Shake It Up in San Diego with the Most Anticipated Event of the Summer, the San Diego Spirits Festival - the Preeminent West Coast Cocktail, Culinary and Cultural Event

The 2013 San Diego Spirits Festival August 24 - 25 will draw both national and international attention and offers a thrilling event combining the three important elements: Cocktails, Culinary and Culture, set on the amazing backdrop of the San Diego Bay on the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

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San Diego is one of the most trendsetting cities for Craft Cocktails!

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013

The 2013 San Diego Spirits Festival is quickly approaching; with only two months to go and over 60 brands on board today, the deadlines are getting close as space is limited for brands to showcase themselves to consumers and industry professionals in one of America's top markets.

San Diego features a fresh and booming cocktail and culinary scene, one that provides outsize influence given the city's draw as a host for conventions, tourism and proximity to Los Angeles.

San Diego is more than just sun, sand and beach life. With a nationally prominent nightlife scene and craft cocktail bars popping up throughout the area, San Diego is one of America's most trendsetting cities for spirits.

Get ready to shake it up in San Diego, with the most anticipated event of the summer, the San Diego Spirits Festival! The preeminent West Coast cocktail, culinary and cultural event where the world of craft spirits, high profile liquors and fine cuisine unite overlooking a sun-drenched San Diego Bay and make a huge splash!

The 2013 San Diego Spirits Festival draws both national and international attention and offers a thrilling event combining three important elements: Cocktails, Culinary and Culture. From the prestigious Mixologist, to the local foodie, and all the way to the novice cocktail enthusiast, the two-day festival promises to delight and excite all who attend.

No wonder the San Diego Spirits Festival has been named by Fodors.com as one of the Top 5 Cocktail Festivals in the America!

Highlights for 2013

The inaugural San Diego International Spirits competition is organized by spirits industry veterans Lance Mayhew and Skip Raddle; the awards will be announced at the festival. Industry experts will be deciding the best spirits in their respective categories through blind tasting and analysis, with gold, silver, bronze, and the highly prestigious double gold medals awarded. http://www.sandiegospiritsfestival.com/international-spirits-competition/

San Diego Cocktail week will kick of the festival August 20-23

Three unique elements each within its own area:

  •     Cocktails inside the Pavilion where the Cocktail Wars will also take place (AKA Bartender Battles)
  •     Culinary on the View Court Pier with chef demos and chef/shakedowns
  •     Culture on the forecourt with the Bayside Arts Festival

A mobile App is being built for the San Diego Spirits Festival, and attendees will be invited to download the app as this will also be the program for the festival.

In keeping with the theme of the festival, attendees will be entertained with a Burlesque themed fashion show.

The San Diego Spirits Festival is a Lifestyle designed event that offers a one-of-a-kind and memorable experience! Tickets are available online.

The San Diego Spirits Festival is planed for the consumer and industry insider alike – with endless opportunities to learn about all trends in both cocktails and culinary. From under the radar artisan craft spirits to discovering the ‘next big brand’ – the San Diego Spirits Festival offers something for everyone.

San Diego Spirits Festival will draw international attention and offers a multi-faceted thrilling event combining the three most important elements to any festivity…Cocktails, Culinary and Culture. From the prestigious Executive Chef to the Mixologist, the local foodie, and all the way to the novice cocktail enthusiast, the two-day festival promises to delight and excite all who attend.

San Diego Spirits Festival was founded and launched in San Diego in 2009 by Liz Edwards. San Diego Spirits Festival is a nationally acclaimed celebration of cocktail culture, and is the premiere West coast spirits festival held on the beautiful San Diego bay. With bartender competitions, tastings, seminars and parties, the festival offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for brands to be supported and gain recognition among San Diego’s cocktail and culinary community and beyond.

Join the San Diego Spirits Festival in its pivotal 5th year -- the year when we are truly reaching a tipping point all around San Diego and the country. The festival will have more attendees than ever the 2013 San Diego Spirits Festival will exceed all expectations.

This year is going to be the best San Diego Spirits Festival ever, ‘All-inclusive Tickets’ are now available.