Jamaican Me Hoppy — Charlotte, NC — Apr. 21, 2018 — 2:00-6:00pm
Do you like craft beer, whiskey, wine, great music, great food, and live entertainment? Well, if so come check out Jamaican Me Hoppy Craft Beer Festival. There will be over 20 breweries, 10 wineries, 5 distilleries, and 10 food trucks on site to go along with an amazing music lineup. Live music featuring The Movement, Tomorrow's Bad Seeds, and a special performance only for our VIP guests by Sun-Dried Vibes! Don't miss out on your chance to sample some of the best beer, wine, and whiskey the United States has to offer while vibing out to some of the best reggae music in the country! There will also be additional forms of entertainment such as a very well known kid magician, fire juggling experts, eating contests and more!
What would a Jamaican themed festival be with out authentic Jamaican food? it wouldn't be authentic, that is why ee will feature a specialty Jamaican food menu prepared by a chef from the islands! We will match the great Jamaican food with a specially designed summer style cocktail created specifically for this event which will be featured at our cash bars!
The best news of all though is the proceeds that will go to benefit Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, which means you will be partying to keep the Catawba River and our environment clean!
Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest — Lincolnton, NC — Apr. 28, 2018 — 11:00am-7:00pm
The Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Festis a day featuring NC wineries, local craft breweries, top notch food trucks and a mix of fine artists from the region. Enjoy an all-day program of live music on the main stage & entertaining street performers throughout the festival. Watch art & culinary demonstrations at various locations as well. All of the fun is set on the backdrop of quaint Downtown Lincolnton!
Budbreak Festival — Mt. Airy, NC — May 5, 2018 — 12:00-6:00pm
The 2018 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, May 5 from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm in beautiful downtown Mount Airy, NC. The festival features top North Carolina wineries and craft beer producers, wonderful food and great music. Festival packages are available which include: General admission, local accommodations and transportation, as well as a complementary bottle of wine! Rotary proceeds will benefit numerous local and international charity organizations.
Texas Pete Spirits of Summer Festival — Winston-Salem, NC — June 2, 2018 — 12:00-6:00pm
The Texas Pete Spirits of Summer festival kicks off on the streets of downtown Winston-Salem with an electrifying tasting experience that unites local chefs, winemakers, brewmasters, and national recording acts for one sizzling summertime festival in Winston-Salem, NC.
Stop, Sip, Savor Wine Hop! — Very Berry Wine Trail — June 10, 2018
Blaze your own trail to four Unique & Boutique wineries in the Catawba Valley. Each winery will have a sample of a different berry and wine pairing! Start your journey by collecting your Hop card & commemorative wine glass at any of the participating wineries below. Then sip award winning wine and enjoy a light berry themed bites as you collect a stamp at all four wineries.
- Participating Wineries:
- Lake James Cellars Winery
- Belle Nicho Winery
- Silver Fork Winery
- South Creek Winery
By visiting all four wineries, you will also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $25.00 gift certificate. All participating wineries are conveniently located off I–40 between exits 94 & 100.
The winery hop hours are from 1PM to 5PM. To participate in giveaways, make sure you allow enough time to visit all four wineries. You may visit the 4 wineries in any order. Tickets include tastings at each winery. Ticket sales are limited, purchase yours now before this event is sold out! Advance tickets are $25. Day of tickets, price will be $30 per person.
Stills and Grills Fest — North Wilkesboro, NC — June 16, 2018 — 1:00-5:00pm
Stills and Grills Fest is a chicken cook-off and moonshine event. It’s presented by the Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership in order to promote Wilkes County’s rich history in the production of poultry and its moonshine distilling heritage. It will be held in the center of downtown North Wilkesboro, located in the Foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The event is open to the public and is family friendly. Tasting tickets will be available in advance and at the gate. Ticket holders will be able to sample regional spirits and vote for best wings in a People’s Choice competition. They’ll be other food vendors, artisans and live music too.
Avery County Wine & Beer Festival — Banner Elk, NC — June 30, 2018 — 12:00-5:00pm
Avery County Wine & Beer Festival will be held at Sorrento’s Dining Complex in Banner Elk. It's a day of special wine and beer tastings from the High Country and surrounding areas! Your admission, which includes a complimentary glass, will allow you a “flight of tastings” per wine and beer participant.
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