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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Santa Ynez Valley event

The Winemaker Tour at First & Oak

May 15 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm
Mirabelle Inn
Solvang , CA

The Winemaker Tour at First & Oak Starting at $125 per person | 4-hr tour led by Sean Hogan, Coquelicot’s Assistant winemaker and includes lunch prepared by First & Oak Offer Details: Tour starts at $125 per person excluding 20% service charge. Tour begins at 10am daily and by reservations only. Please book directly at (800) […]

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May 17, 2018: Beer Pairing Dinner Featuring Ballast Point

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - May 17 @ 8:00 pm
Bottlest Winery Bar & Bistro
BUELLTON, CA

Come join us for our Beer Pairing Dinner Featuring Ballast Point Brewing Company. Four courses with Ballast Point Beer Pairings, your own Ballast Point glass to take home with you, and a meet and greet with Executive Chef Owen Hanavan. $65 per person.

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May 19, 2018: 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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