The San Diego County Fair is open through July 4. In the interest of public safety, activities involving direct animal interaction at the Fair have been suspended.
All guests are encouraged to wash their hands after any contact with animals or their living area, as well as prior to eating or drinking.
The information below is from the 2019 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect in 2020. Please check back soon!
Enter Your Homemade Brew
Amateur brewers compete for medals and ribbons in the San Diego County Fair Homebrew competitive exhibit.
Commercial brewers — and those who aspire to be — can check out the San Diego International Beer Festival website.
The Fine Print
Got questions about this competition? You may find the answer here.
Entry deadline: Entries are closed for this competition.
Results posted: June 7, 2019 (see below).
Fair dates: May 31 – July 4, 2019.
The 2018 Best of Show winning beer has been brewed (with the winner at Garage Brewing Co) and will be served at the 2019 San Diego International Beer Festival on stage at the Sunday session. The same honor will go to the Best of Show for 2019; that beer will be brewed and served at the 2020 SDIBF.
The Homebrew competition is looking for qualified beer judges. If you have competition judging experience, please apply.