5 San Diego Food and Beer Events Coming Up This August.

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Feel the Love with $3 Flower Sours from Kilowatt Brewing

Summer of Love 50th Festival
August 3rd from 6PM – 9PM
Kilowatt Brewing in Ocean Beach

It’s been 50 years’ since the 1967 Summer of Love. Come drink beers and dance with us in San Diego’s hippiest area, Ocean Beach. Celebrate with the release of 3 new Flower sour beers, all for $3 each. Check out the display of vintage concert posters, music and lights from 1967, and a display of paintings called Women of the 60s.

You’ve Got To Try: The $3 Elderflower Sour, for sure.

Food Truck Festival in Balboa Every Friday

Food Truck Friday
Every Friday (June 2nd – September 29th) from 4PM – 8:30PM
Balboa Park Conservatory

This event has been hip and happening all Summer, but with only one month left, August is the time to go! Live music, entertainment, and food trucks galore can be found in the center of Balboa Park every Friday evening from June 2nd to September 29th. Get some tasty food and play some of the large-scale lawn games laid out on the Plaza, including a giant checkerboard set and oversized bean bag chairs. Many of the Balboa Museums also offer discounted ticket rates for this event. Starting at 5PM, purchase $5 tickets to the Museum of Art and the Mingei International Museum.

You’ve Got To Try: The tacos and burgers from Eat Your Heart Out, a food truck where no utensils are necessary.

Class & Cocktails at the San Diego Spirits Festival

San Diego Spirits Festival
August 26th @ 2PM – 27th @ 5PM
Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

This cocktail extravaganza is one of the bigger events this month. Ticket-holders will receive unlimited free samples from San Diego spirit producers like El Rey Tequila, Vector Vodka, Mighty Swell Sparkling Cocktails and Bacardi.
This event is all about class. Check out the vintage & classic car showcase while you sip, or be entertained by acts like burlesque, samba and aerialists.

You’ve Got To Try: The Lillet VIP Bar, it’s worth the VIP Ticket Price. This ticket will also get you into the San Diego Fashion Week after party.

Unlimited Beer & Food Samples in Embarcadero

2017 Brew & Food Festival
August 26th from 3PM – 6:30PM
Embarcadero Marina Park North

The Brew and Food Festival, nicknamed BFF, is produced by Motley Brews on behalf of active non-profits in the San Diego area. Get unlimited samples from over 200 breweries. Yes, 200. Including favorites like Pizza Port, Stone, Hillcrest Brewing Co., Mike Hess, Groundswell, and Monkey Paw.

You’ve Got To Try: The VIP Pass to see 4 culinary chefs at work and get free food samples as well.

GreenFlash and Alpine Beer Co Host their 3rd Annual Beer Festival

Green Fest Treasure Chest Beer & Food Fest
Sunday Aug 27th from 12PM – 5PM
Green Flash Cellar 3 in Poway

Get out your Hawaiian T-Shirt and head to this Tiki-Themed party! With over 20 options of rare beers from Cellar 3, Green Flash and Alpine Beer Co., this event is a can’t miss for beer aficionados. With the purchase of one ticket, attendees can receive unlimited tastings of beer, 10 food tastings, a commemorative glass and all the other fun festival activities available! There will be a photo booth, vendor village and culinary demos with bonus tastings.
Food vendors include Nomad Donuts (one of the 5 San Diego Donuts You MUST Try), Carnitas Snack Shack and Bottega Americano.

You’ve Got To Try: The Natural Mortal Peach with Thyme and Basil – A Wild Ale brewed with Spices aged in Red Wine Barrels with Peach, Thyme, and Basil