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Motherlode Beer & Music Festival

On Friday, August 20th and Saturday, August 21st, the 1st Annual Motherlode Beer & Music Festival will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.

Friday, August 20, 2021 05:00 PM & Saturday, August 21, 2021 10:00 PM PST is the time and date of the event. If you are in Placerville for longer than a weekend, check out the Placerville Bell Tower Brewfest. You can expect to see brewers from Tahoe at the beer fest given that it's only 60 miles away.

Brewfest Details & Sessions

"The Motherlode Beer & Music Festival reimagines the common beerfest. Not only will you be tasting the best craft beers from the region, you will be watching the best bands from the region and beyond! This two day festival combines the best parts of a beerfest with a killer soundtrack!

Featuring 50 of the region's finest breweries, wineries, meaderies and cideries, the Motherlode Beer & Music Festival's primary goal is to support and introduce you to the outstanding craft brews made right here in your own backyard. Stay tuned for a complete list of wineries, breweries and more!"

There will be tickets available for two sessions. There are two prices, as Early Bird pricing is in effect until July 1st.

  • $80 Two Day Ticket: Early Bird Pricing. Tickets go to $95 on July 1st and are $110.00 at the gate. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and 16 beer tasting tokens, each good for one 3 ounce pour. (6 tokens on Friday and 10 tokens on Saturday) Parking Not Included.
  • $45 Friday Ticket: Early Bird Pricing. Tickets go to $55 on July 1st and are $65.00 at the gate. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and 6 beer tasting tokens, each good for one 3 ounce pour. Parking Not Included.
  • $60 Saturday Ticket: Early Bird Pricing. Tickets go to $80 on July 1st and are $85.00 at the gate. Ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and 12 beer tasting tokens, each good for one 3 ounce pour. Parking Not Included.
  • $25 for Designated drivers & Non-Drinkers (One Day Ticket)
  • $40 for Designated drivers & Non-Drinkers (Two Day Ticket)

Get tickets to the Motherlode Beer & Music Festival.

Motherlode Beer & Music Festival Location

El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Dr
Placerville, CA 95667, USA

Bands performing

  • 40 Oz To Freedom
  • Fan Halen
  • L-daWg Allstars
  • The Gold Souls
  • The Spazmatics

Motherlode Beer & Music Fest terms

Per the beer fest:

No outside food or beverages. Not recommended for children but if they come, they must accompanied by an adult at all times and are not allowed near the beer areas. No pets. Service dogs must be leashed at all times.

So leave your puppers at home.