Lake Erie Wine Country's largest event returns September 23-25! From its modest beginnings in 1981 as a small street fair to the major regional event it is today, WineFest has continued to improve with age. The event will be hosted in Gibson Park, the original downtown North East festival venue. Additional activities will be hosted in Heard Park.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample more than 100 different wines, enjoy the sounds of dozens of local entertainers and meander through hundreds of craft and exhibitor tents. A Wine Tasting Wristband is required to sample wine though anyone over the age of 21 may purchase wine. Admission to the park is free.
Friday, Sept. 23: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 25: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Participating wineries: 6 Mile Cellars, Arundel Cellars and Brewing, Burch Farms Country Market & Winery, Cellar '54, Courtyard Winery, Driftwood Wine Cellars, Heritage Wine Cellars, Ironstone Meadery, Penn Shore Vineyards, Presque Isle Wine Cellars, Yori Wine Cellars
Tasting Passes - Pricing
Friday or Sunday Wine Tasting Pass: $20
Saturday Wine Tasting Pass: $40
3 Day Weekend Tasting Pass: $55
All patrons must be 21 years of age to enter the wine tasting area. Valid ID is required for age verification.
Buy tickets here: https://nechamber.org/tickets/
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