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Santee Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser

Beer, Wine, Dine & Let the Bluegrass Shine



Funds raised will benefit the Santee Teen Center, park improvement projects, and the Recreation Scholarship Program which provides financial assistance to qualifying Santee children, teens and seniors to take part in City recreation programs.

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Advanced Ticket - April 1 thru Sept 13: General Ticket $50 • Designated Driver Ticket - $35

Reserved Table - (8 seats): $175 (festival tickets NOT included)

Fundraiser ticket includes:

  • Unlimited food & beverage samples (while supplies last)
  • Commemorative sampling cup & lanyard*

*Designated Driver ticket does not include alcoholic beverage samples and guests will receive a commemorative tumbler instead of a sampling cup & lanyard
Must be 21 years old & up • All sales final • Must have ticket & ID to check in • We are not responsible for lost tickets

Tickets also available at City Hall, Building 6 (10601 Magnolia Ave, Santee CA 92071) during office hours.


NEW Check In Location:

Festival activities in addition to sampling:

The following are prohibited: smoking, outside beverages, personal beverage containers, coolers, large canopies, umbrellas, weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, multi-tools, restraining devices), pets, anyone under 21 years of age
The following are allowed: factory-sealed water bottles, lawn chairs, small collapsible tables


Confirmed Vendors (subject to change):

 Food Vendors  Beverage Vendors  Business Vendors
Buckboard's Barbecue and Brew 3 Punk Ales Allegiance Heating, Air Conditioning & Solar
Bull and Bourbon Alpine Beer Company F45 Training
Caked Bakery   Ballast Point Brewing Company Farm Fresh to You 
Carlton Oaks Country Club Belching Beaver Brewery LeafFilter Gutter Protection
 Cheesy Express  BNS Brewing & Distilling Lloyd's Collision Center
Chick-fil-A Boochcraft San Diego Seals 
Cooking 4 Life, Inc. Burning Beard Brewing Company Santee Chamber of Commerce
Coops West Texas BBQ  Cooper & Thief Todd Tolson Computer Solutions
Courtyard by Marriott - El Cajon Copper Collar Distillery   
Daphne's California Greek  Coronado Brewing Company  
Eastbound Bar & Grill Creative Creature Brewing  
 Eccentric International Chefs Cutwater Spirits  
Ensenada's Mexican Food Firestone Walker  
Epic Wings Full Circle Saloon  
 EuropeanCakeGallery.com Granite Lion Cellars  
Fifty-Two East  Green Flash Brewing Co.  
Grumpy Bear BBQ Groundswell Brewing Co.  
Honey Donuts Jamul Brewing Co. 
Hooley's Public House Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Kravings Fruit Bar Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lakeside Boll Weevil Malahat Spirits  
Marie Callender's La Mesa    Modern Times Beer  
Mimi's Cafe   Newtopia Cyder  
Nicolosi's Italian Restaurant Nickle Beer Co.   
O'Brien's Pub OB Brewery  
Oggi's Pizza and Brewing Oggi's Pizza and Brewing  
 Olive Garden Pacific Islander Beer Co.    
  Panda Express Poochie's Hooch Urban Cidery       
 Pick Up Stix  PRP Wine International   
 Pork Belly's BBQ Pure Project, LLC     
  Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers Robert Mondavi Winery  
 Souplantation Rock Bottom Brewery - La Jolla    
 Starbucks Magnolia & Rockvill Rock Canyon Vineyards   
 The Chicken Shop Saint Archer Brewing Company    
 The Wrap Shack San Pasqual Winery     
  Second Chance Beer Company   
   Seven Caves Distillery  
  Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.  
  Societe Beer Company   
   SouthNorte Beer Co.    
  Tap Truck  
   Thorn Brewing Co.   
   Wyatt Oaks Winery   


Alvarado Institute of Skin Care Handlery Hotel  Sammy's Woodfired Pizza
Antonelli's Deli Harrah's Resort Southern California San Diego Air & Space Museum
Aqua Pros Swim School Hilliker's Ranch Fresh Eggs  San Diego Automotive Museum
Armstrong Garden Center Hornblower Cruises & Events San Diego Ballet
Barona Resort & Casino  In & Out Burger  San Diego Botanic Garden
Barona Speedway Indian Joe Brewing   San Diego Ice Arena
 Belly Up  Indian Motorcycle  San Diego Junior Theatre
Big 5 Sporting Goods  Jackie's Jams San Diego Natural History Museum
Birch Aquarium   Jump Around Now    San Diego Padres
Brewery Tours of San Diego Kendra Scott San Diego Repertory Theater
Boll Weevil  KSON San Diego River Park Foundation
Café 67  La Mesa Park & Recreation Foundation San Diego Symphony
Cali Comfort BBQ  La Vie Nails & Spa      Sandwich Bags
   California Wolf Center Lake Elsinore Storm Baseball  Santee Fire Department
 Camp Bow Wow El Cajon Lamb's Players Theatre Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve 
Casi Cielo Winery Living Coast Discovery Center  Save Our Heritage Organisation 
CBS News 8 Lloyd's Collision Center, Inc. SeaWorld San Diego
Chipotle Mexican Grill Los Tacos  Senor Grubby's
City Farmers Nursery Marechiaro's Italian Restaurant   Singing Hills Resort at Sycuan 
City of El Cajon Marie Callender's    Six Flags Magic Mountain
CJ Wiesner Construction Inc. Maritime Museum of San Diego  Sky Zone San Diego
  CKO Kickboxing    Mary's Donuts   Snooze an AM Eatery
  Comic-Con San Diego Mission Trails Golf Course Specialized Vehicle Company
Coronado Golf Course Mission Trails Regional Park Sport Clips Santee
 Coronado Playhouse Mom's Pie House  Stacked Restaurants 
  Culture Shock Dance Center  Motoworld of El Cajon Sycuan Casino & Resort
CVS Pharmacy Museum of Contemporary Art Taylor Guitars
 Cygnet Theatre Museum of Photographic Arts The Brigantine
 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club  Music Box San Diego  The Century Club of San Diego
 Deering Banjo  Negociant Winery The Cupcake Store
 Dick's Sporting Goods  Oktoberfest of El Cajon The Lunch Box
 Discount Gun Mart  Old Town Trolley & Seal Tours of San Diego  The New Children's Museum
 Discovery Cube  Oriental Trading The Vinyl Draft
 DoubleTree Hotel Circle   Ottavio's Italian Restaurant    Trader Joe's
 Einstein Bros.   P2K Range   Stacked
 El Pollo Loco  Pacific Safety Center    Taylor Guitars
 Emerald Isle Golf Course  Panera Bread    The New Children's Museum
  Escape Game San Diego  Picaboo   Turner's Outdoorsman
 Eureka!  Point Loma Credit Union    Ultrazone Laser Tag
  Everbowl  Press Box Sports Lounge    USS Midway Museum
Filippi's Pizza Grotto      Privateer Coal Fire Pizza   Velocity Paintball 
 Fit4Drums PRP Wine International Venice Pizza House
 Flagship Cruises & Events  Rainbow Sandals  West Coast Arborists
 Food 4 Less  RCP Block & Brick  Wheel of Fortune
 Grubby's Poke & Fish Market  Regal Parkway Plaza   Willowbrook Golf Course
GTM   Riverwalk Grill  Woodstock's Pizza
 H&M Landing  Rock N Jump  World Curry
 Hacienda Casa Blanca   Round Table Pizza Wyatt Oaks Winery 



Interested in being a vendor? Please contact us for more information and opportunities at jshellhammer@cityofsanteeca.gov


Diamond Sponsors:

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Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

HomeFed         SDG&E Logo         Vinyl Draft Logo     Cox Logo 4C 2018

Customized Sponsors

KIMCO logo          Allegiance logo

Product Partners

 Al's Sport Shop Logo     Alsco Logo      Steven Smith Landscape      Waste Management  

Get Involved

Jon Shellhammer @ 619-258-4100, ext. 219 or jshellhammer@cityofsanteeca.gov

Many thanks to the restaurants, wineries, breweries, businesses, and volunteers who support this great festival that benefits Santee families.

Logo          Santee Community Foundation

Funds raised will benefit the Santee Teen Center, park improvement projects, and the Recreation Scholarship Program which provides financial assistance to qualifying Santee children, teens and seniors to take part in City recreation programs.

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