This is our largest charity fundraiser of the year.
Join Mike Hess Brewing and 25 of SoCal's most amazing #IndependentCraft breweries (and some from further away) as we host HessFest 9 on June 22nd, 2019.
What is it? Mike Hess Brewing + 25 breweries + food vendors + 4 bands put on a street festival to kick off Summer. We're raising money for three amazing charities this year: The Navy SEAL Foundation, The Pablove Foundation, and the San Diego Music Foundation.
What do you get?
- unlimited beer tasters from 25 breweries
- 4 food samples from 4 of the 9 on-site food vendors
- souvenir branded pint glass, good for $5 refills at any MHB location Mon-Thu through 2019
- an afternoon of live music from three local, amazing bands, including Grammy-nominated Sully and the Souljahs, Jack Casket, The Liqoursmiths, and Aviator Stash
Two Ticket Options:
VIP Session (also includes the Gen. Admission): starts @ 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM
VIP Admission includes:
- Exclusive admission to #VIPSOURFEST inside our North Park tasting room. 20+ glorious sour beers, each a unique collaboration with one of our guest breweries. Unlimited, self-serve tasters of our My Other Vice Berliner Weisse with unique flavors and additions provided by our brewery friends in attendance. MOV is a fantastic hot weather beer - clean, crisp, tart and refreshing with a lovely acidic finish.
- Early access to the GA outdoor festival at 11:30 am.
- Exclusive VIP access to the interior VIP section and event until 1:30 pm.
- ALL VIP attendees get their very own special VIP taster cup this year that you may take (empty) into the outdoor festival and use there after you're done sampling all the VIP brews.
- Plus, all the GA Admission Benefits below.
General Ad. Session: noon — 5 PM
GA Admission includes:
- Access to the outdoor festival at 12:30p.
- Unlimited Tasters of all the beers served up by 25 of our Craft Brewer friends plus some MHB favorites, plus the chance to meet some of the owners and brewers of some of your favorite beers.
- Live Music from some of San Diego's best local bands.
- 4 free food samples from our on-site food vendors.
- A limited edition HESSFEST 9 souvenir pint glass.
DD Tickets include:
- Access to the festival areas at the time selected.
- Souvenir cups and glassware once you turn in your wristband.
- VIP DD Ticket holders will have access to bottled Coke & Sprite inside during the VIP Event. (No glass is allowed in the outdoor festival area)
Mike Hess Brewing, Knotty Brewing, Pizza Port Brewing Company, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Second Chance Beer Company, Rock Bottom La Jolla, Societe Brewing Company, Dragoon Brewing Company, South Park Brewing Company, Resident Brewing Company, Pariah Brewing Company, Bitter Brothers Brewing Co, Bivouac Ciderworks, 3 Punk Ales , North Park Beer Company, Rouleur Brewing Company, Duck Foot Brewing Company, Mason Ale Works, O.H.S.O. Nano-Brewery, AleSmith Brewing, Amplified Ale Works, Pure Project, Home Brewing Co., Mission Brewery, The Original 40 Brewing Company, Amplified Ale Works, Thorn Brewing Co.