Driftwood At Doheny State Beach Adds Mark MacKay and Gethen Jenkins To Music Lineup; Reveals Official Driftwood Festival Beer, ‘Driftwood Blonde’ & Announces Special Veterans Appreciation Ticket Offer
Veterans Day Weekend Festival in Dana Point, CA On Saturday, November 11 & Sunday, November 12 Will Feature Craft Beer Tastings, Top Regional BBQ & Music Headliners Chase Rice & Kip Moore, Plus Frankie Ballard, Dan + Shay, Maddie and Tae, RaeLynn & More
Country Music • Craft Beer • BBQ
Driftwood at Doheny State Beach returns to Orange County this Veterans Day Weekend, bringing top country music acts, California-focused craft beer, and top notch BBQ to Dana Point on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12. With a heavy emphasis on supporting local breweries, the festival will feature over 100 craft beers, some of the best BBQ in the region, and a full day of music with headliners Chase Rice and Kip Moore, plus newly added performers Mark MacKay and Gethen Jenkins, along with Frankie Ballard, Dan + Shay, Maddie and Tae, RaeLynn (whose WildHorse album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart earlier this year), and more.
In addition to a diverse selection of participating breweries, the festival will host its very own ale, Driftwood Blonde, created for specifically for the event. Driftwood collaborated with the brewmasters at south Orange County brewery Artifex Brewing for the beer, which is a 5.5% Honey Blonde Ale. Driftwood Blonde goes down smooth and crisp with hints of honey, is the color of gold and it tastes like sunshine! Driftwood Blonde will be available exclusively at Driftwood at Doheny State Beach.
In honor of Veterans Day weekend, the festival is offering a discounted $89 2-day ticket and $45 single-day ticket for active and retired military, as well as their family members. The military ticket includes Early Entry Admission and a complimentary roundtrip shuttle between Doheny State Beach and the Outlets at San Clemente.
Two special ticket offers for Driftwood at Doheny State Beach will also be available to the general public starting today, Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00 AM PT:
Family 4-Pack Of Single Day GA Tickets: $199 (“all in”) for either Saturday or Sunday ($5 per 4-pack will be donated to the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund)
2-Pack Of Single Day GA Tickets: $99 (“all in”) for either Saturday or Sunday
Driftwood at Doheny State Beach has also released a single-day 4-pack offer for both days, (4 tickets to Saturday or Sunday) for only $199.
General Admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase at www.DriftwoodFest.com. All tickets include craft beer tasting and access to view the music stage.
About Driftwood at Doheny State Beach
Driftwood at Doheny State Beach kicks off at 1:00 PM each day, with VIP early entry beginning at Noon. Festival attendees will choose from over 100 craft beers to taste until 4:00 PM (for those 21 and up), and will have the chance to enjoy the best of California’s BBQ. Three hours of unlimited craft beer tastings are included with admission. After 4:00 PM, fans under 21 years old are welcome. Music lasts until 9:30 PM on Saturday and 9:00 PM on Sunday. Craft beer, wine and cocktails will be available for those 21 and up to purchase throughout both days.
The list of participating breweries includes: AleSmith, Artifex, Backstreet Brewery, Ballast Point, Beachwood Brewing, Bootlegger’s Brewery, Bottle Logic Brewing, Chapman Crafted Beer, Coronado Brewing Co., Docent Brewing, Hangar 24, Karl Strauss, Lagunitas, Left Coast, Lost Coast Brewery, Lost Winds Brewing Company, Modern Times, Noble Ale Works, Oskar Blues Brewery, Ritual Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada, and Telegraph Brewing Company, and more to be announced.
The daily music lineup for Driftwood at Doheny State Beach is as follows:
Saturday, November 11: Chase Rice, Frankie Ballard, A Thousand Horses, Cassadee Pope, Lit, Caroline Jones, and Mark MacKay
Sunday, November 12: Kip Moore, Dan + Shay, Maddie and Tae, Canaan Smith, RaeLynn, and Gethen Jenkins
Parking at Driftwood at Doheny State Beach will be extremely limited, so attendees are strongly encouraged to carpool and rideshare.
Shuttle passes are available for only $10 per person, roundtrip. Parking is available (first come, first served) at the shuttle pick up at the Outlets at San Clemente (101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA 92672). Shuttles will run every thirty minutes from 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM between Outlets at San Clemente and Doheny State Beach. The shuttle will be free for active and retired military with ID. Visit www.DriftwoodFest.com for details. Free bike parking will also be available at Doheny State Beach.
A portion of the proceeds from Driftwood at Doheny State Beach will be donated to the San Onofre Parks Foundation—a California non-profit that cooperatively works with the California State Parks to develop, preserve and enhance the recreation and experience of California’s unique and beautiful coastal parks—and the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA), the non-profit cooperating association of Doheny State Beach, dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories.
Doheny State Beach is easily accessible by car from Los Angeles County, San Diego County, the Inland Empire, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, the San Joaquin Valley, and via flights to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.
Driftwood at Doheny State Beach is produced Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE) and Brew Ha Ha Productions. The festival producers encourage attendees to drink responsibly.
Sponsors for Driftwood at Doheny State Beach include: Pacifico, Ballast Point, Deep Eddy, Rockstar Energy Drink, Musicians Institute, Cosmic Fog, Weinerschnitzel, Krave, Bark Thins, Boot Barn, George Dickel Whisky, and more.
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About Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc.:
Synergy Global Entertainment, Inc. (SGE) specializes in producing music events and music marketing programs benefitting brands, artists, consumers, partners and attendees alike. SGE has produced thousands of branded music festivals, concerts, tours and events throughout the world playing to millions of applauding fans. www.sgeworldwide.com
About Brew Ha Ha Productions:
Brew Ha Ha Productions (BHHP) is California’s most successful craft beer event producer and creates award winning, often sold out, events. Fueled by a desire to promote craft beer, along with a vision of creating legacy beer fests and events, BHHP was conceived 10 years ago. BHHP produces multiple celebrated festivals with rave reviews annually and is best known for their signature events like the flagship Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival (9/23/17), Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival (12/9/17), Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco and Music Festival (4/7/18), and the award winning Brew Hee Haw at the OC Fair Craft Beer Roundup (July 2018 . Their ‘pairing’ of Craft Beer Tastings along with top name music including Punk In Drublic (6 events in 4 states including Huntington Beach 10/28/17), Driftwood at Doheny State Beach (Doheny 11/11-12/17), and more are experiencing unprecedented popularity and growth.