Looking to take a fun, enjoyable beercation this year on the West Coast? Look no further than the 5th Annual Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival in sunny Paso Robles, CA. If you’ve never been this is the top beer festival on the West Coast. Firestone Walker Brewing brings in some of the top brewers from across the country and beyond each and every year. Read our review from the 2015 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival here.
The 2016 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival (FWIBF) will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) at the Paso Robles Event Center. But if you want tickets do not hesitate as they go fast, as in a mere minutes. Get set for Monday, February 1st at 10:00am when tickets go on-sale.
Details on invited breweries have yet to be released for this year’s FWIBF. But if its anything like the first four years it will not disappoint. The list of breweries from throughout the wold and local restaurants makes for a memorable day inn the Paso Robles sun. Plus once inside the festival its unlimited tastings.
During last year’s FWIBF the winner of the 2015 People’s Choice Brewery was 3 Floyds, and People’s Choice Restaurant was Sugar Lips San Luis Obispo!
The Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival is a benefit for the Pioneer Day Committee that is dedicated to the preservation of the unique history and culture of Paso Robles with 100% of the net proceeds going to Pioneer Day. This festival is also a great opportunity to show people from across the United States and around the world what Paso Robles and the Central Coast has to offer. www.pasoroblespioneerday.org
Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival Paso Robles Event Center 2198 Riverside Ave Paso Robles, CA 93446
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.