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DESERT BREWFEST: The 1st Ever

Coachella Valley Beer Festival

December 10, 2023 | 12PM-6PM

Cathedral City Community Amphitheater

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Desert Brewfest

A Beer lovers Paradise!

CRAFT BEER: Unlimited craft beers to sample from local and non-local breweries.

LIVE BANDS: We have some amazing performances lined up for you! Enjoy the incredible sounds of Queen Nation, a Queen tribute band, and Metalachi, a heavy metal Mariachi band. Our MC, DJ Carlos, will keep the energy high with great tunes and even give out prizes in between sets.

LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLING: Throughout the day, there will be thrilling Lucha Libre matches.

FOOD TRUCKS: We know that good food is essential, so we have many food trucks on-site to keep your bellies full and satisfied throughout the day.

SANTA CLAUS: Get into the holiday spirit and take your picture with jolly old St. Nick himself! Don't forget to wear your UGLY SWEATERS to impress Santa and everyone around you.

VENDORS & PARTNERS: Discover our incredible array of vendors and partners who offer a wide range of exciting experiences. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit and indulge in activities like having a unique caricature drawn just for you, getting your face beautifully painted, or even trying your hand at axe throwing. Let the festivities begin!

CHARITY WORK: We believe in giving back to our community, and a portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to local causes such as the Boys & Girls Club and Well in The Desert, among others. By attending the Brewfest, you're also supporting these worthy organizations.

TOY DRIVE: Help us spread joy this holiday season by bringing an unwrapped toy valued over $10. By doing so, you'll have a chance to win prizes. Our goal is to collect over 250 gifts for children in need, so let's make a difference together.

 

We can't wait to see you at the Hoppy Holidays Brewfest 2023! It's going to be a day filled with great beer, fantastic music, delicious food, and the opportunity to make a positive impact in our community.

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Tickets

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General
admission

$65 Presale
$75 Door/Day of

  • TIME: 1PM - 6PM / 21+ Event

  • 3 hours of Unlimited Tastings inside Beer Garden (Stops at 4PM)

  • Beer & Wine also available for purchase from Luchador Brewing Company

  • LIVE Music By Queen Nation, Metalachi & DJ Carlos

  • LIVE Lucha Libre Wrestling

  • Pictures with SANTA, Caricature and more.

VIP
admission

$85 Presale
$95 Door/Day of

  • TIME: 12PM - 6PM / 21+ Event

  • 4 hours of Unlimited Tastings inside Beer Garden (Stops at 4PM)

  • Beer & Wine also available for purchase from Luchador Brewing Company

  • LIVE Music By Queen Nation, Metalachi & DJ Carlos

  • LIVE Lucha Libre Wrestling

  • Pictures with SANTA, Caricature and more.

Festival admission

$40 Presale
$50 Door/Day of

  • TIME: 1PM - 6PM / 21+ Event

  • NO Beer Garden Access

  • Beer & Wine also available for purchase from Luchador Brewing Company

  • LIVE Music By Queen Nation, Metalachi & DJ Carlos

  • LIVE Lucha Libre Wrestling

  • Pictures with SANTA, Caricature and more.

Timeline

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11:30 AM DJ Carlos (All Day)

12:00 PM VIP (Doors Open)

                  BREWERY GARDEN OPENED

12:00 PM Lucha Libre Wrestling

1:00 PM General Admission (Doors Open)

                Beer/Wine Bar OPEN for Purchase

1:30 PM Metalachi - LIVE

3:00 PM Lucha Libre Wrestling

4:00 PM BREWERY GARDEN CLOSED

4:30 PM Queen Nation - LIVE

5:30 PM Beer/Wine Bar CLOSED

6:00 PM Closing of Desert Brewfest :(

6:00 PM-11:00 PM

After Party @ Luchador Brewing Company Cat City w/ DJ Carlos :)

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Entertainment

Queen Nation
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Metalachi
Heavy metal mariachi Band
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BREWERIES & More

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Eateries

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Sponsorship

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Looking to 
PARTNER?

Join our beerfest as a sponsor and make a positive impact on our local charities. Gain excellent brand exposure with our customizable sponsorship packages. Fill out the form below for more information, and we'll get back to you promptly. Cheers to giving back in a fun and rewarding way!

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Contact us

Please kindly fill out the form below for any inquiries regarding questions, event sponsorship, volunteers, brewery participation, food vendors, or store vendors. We appreciate your time and interest in getting involved.

Cheers! We will contact you shortly.

Questions?

1. Can I buy tickets at the door?

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door unless they are sold out. Please be aware that there will be an extra fee of $10 per ticket. Please check online for availability beforehand. Remember, if tickets are still obtainable, you can also buy them online and print them at home, which will save you time at the event.

 

2. Where do I buy designated driver tickets?

Designated driver tickets can be purchased either online or at the door on the day of the event, as long as the designated driver is accompanying the group or person they will be driving.

 

3. What happens if it rains?

In case of rain, please be prepared to potentially get wet. However, don't worry, it's not a catastrophe. Plus, with a beer in hand, you can still enjoy yourself!

 

4. How much is parking?

Great news! Parking is absolutely free of charge! However, it is important to prioritize safety and responsibility, so please refrain from drinking and driving. Remember to always have a designated driver who can ensure everyone's well-being. Safety first!

 

5. If I choose to take a taxi home and leave my car in the parking lot, will I have the opportunity to retrieve my car at a later time?

Our utmost priority is ensuring your safety, and we are committed to assisting you in drinking responsibly. We strongly recommend arranging alternative transportation in advance rather than driving yourself. However, if you find yourself unprepared to drive after the 5:00 p.m. tasting, there are various safe options available to you. You may opt to remain at the event after 5:00 p.m., when the beer service concludes. During this time, we will continue to offer complimentary water, sodas, food vendors, and games for your enjoyment. Alternatively, if you decide to take a taxi and leave your vehicle in the parking lot, it will remain accessible, and you can retrieve it the following day.

 

6. What will happen if I misplace or damage my tasting cup?

We kindly request that you handle your tasting cup with care, as we are unable to offer replacements. However, if there are any extra supplies available, you may have the opportunity to purchase a replacement for a nominal fee of $5.00. Please note that this is subject to availability.

 

7. Is it possible for me to buy an additional commemorative cup?

Certainly, if there are still supplies available, you will have the opportunity to purchase an additional commemorative cup at the conclusion of the event.

 

8. What items should I bring with me?

To gain entry, kindly ensure that you bring an original, up-to-date photo ID displaying your birth date (photocopies will not be accepted). Please note that this is a mandatory requirement without any exceptions. Additionally, if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages, it is necessary to provide valid identification to verify that you are 21 years of age or older.

 

9. What items are not allowed?

The following items are prohibited at the event:

- Outside food and drink (except for sealed outside food with a documented need and a doctor's note, which can be checked in at guest services)

- Drugs and drug paraphernalia

- Glass objects

- Alcohol

- Coolers

- Low back or high back chairs

- Camelback or bladders

- Weapons, including knives and firearms

- Dangerous or illegal items

- Skateboards, Segways, Mini Segways, and Hoverboards

- Roller Skates, Roller Blades, and Rolly Sneakers

- Fireworks

- Laser pointers

- Professional photo/video cameras, selfie sticks, and GoPro sticks

- Drones

- Umbrellas

- Stickers, flyers, and solicitation materials

- Pets

 

10. Which items are permitted?

The event permits the following items:

- Prescribed medication, provided they are in their original containers and accompanied by a doctor's note that matches the ID, which will be checked upon entry.

- Cell phones

- Clear empty water bottles under 24 oz., without cap

- Non-professional cameras

- Purses and fanny packs

- Lotion sunscreen

- Sealed gum

- Sealed chapstick

- Plastic water bottles with the top removed

- Ear plugs

- Sunglasses

- Hats

 

11. Can I bring my kids?

Sorry, this is a 21 and over event.

 

12. Are breastfeeding mothers permitted to re-enter the event?

Yes, if you are a breastfeeding mother, please approach security at the entrance, and special arrangements will be made for re-entry.

13. ARE THERE SEATS TO WATCH THE CONCERT?

I apologize for any inconvenience, but for the concerts, there won't be assigned seats. It will be a standing room only event. However, if standing for long periods is challenging for you, please inform the check-in area or one of our friendly staff members. We will be more than happy to provide you with a folding chair and place you off to the side for your comfort. Please note that due to safety concerns, we are unable to have seats directly in the middle in front of the stage. Our priority is to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment during the event.

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