Hops in Humboldt 2019: Fortuna CA Beer Festival with 40+ Breweries

Get ready for the 16th Annual Hops in Humboldt Beer Festival in Fortuna, California on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, just 2 miles from the festival in Rohner Park, is the perfect hotel choice for this beer lovers summer weekend along the Redwood Coast. The largest annual beer fest in Humboldt features over 40 of the best breweries and over 100 beers on tap, plus plenty of live entertainment by four different acts, artisan vendors, and great food! Visit the Hops in Humboldt website for the lineup for all participating breweries and a map showing their locations.

crowd at Hops in Humboldt with white tents and green trees behind themAt the beer fest, enjoy unlimited samples of the different micro-brews in your souvenir hand-blown glass while you decide who deserves your vote for the Taster’s Choice Award. Knee Deep Brewing Company, Auburn, CA, was a recent winner of both this people’s choice award and the ‘beer geeks’ Best of Hops Award. Other award winners have included Six Rivers Brewery from McKinleyville (Sponsor’s Choice Award), Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery (Mayor’s Choice Award) and Gyppo Ale Mill, “California’s Most Remote Brewery” on the Lost Coast (Best of Humboldt Award). Hops in Humboldt even recognizes the best of ciders and root beers with their Non-Beer Award, given in the past to Humboldt Cider Company from Eureka.

Stay cool in the shade – the Fortuna festival features a large tented beer area and offers free bottled water all afternoon. Test your skills at Hops Games like Beer Bottle Ring Toss and Drink-O, where winners take home prizes like hats, beer beads, and Hops in Humboldt t-shirts. Wander among arts and crafts vendors offering everything from locally made jewelry to hand blown glass and artisan clothing while you enjoy the live music and foods from Indian tacos to local grass fed tri-tip sandwiches.

Come to taste some of the best beers from across the nation and enjoy the California’s Redwood Coast, too! Visit the Local Area section of our website to learn about just some of the things you can see, visit, hug, experience, and tour, plus places where you can stroll, eat, drink, shop, and bet near Fortuna!

Don’t wait to “Hops” to it and reserve your hotel accommodations at The Redwood. Just go online to make your reservation, or give us a call at 707-725-5500 and our friendly staff will be happy you.

Hops in Humboldt graphic with gold starburst flanked by redwood treesDrink for a Good Cause at the 16th Annual Hops in Humboldt!
All proceeds from the festival are given back to non-profit organizations in the community.
Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Rohner Park, Park Street, Fortuna, CA
General Admission: $40 in advance; $50 at the gate; non-drinkers $15 at the gate.
General admission tickets go on sale July 8, 2019, at all ticket locations.
The event will be held rain or shine; there are no refunds.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be age 21+ to attend and must present a valid ID at the gate.
For additional information including directions, parking, and FAQs, visit the Hops in Humboldt ‘Survival Guide’.

Images courtesy of Hops in Humboldt

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