Annual Celebration of Craft Beer Returns to Sacramento! Tickets Now on Sale for The California Craft Beer Summit

For its fourth consecutive year, Sacramento will host thousands of California craft brewers for three days of education and an experience-oriented expo hall and culminating in the Golden State’s largest beer festival!


SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 8, 2018 – For one week in September, Sacramento hosts thousands of craft brewers, beer lovers and industry professionals, all gathering to celebrate the growth and success of a vibrant industry. With nearly 950 breweries operating across the Golden State, the California Craft Beer Summit is a mecca for anyone who works in beer, loves beer or wants to experience a community of craft artisans.

Tickets for the annual California Craft Beer Summit, September 6-8, 2018, on sale now at Tickets options available for one day or the full event.

“The California Craft Beer Summit is the hub for trend research, innovation, community building and beer tastings for everyone who loves beer and wants to be a part of this community,” said Natalie Cilurzo, co-owner of Santa Rosa brewery, Russian River Brewing Co. “Come to build your technical skills or just taste your way through California’s best craft breweries at the Summit Beer Festival. The Summit should be on your bucket list this year and every year.”

Presented by the nonprofit California Craft Brewers Association, the three-day event in Sacramento celebrates and advances the world of craft beer in the Golden State and across the globe. The Summit brings together thousands of brewing companies, restaurant and bar owners, beer distributors, homebrewers and beer lovers for a variety of education and hands-on experience, including the closing event featuring 165 breweries outside on Capitol Mall, the Summit Beer Festival.

At the Summit, attendees have the opportunity to build their knowledge through four educational tracks that span everything from learning how to pair food and beer to advancing technical skills to working in distribution to selling and promoting beer in the marketplace.

“The reputation of the Summit is built on an interactive, hands-on educational program,” said Tom McCormick, executive director of the California Craft Brewers Association. “There is truly something here for everyone and each year we add more content, more experiences, more food and beer pairings and more fun. Come to the Summit to learn, but stick around for a week of community building, professional development and experiences you’ll remember forever.”

The California Craft Beer Summit Festival on Saturday, September 8 is the closing event for the week, featuring unlimited tastings from 165 California craft breweries outside on Capitol Mall. Tickets for the festival are available now at the early bird rate of $45 per ticket.

The educational and expo components of the California Craft Beer Summit will once again be held at the Sacramento Convention Center on September 6-7, 2018. Tickets are available now with early bird discount on select packages. Tickets range from $99-$300.

For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit the Summit’s website at