Tickets for Famed Long Beach Promenade Beer & Wine Festival Available Starting Thursday


Tickets for The Promenade Beer & Wine Festival will go on sale starting September 3, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) recently announced. To take place on Saturday, October 10, from 6:00PM to 10:00PM, the event is produced in partnership with the local craft beer experts of Beachwood BBQ & Brewing.

This popular Promenade event celebrates the growth of wine bars and craft beer brewed, served and relished in Long Beach, not to mention its diverse array of culinary cleverness. The festival will take place on downtown Long Beach’s Promenade, hence the name, and will feature live music from local bands, a free bike valet, art classes and much more.

Nearly 2,700 people attended last year’s event, which featured 21 different breweries, 19 wineries and 19 restaurants all within the two-block stretch between First and Third Streets. If last year’s lineup of SoCal brewers from Long Beach’s own Beachwood BBQ & Brewing to Saint Archer Brewing Company, was any kind of preview for this year’s stroll-and-waver, we can only wait in aching anticipation for the DLBA to release the full list.

In the meantime, get acquainted with the ticket details below so by the time they’re up for grabs you’ll know exactly what to do:

Tickets to the event includes unlimited 3 ounce beer & wine tastings* (while supplies last), 10 food tastings, a souvenir tasting glass, as well as a full line-up of live local bands. Tickets are required for event entry. You must be 21 or over with valid ID to attend. Children are not allowed entry due to ABC regulations.

Pre-Sale Discount Tickets: $30

Tickets Purchased on Day of Event: $40
Tickets will be on-sale at the event, beginning at 4:00PM on Saturday, October 10 for $40.  The ticket booth will be located on Broadway at the Promenade (one block East of Pine Avenue, next to Congregation Ale House).  Please have your ID, you must be 21 or over to redeem your purchase.

Designated Driver Ticket: $20
Designated Driver’s will receive five food tasting tickets, but will not be provided a drinking wristband, or souvenir tasting glass.  This ticket does not include beer or wine tasting.  If a designated driver ticket holder is seen consuming beer or wine at the event, their ticket will be revoked and they will be escorted out.

There are no refunds. Ticket sales are final. Alcohol service will end at 9:00PM.

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Asia Morris has been with the Long Beach Post for five years, specializing in coverage of the arts. Her parents gave her the name because they wanted her to be a world traveler and they got their wish. She has obliged by pursuing art, journalism and a second career as a competitive cyclist.