San Diego’s Best Barbering Event



The San Diego Barber Festival provides an opportunity for barbers and stylists to compete for cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights. Attendees will learn cutting techniques and gain knowledge about the industry and have a unique opportunity to network with peers within the hair care profession. The SDBF also hosts barbering and business training seminars that are hosted by Master barbers & stylist.


Our Mission

The San Diego Barber Fest is an opportunity for barber/stylist to unite, showcase their skills in friendly competition, gain knowledge about the industry, and network with peers in the same profession. The San Diego Barber Festival is committed to providing awareness on the importance of barber education, proper grooming techniques and innovative products and services that are available.

Media Reach

Digital Invitations
Approx. 20,000 sent E-Mails
At least 2 (list size approximately 12,000 subscribers)
Online Advertising: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
500 posters distributed locally
5000 flyers distributed San Diego County
Event Signage, Banners, digital displays
Large-scale posters & materials in gift bags


San Diego Barber Festival is an honor award platform to recognize the best barbers for the following categories. The first annual competition featured "The 'Fastest Fade," "Freestyle Design,"” Movie Inspired Design”, "Students Tag Team," " "King & Queen of San Diego Battle,"and "Battle of the Barber Shop Owners." The event  also features DJ Phoenix, dance performance, local vendors, and musical performances by local artists in the R&B, Hip Hop, and Soul music genres.



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Finding a good barber is like finding a good lawyer - you gotta go to the same guy.

Ronny Chieng