In addition to wine tastings from 15 wineries from across Virginia and food samplings from Alexandria restaurants, there will also be arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities and live entertainment. The participating restaurants will be competing for a few awards, Best Appetizer, Best Main Course and Best Dessert. The Children’s Corner will feature face painting, balloon twisting and a moon bounce. Live entertainment for the day will be presented by the following acts: DelRay School of Rock, Hand Painted Swinger, Zumba demonstration by PIES Fitness Yoga Studio and FrankoJazz.
Although it is free to attend the event, food and beverage sampling tickets will be for sale. Eight taste tickets will cost you $15, while access to the Wine Garden will be $10 per person. If you are planning to be the designated driver for your friends or family, entry to the Wine Garden for you will be $2. The Wine Garden closes at 6:00 p.m., one hour before the event is over. For more information on the event, please visit the website here.