Brew Grass Festival
October 5 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
$35 in advance
$40 at the door
$15 Brewgrass Kids 11-17, Under, 11 is Free!
$75 Brewgrass Festival VIP Tasting Train + Ticket
$32 VIP Train Kids 11-17, Under 11 is Free!
Festival takes place from 11:30am – 7:30pm, gates open at 11am. There is plenty of on-site parking for $10. Don’t want to drive? Take our VIP Brewgrass Tasting Train that runs from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to Roaring Camp.
Schedule & Artist Lineup:
11:30 AM- 12:15 PM Wild Iris
12:15 – 1PM – Hank and Ella and the Fine Country Band
1PM-1:45 PM – Moshe V Band
1:45 – 2:30 PM- Risky Biscuits
2:30- 3:15 PM – Wild & Blue
3:15 PM – 4PM- Willy Tea Taylor
4PM- 4:45 PM – Rattle Can
4:45- 5:30 PM- Miss Leo and Her Bluegrass Boys
5:45 – 7 PM – Tim Bluhm w/ The Coffis Brothers
7:15 PM- 8:30 PM – Hackensaw Boys
The Hackensaw Boys
Tim Blumn + The Coffis Brothers
Miss Leo & Her Bluegrass Boys
Willy Tea Taylor
The Risky Biscuits
Hank & Ella
Wild & Blue
Moshe V Band
Brewgrass Tasting Train
Ticket includes Tasting Train roundtrip from the Boardwalk, 5 oz. tastings and entrance to festival.
Depart Boardwalk 10:30am
Arrive at VIP festival entrance 11:30am
Depart Roaring Camp 8:30pm
Arrive at Boardwalk 9:30pm
Tastings throughout the ride from local breweries. TBA
Live Music TBA
Breweries Participating at the Festival
Alvarado Street Brewery
Elkhorn Slough Brewing Company
Santa Cruz Cider Company
Santa Cruz Scrumpy Hard Cider
Shanty Shack Brewing
Woodhouse Blending & Brewing
General Festival Info
Are there any refunds?
Are kids allowed?
Yes. Kids are allowed and encouraged to participate in our kid-friendly activities!
How is beer being served?
Beer is served in eco-friendly compostable cups. Brewgrass Festival memorabilia cups will also be available for purchase.
Can I bring my own cup?
Yes, you may bring your own cup up to 16 oz.
How do I purchase beer?
Pints are $7 and tastings are $10 for four 5 oz. pours. You can purchase beer tickets that can be used at any of the beer booths to taste any of their offerings.
Do accept credit cards?
Is there food available?
Yes, food vendors TBA
Is there parking available on site?
Yes, lots of parking for a $10 fee.
What are the transportation options if we do not want to drive?
Beach Train, Uber, and Lyft
What hotel is nearby if I’d like to stay overnight?
Check out Four Points by Sheraton in Scotts Valley.
What if there is inclement weather?
Brewgrass Festival will be held rain or shine.
Is the event handicap accessible?
Are pets allowed?
Yes, on leash. Please be aware of crowds and loud noises.
Pets allowed on Tasting Train?
Service animals only.
What are the seating options?
Limited seating provided. You may bring your own blankets and low chairs.