Best of California Brewfest & Luncheon Registration

RSVP Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023

Congratulations on having an award-winning beer at the California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition!  You’re invited to celebrate and receive your awards at the annual Commercial Craft Beer Awards Luncheon and showcase your best beers at the Best of California Brewfest on Saturday, July 22, 2023.

A special congratulations to the top two awardees:

  • Best of Show: HiDef Brewing’s Bass Clef Barley Wine
  • Brewery of the Year: The Monk’s Cellar
Different mugs and glasses filled with different types of beer on a table

July 22, 2023 Schedule

9-11 AM Load In

11:30 AM Awards Luncheon on Concourse at Heart Health Park

1:45 PM Dismiss to Brewfest from Luncheon

2:00 PM VIP Attendee Pouring Begins

3:00 PM GA Attendee Pouring Begins

5:45 PM Last Pour

6:00 – 7:30 PM Load Out (no early load out allowed)

Join your fellow brewers for a catered lunch at the Best of California Commercial Craft Beer Award Luncheon to recognize the recipients of the Brewery of the Year, Best of Show, and all the accomplished brews that placed in the 2023 competition.

The luncheon begins at 11:30 am on the Concourse at Heart Health Park.  Each brewery will receive four (4) complimentary tickets to the luncheon.  You may purchase additional tickets for $35 per person, payable at the luncheon by cash or check.

The Best of California Brewfest will take place on the Concourse at Heart Health Park.  Each brewery will receive four (4) vendor passes and one (1) parking pass (parking is limited, so please arrange to carpool).

The California State Fair is honored to host this event in support of the Friends of the Fair Non-Profit Foundation.  Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships help our state’s most promising students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships.

If you have any questions, please email us at

We hope to see you on July 22!

Megan’s Law Form:

Before you proceed with the application, please download and fill out the Megan’s Law form. There will be an option in the application to upload your completed form.