Taste your way through hundreds of wines, spirits, and gourmet samples from the Georgia’s finest chefs, stroll through the Market Place, dance the night away at our Launch Party and so much more! Pick and choose the events you want to join, or get the whole package and make the entire weekend amazing!
The Launch Party
Get your groove on for a weekend of indulgence! The party, held in the Grand Ballroom, features interior design by Shane Meder of Black Sheep Interiors.
Small bites and two beverage vouchers are included with your ticket. Check back soon for more details!
The Vintner Dinner
This event is exclusively for our sponsors. The dinner features an elegant five-course meal prepared by Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee Executive Chef Andy Litherland. Each course is expertly paired with a selection from this year’s featured winemaker, Silver Oak.
Cocktails at 6:00pm and dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.Learn about Silver Oak
The Go Wild! Game & Beer Dinner
This event is exclusively for our sponsors. Sponsors may choose to Go Wild! with our new event this year! The dinner features delicious wild game selections paired with craft beer selections from this year’s sponsor, Sierra Nevada!
SPONSORED BY: Sierra Nevada
The Brew & Que
Have lunch overlooking the lake while you sip an ice-cold craft beer or a signature cocktail. Listen to great music and indulge in the smokiest, best tasting BBQ the region has to offer!Get Tickets
SPONSORED BY: Oconee Brewing Company
The Market Place
Shop ‘til you drop at the Market Place. Spend Saturday browsing our handpicked vendors featuring unique art, clothing, specialty food items, cutlery, jewelry and more.
Complete list coming soon!
SPONSORED BY: Fiji Water
Festival Cigar Lounge
New to the Festival this year! If shopping the Market Place isn’t your thing, calling all cigar enthusiasts! We’ll have a cigar roller on site… so light up your cigar, join us for a drink, and relax with beautiful Lake Oconee as the backdrop. All festival attendees are admitted, no tickets needed!
The Grand Tasting
The Grand Tasting is the centerpiece of the festival. The evening offers delicious food from local and regional chefs paired with wines from around the globe as well as local brews & spirits. The lakeside festival also features a silent auction, including trips to unique destinations, gourmet dinners, sporting packages and much more. Of course, we’ll have over 200 wines for sampling and food from the best regional chefs and restaurants.
Thomas Arvid will present live painting at The Grand Tasting.Get Tickets
The auction features an exciting array of destination vacations, gourmet dinners, sporting packages and much more! All proceeds support local children’s charities. Auction registration will begin in March 2018.who the festival supports
Before you depart, enjoy a spectacular Southern Sunday brunch with live jazz entertainment — you’ll leave the lake fulfilled and smiling!get tickets