Washington Wine Country Calendar of Events
 
Washington Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 08/28/2016)



Click on the map below for details of events in the wine region of your choice.
You can also check for wine events outside official Appellations.

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Olympic Peninsula/Puget Sound/Seattle Area           Woodinville Area 
Yakima Valley & Rattlesnake Hills     
Red Mountain    
Horse Heaven Hills
Tri Cities & Columbia Valley        Walla Walla Valley
Columbia Gorge
       Spokane Area       North & Central Washington    
Lake Chelan Wine Region        Ancient Lakes of the Columbia
Southwest Washington

Wine Events Outside official Washington Wine-Regions



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   Puget Sound, Seattle Area & Olympic Peninsula
Wine Country Events

See Woodinville / Bothell Area

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One month lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Thurs
Sep 8
4 - 8 pm
Savor at Sunset - Woodinville Wine and Art Walk Hollywood & West Valley Districts
Fri
Sep 9
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Auburn Art Walk.  Auburn’s Art Walk and Wine Tasting event is back and filled with music, local artists and art, and fine wines all supported by downtown businesses.  Auburn’s Historic Downtown will come alive with Washington artists displaying and selling their original handmade quality paintings, mosaics, and wearable art work in temporary galleries through the Main Street businesses.
 These events are free.  Wine tasting tickets can be purchased for $15 the day of the event and include 6-one (1) ounce tastes as well as a custom wine glass. Additional tastes can be purchased for $2 each.  $12 advance ticket sales will be available at local businesses one month prior to the event.
Downtown Auburn, WA
Fri
Sep 9
5 pm
 
Mercer Island Uncorked.  An evening of wine-tasting, art, music and food. Ten local wineries will offer tastings of at least two wines each and there will also be cider tastings. Wines poured will be available for purchase that night only at a 10% discount. Juried artists from both Mercer Island and the Seattle area will have a selection of fine handmade artwork. Iconic food trucks will offer interesting fare and live music will add to the ambience. Wine tasting tickets - $25 per person (after September 5th - $30 per person). Must be 21 yrs or older. Mercer Island Outdoor Sculpture Gallery
Sunset Hwy. and 78th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA
Wed
Sep 21
6 pm
Sips and Suits. Toast men’s fashion with wine and whiskey at Bellevue Square. Tour participating stores offering tastings from local wineries courtesy of Woodinville Wine Country. Plus VIP ticket holders get access to an exclusive lounge highlighting men’s styling with whiskey flights, food, tech gadgets, games and a swag bag. General Admission tickets are $25, VIP tickets are $40. Bellevue Square
575 Bellevue Sq,
Bellevue, WA
Sat & Sun
Oct 1 & 2
Sat 10 am – 6 pm
Sun 10 am – 5 pm
OysterFest.  Oysters, wines, microbrews, live music and so much more come together for two days every year on the first weekend in October. Hosted by the Shelton Skookum Rotary Club Foundation and attended by thousands, OysterFest is home to the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championships and is Washington State’s official seafood festival. The festival also features a popular cook-off, hands-on water quality exhibits, and is itself a giant a food pavilion with nearly 100 unique items on the menu: BBQ oysters, fritters, spring rolls, garlic shrimp, fresh cider and so much more. Better yet, your culinary adventure supports about 100 local non-profit service clubs and organizations, as well as funding scholarships and local community improvement projects. 250 W Sanderson Way
Shelton, WA
Tue
Oct 4
5:30 – 10 pm
33rd Annual Feast at the Market.  Feast at the Market is a unique opportunity to try some of Pike Place Market's best restaurants and support Neighborcare Health at Pike Market Clinic. Feast at the Market is a one-of-a-kind progressive dinner through the Pike Place Market neighborhood offering guests an opportunity to enjoy a self-guided tour of tastes at more than 20 participating restaurants. Attendees will be introduced to irresistible flavors cooked up by award winning chefs at restaurants such as Matt's in the Market, Cutter's Crabhouse, Radiator Whiskey, The Pike Brewing Company and more.

The Clinic at Pike Place Market has long been the leading provider of comprehensive primary health care to low-income and uninsured people in downtown Seattle, providing more than 28,000 medical and mental health care visits annually to over 5,000 patients—45% of whom are uninsured and 40% of whom are or were recently homeless. 21 or older event, $85 per person.
Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, WA
 
Thu
Oct 6
4 - 8 pm
Savor at Sunset - Woodinville Wine and Art Walk Hollywood & West Valley Districts
Fri- Sun
Oct 7 – 9
Times TBA
15th Annual Dungeness Crab Festival.  Join the fun at CrabFest, one of the most acclaimed food festivals in the country. The festival celebrates not only the aquaculture, agriculture and maritime traditions of the breathtaking Olympic Peninsula, but brings food, art, music, Native American activities, and children’s events into one spectacular 3-day event for everyone. Located on the gorgeous Port Angeles waterfront next to Olympic National Park and a short ferry ride from sparkling Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the event celebrates the world-famous Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness, and the bounty of the sea. Featuring 14 restaurants, cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs, Chowder Cook-Off, the Grab-a-Crab Derby, local wine and beer, craft and merchant vendors, live music, and many more events. Rain or shine, this is the “party” of the season and, admission, as always, is free. Port Angeles Waterfront
Port Angeles, WA
Sun
Oct 8
Times TBA
Uncork the Night. Spend the evening relaxing in a luxury tasting wines with an auction to benefit local children living in poverty. Celebrate wine and giving.
 
Hyatt Regency
Bellevue Square, 900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA
Sun
Oct 9
Time TBA
FareStart.  From poverty to homelessness, FareStart tackles some of our society's biggest challenges. Help us transform the world, one person, one job, one community at a time. Join them for an evening of festivities that will include a silent auction reception, live and wine auctions, an elegant multi-course gourmet dinner and live entertainment --- all with the backdrop of Seattle's sparkling skyline at The Skybridge at the Washington State Convention Center. Black tie optional. Tickets: $250 per person, or $2,500 for a table of 10. Skybridge
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike St
Seattle, WA
Thu
Nov 10
5 – 9 pm
Wine Women and Shoes.  Join Olive Crest for an evening of sip-sational wines, shopping, a glamorous fashion show, a silent auction, live auction, delicious bites and the charming “Shoe Guys”. All this while supporting the prevention of child abuse. Fairmont Olympic Hotel
411 University St.
Seattle, WA
Fri – Sun
Nov 11 – 13
Fri noon – 7 pm
Sat 10 am – 6 pm
Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show.  Northwest Art Alliance presents the 28th annual fall show again, held in Hangar 30 at Seattle’s Magnuson Park. This year will feature a 1 weekend show with more than 100 of the areas best artists and artisans. Mark your calendars for Seattle’s premier fall art event. Magnuson Park Hangar 30
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle WA
Sat
Nov 19
Time TBA
Cool Jazz and Clean Water.  The Cool Jazz/Clean Water event is a valuable fund raiser offering live music wine tastings, and auctions. The funds are used to build international clean water projects, buy and refurbish over musical instruments that are distributed to local school district music programs, and to organize and promote a youth leadership training course. Washington Center For Promoting Arts
512 Washington St SE
Olympia, WA
Sat
Nov 19
4 – 8 pm
3 – 4 pm (VIP)
Skagit Wine Festival.  You will be delighted with wines, beer and spirits from regions throughout Washington, including local Skagit County wineries, microbrews and spirits, as well as, gourmet appetizers, divine chocolate and delectable cheese sampling made right in Skagit County. Tickets $60 ($50 presale or $90 per couple), VIP $70 ($130 per couple). Eaglemont
4800 Eaglemont Dr
Mount Vernon, WA

Ongoing Events in Seattle and Puget Sound Areas

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Wednesday through Sunday (in season)
Call for Winter schedule
Bon Vivant Wine Tours - Bainbridge Island Day Tour Bon Vivant Wine Tours provides scheduled day excursions from Seattle that individuals, couples, or small groups of 3-6 may join on a per-seat basis.  Make your advance reservations for a delightful day trip to Bainbridge Island wineries.  All tours start from and return to Seattle. For more information email info@bonvivanttours.com or call 206-437-1298.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours
J2120 Montvale Place W.
Seattle, WA
First Thursday
Jun - Oct
4 - 8 pm
Savor at Sunset - Woodinville Wine & Art Walk.  Join fellow wine lovers for this summer Wine Walk series.  Different theme each month.  Instead of paying tasting fees at each winery, get your $20 ticket and visit up to 12 wineries.  Ticket price includes 12 tasting tickets (additional tasting tickets available at Patterson Cellars).  Arrive anytime after 4:00 pm and check in at Genoa Cellars to get your tickets.  Please bring a glass or purchase a GoVino glass for $5.00.  Click here for advance tickets. Hollywood & West Valley Districts.
Check in at Genoa Cellars, 14356 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE just south of the main circle.
Second Thursday
4 – 10 pm
Second Thursday Art & Wine Walk Kirkland Warehouse WineriesSpend an evening the second Thursday of each month and enjoy fabulous art and wine as you walk through the Kirkland Warehouse Wineries. Each winery (Northwest Cellars, Skylite Cellars, Waving Tree Winery) will have a different artist in their space along with live music and wine! Kirkland Warehouse Wineries
Kirkland, WA

Lake Chelan AVA Wine Country Events

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One month lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat &Sun
Oct 1 & 2
Times vary by winery
Lake Chelan Crush. October in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley is gorgeous with brilliant sun, spectacular color and the smell of freshly fallen leaves. During these two week-end, the barrel room doors swing wide open and the work in the vineyards comes to the crush pad. Watch the grapes tumble through the press and taste the raw juice that it produces. Get the inside scoop from the cellar master or wine maker on how the wine will taste come bottling time. Sit down at the table for a harvest party or a winemaker dinner and share in the experience of harvest season. Lake Chelan Wineries
Sat & Sun
Oct 1 & 2
Sat 7 am – 4:30 pm
Sun 9 am – 2 pm
Mahogany and Merlot.  Mahogany and Merlot Vintage Boat Show is a ‘on-the-water’ boat show and free family friendly event. In addition, classic cars will be showcased on the shore along with Vintage Unlimited Hydroplanes from the Hydroplane and Race Boat Museum in Seattle, Vintage Inboard ‘Limited Class’ Hydroplanes, and Antique & Classic Mahogany Runabouts from the Golden Era of pleasure boating.

After you are done looking at all the boats and cars, browse through the vendor area with Vintage items, a classic boat parts swap meet, wine barrel furniture and much more. Then to one of their delicious food booths or enjoy the action from our Beer and Wine garden.
Chelan Waterfront Park & Lakeside Marina
Chelan, WA
Sat &Sun
Oct 8 & 9
Times vary by winery
Lake Chelan Crush. October in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley is gorgeous with brilliant sun, spectacular color and the smell of freshly fallen leaves. During these two week-end, the barrel room doors swing wide open and the work in the vineyards comes to the crush pad. Watch the grapes tumble through the press and taste the raw juice that it produces. Get the inside scoop from the cellar master or wine maker on how the wine will taste come bottling time. Sit down at the table for a harvest party or a winemaker dinner and share in the experience of harvest season. Lake Chelan Wineries
Fri – Sun
Nov 25 – 27
Times vary by winery
Fall Barrel Tasting.  A weekend that has it all: great views, long conversations at the tasting counter, the smell of oak barrels wet with wine and wood smoke in the morning air. There’s a little bit of breathing room everywhere you go and everyone you meet has relaxed into post-harvest glee. Taste warming reds right from the barrel and linger over a sample of what could be a double-gold winner at future wine competitions. Lake Chelan Wineries
Ongoing Events in Lake Chelan Wine Country

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Tuesdays - Ongoing

Tuesday Wine & Dine.  Join us Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 PM for a gourmet meal paired with our fine wines.  Relax over a Prime Rib dinner, live music, and each of our four wines.   Childcare is provided to insure that your evening is care-free.  This all-inclusive event is $35 per person.  To make reservations please call 509-687-4000.

Wapato Point Cellars,
200 S. Quetilquasoon Road, Manson

Thursdays - Ongoing

Thursday Wine & Dessert.  For those who have a bit of a sweet tooth, we are dedicating our Thursday nights to Wine and Dessert.  Join us and treat yourself to three specialty desserts and a glass of     wine.  The cost is $15 per person.  Please RSVP by Wednesday so we know how many pieces of cheesecake to cut. To make reservations please call 509-687-4000.

Wapato Point Cellars,
200 S. Quetilquasoon Road
Manson

Thursdays & Fridays - Ongoing
4 pm - 6 pm
Vin du Lac's Happy Hour.  Join us for our exciting new Happy Hour! Enjoy a special menu with $4 appetizers and $5 glass pours. Stop by after work. Bring some friends. Meet new people. Enjoy good wine!  509-682-2882 Vin du Lac
105 Hwy 150
Chelan
Every Saturday evening from 5 - 7 pm Vin du Lac.  Live music every Saturday. Vin du Lac
105 Hwy 150
Chelan

North & Central Washington
Ancient Lakes, Wenatchee &
Leavenworth Regions

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One month lead time provides best results.

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Sep 10
Noon – 5:30 pm
Leavenworth Fall Wine Walk. Stroll, sip and sample at over twenty wineries and tasting rooms in beautiful, downtown Leavenworth. Enjoy a complimentary wine glass, bottle tote, prizes, specialty cheeses and live music. Gorgeous autumn leaves adorn the mountains while the bounty of the harvest is poured in the Bavarian Village. Purchase tickets online or at the downtown Gazebo. Fee is $45 per person or $80 per couple. Downtown Leavenworth, WA
Sat & Sun
Sep 10 & 11
4:30 – 10:30 pm
Quincy Hot Air Balloon Festival. Hot Air Balloons take to the Quincy skies on the second weekend of September in conjunction with Quincy's Farmer Consumer Awareness Days. Balloons launch at sunrise from Parties On The Green. This really is an amazing photo opportunity and the public is welcome at no charge.

Saturday night the venue opens at 4:30 pm for Nightglow and Entertainment. Ok2Botay Steel Drum Band takes the stage at 6:45 pm. They will have food vendors and beer and wine garden with a fireworks display to cap the evening. This is a family friendly event and open to everyone. In between the dawn and dusk flights visit one of the Quincy area wineries and wine bars or restaurants.
7737 Rd L.5 NW
Quincy, WA
Sat
Sep 17
10 am – 5 pm
Wenatchee Downtown Harvest Festival.  Formally called the Wenatchee Taste of the Harvest, the Downtown Harvest Festival is a fun day of family entertainment celebrating North Central Washington’s incredible harvest season. After spending the day at the festival visit one of the area restaurants, wineries or wine bars. Wenatchee Avenue between 2nd and Orondo Ave
Wenatchee, WA
Fri – Mon
Sep 2 – 5
10 am – 5 pm
Ginkgo Forest Winery - Season’s Best Wine Event.  Visit Ginkgo Forest Winery and Tasting Room for their best wine event. Buy the first case of your favorite Ginkgo wine and get the second case of same or lesser value for only $2 per bottle. For more information call 509-932-0082.
 
Ginkgo Forest Winery & Tasting Room
Event Address #2
Mattawa, WA
Sat
Sep 3
5:30 – 10:30 pm
Ginkgo Forest Winery 9th Anniversary Dinner & Wine Tasting. Please join Ginkgo Forest Winery for a lovely evening of wine, dinner and music in celebration of their 9th Anniversary. Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 509-932-0082. Ginkgo Forest Winery & Tasting Room
Event Address #2
Mattawa, WA

Ongoing Events in North & Central Washington Wine Country

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Wednesday through Sunday (in season)
Call for Winter schedule
Bon Vivant Wine Tours - Leavenworth/Wenatchee Valley  Day Tour.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours provides scheduled day excursions from Seattle that individuals, couples, or small groups of 3-6 may join on a per-seat basis.  Make your advance reservations for a delightful day trip to Leavenworth and Wenatchee Valley  wineries.  All tours start from and return to Seattle. For more information email info@bonvivanttours.com or call 206-437-1298.  Bon Vivant Wine Tours
J2120 Montvale Place W.
Seattle, WA
Daily
11 am 5 pm (tasting room)

Fri & Sat
5 pm (bar opens)
Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room.  Enjoy wine tastings and purchase gifts at the Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room.  For more information 509-548-7348 or leavenworth@kestrelwines.com.
 
Kestrel Vintners Leavenworth Tasting Room
Edelweiss Hotel Building
843 B Front Street
Leavenworth, WA
First Friday Wenatchee Wine Country Wineries First Fridays at Two Rivers Gallery. A non-profit art cooperative gallery hosts local art creations and wine.

 
Two Rivers Gallery
102 N. Columbia Street
Wenatchee, WA
First Friday
5 – 7 pm
Ellensburg First Friday Art Walk. A downtown event that showcases art of all forms in galleries and non-traditional spaces in Ellensburg. First Friday of every month. While there visit one of the wine shops or restaurants in Ellensburg. Downtown Ellensburg, WA
Sundays
2 – 5 pm
Yappy Hour at Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery.  Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery invites guests and their favorite four-legged buddy for off-leash fun and wonderful wine.  Dogs play while owners relax and enjoy wine and yappetizer specials.  Cover charge of $5 per person supports the animals at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.  Chateau Fair Le Pont Winery
1 Vineyard Way
Wenatchee, WA

Tri Cities and other Columbia Valley
Wine-Region Events

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Date

Event

Location

Sat
Nov 5
4 – 10 pm
Ephrata Wine & Art Walk.  Taste Washington Wines while you enjoy the sweet small town of Ephrata, Washington.  There will be Art, Music, Wine & Beer at this fun yearly event.  Event fee is $25 single o $40 couple.
 
112 Basin Street SW
Ephrata, WA
 
Sat
Nov 12
6:30pm
38th Annual Tri-Cities Wine Festival.  This year’s Tri-Cities Wine Festival will include a Gala tasting of Northwest wines, awards presented from judged competition, regional microbrews, a culinary showcase with complimentary food provided by local restaurants and caterers.  There will also be a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Society's education fund.  Ticket price includes all wine, food and beer.  Admission is for ages 21 years or older. Three Rivers Convention Center
7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, Washington

Ongoing Events in Tri Cities & other Columbia Valley areas

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Tuesdays
6 – 8 pm
Trivia Tuesdays in the Barnard Griffin Wine Bar and Eatery.  Spend an evening testing your trivia with wine and good eats. For more information call 509-627-0266. Barnard Griffin
878 Tulip Lane
Richland , WA
Wednesdays
5  - 7 pm
5 for $5 at 5 pm. Join Barnard Griffin from 5 pm to 7 pm every Wednesday in their Richland tasting room for a different selection of 5 wines each week for your review and enjoyment. Light snacks will be paired with the wines selected. Tasting fee: $5.00. (Free for Barnard Griffin Wine Club members.) You will also receive a 5% discount on any wine purchases during this time each week. Wine Club Members will receive an additional 5% discount on their purchases. Barnard Griffin
878 Tulip Lane
Richland
509-627-0266

On-Going
Wednesdays - Saturdays
6 - 9 pm 

Live Music. Various local & regional acts (guitar/keyboard/stand up bass) playing a mix of jazz standards, funk & soul. Call 509-627-5000 or 877-667-8300 toll free for more information. 

Bookwalter Winery,
710 S Windmill Rd
Richland

Fri & Sat
(through Sep 24)
7 – 10 pm
Tagaris Patio Music.  Join Tagaris Winery on their patio Friday and Saturday evenings for live music on the patio. Visit their website or Facebook page for the list of featured bands. Bring a friend, and enjoy al fresco dining and dancing. This event its free. For more information call 509-628-1619. Tagaris Winery
844 Tulip Lane
Richland, WA

Wine Events Outside Washington's Wine Regions...
or those not yet included on Wines Northwest

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Ongoing Events
Outside Official Washington Wine Regions

Fridays & Saturdays Wine Tasting Every Friday and Saturday Noon - 6pm - At the Coast.  Call 360-289-2909 for details. Cellar Wine Shoppe & Tasting Bar 
668 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ste A
Ocean Shores, WA 

 

 

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