seasoned craft beer drinker and enthusiast! Expand your mind and pallet as you sample from over 85 Craft Beers on tap, live music, mouthwatering food and maybe get in a game or two of Bocce Ball! The main goal of CBFs "Craft Beer Heaven" is to shine a light on the Craft Beer Movement and celebrate great beer! Space is very limited and you must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Sunday, August 9th - ​Hamburger & Hops Music Festival - 11:30 am - 5:30 pm (No Beer Sampling)
Sunday, bring the family, blankets and chairs to CBF's Hamburger & Hops Music Festival! This Sunday Funday in the Park will feature Gourmet Burgers, Craft Beer and an amazing Live Entertainment lineup! Space if very limited. Kids 12 and under are Free. There is NO beer sampling on Sunday, beer and food will be available for purchase.


Gen Giammanco Foundation Strike Brewing Co Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Woodchuck Hard Cider Duke's Smoked Meats A Tool Shed Pleasure Pantry Epicenter Cycling Chaucer's Cellars St. Killians Importing Burt's Bad @ss Burgers Security Crime Prevention Island Brewing Company Speakeasy Eight Bridges Brewing Santa Cruz India Gourmet Hula Huts Good Times The Hippo 104.3 Anchor Brewing Solar Technologies Newcastle The Dude's Brewing Shock Top Goose Island Beer Company Ninkasi Brewing Company Mendocino Brewing Company 101 North Barrelhouse 101 The Saloon BBQ The Tavern Strongbow Widmer Brothers Brewing Einstok Beer Co Artisanal Imports Six Rivers Brewery Golden State Brewing Seabright Brewery Mavericks Brewing Craft Artisan Ales Discretion Brewing New Bohemia Brewing Company Cerveza Mexicali Beer St. Florians Brewing Co. Alvarado Street Brewery Black Ty Brewing Company Solar Technologies Rileys Brewing Faultline Brewing Company New Bohemia Brewing Co. Sid's Smokehouse Conscious Creations