As if you needed another reason to come to California in February, here’s some news for beer aficionados who enjoy RV camping: the Golden State hosts some of the best beer fests and expos while most other states are still shoveling snow.
It’s time to book your campsite in California, because fans of craft beers and microbreweries won’t want to miss these festivals.
- Bock Fest – Olympic Collection Convention Center– West LA – Feb. 6, 2016
Spend an afternoon tasting beers from around the world while raising money for charity. Indulge your love of beer pong or watch the best brews take home the gold as judging takes place on-site. If visiting the area for the first time, plan an extra day to visit the beautiful city of Santa Monica nearby, as well as taking a drive north on Hwy 1 along Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Unforgettable!
- Brewbies Fest – Bagby Beer – Oceanside – Feb. 13, 2016
Looking for yet another way to sample brews from dozens of microbreweries while donating to a great cause? This February fest is just the ticket! Get in on the festival fun, learn how this annual fest raises money for breast cancer education and enjoy the beauty of an Oceanside or San Diego RV campground. If your honey loves beer, too, it’s the perfect Valentine’s Day camping excursion.
- San Diego Winter BrewFest – Balboa Park Hall of Champions – Feb 19 & 20, 2016
Bands, brews and a whole lot more at a legendary venue. Come Friday or Saturday evening to sample an amazing variety of craft brews while enjoying live music, food and the company of fellow beer fans. Plan to extend your San Diego RV camping vacation with a visit to Cabrillo National Monument, Belmont Park or the San Diego Zoo.
- Bacon & Beer Classic – Levi’s Stadium – Santa Clara – Feb. 27, 2016
With this awesome combination, how could a festival go wrong? Spend the afternoon or evening session sampling brews from more than two dozen breweries. You’ll also be treated to the bacon-themed stylings of numerous local restaurants. Check out the event details on their website and then reserve a site at a campground near the action.
- SLO Craft Beer Fest – Alex Madonna Expo Center – San Luis Obispo – Feb 26 & 27, 2016
If you’ve never been to beautiful “SLO”, there’s no better time than while visiting the Craft Beer Fest. Sample delicious food and brew pairings, attend seminars on the art of craft brewing and rub shoulders with those who share your passion. Camp close by and take the time to experience Oceano Dunes, Pismo State Beach and Morro Bay.
There you have it—five fantastic reasons for beer loving travelers to come to California in February! Order tickets for your favorite events, bring along your designated driver and be sure to book your campsites early.
We can also help with a California RV rental, no matter which beer fest you plan to attend. The beers are brewed and the festivals are firing up! Don’t miss your chance to take an exciting California RV camping vacation to attend these winter beer fests.