Oct. 1 - 2

2021

Untappd Beer Festival

San Diego

Petco Park

About the festival

The world’s largest social networking platform for craft beer enthusiasts is heading to Petco Park, home of the Padres, in San Diego to bring you the Untappd Beer Festival. Choose from three different sessions, “check-in” and enjoy unlimited beer samples from the nation’s favorite breweries, chat with the brewers, and enjoy live music. Cheers!

Session Dates & Times:

Friday October 1, 2021 5:30 – 10:00 PM

Saturday October 2, 2021 11:00 – 3:30 PM

Saturday October 2, 2021 5:30 – 10:00 PM

More than 70

Breweries

More breweries will be announced as the event gets closer!

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Ticket Options

  • 4.5 hours of unlimited beer sampling
  • Early admission one hour prior to GA
  • Access to the VIP Section on the Beach & Pier overlooking right-center field
  • Exclusive guided beer tastings
  • Special tappings from Definitive Brewing Company, The Bruery and Crowns & Hops
  • Exclusive VIP only beers from Horus Aged Ales, Tripping Animals & Vitamin Sea Brewing
  • Souvenir tasting cup, lanyard & VIP gift
  • Live bands


General Admission: $65

  • 3.5 hours of unlimited beer tastings
  • Souvenir tasting cup
  • Live bands




UNTAPPD AT HOME PRESENTED BY HALF TIME BEVERAGE: $109.99

  • Can’t make it to San Diego? Avoid the lines and check in fest beers from your couch!
  • The 10 featured beers are from breweries like Abnormal Beer Co., North Park Beer Co., Parish Brewing Co., Untitled Art & more.
  • In addition to the 10 fest beers, each box will come with a a souvenir tasting cup and a discount code for fest merch.
  • Note: There is not a live stream event accompanying the box

A little more info about the

Untappd Beer Festival Experience

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PARTNERS

find us at

Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres

100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

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Frequently Asked Questions

Untappd is following all current CDC recommendations for capacity limits and social distancing. Capacity for the festival will remain at 30% of the venue capacity. In addition, Untappd is implementing additional measures, including but not limited to, a touchless ingress and egress process, QR code menus and social distanced line queuing.

Yes. We’re constantly monitoring local COVID guidance and developments in San Diego, as well as the state of California, and right now, the outlook is that we can host a safe event at PETCO Park. Neither San Diego nor California has any restrictions on events at the moment.

 

The venue is outdoors and we’ve kept capacity levels per session very low, despite the state of California not requiring us to do so. Maximum capacity at each session will be 33% of the venue’s legal capacity. Right now California doesn’t have any capacity limitations on venues.

 

In addition, we’ll be taking some additional safety measures, such as a touchless ingress and egress process, QR code menus, and socially distanced line queuing.

At this time we plan to hold the event as scheduled. The safety and health of our staff, vendors, breweries, and attendees is the top priority. In addition to following local regulations, we are implementing additional safety protocols  to provide a safe environment for everyone. 

The venue is outdoors and we’ve kept capacity levels per session very low, despite the state of California not requiring us to do so. Maximum capacity at each session will be 33% of the venue’s legal capacity. Right now California doesn’t have any capacity limitations on venues.

 

In addition, we’ll be taking some additional safety measures, such as a touchless ingress and egress process, QR code menus, and socially distanced line queuing.

Should state and local regulations change between now and the festival we will revisit and adapt  accordingly.

No breweries have pulled out. In fact, we’re fortunate to say it’s been the opposite. We continue to add new breweries who have decided to join us at the festival.

We’re following the guidance of San Diego and California health officials and it’s not a requirement right now. That said, things can change, so we’ll continue following the recommendations of local public health officials and abide by the policies they set forth.

Our current policy is that all ticket sales are final. Should state or local law require enforcement of vaccinations or other safety measures that were not planned for and impact the ability of ticket holders to legally attend the event, we will re-evaluate the policy at that time.

Untappd Beer Festival is a two-day, three session celebration of beer Untappd’s community of breweries and craft beer enthusiasts. 

Yes, Designated Driver tickets will be available at the door the day of the festival. Advance sales of the Designated Driver ticket are not available. Designated Driver ticket holders are not permitted to consume alcohol.

Yes, the stadium concession stands will have food available for purchase. Check the “food” section for more information.

Factory-sealed plastic bottled water that is still, clear and unflavored and that is one (1) liter (32 ounces) or less are permitted into Petco Park.

Yes! Empty, reusable water bottles are allowed and can be filled at any of the water fountains in the concourse.

No, chairs or any other type of seating cannot be brought into the stadium. 

For additional information on prohibited items at the Stadium, see the Padres Stadium Guidelines.

Yes, there will be seltzer, cider and mead tastings available, as well as non-alcoholic options at the food stands.

Yes, state law requires that all attendees are 21 years or older.

No, pets are not permitted, but service animals are.

Not at the moment. We will follow the recommendations of the city of San Diego  health officials as well as state regulations and currently there are no mask mandates.

No, state law requires that all attendees are 21 years or older

Please bring your mobile ticket for a touchless entry process. 

You will have unlimited samples as part of your admission ticket.

To minimize surface touch points between gameday employees and guests, Petco Park will prohibit bags with the exception for 7″ x 10″ or smaller, infant and medical bags. View Petco Park entry policies here: https://www.mlb.com/padres/ballpark/entry-policies 

No, Untappd Beer Festival is a no re-entry festival. Once you are out, you are out.

No, refunds will not be issued, but tickets can be given to a friend or family member. All sales are final. Untappd is not responsible for lost, stolen, or forgotten wristbands or lanyards, or for the replacement of wristbands/lanyards for any reason. 

All breweries advertised have confirmed their appearance at Untappd Beer Festival; however, breweries are subject to change without notice. There will be no refunds or exchanges resulting from the failure of any brewery to appear at the festival. 

The only other form of identification that will be accepted is a valid passport.

Yes, purchase your $15 parking pass in advance or take an Uber, Lyft, taxi, hotel shuttle, or rideshare to the festival. Please visit the “parking” section for more information.

Untappd Beer Festival is a rain or shine event. Weather permitting, brewery tents will remain outside throughout the festival. Untappd, in cooperation with Petco Park and local emergency services, will provide the most up to date and best weather information available in case of a severe weather outbreak affecting the grounds. A severe weather announcement will be made on stage and through the video boards that can be heard and seen throughout the festival area, and a notification will be sent via our mobile phone app or social sites when severe weather threatens the area. Severe weather can sometimes occur with little or no advance warning. Response crews are located on site – check the map for the locations of the Medical and Guest Services locations. In the event of a storm, lighting, thunder or extreme winds, a Weather Alert will be issued and patrons should be prepared to move to the designated storm area on the concourse and enjoy.

Untappd's Festival Code of Conduct

Festival Code of Conduct Statement:

Next Glass is committed to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment at all of our festivals and events. We have a zero tolerance policy for harassment, discrimination, assault, and abuse, and will take all steps necessary to prevent this and enforce this policy. Violations will be met with the appropriate action according to this policy, including removal from the event and reporting to law enforcement. In the upcoming months, Next Glass will be working diligently to build a comprehensive Security and Emergency Preparedness Plan which will include policies and procedures; including a specific Festival Code of Conduct, response mechanisms, incident reporting structures and guidance for all festival participants to manage misconduct in a way that aligns with our both our zero-tolerance policy and our standard operating procedures around large scale event threats. All participating breweries, sponsors, partners and third party vendors will be required to acknowledge and abide by the Festival Code of Conduct.