Where bocce meets beer!

BocceFest 2019

September 29 - Surf Cup Sports Park, Del Mar

Buy Tickets


Bocce Tournament

For both the rank beginner and the seasoned player, the tournament is structured as a round robin, with a minimum of 3 games guaranteed per team. Instruction is provided at the start of the tournament for new players, and winners get to choose the charity of their choice to receive their winnings.Eventbrite - BocceFest


Beer Festival

Enjoy San Diego's finest brews while playing bocce and enjoying live music. Last year twelve of San Diego's finest breweries served their beers at BocceFest. We expect the same dozen to return this year and also plan to add more amazing breweries to the lineup. With your beer festival ticket you'll get the chance to taste unlimited pours of them all!

Eventbrite - BocceFest

2019 participating breweries include: Dos Desperados Brewery, Viewpoint Brewing Co, 

Duck Foot Brewing Co, Rip Current Brewing Company, Nickel Beer Company, Burgeon

Longship Brewery, Harland Brewing Co., Rip Current, Latchkey, Division 23, Belching Beaver, 32 North


Family-Friendly Fun in the Sun

BocceFest is an inclusive and family-friendly event! Kids enjoy a bouncy house and face painting throughout the day. Free lawn games and fundraising games are also available throughout the day - challenge your friends to a variety of casual games! And all of that is set to live music that sets the perfect tone to a relaxing day of fun - no earplugs needed!

Food

Continental breakfast is available and lunch will be served for the invited guests of our sponsors. Lunch is provided for bocce tournament or beer festival ticket holders and is available for purchased for anyone who is just stopping by!

Silent Auction

Our silent auction is open now online and will remain open until 2 pm on September 29.  Support BocceFest by bidding!

Click here to view our online auction items

Who BocceFest Benefits


Over the past 21 years, the Bocce Tournament has raised over $625,000 which the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club has invested back into our local and international communities. Please help us once again support our beneficiaries and our community.

BocceFest 2019 proceeds will be distributed to many worthwhile non-profit organizations in addition to the Major Beneficiaries who work alongside DMSB Rotary to make this event happen. Some of our other past beneficiaries are listed below. Matching donations from individual DMSB Rotarians, other Rotary clubs, and the Rotary Foundation extend the power of funds generated from the tournament. Also, many Rotarians personally work with the organizations we support.


2019 Beneficiaries

REALITY CHANGERS

Transforms lives, schools, and communities by providing youth from disadvantaged backgrounds with the academic support, financial assistance and leadership training to become first generation college students.

Learn more at https://realitychangers.org/


JUST IN TIME FOR FOSTER YOUTH

JIT’s mission is to engage a caring community to help transition-age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being.

Learn more at https://www.jitfosteryouth.org/




Schedule


Bocce Tournament
9:00 - Registration starts
10:00 - Demonstration of how to play bocce ball
10:15 - Tournament play begins
3:30 - Tournament winner prizes awarded

Beer Festival
10:30 - Beer festival opens
4:00 - Brewery competition medals awarded
5:30 - Beer festival closes

Major Sponsors


David S. Tam, Edward Jones

Steve Weitzen

Herb and Beverly Liberman

Kevin Cahill and Friends

Helmut Kiffman

Solana Beach Self Storage


Blankinship & Foster Financial Advisors

The Hungry Termite

Brian Donaldson, Financial Planner UBS

SOLD The Butler Did It!

Pendry Hotels

Sullivan, McGibbons & Associates LLP


Crust Pizzeria







COURT SPONSORS

Todaro Robotics

PF Processing

McKinney Capital & Advisory

Community Resource Center

Molly Fleming Realty

First American Title

Vicky Mallett Insurance Agency  

Solana Trade Center

Lifetime Financial Advisers, Inc 

FSI Wealth Management

Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy

Narayanan Family

Fragrantica/Zoran Knezevic

Superior Planning

Wacia Digital

Corinthian Title

The Land Stewards

Barry Axelrod and Associates

Louis Tommasino and Associates

Del Mar Car Care

Ron Neal Lighting Design

Every Swipe Benefits Charity

SoCal Sciences LLC








Location


BocceFest takes place at the beautiful Surf Cup Sports Park (formerly, San Diego Polo Fields), located east of Del Mar, CA. From I-5 take the Via de la Valle exit. Go East on Via de la Valle. Approximately 2 miles down the road, you will see signs and the entrance to the sports park on your right.”

  • 14989 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA, USA
  • Surf Cup Sports Park

F.A.Q


Is food available at BocceFest?

Registered bocce tournament players that are part of a sponsored team are provided with a continental breakfast and lunch. Beer festival tickets also include lunch.  Bottled water is also available all day to all participants. Lunch and beer are also available for purchase.

How do I register my team for the bocce tournament

Once you have purchased your team, whether as part of a sponsor or a bocce tournament team ticket, you can register your team on this page: https://www.boccefestsd.com/register-your-teams  

Can I bring children to the event?

Yes, this is a family day. We have a Bounce house and a clown available for face painting for the kids, as well as a children’s Bocce court.

Where should I park?

Follow the driveway down to the fields, parking signage and attendants will be there to direct you. Carpooling is greatly appreciated.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, this is a casual event on a grass field. Be sure to bring sunscreen.

Do I need to know how to play bocce to play in the tournament?

No experience necessary! Everyone can play. Bocce is an easy game to learn, we provide instructions just prior to the tournament.

DMSB Rotary


Donation Amount


$