The Burger & Brew Fest was created to celebrate the variety of craft breweries in northern CA. The 3rd annual event will feature sampling from bay area breweries, mouthwatering burgers and sliders, gourmet snack vendors, local business booths, art and craft vendors, and live entertainment, including The Burger Throwdown - a burger cooking competition. This is one tasty fest you won't want to miss!

The Burger Throwdow is sponsored by:
             The Burger & Brew Fest is sponsored by:


When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 11AM-6PM

Where: Downtown Fremont - On Capitol Ave between Paseo Padre Pkwy and Liberty St


Got questions about the Fest in general? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page to see if we've got your answers.




Let's drink to that!

Have you bought your Tasting Package yet?!

Packages and Extras are available for purchase now and the day of at the Fest. So do what works best for you...

although we should warn you that only those who purchase online will be entered to win 1 of 3 $100 gift cards from whole foods. The choice is yours!

Limited to 1 entry per person (name on transaction is entered). Do not need to be present to win.



BFF Drinking Buddy Package - $60.00

Two 4 oz. branded tasting glasses and fourteen pour tickets

Craft Tasters Club Package - $35.00

One 4 oz. branded tasting glass and eight pour tickets



Sharing is Caring Add-On - $10.00

One additional 4 oz. branded tasting glass

The Serious Drinker Add-On - $10.00

Two additional pour tickets

The True Fan Add-On - $15.00

An On-Site Customizable Screen Printed Burger & Brew Fest T-Shirt by Ink + Cotton ($20.00 value)

Here's how it works:
1- Pick Your Shirt                         2- Pick Your Design                 3- Pick Your Ink Color             4- Watch Your Shirt Get Made 5- Rock Your B&B Fest Shirt at the B&B Fest!
Keep the festivities goin' with this special B&B Fest shirt deal:
Wear your B&B Fest shirt to Fremont Street Eats on June 2nd to get a dollar off beer all night (shirt wearer only). Then be on the lookout for other B&B Fest shirt savings at other Fremont Chamber events!

Brewery Line Up

The moment you've been waiting for is here... behold the 2017 Burger & Brew fest Brewery Line Up!

             *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

             *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

21st Amendment Brewery

San Leandro, CA

21st Amendment's new San Leandro Brewery & Taproom was opened for the purpose of creating new experimental brews, seasonal drafts, and to establish a facility to collaborate with other local breweries. 

Brews: Hell or High Watermelon + Blah Blah Blah IPA

     *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

     *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Alameda Island Brewing

Alameda, CA

Alameda Island Brewing Company was founded by Matthew Fox and Bill Phua. Alameda Island Brewing Company is a 10,000 square foot microbrewery with a 20 barrel brew house, 40 barrel mash tun and 40 barrel fermenters. They have a family friendly tasting room. 

Brews: Rapid Pils + Island City IPA

     *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

     *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Ale Industries


Ale Industries is the oldest and longest running brewery in Oakland. They are not just in the business of "producing craft beer." Ale Industries is for the preservation of craft beer and its founding principals: challenging both your and our notion of what beer is, can, or should be.

Brews: Cherry kush + Uncle Jesse American Pale Ale

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Altamont Beer Works


Altamont Beer Works is the first brewery in Livermore, CA since Prohibition. Their goal is to provide their customers with the freshest beer. Their beers are draft only and are produced on site in their taproom and brewery.

Brews: Basic Bro + Dank Row IPA


*Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Buffalo Bill's Brewery

Hayward, CA

Perhaps no other brewery better personifies the maverick attitude of the microbrewing industry than Buffalo Bill’s Brewery. One of the first brewpubs in America, started in 1983, Buffalo Bill’s helped launch what has been coined the “Craft Beer Renaissance”.

Brews: Strawberry blonde ale + strawberry doppel weizen

                               *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

                               *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Calicraft Brewing

Walnut Creek, CA

Calicraft brews beer with a sense of place. They take unexpected, California-grown ingredients, like starthistle honey, Cluster hops, and anise hyssop, and use them as their point of inspiration. They like to think of their beer as the best of California, in a bottle. 

Brews: coast kolsch + city ipa


Drake's Brewing

San Leandro, CA

Drake's Brewing is passionate about brewing with integrity and bringing people together over great beer. With the gritty, artisan spirit that embodies the aast bay community they call home, Drake’s has been honing the perfect union of hops and grain since 1989.

Brews: 1500 Pale ale + Drake's IPA

         *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

         *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Eight Bridges Brewing

Livermore, CA

At Eight Bridges Brewing you can count on a variety of classics as well as seasonal beers that explore the magic of flavor blending. Their brewery and tasting room are family owned and operated.

Brews: Das Mutt Kolsch + Hoppy Salvation IPA


Faction Brewing

Alameda, CA

Faction Brewing opened to the public in 2013 in a re-purposed Marine Corps helicopter hangar on the old Alameda Naval Base. They have dabbled in just about every style but the locals especially love A-Town Pale, only available in Alameda.

Brews: Faction Red ale + Hemi 5.4 american Pale Ale

   *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

   *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

JP Das Brew

Fremont, CA

At JP DasBrew, the goal is to brew world-class German-style beers with an American finish. The lively DasBrew Tasting Room boasts 8 delicious, hand-crafted beers on tap that rotate among their catalogue of over 20 session beers, IPAs, seasonals and specialty beers. In addition, growlers, t-shirts, sweatshirts, bottle openers, and kegs are for sale!

Brews: Mean Monkey Hefeweizen + Revealing Red Ale

           *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

           *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Marin Brewing

Larkspur, CA

In the late 1980’s, Craig Tasley, a Marin County native with a background in restaurant management, teamed up with Brendan Moylan, an accountant turned brewer, with a specific goal in mind: provide the residents of Marin County with a brewpub offering the highest quality brews, a comfortable welcoming atmosphere, and delicious pub fare.

Brews: Trois Fleurs Sasion + Chocolate Airporter Porter

    *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

    *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Moylan's Brewing

Novato, CA

In 1995 Moylan's Brewing Co. opened at Rowland Plaza, bringing Novato into the ranks of other world class brew towns like Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington by claiming the rights to it’s own Microbrewery. Moylan’s Brewery & Restaurant, remains Novato’s only brewpub and has established a strong following among North Marin’s beer connoisseurs.

Brews: Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale + Hopgarten Pilsner

                              *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

                              *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Oakland United Beerworks

Oakland, CA

Founded in 2009 as Linden Street Brewery, Oakland United Beerworks became the first production brewery in Oakland in over 50 years. Although they are very small, brewing only around 1,100 barrels per year and growing, they are dedicated to providing Brewery Fresh Beer to their hometown and neighboring communities.

Brews: Belgian Dubbel + Cream Ale

*Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

*Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Shadow Puppet Brewing

Livermore, CA

Shadow Puppet Brewing Company is a family-owned craft brewery dedicated to bringing artisan beers to beer aficionados and novices alike.  They blend both traditional and innovative brewing techniques and ingredients to design unique, tasty brews for their local beer community.

Brews: Belma Blonde Ale + Real Time Red IPA

       *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

       *Brewery Reps will be present at the Fest*

Working Man Brewing

Livermore, CA

Their story is one of two independent breweries, Mt. Diablo Brewing and Working Man Brewing Company, coming together to work on one common goal. Both companies were founded by award-winning home brewers who have a passion to bring high quality, well crafted beer that is fresh and local.

Brews: Whistleblower Belgian Wit + IV Double IPA

Go ahead, have fun and drink your heart out California, because you've got LYFT on your side...

Use the promo code BNBFEST17 to save money and get to and from the Fest in one piece.

Food Truck Line Up

A good beer just isn't the same without a juicy burger, so make sure to stop by one of these gourmet food trucks for some mouthwatering goodness...

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American Classics with Southern Flair

Specialty Burger: The Nor Cal Burger





Korean-Japanese Fusion

Specialty Burger: Short Rib Koja


Gourmet Sliders and Tots

Specialty Burger: Western Burger



Authentic Quebec Poutine

Specialty Burger: Bacon Cheese Burger Poutine




Cheesesteaks and Po Boys

Specialty Burger: Chubby Charlie


Authentic Southern BBQ

Specialty Burger: Angus Beef Brisket Burger



Roast Beef Sandwiches

Specialty Burger: The MICI Burger - Romanian Garlic Burger




Asian Fusion Cuisine

Specialty Burger: Garlic Teriyaki Burger




Chicken Wings

Specialty Burger: Chicken Tender Burger




Crispy Chicken

Specialty Burger: Grilled Chicken Burger

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Gourmet Stacked Burgers

Specialty Burger: The Opie


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Italian Ice and Frozen Custard

Sorry, no specialty burgers from this truck!

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Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Specialty Burger: Los Altos Burger

Special Thanks to:

Worried you won't be able to find something to eat at one of our food trucks?

No need to fret, we've got delectable snacks and treats waiting for you over in Gourmet Marketplace. Make sure to meander over there for a quick bite!

The Burger Throwdown

We're starting a new tradition this year; won't you join us?

The 1st Annual Burger Throwdown is a cooking competition that pits local celebrity teams against each other with the challenge of creating the most mouthwatering burger in just 1 hour. The only rule is... it's gotta be between 2 buns!

Here's the important deets...


WHEN: Cook Off @ 12PM  /                                                                        Judging & Awards @ 1PM


wHERE: exhibition stage -                                                                           Capitol Ave & Liberty ST


WHo: Local celebrity chefs!

Jon Nguyen & David Eastin (Fremont Firefighters Local 1689)

Cooking for Fallen Firefighters Association

Mike Gilfoy & Jacob Shannon (Fremont Police Department)

Cooking for Special Olympics of Northern California

Lance Lew & Kevin Wing (NBC Bay Area)

Cooking for Fremont 4th of July Parade

Bill Harrison (Former Mayor of Fremont)

Cooking for LIFE Elder Care’s Meals on Wheels


A $250 donation to the charity of the winner's choice

+ Winning Burger featured on Big city country boy food truck for 1 year

+ winner's name immortalized on the perpetual burger throwdown trophy


A Special Thanks to our Judges:

Phil Woodman (Big City Country Boy Food Truck) / Jacob Bracken (The Counter) /           Neal Calabrese (Sysco San Francisco)


And our Master of Ceremonies:

Brandon Sass

The Burger Throwdown is Sponsored by:


In case you were wondering, we also provide the live entertainment...


Main Stage Line UP:

(Capitol Ave & Paseo Padre Pkwy)

EXHibition stage schedule:

(Capitol Ave & liberty st)


Interested in playing at the 2018 Burger & Brew Fest? Contact Prime Time Entertainment directly at or (925) 449-1724 for more information.

Be part of the 2017 Burger & Brew Fest!

The Fremont Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in one of our premiere summer street festivals:

The Burger & Brew Fest will be held on May 27th, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This event will feature beer sampling from bay area craft breweries, burgers and sliders from local food trucks, the 1st ever Burger Throwdown, a local burger cooking competition, gourmet snack vendors, handmade craft vendors, and live entertainment.

To apply for this event, please fill out the application below and return it to the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to participate in one of the bay area’s newest up and coming events!

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