ELKIN — After a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic, the Yadkin Valley Wine Pageant as soon as once more will fill Elkin Municipal Park with regionally made wine, seaside music and a family-friendly good time, Saturday, Could 21.
Not like road festivals, this occasion encourages teams to carry blankets and chairs and spend the day enjoyable on the garden whereas sampling wine from 18 Yadkin Valley wineries.
“There are 4 new collaborating wineries which have opened for the reason that final pageant, so attendees can expertise these multi function place,” stated Mike Bovender, chair of the pageant committee. “And a few longstanding wineries, comparable to Shelton Vineyards, are returning to the pageant for the primary time in a few years.”
The 4 new wineries are Golden Street Vineyards in State Street, Haze Grey Vineyards and Hidden Winery in Dobson, and Stardust Cellars in Wilkesboro.
This 12 months marks the nineteenth Yadkin Valley Wine Pageant. The occasion is designed to showcase the award-winning wine produced within the Yadkin Valley AVA, draw guests to the realm, and encourage return visits to expertise wineries and tasting rooms in individual.
The Castaways band will carry out a mixture of seaside, soul and rock ’n’ roll from 1 to five p.m. DJ Ronny Lane will present music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The dance space close to the stage is at all times a taking place spot. Meals distributors can be readily available serving a wide range of pageant favorites.
The occasion presents two perks of comfort. The primary is a wine test service for many who buy bottles and like to not carry them round all day. The second perk is $10 shuttle service all afternoon to/from inns within the Elkin space.
Biking fans begin the day by driving the Tour de Vino, which presents 5 rides starting from 30 to 100 miles and contains complimentary admission to the wine pageant.
Yadkin Valley Wine Pageant hours are 11 a.m. to five p.m. Tickets are $22 prematurely and $30 on the gate. Energetic obligation and retired army should buy day-of tickets for $22. A restricted variety of VIP tickets can be found for $100 and embody shorter strains, most well-liked parking, a pageant T-shirt and entry to the hospitality tent. Non-tasting tickets for anybody 16 and older are $5. Youngsters youthful than 16 are admitted free. Parking is $5. For a listing of collaborating wineries or to buy tickets, go to www.YVWF.com or name 336-526-1111. To browse Yadkin Valley lodging choices, go to www.YadkinValleyNC.com.