By: Kyrie Sismaet By: Kyrie Sismaet | November 2, 2022 | Food & Drink People Lifestyle Parties News and Features Culture Best of the Bay Shopping Drink Trends Events Women of Influence Latest Entertainment Community
Coffee-holics and caffeine enthusiasts unite! Happening on November 12 and 13 is the return of the highly-adored San Francisco Coffee Festival renowned for its platforming of 50+ local coffee companies big and small. 2022 marks the 6th year of this can't-miss espresso extravaganza at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, with this festival slated to brew up some exclusively new and exciting specials.
With San Francisco's rich coffee culture, it is only right that a glorious festival be held in our caffeinated city to honor those who thoughtfully handcraft such beloved beverages every day. Gorgeously set in the iconic and spacious Festival Pavillion at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, this seaside venue will not only be a visual feast for the eyes with its highly-Instagrammable ocean views, but from the wide range of premier coffees also be irresistibly fragrant and delicately delectable.
Aside from having the opportunity to sample the best specialty roasters, coffee connoisseurs will also enjoy tasty snacks, talented live entertainment, and convivial personalized lessons and panel conversations with the exhibitors.
The remarkably informative and intimate Coffee Convos will also make a strong return this year, as it is consistently regarded for its transparent and in-depth panel discussions powerfully led by the biggest Bay Area legends in the current coffee zeitgeist.
On top of all of these interactive and educational displays, a thrilling spectacle to witness is the latte art contest, in which skilled baristas will put their precisely artistic pours to the test.
A few of the several buzz-worthy featured roasters to treat the weekend include Home, Ritual, and Carta Coffee Merchants, Drink Coffee Do Stuff, Red Bay Coffee, Nirvana Soul, Equator Coffees, Voyager Craft Coffee, Peerless Coffee & Tea, Compton’s Coffee House, Timeless Coffee & Bakery, and so much more!
November 12 and 13 will truly be "pour-fect" Saturday and Sunday to try and shop each vendors' varying beans, learn something new, and just enjoy the vibrant culture and community atmosphere.
The Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) Festival Pavilion is located on 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123, and the full schedule detailing all of the expected exhibitors, entertainment, and vendors can be viewed here, along with regular admission tickets and VIP ticket packages that include early admittance at 9am. Children under the age of 13 are free to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.
The San Francisco Coffee Festival is truly a heartwarming event steeped in community, care, and of course, award-winning concoctions. No matter how you enjoy your cup of joe, this event is sure to be a "latte" of fun!