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Distilled Festival Tickets

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Date General Admission VIP Experience
Coming Soon!
General Admission: TBD


VIP Experience

Includes unlimited samplings of spirits and signature cocktails in your own premium Neat Spirits tasting glass, access to the VIP Lounge featuring gourmet food stations with unlimited grazing, and admission to the San Diego County Fair.

VIP Experience Menu (2020 Menu below for reference)

Station 1: “Cardiff Crack” Plate
  • A Local Favorite | Grilled All Natural Burgundy Pepper Marinated Tri Tip | Seaside’s Bourbon BBQ Sauce | Truffled Scalloped Potatoes | Crispy Onions
  • Chilled Bay Shrimp Cocktail | Vodka Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
  • Housemade Kettle Chips | Chorizo Bilbao | Arbequena Olive Dip
  • A Selection of California Cheeses
  • Bread & Cie Baguettes | Rustic Bakery Flatbreads
Station 2: “Bar Snacks”
  • Santa Barbara Smokehouse Oak Roasted Salmon “Blini”
  • Green Goddess & Fully Loaded Deviled Eggs
  • Jamon Serrano | Manchego Cheese & Fig Jam “Montadito”
  • “Antipasto” Stick | Chili Fennel Salami | Bocconcini Mozzarella | Green Olive
  • Rosemary & Hawaiian Sea Salt Roasted Almonds
Sweet Treat
  • Flaming “Skrewball” Donut Hole Station | Chocolate Sauce | Whipped Cream | Caramel Sauce | Raspberry Sauce | Shaved Chocolate | Roasted Nuts

General Admission

Includes a 10-tab wristband (each tab is for 1/4-oz pours on distilled spirits and 1-oz. pours of mixed cocktails), and admission to the San Diego County Fair.

non-drinking admission

Designated drivers, family members and friends can all visit the Distilled Festival for free with admission to the San Diego County Fair!
Ticket Price: TBD

buy tickets online

You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.

buy tickets in person

Save on ticketing fees by purchasing in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office when they go on sale this Spring.

fair tripper

Let us be your designated driver! In addition to the regular ticket benefits, you also get a round-trip fare on the North County Transit District’s trains and buses (COASTER, SPRINTER and BREEZE), plus a shuttle from the Solana Beach station to the Fair.
General Admission Fair Tripper: TBD
VIP Fair Tripper: TBD

“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink.

When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”

—Frank Sinatra

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I believe I’ll have another cocktail.”

—W.C. Fields

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“I love scotch.   Scotchy, scotch, scotch.

Here it goes down… down into my belly.”

—Ron Burgundy, Channel 4 San Diego


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Don’t even putt.”

—Dean Martin

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