2023 - The Wine & Beer Garden at the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

  • Oct 7 - 8, 2023
  • Downtown La Jolla

    Girard Avenue
    La Jolla, California 92037
Ticket Price $40.00-$70.00 This event is now over

Join us in the epic WINE & BEER GARDEN at the LA JOLLA ART & WINE FESTIVAL 


12pm - 6pm, last pour at 5:30pm

Ticket Price Schedule: 

Early Bird Tickets: June 15 - July 31 (11:59 pm)

  • $40 for 5 tastings, $60 for 10 tastings

General Admission Tickets: August 1 - October 7 (9:00 am)

  • $50 for 5 tastings, $70 for 10 tastings

AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ONLY - Tickets purchased at the event: October 7 & 8 

  • $55 for 5 tastings, $75 for 10 tastings

Online ticket sales will close at 9 am on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the door for both days of the event, subject to availability. However, since this is a limited-capacity event, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to secure your spot.

Experience the ultimate fusion of art and libations at the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival Wine & Beer Garden! Join us for an afternoon of indulgence, where you can sample the finest local and regional wines, craft beers, and spirits. With over 30 vendors and live music throughout the day, it's a celebration you won't want to miss!

Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of talented musicians performing live in the Wine & Beer Garden. Check out our website at ljawf.com to see the incredible lineup of artists who will be captivating your senses.

Located in the heart of the festival, our Wine & Beer Garden spans over 13,000 square feet, offering ample seating, shaded areas, and plenty of space to dance. The Wine & Beer Garden is a ticketed event, open from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, with the last pour at 5:30pm.

Here's what your ticket includes: 

  • Entry to the Wine & Beer Garden
  • Choice of 5 or 10 tasting tickets 
    • each tasting includes 2oz of wine or 3oz of beer 
  • Open shaded seating 
  • 5 live musical performances
    • Every year, an amazing lineup of great musicians perform live both days in the Wine & Beer Garden.  Visit our website at ljawf.com to see who's performing.
    • In-and-out privileges
    • Dance area

Please note that this is a 21 and over event, and valid identification indicating your age must be presented upon entry. We regretfully cannot admit anyone under 21, including children, into the Wine & Beer Garden.



Do you have Designated Driver tickets?

No. Since the festival is a fundraiser for the five La Jolla public schools, we don't have a designated driver ticket. All proceeds from our ticket sales go toward underfunded programs such as art, music, science, PE, technology, and onsite medical care. We will have food and water available. The live music is going to be great!

Is there an age requirement?

Yes. This event is 21 and over. Any ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event and will not be eligible for a refund.

Children may not enter the wine and beer garden.

Is there a seat assignment?

All tickets give you access to any available seating, there is no assigned seating.

Are refunds allowed?

No refunds or exchanges are allowed. Since we're a nonprofit event, purchased tickets are considered a donation.

Can I get a refund if there’s a change in performers, artists, acts, players or participating sponsors?  

Performers, artists, acts, players, and participating sponsors are subject to change or cancel at any time without notice. No ticket refund will be issued.

Can I get a refund if it rains?

The Wine & Beer Garden is a RAIN or SHINE event. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

Where is the Wine & Beer Garden located?

The Wine & Beer Garden is located in the heart of the Festival on the corner of Girard and Silverado.

When should I arrive?

The hours of the Wine & Beer Garden are 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with last call at 5:30 p.m. You may arrive anytime on the day of your ticket but keep in mind last pour is at 5:30 p.m.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! We’re a pet friendly event.

Do I need to print my ticket?

We accept tickets displayed on your phone as well as printed. The option is yours.

Are food and drink available?

We will have participating food sponsors in the garden offering samples only. You may bring in food and non-alcoholic beverages purchased at the nearby gourmet food court. No glass containers are permitted.

Can I purchase a ticket at the event?

Depending on availability, tickets for entry will be on sale at the door for $55-$75. Since this is a limited-capacity event, we highly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance as we plan to sell out. All tickets must be purchased through ljawf.simpletix.com prior to arriving at the event.

Is there parking available?

Ample street parking, as well as paid parking facilities, are available throughout La Jolla.

COVID Protocol

The safety of all attendees and participants is our main priority. Please see below for our attendance guidelines for safety.

~ We encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.

~ Please stay home if you are not feeling well or exhibiting any symptoms for COVID-19.

~ We will provide additional hand washing or sanitizing stations throughout the venue, especially at entry/exit points and points of payment.  Please take advantage of these and thoroughly wash/sanitize your hands frequently.

~ As much as possible, minimize unnecessary interaction with people outside of your party.

Wine & Beer Garden attendees and participating sponsors agree to follow all current San Diego County, City, and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 at the time of the event in October 2023. Guidelines may include face coverings, limited number of people at a table, extra sanitization, social distancing between booths, or whatever else is applicable at the time of the event.

For a list of the most current guidelines check:

San Diego County website

San Diego City website

CDC website

Drink Responsibly 

  • LJAWF Wine & Beer Garden is focused on providing a fun and educational atmosphere for guests to experience new wines, beers and spirits. 
  • All guests of the event are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe and responsible means of transportation before leaving the event.
  • Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event, as determined by event security, will be denied entry.
  • Any guest found intoxicated during the event and causing a disturbance, as determined by event security, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.
  • All proceeds from the LJAWF benefit the five underfunded La Jolla public schools and their 4,000 students. Thank you for your support.
Date & Time

Oct 7 - 8, 2023

Venue Details

Downtown La Jolla

Girard Avenue
La Jolla, California 92037 Downtown La Jolla
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival



The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) is one of La Jolla’s most anticipated community events of the year with nearly 45,000 visitors. This is a weekend of fun, fine art, delectable wines, craft beers & spirits, live music & entertainment, scrumptious food, children’s activities, interactive art, silent auction, pet rescue adoptions, and more. 


The LJAWF is a registered California nonprofit foundation with all proceeds benefiting underfunded public school programs at the three elementary schools, middle school, and high school in La Jolla. Programs include art, music, science, physical education, technology and on-site medical care for students. To date we have donated more than $1,000,000 to our local public schools. Thank you for your support!