Where is Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival held?

Town Toyota Center
1300 Walla Walla Avenue
Wenatchee, Washington

Where can I find parking?

Parking is FREE! The Town Toyota Center offers FREE public parking in the main parking lot. In addition, the Public Utilities District at Walla Walla Point Park offers complimentary parking.

Private parking lots are adjacent to the area! The parking areas across from the arena are private lots and often times charge a minimal fee to be donated to a local charity.

What are the hours?

Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival Tasting
Saturday, November 6, 2021
General Admission: Not available
VIP Admission: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Can I buy tickets at the door?

We will have limited tickets available at the door the evening of the event.

What are the ticket prices?

General Admission – Price info coming soon
VIP Admission – $84

Please check back for purchase info.

Can I bring my infant or child?

No. Infants or children are not allowed at Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival. All Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival attendees must be at least 21 years of age with valid ID.

Is there a Designated Driver ticket?

No. We do not offer a designated driver ticket price.

Where can I stay overnight?

There are many hotels in the area and can be located on the Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce site.

What is the appropriate ID to enter the event?

According to Washington State law, only patrons age 21 or older may enter alcohol service areas at the venue. The only acceptable forms of identification for proof of age are:

  • Driver’s License from any US State or Province of Canada
  • Identification Card from any US State or Province of Canada
  • US Military Active Service or Dependent ID
  • Merchant Marine Card
  • Official International Passport issued by any nation
  • Current Temporary WA State Driver’s License or ID card

Please note that all IDs must show date of birth, signature (except military IDs), photograph of bearer, and expiration date. If any information on the ID is missing or obscured for any reason, it is invalid. Permanent resident cards and ID cards issued by US Territories do not fall under the categories above and are not considered valid.

Can I purchase wine at the event?

Yes. Wine is available to purchase at the event and proceeds from wine sales benefit the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

What do I do with my wine glass?

Take it home with you! Our glasses are a commemorative token from the event and we hope you will enjoy it for years to come.

Is smoking allowed?

No. Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival is an indoor event and no smoking is permitted inside.

Is Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival a green event?

Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival works to minimize the environmental impact of our event. Our efforts include:

  • Recycling all empty wine bottles
  • Recycling any wine glasses left behind by guests
  • Providing recycling stations throughout the event

The Wine Competition

The Wine Competition

Benefits


  • Complete results will be emailed to wineries within five days of judging.

  • Superlative, Double Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners will be featured in the September-October issue of Foothills Magazine that is distributed in North Central Washington, as well as an additional 1,000 copies at Puget Sound area wine shops.

  • Double Gold and Gold medal winners will be featured as a “Wine of the Week” in The Wenatchee World newspaper. The Wine of the Week feature will also be posted on The Wenatchee World’s Facebook and Instagram sites, which combined have nearly 80,000 followers.

  • Top winners will be featured in a Great Northwest story that is posted on its website. GNW’s online audience includes 25,000 unique visitors per month and more than 2,500 email newsletter subscribers. The story also appears in GNW’S weekly wine column, which is syndicated in more than 20 Northwest newspapers.

  • Double Gold and Gold medal winners are automatically eligible for Wine Press Northwest magazine’s year-end Platinum Judging.

  • Double Gold and Gold Medal winners are automatically eligible for consideration in The Seattle Times Top 50 Wines of the Year list.