$55 for two VIP tickets to Huntington Beach Beer Festival ($100 value)
- Early festival entry at 6 p.m.
- Unlimited samples of 100+ beers in the general-admission area
Huntington Beach Beer Festival
- Reason to get excited: the 100+ varieties of craft beer, wine, and enchanted mountain streams on tap, all available for sampling
- Providing the soundtrack: the Red Not Chili Peppers, a Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute band, and Eyes Set to Kill
- The venue: Meadowlark Golf Club
- Price per beer sample: $0 for ticket-holders
- Reason to bring some cash anyway: A fleet of food trucks will be standing by.
Newport Beach Beerfest
Newport Beach Beerfest Now in its fourth year, the Newport Beach Beerfest returns to Newport Dunes Waterfront Beach.
The Beer: You'll see plenty of familiar names at the Newport Beach Beerfest; the lineup of participating brewers includes west coast favorites such as California's Lagunitas Brewing Company and Oregon's Ninkasi Brewing, as well as internationally recognized brands such as Dublin's Guinness and Munich's Hofbräu München.
The Venue: The gorgeous waterfront bay located in Newport Beach.
The Entertainment: Black Eyed Peas Tribute Band headline the event along with two stages of cover and acosurtic bands.