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September 29, 2018

Boardwalk Bites and Brews

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Date & Time

September 29, 2018

Starts at 11:00 AM and ends at 8:00 PM


Our newest food festival celebrates everyone's favorite amusement park foods paired with Santa Cruz County's best craft beers! Local brewers have been challenged to select (or brew up) a beer that best complements a Boardwalk menu item. With foods ranging from corn dogs and garlic fries to crepes and chocolate-covered bacon, the intriguing combinations offer a little something for everyone. Meet local brewers, taste great food and sample an impressive list of more than two dozen local craft beers. Packages: VIP Passport - $79, Passport - $45, Beer Only - $16 (no pre-sales), Food Samples - $4 (no pre-sales). Online sales begin in August. Event Schedule 10:30 AM- Ticketing and Will Call opens. 11:00 AM- Park, Beer Tasting and Food Sample booths open. 11:00 AM-5:00 PM-Band performances at two stages in the park 4:00 PM-Beer Tasting sales end 5:00 PM- Beer tasting closes 6:00 PM- "Best Pairing" awarded to a brewery at Neptune's Stage 8:00 PM- Park closes, Food Sample booths close Beer tastes available while supplies last, purchase passport ahead! IDs WILL BE CHECKED and "21+ tasting wristbands" will be provided. All beer tastes must be purchased online or at a Boardwalk ticket booth, no sales at the beer tasting booths. Please don't drink and drive. Use Uber, Lyft, taxi, or contact a sober driver.