|Date||General Admission||VIP Experience|
|Saturday, June 23, 2018
12NOON – 5PM
|General Admission: $33||VIP:$125|
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.
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.
Designated drivers, family members and friends can all visit the Distilled Festival for free with admission to the San Diego County Fair!
Ticket Price: $19 for Fair Admission.
You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.
Save on ticketing fees by purchasing in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office. The Box Office is located at the main entrance to the Fair and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-6pm.
Let us be your designated driver! Adding a Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using North County Transit District’s COASTER, SPRINTER, or BREEZE.
Ticket Price: $43 for General Admission or $135 for the VIP Experience
San Diego is fast becoming an epicenter of personally crafted distilled spirits. At Distilled, we raise our glass to honor the best distillers and mixologists throughout San Diego and beyond! We’re serving up 180 different spirits and mixers, including some rare and hard-to-find bottles!
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The Distilled Cocktail Competition is created in collaboration with the San Diego United States Bartenders Guild (SDUSBG). San Diego’s best bartenders will compete for the title and have their cocktails judged by some of San Diego’s finest industry experts.
Mix business & pleasure by learning about the distilling process at our educational presentations. Hosted by distillers from Azuñia Tequila, Alley 6, Venus Spirits and Misadventure & Co., you’ll learn about the science behind distilling, food pairings, and more!
New this Year!
Grab a pair of wireless headphones and shake your groove thing on the dance floor to the music of our funky fresh live DJ.
We want to give you an opportunity to sell your award-winning spirits. We buy your product to serve at the Festival. We also serve these spirits at other Del Mar Fairgrounds events later in the year.
|Nov 7||Entries Open|
|Jan 5||Early Bird Deadline|
|Jan 26||Final Deadline|
|By Feb 2||Entry Delivery|
|Feb 17-18||Closed Judging|
|Jun 23||Distilled Festival & Award Ceremony|
Judging this year’s Distilled Spirit Competition are a wide range of industry experts across several professions.
2018 Distilled Spirit & Cocktail Competition Results are in. See who took home the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Best of Division.
Tell the world that you’re a top-notch distillery. We’ve made it easy with digital medallions, online banners and a customizable press release.
Promote Your Win
The Distilled Festival takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, in Del Mar, CA. Take the Via de la Valle exit from Interstate 5.
Parking in nearby lots is $13. Or, park off-site in free lots and take the free shuttle. Or, take the COASTER train. Get transportation details on the San Diego County Fair website.
The Del Mar area has several nearby hotels in a variety of price ranges. Visit the Del Mar Fairgrounds Vacation Planner for a handy list of accommodations.
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