Welcome to the Festival!

 The fourth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival is coming soon! Stay tuned!

Celebrating Food, Culture, Knowledge, and Community

The San Diego Fermentation Festival is a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring:

  • Makers Marketplace showcasing the southern California bounty of artisanal foodmakers and brewers
  • Keynote presentation panel about the human microbiome by Dr. Rob Knight, Dr. Embriette Hyde, and Julia Gauglitz of UCSD
  • An Ambrosia Garden (21+) featuring fermented adult beverages such as mead, beer, kombucha* and wine
  • Workshops and presentations given by fermentation experts covering how and why to make and eat fermented foods and beverages
  • Do-It-Yourself Fermentation stations where you can learn hands-on how to make fermented food
  • Wellness Pavilion– Give your Whole Self a break! Yoga classes, sound healing, other relaxation and rejuvenation activities
  • Music and Entertainment