Planning to be in the Asheville area mid-August? If so, you do NOT want to miss the Asheville Wine & Food Festival! This popular annual event is two-days of some of the best food, drink, and fun the region has to offer. August 18th and 19th, 2017.
If you’re familiar with Asheville, you already know that we’re one of the South’s premier food and wine destinations. Asheville was named the number one “New Top Cities for Wine in the United States” in 2017 by the Travel Channel. Southern Living has listed Asheville among the “Tastiest Towns in the South.”
That’s just the tip of the iceberg for all the culinary kudos and awards Asheville has received but none of it means a thing until you come and see for yourself. The Asheville Wine & Food Festival is your perfect opportunity to do just that!
Asheville Wine & Food Festival is a grouping of the area’s finest chefs and restaurants, craft beers, spirits, international and regional wines for a weekend of palate-pleasing indulgence and culinary adventure.
The event takes place in Asheville’s Pack Square Park, seconds away from excellent downtown shops, galleries, restaurants, and breweries.
2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival Schedule
Friday Grand Tasting – August 18th – 12pm to 5pm – Pack Square Park
Experience Asheville’s local culinary scene with cooking demonstrations, international wines, craft beers, spirits, and exceptional cuisine from local chefs., and much more. You’ll also have the chance to meet chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, brewers, and distillers.
Saturday Grand Tasting – August 19th – 11pm to 4pm – Pack Square Park
Another chance to dive into Asheville’s amazing culinary scene. You say you went Friday? Now you have an opportunity to check out the vendors and exhibitors you missed on Friday, plus those new to the festival on Saturday!
Saturday “Sweet & Savory” – August 19th – 4pm to 7pm – Pack Square Park
Indulge your sweet tooth to the nth degree with a vast array of desserts and fine wine and craft digestifs. All this plus great music in a relaxing and spacious setting. And you thought the Grand Tastings were fun! This event is reserved for Full Weekend or Early Bird Special ticket holders.
Tickets for the Asheville Wine & Food Festival can be purchased online and sell out FAST. If you hope to attend, you should acquire your tickets now, while there are still some left.
Asheville Wine & Food Festival
Asheville Wine & Food Festival Lodging
Tickets aren’t the only thing that disappear quickly during the Wine & Food Festival. Accommodations are snapped up just as quickly! North Lodge on Oakland Bed & Breakfast offers you quality, comfort, and service just minutes from Pack Square Park and downtown Asheville. Our beautifully appointed guest rooms with private baths and flat screen TVs will make you feel right at home. Book your stay at North Lodge On Oakland now!