Join us August 17, 2024

Beer City is coming to the South Bay for another full day of running, beer tasting, games, live entertainment and fun! Whether you come for the morning run or the afternoon beer festival — or both! — Beer City has something to welcome you.

Beer City SLAM Half /10k/5k

The day starts with the SLAM! This is the final race in our half marathon series and runners will have pointy elbows as they compete for the Golden Growler presented by Almanac Brewing. The SLAM includes half marathon, 10k, 5k distances, as well as our the Beer Stroll. The post-race celebration goes until noon and offers you tastes of select of brews as part of your registration.  Also, there will be bubbly water and sodas, as well as snacks for everyone.

Every racer receives a finishing medal, shirt, a special Beer City tasting glass. 

Beer City Festival

Beer City Festival tickets go on-sale June 30. Available NOW to registered runners!  

Starting at 11am, Beer City Festival kicks into high gear. We welcome you to drink deeply from over 20 beverage companies which will be serving a selection of beer, kombucha, and hard tea. Beer City Fremont serves brewers from South Bay through the Tri Valley. We also have some of our friends from other Beer City Festivals in Sonoma County, Sacramento and the East Bay.

Beer City Festival includes unlimited beer tasting, games, and live entertainment. Beverages are served in 7oz Beer City Festival tasting glasses for you to take home.

General Admission tickets for Beer City Festival go on sale March 30. For runners, Beer City Festival tickets are available NOW at 30% off.



Can everyone come for the music and food?

Yes, everyone of all ages can enjoy the music and food. The tasting area is reserved for our ticketed guests.

Do you have a designated driver ticket?

We will sell dd tickets in registration and at the door.

Are children allowed?

Families are welcome at Beer City. All drinkers 21 and over receive a wrist band to access the tasting. 

Where can I park?

Quarry Lakes has a parking lot that costs $5. There is also on street parking.

Is the event rain or shine?

Yes, this event is rain or shine.

Are pets allowed?

Yes, pets are allowed. Dogs must be on-leash the entire time.


Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area

2100 Isherwood Way, Fremont, CA 94536



Do you have a question about an event? Maybe you’re a brewer and want be part of a festival. We also love city inquiries on how to host their own Beer City Festival.