at Palm Springs Air Museum

On Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 from 1:00 until 5:00 PM, over 25 new and returning California craft breweries will be at the Palm Springs Air Museum for the 8th Annual Props & Hops Craft Beer Fest. This year’s fest takes place again in the new 20,000 square foot General Ken Miles Korea and Vietnam Hangar, replete with its own inside restrooms and on the tarmac.  The hangar also contains the valley’s largest indoor LED screen, 18 feet x 10 feet.

Presenting Sponsors are Babe’s Brewery, Hot Purple Energy, Palm Springs Resorts, and LULU California Bistro.  Media sponsors are The Desert Sun and NBC Palm Springs.

Back by popular demand:

VIP ticket early entrance hour with rare beer pairings supplied by Babe’s Brewery and LULU’s.


VIP ticket holders enter through their own special door. Early entrance is from 12 noon until 1 pm.

VIP Receive 12 tasting tickets instead of 8.

Live entertainment by Desert Sol, The Alley Cats & DJ Alex Harrington.

Food trucks from In ‘n Out Burger, Meatball Syndicate, The Cone Zone and Fries Galore.

Vintage Warbird Rides for Sale, special $99 rate for C-47.

CONFIRMED BREWERIES are Absolution, Babe’s, Ballast Point, Belching Beaver, Boochcraft Komchaka, Bootlegger’s, Brewcaipa, Calidad, Charlie’s, Coachella Valley Brewing, Coachella Valley Homebrewer’s Club, Desert Beer, Drake’s, Fig Mountain, Firestone Walker, Hangar 24, Inland Empire Homebrew Club, King Harbor, La Quinta, Lost Abbey, Malapinta, Mojave Desert Brewers’ Guild, Palm Springs Brewing, Refuge, SLO Brew, Speakeasy, Stone Church, Thorn Street, and more!

Aircraft flying and selling rides include the P-51 Mustang, the C-47 Skytrain, the T-28 Trojan and the T-33 Shooting Star Jet.  P-51 advance ride ticket purchase includes one VIP admission ticket to the Craft Beer Fest. Rides may be purchased in advance through the Props and Hops website,

Other General Admission facts of the day’s events include:

Eight 4-ounce tastings & event glassware (while supplies last) included with admission – advance tickets on sale for $40, $50 at the door;

$99 flights on the C-47 (10 passengers per flight) are recommended to be paid in advance – this fee does NOT include general admission to the Craft Beer Festival –

Flight exhibitions throughout the afternoon by P-51 Mustang, the C-47 and the T-28 Trojan

Additional beer tasting tickets sold for cash on site

No one under age 21 admitted to the Festival – no exceptions!

People’s Choice Brewery Award announced at 3:30

All attendees must have valid proof of age and must be over 21 years of age.  Tickets to the Props& Hops CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL include entrance to the beer tasting areas only, separate admission needed for the rest of the museum, located at 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, between Vista Chino and Ramon Road.  Friendly pets on leash welcome.

The Palm Springs Air Museum is an educational non-profit history and aviation museum, dedicated to educating future generations, honoring our veterans, and preserving our aviation history.  Located at 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262, the main phone number is 760-778-6262. The main website is