What is the address for the main event on Oct 2?

2517 Distribution St, Charlotte, NC 28203 – This is an outdoor event and is shine or rain.

Which light rail station should I take for the main event on Oct 2?

Newbern Station

Are the events rain or shine?

Several of the events are located outdoors and they are shine or rain. Tickets are not refundable due to weather.

What is included with my tickets for the main event on Oct 2?

Ticket holders will have access to all the wine, cider and craft brews their heart desires. Each ticket holder will receive a souvenir tasting glass and will be able to enjoy the live band. Food trucks will be onsite as an additional charge.

Can my kid come along too?

Kids under 18yrs olds are allowed to attend and do not require a ticket. Children must remain with their parents or guardian at all times


Is the event dog friendly? Can I bring my dog to the main event on Oct 2?

Yes, however they must remain on a leash. Please do not allow your dog to drink out of the wine/beer spill buckets because the dog could become very ill.


What type of identifications are accepted?

Government issued identification. Military ID, driver’s license, passport, or ID card. If you didn’t have to fill out a form and stand in line for it, we don’t accept it. 

Will there be seating for the man event on Oct 2?

Yes, seating will be available throughout the festival.

When will tastings end during the main event on Oct 2?

15 minutes prior to the event’s end time.

What are the festival hours for the main event on Oct 2?

Hours for the Oct 2 events:

VIP and Early Admission ticket holders: 1:00 – 6:00 PM

General Admission ticket holders: 2:00 – 6:00 PM

Can I purchase tickets at the entrance to any of the festival events?

Yes, if the event doesn’t sell out before however it has sold out most years prior to the event date. Please note ticket prices online will be the exact same cost at the gate.

Can I bring any outside beverages?

No, however, you can bring food to the main event on Oct 2.

Parking of Oct 2nd Event

There is very limited street parking (it is South End of course). We highly suggest using Lyft, Uber or the light rail