San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

The award-winning San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is one of the country’s most talked about events in wine and food and tickets are now available for the five-day celebration. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival was named the winner of the 2019 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best General Food Festival. Want to know why we were named the best in the country? Join us at the 18th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival and get ready to Arrive at Awesome!

This year the festival will return to pre-pandemic activities including the action-packed Grand Tasting on Saturday, November 12 located at San Diego’s Port and stunning Embarcadero, and new events including various wine dinners, interactive expeditions, and a Latin American-inspired Grand Fiesta. Nationally recognized celebrity chefs, legendary winemakers, guest mixologists, James Beard Award-winning authors, Master Sommeliers, brewmasters, artisans, and tastemakers from all walks of the culinary spectrum join our cast annually to spread joy.

Discover an all-new flavor of Awesome and close out San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival weekend at the first-ever Grand Fiesta! In celebration of some of Mexico’s most distinguished chefs and winemakers, attendees will dance their way through expertly crafted culinary stations curated by revered chefs from Southern California, Baja, and beyond. Taking place on Sunday, November 13 (Hello, Sunday Funday!) at Liberty Station Ingram Plaza, experience an immersive festival-style event featuring some of Mexico’s most awesome wines, spirits, and cuisines.

The weeklong food and wine festival raises funds for Fast Forward Futures and awards culinary, enology, and hospitality scholarships to San Diego County students and professionals seeking to further their careers in these disciplines. To date, the Festival has granted more than $595,000 to help aspiring culinary professionals accomplish their dreams.

The San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival® offers several ways for epicurean enthusiasts to indulge in the most decadent culinary experience of the year. Click here to see your options and get your tickets today.

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