Plan A Visit To Santa Ynez Valley During Craft Beer Month

Craft Beer Month

They say that it “takes a lot of beer to make good wine”. Perhaps this is why craft beer has become so popular in the Santa Ynez Valley in recent years. In fact, the love for craft beer is so strong that there is an entire month dedicated to it! Santa Ynez Valley Craft Beer Month is held during the month of May as an extension of American Craft Beer Week. Craft beer lovers can learn, taste and dine with incredible events throughout the month. There will be special tastings, a beer festival, classes, dinners, demos and more. Residents and visitors alike can also revel in the growth of the craft beer industry throughout any of our wonderful towns.

Planning Your Trip

Check out the events below to find out what special events are going on now. Our newly updated SYV Craft Beer Trail Map makes it easy to plan your own craft beer trip. Grab a printed version at any valley brew stop or find a printable map here.

Events


Solvang 3rd Wednesday

October 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 18 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday

October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday

November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday

December 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday

January 17 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday

February 21 @ 8:00 am - November 29 @ 7:00 pm
Throughout the city of Solvang
, CA

Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang 3rd Wednesday is a day to WALK. SHOP. WINE & DINE – all in the village of Solvang. Participating Solvang wine tasting rooms, wine bars and beer bars offer a special discounted tasting opportunity via the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk (3 PM – 7 PM), where […]

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Live Music at The Good Life

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - April 21 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Tonight! Live music with local favorites, Los Spindleros and their classic Folk/Americana song book. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop, bar & tasting room specializing in local, small production wines and California Craft Beer. We host some of the BEST local singer/songwriters in the SYV EVERY Saturday night starting at 8pm. 21 and […]

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Live Music at The Good Life

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - April 28 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

She’s BACK! The lovely and Uber talented Nataly Lola. Pop, Rock, Country and every thing in between! The Good Life is a retail bottle shop, bar & tasting room specializing in local, small production wines and California Craft Beer. We host some of the BEST local singer/songwriters in the SYV EVERY Saturday night starting at […]

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“Meet Your Maker” Wine Reception

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - April 29 @ 6:00 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Join us as we welcome winemaker Enrique Torres of Diablo Paso wines. Enrique specializes in Spanish varietals and will be on site pouring 4 of his most current releases Meet your Maker is a monthly series hosted by The Good Life and features some of the finest small production winemakers from SB to PR.

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Buellton Brew Fest 2018

May 5 @ 11:30 am - May 5 @ 4:30 pm

, CA

JOIN US AT BUELLTON BREW FEST 2018! The seventh annual Buellton Brew Fest is coming off its best year to date! Once again, we will feature over 50 breweries, wineries and spirits and live entertainment by Old Jack and Lompoc’s very own Richie Rey, food trucks, plenty of restrooms and lawn games. THE BUELLTON BREW FEST TAKES PLACE AT […]

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Live Music at The Good Life

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - May 5 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Join us as we welcome back one of our most popular musicians, Michael Shelton for a night of rock’n great Indie tunes. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California Craft beer. Open Daily at 12pm/open late. Live music every Saturday Night starting at 8pm […]

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Open Mic Night!

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - May 11 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Hosted by local singer/songwriter Cash Cooper. Open Mic Night is held the 2nd Friday of EVERY month and features some of the best singer/songwriter/musicians in the SYV. Sign ups are at 7pm with music beginning at 7:30pm. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California […]

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Live Music at The Good Life

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - May 12 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Come out and check out the Rock’n great tunes of Michael Shelton The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California Craft beer. Open Daily at 12pm/open late. Live music every Saturday Night starting at 8pm with the BEST local singer/songwriters in the SYV. 21+ ONLY

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - May 16 @ 7:00 pm
throughout Solvang
Solvang, CA

5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours. Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday […]

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Lagerville 2018

May 19 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
Buellton, CA

The first annual Lagerville invitational held at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. on May 19th 11am-4pm Acclaimed breweries renowned for their lagers – including Trumer Brauerei Berkeley, TAPS, Eagle Rock Brewery, and more – will attend the first annual Central Coast celebration. Lagerville attendees will enjoy the opportunity to learn more about lager-fermentation and meet the […]

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Live Music at The Good Life

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - May 19 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Join us for live music with local favorites, Los Spindleros! The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California Craft beer. Open Daily at 12pm/open late. Live music every Saturday Night starting at 8pm with the BEST local singer/songwriters in the SYV. 21+ ONLY

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Live Music at The Good Life

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - May 27 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

It’s been a few months so help us welcome back Blues Bob and the Loopy Blues Band on this special Sunday edition of Live Music! The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California Craft beer. Open Daily at 12pm/open late. Live music every Saturday Night […]

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Open Mic Night!

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - June 8 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Hosted by local singer/songwriter Cash Cooper. Open Mic Night is held the 2nd Friday of EVERY month and features some of the best singer/songwriter/musicians in the SYV. Sign ups are at 7pm with music beginning at 7:30pm. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - June 20 @ 7:00 pm
throughout Solvang
Solvang, CA

5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours. Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday […]

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Open Mic Night!

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - July 13 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Hosted by local singer/songwriter Cash Cooper. Open Mic Night is held the 2nd Friday of EVERY month and features some of the best singer/songwriter/musicians in the SYV. Sign ups are at 7pm with music beginning at 7:30pm. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

July 18 @ 3:00 pm - July 18 @ 7:00 pm
throughout Solvang
Solvang, CA

5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours. Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday […]

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Open Mic Night!

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - August 10 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Hosted by local singer/songwriter Cash Cooper. Open Mic Night is held the 2nd Friday of EVERY month and features some of the best singer/songwriter/musicians in the SYV. Sign ups are at 7pm with music beginning at 7:30pm. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - August 15 @ 7:00 pm
throughout Solvang
Solvang, CA

5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours. Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday […]

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Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - September 19 @ 7:00 pm
throughout Solvang
Solvang, CA

5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours. Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday […]

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