2016 Dates & Locations
Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016 will take place May 21, 2016 at the Lumberyard Shopping Center.

Festival gates open at 11:00am and close at approximately 4:00pm.

The Lumberyard

Foodie Fest Encinitas takes place at The Lumberyard on Hwy 101. From the I-5, take the Encinitas Blvd Exit and head West, then make a Left onto S. Coast Hwy 101. Pedestrians coming East from Vulcan, please do not cross the train tracks. You can enter Foodie Fest Encinitas from Vulcan at the crosswalks on D and E Street and at the under-crossing at Santa Fe Drive.

Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in The Lumberyard parking lots and along Highway 101.
Bike parking is available in The Lumberyard parking lots. You must provide your own lock.
Additional parking is available at City Hall (505 S Vulcan Ave), the Coaster Station lots (Vulcan Ave at D and E St) and Moonlight Beach lot (Third St).

Take the Coaster to and from Foodie Fest Encinitas. Check out the schedule online.

Free Rides To/From the Event!
We’re teaming up with Uber, so you can skip the parking hassles and ride with ease to and from Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016! To get a Free Roundtrip up to $20 each way, sign up online, or download the app, and enter the promo code FOODFEST (new users only).

I Have A Question That Isn’t Answered Here. Now What?
No worries, e-mail us at and we’ll help you out!


What is the Age Limit?
Entry to the Nosh North County is open to all ages.

Entry to the Beerfoot Bar is 21+ only. A valid ID is needed to enter the venue. If we cannot verify your age, you will not be allowed into the Beerfoot Bar. Anyone under the age of 21 will be stopped at the gate and refused entry.

What if I have dietary restrictions?
We do our best to balance the menu options for all attendees. To allow our participating restaurants to showcase their best dishes, we don’t cater to specific dietary restrictions. Thank you for your understanding.

Please join us in our goal of achieving a zero waste event creating no landfill. Through our partnership with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, all paper products will be recycled, all disposable silverware and glassware is made from corn resin and will be composted after use. We encourage you to arrive to Festival events via public transportation, carpool, walking and/or bicycle.


Cardiff by the Sea Lodge
142 Chesterfield Dr, Cardiff, CA 92007
(760) 944-6764

Days Inn of Encinitas
133 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-0260

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites At Moonlight Beach

85 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-7455

Moonlight Beach Hotel
133 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-0260


Disability Access & Accommodations
Foodie Fest Encinitas is open to ALL food, wine and craft beer lovers!

Safety & Medical
We make every effort to create a safe environment on the Festival grounds, including public and private security. If you need any assistance, seek out a festival staff member.

Lost & Found
During the Festival, return found items or look for lost items at the Guest Services booth near the entrance to the Festival. After the Festival, email to inquire about lost items. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. Wabisabi Green will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.


2016 Press Application
Click here for the Press & Photography Application.

2016 Press & Marketing Inquiries
For 2016 press inquiries, please contact Tiffany Melone. For marketing information, please contact Jolee Pink.


I Really Want To Read Your Legalese. Where Is It?
Rain or Shine. Your Ticket is for Foodie Fest Encinitas 2016, not for a specific artist, chef, or personality. Artists, chefs and schedule subject to change without notice. Artist, chef or demonstration cancellation is not grounds for refund. Your Ticket is a revocable license for the time/date listed on the Ticket. “Management” means Wabisabi Green. Management reserves the right without the refund of any portion of the Ticket purchase price, to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venue, local, state or federal law or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by Management. Persons entering the facility are subject to search for contraband.

Ticket user bears all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, whether occurring before, during or after the event. Ticket user bears all risks, including cancellation of the event and of inclement weather. The resale or attempted resale of the Ticket is prohibited and if discovered will result in the Ticket being voided without refund. The Ticket may not be used for advertising promotion (including contests and sweepstakes), or other trade purposes without the express written consent of Management. Ticket user contests to Management’s use of their image or likeness incidental to any video display, transmission, or recording of the event.

Vist our Legal & Privacy Page for our Official Privacy Policy.


2016 Sponsor Information
To partner with the Encinitas Foodie Fest in 2016, please contact Jolee Pink.

2016 Nosh North County Exhibitor Application
Click here to download the application to join the 2016 Nosh North County as a restaurant exhibitor. Please contact with any questions.

2016 Volunteer Information
If you’d like to help present the 2016 Festival to Encinitas, please click here to download the volunteer application. Contact with any questions.