The 2025 Back Bay Beerfest will take place at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina and feature local breweries and OC’s best food trucks. Take in the scenic Newport Back Bay views on the sand while you sip on some brew, enjoying music from the DJ and lawn games with friends.

100% of the proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships go towards the long-standing, OC non-profit Friendly Center. Their programs help families get back on their feet and prevent homelessness. Last year, they served over 3,000 individuals in OC. For more information about Friendly Center, visit their website at friendlycenter.org.

General Admission $65 | 1PM-5PM

General Admission includes unlimited samples from over 20 breweries, plus commemorative tasting glass and access to food trucks.

VIP Admission $75 | Noon-5PM

VIP Admission includes all the benefits of General Admission, plus an added hour, 12pm-1pm. Special swag bag included. (Limited VIP Admissions)

Designated Driver $25 | 1PM-5PM

Be the hero for your group. Designated Driver Admission includes access to food trucks.


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Presenting Sponsor

Tasting Glass Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsors


Unfortunately, everyone must be 21 and over. No infants or toddlers will be admitted.

Sorry, no. Leave Fido at home.

There is parking available onsite at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina for a $15 fee.

Yes, all ticket sales and sponsorship transactions are run through Friendly Center and as a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, this means that all sponsorships are tax-deductible. The funds raised will aid Friendly Center in their mission to serve less fortunate individuals and families in Orange County. They do a lot in the areas of food, counseling, emergency assistance, and skill-building—last year serving over 3,000 individuals in Orange County. It will be a great day of fun, all while supporting a worthy cause. We invite you to learn more about Friendly Center and the impact they are making by visiting their website at friendlycenter.org.

The event is rain or shine and there are no refunds.

Yes, there will be food trucks on-site to purchase food.

Guests may bring bottled water and snacks. All glass items are prohibited.

No smoking or vaping is permitted.


Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina

1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660