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  • Ventura County Beer Week Tap Takover
  • Ventura County Beer Week Tap Takover

Santa Cruz County Beer Week

August 3-10, 2013

The producers of California Beer Festival present Santa Cruz County Beer Week. It's a 7- day Celebration of Craft Beer from August 3 - 10, 2013. Leading up to, and throughout the week, California Beer Festival (CBF) will help support and promote your event and love of craft beer. The week culminates on Saturday, August 10th with California Beer Festival Craft Beer Heaven at Aptos Village Park. Please join us in celebrating the wonderful world of craft beer.

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August 3 - August 9th (Everyday)

Santa Cruz Ale Works
Beer & Sandwich Pairing
August 3 - August 10th, 11am - 10pm

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Casinos IPA, specially brewed by Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, is available at Boardwalk food concessions. Named for the Boardwalk's historic Cocoanut Grove building and a nearby surf break, Casinos IPA is a British-style India Pale Ale. Try it with a corn dog!

August 3 - August 10th (Everyday)

Whole Foods Market Capitola Location, 1710 41st Ave, Capitola, CA
Santa Cruz Location, 911 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Buy $50 or more of beer and get a free cheese pizza!

Monday, August 5th -Saturday, August 10th

99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
110 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Come join us as we celebrate the craft beers of Santa Cruz County during beer week, August 5-10. Each day we will feature happy hour pricing on one of our fine local breweries.
Monday - Seabright Brewing
Tuesday - Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
Wednesday - Santa Cruz Aleworks
Thursday - Sante Adairius
Friday - Uncommon Brewers

And join us Saturday at the California Beer Festival in Aptos. We'll be pouring Crabbies Ginger Beer and a beer from Lost Coast Brewing.

Tuesday, August 6th

Boulder Creek Brewery & Surfrider Cafe
  All Day: Tap Takeover
5-9pm: Meet the Brewer, Food Pairing and Raffle
429 Front St. Downtown, Santa Cruz
Come celebrate Santa Cruz County Beer Week with 15 beers from the Boulder Creek Brewery! For one day only they're tapping some special barrel aged ales and a dozen other fine brews. Join us for the opportunity to drink with the brewers, eat some amazing paired appetizers, and win some raffle prizes. We are giving away everything from tasting flights, T-shirts, growlers, and even the chance to brew with them and name the beer! 

Tuesday, August 6th - 5-9pm

Aptos St. BBQ
Tap Takeover
Firestone Walker Tap Takeover featuring Double DBA, Double Jack, Wookie Jack, Pivo Pils, DBA and over 50 other craft beer offerings.
Tuesday, August 6th, Wednesday, August 7th, Thursday, August 8th, 4pm-8pm

Zameen Mediterranean Cuisine 7528 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA
California Beer Week Specials: Pizza & Beer Specials, Burger & Beer Specials, Beer-Braised Pulled Pork with Pomegranate BBQ Sauce. Beer offerings: Lagunitas IPA, Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA, Shift Pale Lager, and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

Friday, August 9th - 5:30pm

Aptos Chamber
Join us for a party around the pool to support the museum.  Delicious food from local restaurants, fine wines, beer, silent auction, raffle, live music, entertainment, craft fair, local vendors, and professional tennis with world ranked players.  Call for more info 831-688-1467.

Saturday, August 10th - 12:30-5pm

California Beer Festival
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Benefit to participating in Santa Cruz County Beer Week (SCCBW)?

  • Event will be promoted as an official event on the Santa Cruz County Beer Week website, Facebook, Twitter, and Eblasts (over 30,000 database) to bring greater exposure to your business and products.
  • Opportunity to be included in the Santa Cruz County Beer Week press release and local media.
  • SCCBW Events are a great opportunity to connect with enthusiasts and new customers during a week of the biggest Craft Beer events in Santa Cruz County.
Recommended Santa Cruz County Beer Week events:
  • Beer & sports activities
  • Beer & food pairings
  • Beer & dessert pairings
  • Cooking with beer
  • Beer & music events
  • Homebrew club events
  • Brewery tours
  • Brewing demos
  • Beer dinners, lunch, breakfast or brunches
  • Offer special beer flights (by style, brewery, region, etc)
Requirements to participate in Santa Cruz County Beer Week:
  • Must display promotional materials provided by CBF & SCCBW: including posters, coasters & SCCBW maps
  • Must promote events through business website and social media outlets
How do I submit my event?
Fill out the Submit an Event form. Once your event has been approved, you will be asked to submit your payment of $25 Event Listing Sponsor fee*. The fee is charged once per company, per location, regardless of the number of events you host. If you have questions, please email Rachel@californiabeerfestival.com.

What does this fee cover?
*To comply with CA State Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, there is a $25 posting fee per business hosting an event(s). If you have more than one location, you will be charged this fee per location hosting an event(s). This fee addresses the advertising value that placement on the Santa Cruz County Beer Week website constitutes for events and retail venues in regards to ABC regulations. As an event host, you’ll receive promotional materials, including coasters, posters, and our promotion of your event(s) through our social media. (Please promote your events too). You will receive a confirmation email once your event has been approved.

submit your event

Eventbrite - Santa Cruz County Beer Week
Type of event(s):

Describe the event(s), please be specific. List the beers that will be available, specify the culinary theme or menu items, brewer’s name if they will be present:

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