Stay local or hit the road. Either way there’s plenty going on in Southern California for those of us seeking some fast-paced sports action or new and exciting beverages. Here are two you might want to consider!
Jose Cuervo Manhattan Beach Open, August 24-26
The grand-daddy of beach volleyball tournaments will be bumping, setting, and spiking all weekend long in Manhattan Beach.
On August 24-26, The Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series will host the famous Manhattan Beach Open. The tournament that started it all, the Manhattan Beach Open will feature a three-day, double elimination tournament, with televised coverage of the finals on NBC Sports Network.
Best part? Entry is free! Check out their website for more details.
For good eats during the tournament, swing by Mucho Ultima. They’ve been named the official restaurant of the Jose Cuervo Manhattan Beach Open. That means all of the players, refs, and VIPs will be hanging out in Mucho enjoying tacos, guacamole, and refreshing margaritas. Stop in and you might be able to get up close and personal with some of your favorite athletes.
San Diego Spirits Festival, August 25-26
For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego Spirits Festival will be living up to its description as “Southern California’s Preeminent Spirits Festival”. This two-day-long series of events is packed with liquor tastings, bartender competitions, and other special events for the discerning beverage connoisseur.
The San Diego Spirits Festival is the perfect blend of high end domestic and international spirits, talented musicians from across Southern California, and top mixologists and master chefs all in one location that captures the beauty of San Diego.
The $80 tickets are available online and include unlimited tastings of a near limitless variety of liquors from 1 PM until 6 PM on either day of the event. VIP and 2-day passes are available. Use code SDSF20 to get a 20% discount!
Check out the San Diego Spirits Festival website for more information. For South Bay Foodies coverage of a past Spirits Festival, follow this link!