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tarmac taproom

Castle Air Base in Atwater, CA, is home to The Tarmac, Blaker’s satellite taproom and event experience. We have a great selection of craft beer, cider, wine and even craft cocktails on certain nights. We’re always putting on live performance acts and there’s over 10 food trucks parked outside, so you can grab a bite and chill to some tunes. The atmosphere is laid-back and welcoming, and please feel free to bring the family and (friendly) pets! Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day or celebrate a special occasion, this taproom is the perfect spot for a casual and fun night out with friends. Get ready to sip, jam, and grub all night long.

outdoor event venue

Blaker Brewing has built a space that allows community members to celebrate in a safe, vibrant and electric environment at the Tarmac Event Venue. Discover the beauty of the great outdoors at the Tarmac Event Venue. Whether it’s a yoga class, arts festival, company event, birthday celebration, wedding or more we have a space to accommodate your needs in Atwater. Our rustic and charming spaces are the perfect setting for any occasion, from intimate gatherings to major events. With open grassy areas, scenic views, and our incredible Tower entertainment stage, you’ll have everything you need to make your next event truly unforgettable. To book your event or if you have any questions about upcoming events please call us and we’ll be sure to help.

1930 Airdrome Entry, Atwater, CA 95301

4pm - 10pm
4pm - 11pm
4pm - 12am
12pm - 12am
1pm - 7pm


Bartending, Catering, Ceremonies, Banquets, Event Planning, Birthdays, Holiday Parties, Weddings, Concerts, Corporate Meetings & Conferences, Social & Sporting Events, Lighting, Performance Art Shows, Trade Shows, Private Parties, Teambuilding & more

(209) 585 - 4040

tarmac fOOd trucks - the landing zone

You'll never go hungry here. Enjoy over 10 food truck cuisine options ranging from flavors all across the world. Whatever you're in the mood for, I'm sure we've got it. All of the following food trucks are parked in our parking lot throughout the week.


Jacked Up Country Music Fest
Saturday, Apr 20, 1 - 11:59 PM

ticketed event

Join us at The Tarmac, Merced County's premier live music event venue, for a sensational day and night of country music! Jacked Up Country Music Fest returns April 20, 2024!  Get ready for a full day and night of amazing country music from local favorites and a headliner out of Nashville, Tennessee!  A festival would not be complete without mouthwatering delights from multiple food vendors, including tantalizing taco trucks. Plus, put on your dancing boots for some thrilling country line dancing. With craft beer, cocktails, and a lively atmosphere, this is a country music event you won't want to miss! Early Access VIP tickets go live December 16, 2023!

music lineup coming soon!



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You dream it, we make it happen. The Tarmac Venue is a dynamic taproom and outdoor venue experience. The space accommodates live performance acts like music and comedy shows and can be the perfect setting for an unforgettable, whimsical moment like weddings, baby showers and more. Our outdoor venue features food catering options, custom craft beer, wine, and liquor packages, xxxx square feet of open green grass, a xxx foot stage for live performances and a team that's here to help you bring this event to life. Give us a call with any questions or fill out the form and we will reach back out within a few hours - we look forward to working with you!