The Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival takes place March 23-25, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.
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The 2018 Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival will take place March 23-25, 2018.
Please visit our events page for a list of each event with corresponding dates and times.
Georgia's premier food & wine festival takes place along the shores of Lake Oconee at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. The festival is conveniently located just about one hour from Atlanta and about 1-hour & 20-minutes from Augusta.
No. Only legal adults age 21 or older are allowed admittance to any festival events. This includes infants and toddlers.
Pets are not allowed at any of the festival events. The only exception will be for animals trained and working for the assitance of people with disabilities.
The festival comprises 5 individual ticketed events over a 3-day period. Tickets are sold through our website. Just visit our tickets page and select the events you would like to participate in and add those items to your cart. Our online ticket purchasing is secure and you can rest assured that we do not store your billing information nor will we sell your personal or billing information to any third parties.
Festival tickets generally sell out about 2 weeks before the festival takes place. We encourage everyone to purchase tickets in advance.
For those purchasing tickets for groups or multiple attendees we recommend that you have all your guests' names and emails on-hand when purchasing tickets. Although your attendees names and email addresses are not required, we recommend ticket purchasers have this information to help facilitate getting tickets to your guests.
Shortly after completing your online purchase you will receive an email with the subject line "Tickets - Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival." This email will include a link to view and print your tickets.
If you entered email addresses for the attendees in your group, each of your guests will receive an email with the subject "Tickets - Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival." This email will contain links for your guests to view and print their individual tickets.
It is the responsibility of the ticket purchaser to ensure each guest within your group receives the correct tickets for their events.
Printed tickets are not required for check-in to festival events. However, due to the often spotty cell reception around the lake, we recommend that you have printed tickets with you. For instructions on how to use the paperless ticket option please see the Q&A number 8.
Each guest will have a unique ticket for each event they are registered for. A ticket will be required for each individual event.
We recommend that you have the names and email addresses of each person in your group when purchasing tickets.
You do have the option to use your own information for your guests' tickets. To do so, just follow the simple steps below during your ticket purchase:
It is easy to update your guests' information and even resend their tickets to them if necessary. Just follow the steps below:
To resend your guests' ticket and registration:
You may purchase a weekend stay that includes tickets to The Grand Tasting. Tickets to all other events must be purchased from the Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival website.
Check back soon for more information on the 2018 Festival Hotel Packages!
You will not need a promotion code. Just select reservation dates for March 23-25, 2018 and your Grand Tasting package tickets will automatically be listed.
Revenue from ticket sales as well as sponsorships assists the festival in staging the event and raising funds to support our local charities.
Five levels of sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact us at 706 473-5773 to learn more about the benefits of becoming a Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival Sponsor today.Contact Us for Sponsor Information