14th SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL, October 7-8, 2023

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14th SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL, October 7-8, 2023

Get ready to fully immerse yourself in a two-day experience fueled by top spirits and unlimited cocktails - yes, really!

By San Diego Spirits Festival

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Saturday, October 7 · 3pm PDT


Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla 700 Prospect Street La Jolla, CA 92037

About this event

  • 1 day 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

See it-Taste it- Experience it. Come for the spirits, stay for the celebration, and join the Party at the 14th San Diego Spirits Festival! The ultimate destination for cocktail lovers and spirits connoisseurs alike.

The San Diego Spirits Festival the annual cocktail and cultural extravaganza, is taking things to the next level with its new location at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla (MCASD). The picturesque setting adds an extra level of excitement to the already amazing two-day experience, where cocktail lovers will come together to indulge in top-notch spirits and thrilling entertainment. The San Diego Spirits Festival is the ultimate celebration of luxury craft cocktails and liquor, with the event space creatively designed to showcase world-renowned brands and boutique distillers, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the essence of the festival.

Prepare to indulge in a sensory feast at the two-day Signature Event of the San Diego Spirits Festival. With a weekend of unlimited tantalizing sips, you can reconnect with brands you know and love, while discovering new ones from over 65 brands that range from high-end spirits to ready-to-drink cocktails and seltzers.

Whiskeys, Tequilas, Vodkas, Gins, Rums, Liqueurs and Ready to Drink (RTD) (Brands to be announced)

San Diego Spirits Festival is the biggest Happy Hour in San Diego - Dress to impress

“We’re creating an experience-driven event where guests can be inspired by exquisite cocktails and spirits in a spectacular venue with views of La Jolla by the sea.”

Don't miss out on this unforgettable event on October 7-8, 2023, where you can fully immerse yourself in a world-class cocktail experience. Join us for two days of top-notch spirits and unlimited cocktails, and discover the essence of the luxury cocktail industry.

Hours and Tickets

  • Saturday October 7: 3:00 pm - 7:00pm $100
  • Sunday October 9: 1.00 pm - 5:00 pm $95
  • VIP Saturday and Sunday $200 VIP tickets include an annual pass to the Museum, (value $100) exclusive VIP area with tastings from the top winning brands of the bottle competition with a lot more to be announced.

All Inclusive Tickets Include:

  • Over 65++ brands
  • Unlimited Cocktails - Yes Really!
  • Entertainment with Samba - Belly Dancers and more
  • Live Flamenco Guitarist
  • Artisanal bites from La Jolla Restaurants - Beeside Balcony, Lobster West and more to be announced
  • General Pass includes Ticket for a one day pass to return to enjoy the Museum and galleries
  • VIP includes an annual pass to the Museum (valued at $100)
  • 5 Unique Settings

Bottle Competition

Winners of the San Diego International Spirits Bottle Competition will be announced, and private tastings of the top medaled brands will be held in the VIP area.

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About the organizer

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Since 2009, San Diego Spirits Festival has brought the best of the craft cocktail scene to the city of San Diego, celebrating local cuisine, mixology, and all things spirits. Voted Premier Traveler s, Must-Try Festival of the Year , and named by Fodors.com as One of the Best Cocktail Festivals in America! For FIVE consecutive years our Mayors have proclaimed San Diego Spirits Festival and have named an official day after us! It is truly an event not to be missed!