Grand Tasting Wine Garden
More than 40 wines from local wineries are available to sample while guests tour the tasting tent. New, rare, and exciting wines from around the Grand River Valley are available for tasting. Whether you are a seasoned expert or a curious beginner, winemakers and winery representatives welcome you as they mix useful knowledge with amazing samples of their art.
The Wine and Walleye Festival prides itself on its Wine Garden tasting tent and committee members are pleased to see it return to Bridge Street in 2018. Expectations of nearly one dozen different wineries will be present. The Wine Garden will be tented and across the street from Rennick Meat Market nearest the main entertainment stage where guests will enjoy the sounds of our weekend live music lineup while sipping from their complimentary wine glasses.
Winery owners and employees will be serving and speaking the viticulture language throughout the weekend as you taste their assortment of wines. Adults 21 and over are allowed inside the Wine Garden for an entry fee of $25. A wristband will be given along with multiple tasting tickets for your tasting flights. The Wine and Walleye Festival endorses responsible drinking and promotes the use of designated drivers to our guests. Designated drivers will be allowed to join their party inside the Wine Garden free of charge and will be given a separate wristband for identification for a non-alcoholic option.
Presale Wine Garden tickets are available for sale via the link below for a discounted price of $20 for a single day or $35 for a weekend pass. Presale ticket sales end Wednesday, July 25th.
Wine Garden hours for Saturday, July 28th will be 12pm to 9pm. A lighter schedule for Sunday, July 29th will reflect opening at 12pm and closing of the Wine Garden at 6pm.