Cheers to craft beer! The annual SLO Craft Beer Fest is coming to San Luis Obispo on February 23 – 24, 2018. Raise a glass to the brewers and beer masters as we celebrate unique, craft beer creations from San Luis Obispo and beyond. Many award-winning breweries throughout the United States will be attending SLO Craft Beer Fest, with different featured breweries and food pairings each day of the event.

Your tickets to both Friday and Saturday events include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer samplings, food pairings, educational beer seminars and live music. During the beer seminars, learn from the best with guest speakers, Sean Laidlaw from Figueroa Mountain Brewing and Noelle DuBois and Kelly Edward from Bang the Drum Brewery. Don’t miss out on SLO Craft Beer Fest and our exclusive promotion when you book your stay in San Luis Obispo!

Friday, February 23 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Friday night’s SLO Craft Beer Fest is a new addition this year. With different breweries and food pairings each day, we recommend taking advantage of our exclusive SLO Craft Beer Fest promotion, listed below, and extending your stay in San Luis Obispo. Purchase your tickets to Friday night’s event!

SOLD OUT: Saturday, February 24 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday’s SLO Craft Beer Fest event is sold out, but you can still attend by booking your stay in SLO. See promotion details below.

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SLO Craft Beer Fest Promotion

Stay in SLO and get a FREE Beer Fest ticket!

Get ready for fun at the SLO Craft Beer Festival! Toast to your favorite brews and bites, and try new ones at the Friday, February 23rd event or Saturday, February 24th event. We’ll help you make a weekend out of it with this exclusive promotion!

Here’s how it works:

  • Book a room at a SLO lodging property Friday or Saturday (or both!), February 23 & 24 and forward your emailed reservation to [email protected], subject line: SLO Craft Beer Fest.
  • You will receive one free ticket per room reservation for each night you book. Free tickets available for Friday, February 23rd event or Saturday, February 24th event. Please specify which day you would like to attend when you forward your booking confirmation. Free tickets to the Saturday, February 24th event are limited to the first 100 attendees.
  • We’ll put you on our guest list. Simply go to guest check-in at the Fest for entry into event and enjoy!

*Valid on new bookings only (beginning Jan. 14) for the dates of February 23 & 24, 2018.

What To Do While in SLO

Thursday Night Farmers’ Market

Extend your weekend getaway to SLO and experience the famous Thursday night Farmers’ Market in Downtown San Luis Obispo. Leisurely stroll down Higuera Street, lined with local merchants, farm-to-table food vendors, live entertainment and more.

Hike the Peaks of San Luis Obispo

Whether you prefer a laidback walk or a rigorous excursion, there’s a perfect hike for you in San Luis Obispo. Explore our favorite hiking spots around San Luis Obispo, all located within a 10-minute drive or less, and experience panoramic views of the Central Coast.

One-of-a-Kind Movie Theaters

Looking to relax and unwind after Saturday’s beer fest? Check out one of San Luis Obispo’s unique movie theaters, including the iconic Fremont Theatre, the hipster Palm Theatre if you like foreign, independent films and the classic Sunset Drive-In if you’re in the mood for a double feature.

Downtown San Luis Obispo Nightlife

Interested in continuing the fun? Head to Downtown San Luis Obispo for a night out on the town, featuring wine bars, outdoor lounges, lively bars and restaurants that transform into nightclubs. Don’t forget to check out our complete list of happy hours in San Luis Obispo, too.

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