San Diego Sake Festival 2022

Ruocco Park, 585 Harbor Ln, San Diego, CA 92101, USA


San Diego Sake Day 2022

Beshock Ramen is thrilled to announce San Diego's largest sake celebration -- San Diego Sake Festival 2022, with our Co-hosts Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana. Join us as we guide you through the best sake from Japan and the US at one of San Diego's popular waterfront destinations, Ruocco Park! 

October 8th – Grand Sake tasting at Ruocco Park

VIP Nonbei Access begins at 2PM

General Admission entrance begins at 3PM

Nonbei is a Japanese slang to describe someone who loves drinking responsibly

VIP benefits

  • 1hr early access to the festival 2pm-6pm
  • 3 Food Sampler Tickets 
  • A special sake glassware
  • Nonbei tote bag
  • Designated shaded VIP seating area 

Things to look forward to:

- Tasting the largest varieties of Japanese and American craft sake in SoCal

- A traditional cedar sake barrel opening ceremony "Kagami biraki”

- Meet the local sake brewers and sommeliers to learn everything about sake

- Performances from local artists 

Food is also available for purchase at the local food trucks.

This event is for guests 21 and over

Questions? Email us at


October 1st – Craft Celebration at Japanese Friendship Garden

About this event

San Diego Sake Week will start with the Grand opening event at the Japanese Friendship Garden on Saturady 1st, hosted by setting Sun Sake as a celebration of community, craft, culture and of course locally brewed sake!

Early Bird Ticket $75 + site fees (LIMITED) 

Regular Ticket Purchase $95 + site fees

This event is for ages 21 and over. Please bring a valid ID. No minors or pets allowed.

  • For more information about the October 1st event at JFG, please email or
  • Vendors, participants, and all other details will be posted in the coming months on social media and the official SD Sake Week website
  • Expected performances by Genbu Daiko taiko drumming, Kendo Bu, and more!
  • Fish demo & sustainable seafood demo by local chefs & fishmongers