New BBQ & Beer Festival in Santa Clarita, May 6-7

Craft beers and  BBQ are take center stage  in the first annual BBQ & Beer Festival, California Beer Festival in Santa Clarita on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. This two-day event highlights the best in BBQ and beer, served alongside some groovy beats from live, local bands and musicians.

The first day of the BBQ & Beer Festival brings in a fresh wave of brews on tap, offering attendees the ultimate craft beer experience. With over 20 microbreweries pouring over 45 different handcrafted beers and ciders on tap, beer enthusiasts are invited to discover new favorites and to enjoy established and well-loved choices.

Participating breweries include some California favorites such as Wolf Creek BrewingBallast Point Brewing & SpiritsPocock Brewing Co.Lagunitas Brewing CompanyCommon CiderIron Triangle BrewingRincon BreweryIsland Brewing CompanyLost Coast BreweryElysian BrewingCoronado Brewing Co., Firestone WalkerTap It Brewing and more. Friday attendees will receive an exclusive souvenir tasting cup for sampling with entry.

Saturday at the BBQ & Beer Festival is all about chowing down on the best hot, delicious BBQ and BBQ sauces from around the state and, of course, refreshing craft beer pairings. A perfect family outing, Saturday’s event will also feature four live bands and a fun Kid Zone to keep both adults and children entertained. Saturday’s BBQ participants include It’s in the Sauce BBQBusy Bee CaféSunrise BBQDeaf Man’s BBQEarl’s Gone Wild, plus others!

Tickets are available for purchase online now. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Friday beer festival tickets range from $20 to $40 and Saturday BBQ Festival tickets range from $10 to $15, with free entry for children 12 and under. Both days will feature a variety of live music and entertainment. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to enter the Beer Festival on Friday and to consume alcohol. For more information, please visit

About California Beer Festival
Since 2009, California Beer Festival has been hosting a variety of California’s favorite food and brew events. Though events such as California Beer Festival in Ventura, Marin, Santa Cruz and San Dimas, the Tequila and Taco Festival in Santa Cruz and Ventura, the Ventura Winter Wine Walk, the Burbank Beer Festival, the BBQ & Beer Festival and the Champagne on Main Wine Walk & Spring Street fair, California Beer Festival shines a light on the craft beer movement and gets people together to celebrate and enjoy the best in craft brewing. California Beer Festival offers a chance for guests to expand their minds and educate themselves on new and old styles of craft beer. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to sample beer.