FM 94/9 Events

FM 94/9 Event Calendar

Date Event Description Time / Location

Food Truck Fridays



Makers QuarterSan Diego CityBeat, and FM 94/9 present Food Truck Fridays with our neighborhood sponsor Form 15 Apartments! This will be a 7-week series featuring live music curated by Tim Pyles. Join in the SILO games, and purchase great street food and drinks. Entry is FREE and you must be 21 to enter. Best of all pets are welcome.

We are inviting our San Diego community for an event featuring food trucks, craft beer and cocktails, fashion on the go and more. The participants will appear on a rotating basis, the third week will include:

Casanova Fish Tacos
Soul Cal Pit Stop
Crab Cake 911
New York On Rye
Calexico Creamery

Stop Shop Roll SD
Steps to Steelo - A Fashion Truck
ZB Savoy Bowtie Co

BEVERAGES :: Alchemy Event Services
featuring Spirits from: Henebery Celebrated Whiskey
and Beer: Twisted Manzanita Ales

7/18: Josh Damigo and the Freeloaders
7/25: Danny and the Tramp
8/1: Jimmy Ruelas Music
8/8: TBD
8/15: Pocket
8/22: San Diego Music Foundation - The Midnight Pine 
8/29: Todo Mundo

Our Food Truck Friday event will benefit a different non-profit organization each week, here is the line up:

7/18: Circulate San Diego
7/25: San Diego Professionals Against Cancer 
8/1: Space 4 Art 
8/8: Share Our Strength (No Kid Hungry) 
8/15: East Village Association
8/22: San Diego Music Foundation
8/29: TBD

#FTF #FoodTruckFriday #SILO @Makers Quarter

INFO 4:30pm to 8:30pm, Makers Quarter San Diego, California 92101

4th annual Craft Beer & Cocktail Showcase

4th annual Craft beer & Cocktail Showcase prsented by FM 94/9, City Beat and FYC Labs.

Breweries: Alesmith, Culture, Hillcrest, Lagunitas, Fat Cat, Oskar Blues, Helms, North Coast, Stone, Green Flash, Saint Archer

Food, art, Craft beer, craft cocktails, celebrity dunk tank and more!



INFO 4pm to 8pm, El Dorado Cocktail Lounge at the corner of 11th and Broadway in Downtown San Diego

Random Act at Oggi's Pizza Express (SDSU) for Arctic Monkeys Tix

Join FM 94/9 for a Random Act Of Kindness at Oggi's Pizza Express at SDSU from 5pm to 7pm for your absolute LAST CHANCE to score tickets to the SOLD OUT Arctic Monkeys show at Open Air Theatre SDSU Wednesday, August 6th.

We're giving away a pair of tickets each hour, along with other cool prizes!

INFO 5pm to 7pm, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92115

6th Annual Phil's Big BBQ at the Ballpark

Join FM 94/9, Phil’s BBQ and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County on Monday, August 11 for the 6th Annual Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark. Fill up on Phil’s mouthwatering BBQ and take in a Padres game to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters’ military mentoring program, Operation Bigs. Operation Bigs was the first program of its kind in the nation and is celebrating 10 years of service in 2014. Phil’s is aiming to raise $100,000 for the charity in honor of its landmark anniversary. Phil’s Big BBQ is one of Southern California’s largest tailgate parties complete with the Kid Ventures Kid Zone, music and a beer garden, sponsored by Ballast Point and Karl Strauss. Guests will enjoy Phil’s ribs and chicken plus two sides, blended beverages from Dlush, and a ticket to the 7:10 p.m. Padres vs. Rockies game. The VIP package option includes all of the above plus two 12 oz. beers and preferential line and seating treatment at the tailgate. VIP tickets can be purchased for $50 each. Regular tickets can be purchased for $25 each (includes meal and game ticket). 100% of ticket sales go directly to Operation Bigs. Purchase your tickets ONLINE or at any of the Phil’s BBQ locations. 100% of all ticket sales directly benefit Operation Bigs.

CLICK HERE for more info or to get your tickets NOW!

Phil's Big BBQ at the Ballpark

INFO 4:30pm-7:00pm, Petco Park Tailgate Park (12th Ave. between K & Imperial)

Stone 18th Anniversary


 Our biggest beer festival and fundraising event is back! Join us for an amazing selection of the world's best craft brews, food, and home-brewed sodas while helping us raise money for local charities.

You have two options:
Attend one 3-hour session (A or B)
$45 SESSION A: 11am to 2pm
$45 SESSION B: 3pm to 6pm

* An 18th Anniversary Celebration commemorative tasting glass
* Tickets for FIFTEEN 3oz samples of craft beers
* More than 60 participating guest breweries
* More than a hundred amazing beers to choose from
* Stone Collaboration tent featuring our latest collaborative efforts
* Stone brews on cask
* Expanded festival area with two levels and more shade
* Free home-brewed sodas by the Society of Barley Engineers
* Samples of the world-famous Mike's Beer Cheese
* Secluded upper-level cigar lounge

Friday Night Brewers Reception

Friday Aug 15 | 6pm - 9pm

  • More than 40 beers on tap, with many that won't be available Saturday!
  • Sample beers with no tabs or tokens required!
  • Upper-level cigar lounge
  • Commemorative Brewers Reception glass
  • 25% larger festival area--and that's on top of last year's expansion!
  • Complimentary gourmet fare by Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
  • Live music all evening long


Stone 18th Anniversary
Session A Tickets

Saturday Aug 16 | 11am - 2pm


  • Commemorative 18th Anniversary tasting glass
  • Expanded festival area with two levels and more shade
  • Fifteen 3oz samples (no additional samples will be sold)
  • Over 60 guest breweries
  • 100+ amazing beers
  • Stone brews on cask
  • Free home-brewed sodas
  • Samples of Mike's Beer Cheese


Stone 18th Anniversary
Session B Tickets

Saturday Aug 16 | 3pm - 6pm


  • Commemorative 18th Anniversary tasting glass
  • Expanded festival area with two levels and more shade
  • Fifteen 3oz samples (no additional samples will be sold)
  • Over 60 guest breweries
  • 100+ amazing beers
  • Stone brews on cask
  • Free home-brewed sodas
  • Samples of Mike's Beer Cheese

Stone 18th Anniversary
All Access Pass


Saturday Aug 16 | 11am - 6pm


  • Commemorative Rare Beer section tasting glass
  • Fifteen 3oz samples (no additional tasters will be sold)
  • Admission to BOTH 
    Sessions A & B
  • Access to NEW exclusive festival areas, as well as the main festival area
  • All day access to the Rare Beer section and main festival area
  • Dozens of extremely rare and one-off brews
  • 100+ amazing beers
  • Expanded complimentary food selection
  • Live music


Stone 18th Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival Brewery List

  • 4 Hands Brewing Co. (St. Louis, MO)
  • AleSmith Brewing Co. (San Diego, CA)
  • Avery Brewing Co. (Boulder, CO)
  • Aztec Brewing Co. (Vista, CA)
  • Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits (San Diego, CA)
  • Beachwood BBQ & Brewing (Long Beach, CA)
  • Bear Republic Brewing Co. (Healdsburg, CA)
  • Black Market Brewing Co. (Temecula, CA)
  • Breakwater Brewing (Oceanside, CA)
  • Bottle Logic Brewing (Anaheim, CA)
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. (Kansas City, MO)
  • The Bruery (Placentia, CA)
  • Coronado Brewing Co. (Coronado, CA)
  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Milton, DE)
  • Duvel Moortgat/Ommegang (Belgium/Cooperstown, NY)
  • Eagle Rock Brewery (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Eel River Brewing Co. (Fortuna, CA)
  • Elysian Brewing Co. (Seattle, WA)
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co. (Paso Robles, CA)
  • Great Divide Brewing Co. (Denver, CA)
  • Green Flash Brewing Co. (San Diego, CA)
  • Helm's Brewing Co. (San Diego, CA)
  • Heretic Brewing Co. (Fairfield, CA)
  • High Water Brewing (San Leandro, CA)
  • Ironfire Brewing Co. (Temecula, CA)
  • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales (Dexter, MI)
  • Julian Hard Cider (Julian, CA)
  • Kern River Brewing Co (Kernville, CA)
  • Kinetic Brewing Co. (Lancaster, CA)
  • Knee Deep Brewing Co. (Lincoln, CA)
  • Ladyface Ale Companie (Agoura Hills, CA)
  • Lightning Brewery (Poway, CA)
  • The Lost Abbey / Port Brewing (San Marcos, CA)
  • Maui Brewing Co. (Lahaina, HI)
  • Mike Hess Brewing (San Diego, CA)
  • Mission Brewery (San Diego, CA)
  • Modern Times Beer (San Diego, CA)
  • Monkey Paw Brewing (San Diego, CA)
  • Mother Earth Brew Co. (Vista, CA)
  • Noble Ale Works (Anaheim, CA)
  • North Coast Brewing Co. (Fort Bragg, CA)
  • Offbeat Brewing Co. (Escondido, CA)
  • Oskar Blues Brewery (Longmont, CO)
  • Pizza Port (CA)
  • Refuge Brewery (Temecula, CA)
  • Rip Current Brewing (San Marcos, CA)
  • Ritual Brewing (Redlands, CA)
  • Saint Archer Brewing Co. (San Diego, CA)
  • San Diego Brewing Co (San Diego, CA)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (Chico, CA)
  • SKA Brewing (Durango, CO)
  • Smog City Brewing Co. (Torrance, CA)
  • Societe Brewing Co. (San Diego, CA)
  • Solemn Oath Brewery (Naperville, IL)
  • Surly Brewing Co. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Wandering Aengus Ciderworks (Salem, OR)
INFO See Schedule below, Cal State San Marcos - 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078

Gourmet Food Truck Festival

Join FM 94/9 during their 4th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival presented by the San Diego County Toyota Dealers. Enjoy a variety of some of the hottest eats in Southern California as 50 food trucks are expected, all in one location, with gourmet chefs serving their eclectic bests at super prices (most items $4-$8). 

Participating trucks include fan favorites such as The Grilled Cheese Truck, Cousins Maine Lobster, The Lime Truck, The Lobsta Truck, Devilicious and so many more!
Pair your food items with several cold brews on tap in the beer garden. 

Free admission to the Food Truck area with paid racetrack admission. $6 for adults. Children under 18 are free -- must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Benefits charity partner Meals on Wheels.
INFO Noon- 6:00pm, Del Mar Racetrack (2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014)


SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 - 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 - 2:00 PM -5:00 PM

San Diego Spirits Festival highlights the cocktail and culinary community and the talented bartenders and chefs who are shaking up San Diego’s vibrant scene. Its all about Cocktails, Culinary and Culture set on San Diego Bay! San Diego Spirits Festival is all about Lifestyle, make San Diego your Lifestyle Destination and Join us in 2014 for Year 6!!

San Diego Spirits Festival is a nationally acclaimed celebration of cocktail culture and is the premiere West coast spirits festival held on the beautiful San Diego bay. With bartender competitions, tastings, seminars and parties, the festival offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for brands to be supported and gain recognition among San Diego’s cocktail and culinary community and beyond. Dozens of new and diverse brands are showcased each year From the novice drinker to the cocktail aficionado, there’s something to please everyone’s palate.
Taking place the third weekend of August each year, the San Diego Spirits Festival is committed to building the Mixology and Culinary community and garnering local and national exposure for the brands that participate

Int'l Craft Beer Fest at The Del Mar Racetrack


Sample over 100 different craft brews from noon-5:00 p.m. during the Del Mar Racetrack Beer Fest held in the Seaside Concert area West of the Grandstand. The “International” will include special unique German, Irish and Belgian brews!  Purchase five 7 oz. samples for $18. Full-sized beers also can be bought. Admission into the Beer Fest area is free with track admission of $6.

Match your beer with some of the top San Diego Gourmet Food Truck offerings and 
DJ's will keep it festive. This is also our biggest race day of the season with several stakes races including the $1 million Pacific Classic race featuring some of the top horses in the country. Meet local brewers, 
check out cool beer merchandise, learn about brewing beers and much more. 



INFO 3:00pm- 6:00pm, Del Mar Racetrack (2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014)

3rd Annual San Diego Reader Feast

Follow your taste buds to Broadway Pier on Friday, September 5th, 2014 for the 3rd Annual "Reader Feast!" Tasting Event, presented by The InSlider. Enjoy food and drink tastings from dozens of the city's best neighborhood eateries, wineries, breweries, and food trucks as you look out over the scenic San Diego Bay.

General Admission tickets include food and drink samples from all vendors and are valid from 6-9pm. The VIP ticket includes 2 full-pour drinks and a gift bag with goodies from our amazing sponsors, plus exclusive early admission at 5pm, so you can have a drink in your hand and food hot off the grill before everyone gets there.

A portion of every ticket sale and all proceeds from the cash bar benefit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a charity for disadvantaged infants, children, and teens suffering from physical deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, abuse, or disease through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related healthcare services.



General Admission $30  
Valid from 6-9pm. Includes food and drink samples from all vendors. 

VIP Ticket
 Early admission (5PM). Includes 2 full-pour drinks, food and drink samples from all vendors, and gift bag.





INFO 5pm to 9pm, Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier, San Diego

San Diego Beer Week 2014


SDBW is a ten-day countywide festival that attracts beer tourism, fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and serves as a showcase for San Diego's breweries, restaurants, pubs, and other businesses with ties to the craft beer community.

NOV 7TH - 16TH, 2014

Brought to you by San Diego Brewer's Guild
INFO Schedule Coming Soon, San Diego

Guild Fest 2014


Join us for the 12th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego.  This two day event is the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week.   Enjoy samples from more than 50 of the breweries located in San Diego County!

The event is to raise funds for Surfrider Foundation, Fight ALD, and the San Diego Brewers Guild

VIP Brewer Takeover: Friday (Nov. 7) from 6 – 9 PM 

Rub elbows with some of San Diego’s award-winning brewers and see why San Diego beer is taking over palates everywhere.  This exclusive event will showcase San Diego’s finest, rare, and specialty beers from local breweries, including offerings brewed just for this event.  All-inclusive ticket includes unlimited beer samples offered throughout the evening coupled with unlimited food samples from local craft-beer friendly restaurants.

San Diego Brewers Guild Festival: Saturday (Nov. 8) from 2 – 5 PM
Enjoy the Guild Festival with a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited beer samples.  The event showcases San Diego County’s finest craft breweries!  Food will be available for sale from local, craft-beer friendly restaurants and food trucks.  And to top it all off, musical entertainment will be provided by some of San Diego’s most talented musicians!

Premier Access
Want to get in early and beat the crowd, then pick up a Premier Access Pass.   
•    Enter the festival 1 HOUR early
•    Commemorative tasting glass
•    Unlimited beer samples

Two Day Pass

The best way to start off SD Beer Week is with a Two Day Pass, so you can enjoy the festivities on BOTH Friday and Saturday at a discount!  For $100: 
•    One ticket for Friday night’s ‘VIP Brewer Takeover’ (6 – 9 PM) 
•    One Premier Access pass for Saturday’s Guild Festival (1 – 5 PM) [$130 value!]

Santa Fe Depot – 6 min walk from Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier


To get your first Uber ride free (up to $20), sign up at, or download the app, and enter the promo code SDBW2014.

Age Restrictions
This is a 21 and over event.  You must be 21+ years old with a valid photo ID to attend, no exceptions.  

No animals allowed, except for service animals. Fraudulently misrepresenting service animals is a misdemeanor - CPC 365.7(a).

Prohibited Items
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:
Outside alcohol
Outside food/beverages
Weapons (i.e. knives, pepper spray, stun-guns, any concealed weapons, firearms, etc.)
Illegal drugs
Fireworks, smoke bombs, etc.
Unapproved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
Other items as determined by facility management.

Event management reserves the right to handle each occurrence on a case by case basis. 

Depending on the item, the guest may either be asked to remove the item from the facility or dispose of the item, or may be ejected from the facility.

All bags, jackets, and guests are subject to search upon entering the event.
Items which have varying policies include: cameras, video/audio recording equipment, and signs/flags/banners/posters.

Designated Driver (Non-Drinker)
Non-drinker means non-drinker. In accordance with our ABC license, anyone found consuming alcohol (any amount) w/o proper wristband will be escorted off the premises immediately.

Intoxicated Guests
All guests of the 12th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe, responsible means of transportation before leaving the festival.

Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event may be denied entry to the festival.

Any guest found intoxicated within the event and/or causing a disturbance, as determined by management, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.

INFO See Schedule below, Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier, San Diego