Carols and Barrels – A Holiday Beer and Wine Festival

Carols and Barrels

Carols and Barrels, Buddy the Elf’s beer, wine and food festival of choice, is taking over the Port Pavilion at Broadway Pier on Saturday, December 3 for a holiday-themed afternoon of unlimited craft beer and wine samples, as well as small bite offerings from area restaurants. Additionally, there will be an ugly sweater contest, a special appearance by Buddy the Elf, photo opportunities with Santa, caroling, elves, reindeer games and more.

Carols and Barrels Tickets

Tickets are available for $45 for general admission, $75 for VIP and $35 for designated drivers.

General Admission

General admission tickets include: entrance from 2:00 to 5:30 PM, souvenir tasting cup for you to sippity, sip, sip from, unlimited beer and wine samples, holiday treats and small plates from local restaurants along with carols, elves and holiday cheer.

VIP Admission

VIP admission tickets include: entrance from 1:00 to 5:30 PM, one hour early entry to the fest, unlimited beer and wine samples, holiday treats and small plates from local restaurants, a souvenir pint or wine glass and private VIP restrooms.

Who Will Be There to Pour For All to Hear

Over 60 breweries, wineries and restaurants will be on-site to sample their holiday goodies. 

Participating breweries include:

Participating wineries include:

  • Coyote Oaks Vineyards
  • Casi Cielo Winery
  • Twin Oaks Valley Winery
  • Granite Lion Cellars
  • Turiya Wines
  • Martellotto
  • Sweetzer Cellars
  • Barefoot Wines
  • Quigley Fine Wines
  • South Coast Winery
  • Wilson Creek Winery
  • Ascension Cellars
  • San Antonio Winery

Participating restaurants include:

  • Aqui Es Texcoco
  • Gators Back Porch BBQ
  • Big Front Door
  • Dang Brothers Pizza
  • Senor Grubby’s
  • Primos Public Corner
  • City Tacos
  • Tostadas
  • The Cake Pop Shop
  • McGregors
  • Dirty Birds
  • Dog Haus
  • Gringas Tacos & Catering
  • Mitch’s Seafood
  • Gaslamp Popcorn
  • Food Should Taste Good

Who Carols and Barrels Help

Carols and Barrels benefits Cancer for College, which provides hope and inspiration to cancer survivors by granting college scholarships. Since its inception, the charity has granted nearly $2 million in scholarships to more than one thousand cancer survivors from around the country.

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