Ciao Italia an annual fall festival in Charlotte North Carolina celebrates all things Italian including food wine live music and entertainment. Activities for children too. For more information about the next Ciao Italia Festival please click the website link below. Ciao!
Our annual event showcases some of the finest North Carolina wines from the Blue Ridge and Foothills. Sample a wide variety of wines without driving hundreds of miles. Whether it’s dry sweet red or white you will find it here. We also have local farm fresh food arts/crafts and live music! Proceeds benefit Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina a regional land trust working to protect the special lands and abundant waters of the eastern Blue Ridge Mountains and their foothills. For more information about the Foothills Wine Festival call 828.437.9930. Or click the link below to visit our website.
Blowing Rock WinterFest is an annual event in northwestern North Carolina. From WinterFeast (a restaurant crawl of area eateries all under one roof) to the Polar Plunge (crazies jumping into an icy lake) to the Chilly Chili Cookoff and the Wine Tasting and Auction WinterFest has something for the whole family! It all takes place in the beautiful village of Blowing Rock North Carolina – voted one of America’s Prettiest Winter Towns by Travel and Liesure Magazine. Don’t Hibernate. Celebrate. At WinterFest! For more information click the link below to visit our website.
The Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival is an annual event in northwestern North Carolina. Food and beverages abound — with wine tastings winemaker dinners and more — in the pictureque village of Blowing Rock. Our festival is sure to relax and entertain you with wine shopping dining and live entertainment. The Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival takes place every spring. For more information please click the link below to visit our website.
Shelton Vineyards hosts a Harvest Festival every fall. Winery tours and tastings are available at no charge. Food is available for purchase. Stroll through our grounds and visit vendors selling hand-crafted items and locally grown produce. Grape stomping face painting and hay rides through the vineyard are available for the children or the young at heart. Or just relax and listen to the bluegrass bands while sipping your favorite Shelton Vineyards wine. Come and join us as we celebrate the harvest. For more information click the link below to visit our website.
Guests ages 21 and up can walk through the Zoo with their souvenir tasting glass sampling from more than 200 specialty domestic import and microbrews. The plaza will feature live entertainment and concession stands will be open around the park with a variety of food for purchase. In addition to concessions each year a different themed buffet is also available for purchase. Brewmasters will be on-hand to answer questions about home brewing the brewing process and different brew styles. Brew at the Zoo tickets can be purchased online at http://www.riverbanks.org by phone at 803.779.8717 or at the Zoo or Garden entrances. A limited number of tickets are available. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden encourages responsible drinking. Designated driver tickets will be available the day of the event to individuals ages 21 and up (includes unlimited soft drinks). All guests must present valid photo identification upon entering the park. No one under 21 will be admitted. Checker Yellow Cab will be standing by for all participants. Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will pay the first $10 of fare destined for private residences or hotels within Richland and Lexington counties.
The purpose of the Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival is to showcase local gourmet food purveyors and domestic and international wineries while raising money for a good cause. Proceeds from all events support efforts of Central Carolina Community Foundation to award grants to nonprofit organizations in the Midlands. In 2008 the Foundation distributed over $6.5 million in grants and scholarships. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend intimate wine dinners private wine tastings and a gala event with over 300 wines from around the world delicious treats from the Midlands top chefs and live music. Known as the premier wine festival in the Midlands these events are sure to have something to please every taste and budget. Whether food and/or wine are a passion or a pastime the main event is the perfect blend of education and entertainment. Visit our Web site below or call Kerrie Newell at 803.254.5601 x327 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Every September this long weekend event shines a spotlight on Greenville South Carolina??s thriving culinary and arts communities. We have tastings cooking demonstrations international wines and wine seminars. Plus
Our vibrant and eclectic mountain city is a must-visit must-taste culinary hotspot. Discover why at the Asheville Wine & Food Festival where you’ll enjoy palate-pleasing indulgence. We bring together the finest regional national and international wines along with exceptional local restaurants craft beer and spirits and handcrafted artisanal foods. The festival which also includes live entertainment has been recognized as one of the best of its kind. Learn more by visiting our website. Just click the link below.