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17th Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival

Saturday, May 19, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elkin Municipal Park
Elkin, North Carolina

Come taste the wines of the Yadkin Valley! The Yadkin Valley Wine Festival is open to the public, including families with children (for your safety and the safety of others, please leave your pets at home). Food, Craft vendor displays and music will take place adjacent to the wine tasting area. There will be a roving Bacchus and activities for the youngsters.

FESTIVAL WEATHER FORECAST:  Partly Cloudy, 80 degrees, chance of afternoon showers (but 100% chance of wine!) 

$22 in advance, $30 at the gate.
Advance tickets will be available starting March 15, 2018 - Click on "Buy Tickets" tab at left

RETURNING IN 2018: A select number of VIP tickets are available at a cost of $102 each. This includes your tasting wristband, festival wineglass, VIP parking, festival shirt and access to the VIP/Hospitality Tent.

NOTE: A festival wristband is required for anyone possessing, tasting, buying or consuming festival alcohol at the Festival. Everyone purchasing a tasting wristband must show POSITIVE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION with proof of age. If you are not possessing, tasting, buying or consuming alcohol, admission is free.

ARMED FORCES APPRECIATION DAY MILITARY DISCOUNT - $20 at the gate (with Department of Defense Active Duty or Retired Military ID card)

RETURNING IN 2018! CORPORATE TENTS & RESERVED SPACE AVAILABLE (BEHIND THE MUSIC STAGE). Contact the Chamber for details and availability.

Entertainment for the 2018 Festival: The Legacy Motown Revue 12noon - 2pm; The Embers featuring Craig Woolard 3pm -5pm. Between music sets there will be a grape stomp for the kids in attendance and other special events. 

FESTIVAL PARKING AND SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION: Festival parking at Elkin Municipal Park costs $5 per vehicle, with proceeds to the Elkin Volunteer Rescue Squad. Alternatively, shuttle bus service will be provided by Hometown River Company between 10:30a.m and 6:00p.m. from participating hotels at a cost of $5 per person, valid throughout the day. Please be aware of the no coolers. pets or firearms policy. Leave coolers in your vehicle or at the hotel.

FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. A wide selection of food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by selected vendors.  Picnic tables are available for vendor-purchased food. There is plenty of lawn space for blankets, and bleacher seating is located in front of the bandstand. For insurance, health and safety reasons, pets are prohibited on the Festival grounds. Tents and shade umbrellas are restricted to the back of the seating area so as not to obstruct the view of other patrons.

FESTIVAL ALCOHOL POLICY: Anyone possessing, tasting, purchasing or consuming festival alcohol must be at least 21 years of age and be wearing a festival tasting wristband. Wristbands are provided with paid admission and a check of POSITIVE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. TO COMPLY WITH STATE LAW, NO COOLERS OR OUTSIDE ALCOHOL may be brought into the Festival. For your convenience, you may purchase and check your wine (multiple bottle packs and cases) at our wine-check area and have it held securely until you are ready to leave the Festival.

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY: Due to health and safety considerations, pets (other than service animals) are NOT permitted in the festival area. Firearms and other weapons are also NOT permitted in the festival area.

WIN SOME WINE!: Complete the entry form you receive at check-in (including cell phone number you have at the Festival) and drop off your entry at the Yadkin Valley Tourism Authority booth just inside the festival grounds from the main entrance. One entry card will be drawn hourly between noon and 4pm at the main stage, and lucky entrants will each receive an assortment of Festival wines. Be sure to list your mobile phone on the entry form. Thanks to the participating Yadkin Valley wineries for their donations!


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