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tappin' gourd times

The legendary Seattle Great Pumpkin Beer Festival hits San Diego for a mischievous day of pumpkin themed brews, live entertainment, twisted experientials, squash-based foodie creations, hidden surprises and so much more!  For one day only, the streets of Downtown San Diego will be transformed into a gourd-geous mecca of all things nonsensical as misfits unite to celebrate brews, boos and beats.

October 22 | gaslamp quarter
3:25 pm-8:55 pm
(1 hour early entry for vip at 2:25 pm)

the brews

The rock star of the day will be the Pumpkin flavored craft brews accompanied by farm house flavors, fresh hops, wet hops, saisons and more to give your palette an autumnal explosion of over 40+ seasonal concoctions.  Pocket of taps will be scattered through the venue with coveted brews popping up in unexpected corners like the Ale Apothecary, Headless Horsemen Hideaway and Jack-O’s Tavern. 

This is one party you don’t want to be late for!  The fest kicks off with the ultimate keg tapping as rivers of beer flow straight into your commemorative cup from the over 1000lb giant pumpkin keg.


the food

The power of pumpkin does not stop at libations and will inspire specialty foodie creations at the food booths & trucks!  Sample squash inspired flavors or stick to your favorite traditional beer pairing for the full menu.


A little friendly competition never hurt nobody! Enter to compete or take a seat on the bleachers to root for your bestie these strong man-style games.

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cheers to the team curating gourd times


7th & Island Avenue

(Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown)

San Diego, CA 92101

Entrance @ 7th and Market

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