SATURDAY, AUGUST 28 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 • Noon to 5PM
RiverWinds Community Center Great Lawn • West Deptford, NJ
SAMPLERS (MUST BE 21+) – $20 ADVANCE / $25 AT GATE cash only
Spectators and those under 21 FREE
Full price Admission includes wrist band, souvenir wine glass, sampling & sales
of many New Jersey wines
Saturday August 28 & Sunday August 29 (12PM – 5PM)
GATES OPEN AT 11:30AM
Event organizer reserves the right to cancel event due to severe weather conditions
or situations which may endanger patrons and/or participants. No refunds.
Cedar Rose Vineyards, DiMatteo Vineyards, Plagido’s Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, Terra Nonno Winery, The Vintner’s Wife, Valenzano Winery, Villari Vineyards, Wagonhouse Winery, White Horse Winery
Carolina Blue, The Flying Pie Guy, House of Cupcakes, Little Sicillian
Artisans & Crafters:
the bacon jams, Carolyn’s crystal creations, Traditional Greek Sweets, Celtic chairde creations, jess chalks, hidden lake candles, touchstone crystal, garden of EV, hats & stuff, the hangover pretzel company, cynful bliss, gourmet creations, bellachica accessories, minimalist boutique, s.l.handmade, Cutco
Are there activities for KIDS at the festival?
At this time there are NO activities being offered for kids. Due to some lingering health & safety concerns it has been determined that activities for children should not be offered yet at the wine festivals. We realize this may be a disappointment to our patrons and their young children. However everyone’s health & safety is our top priority. We do plan to bring back activities for kids at our wine festivals this Fall. We appreciate your understanding.
Health & Safety
The health and safety of our festival attendees is our top priority. Individuals who have tested positive or have been deemed presumptively positive with Coronavirus; sought coronavirus testing but have not received results; been informed that they may have been exposed to Coronavirus or have experienced any symptoms of Coronavirus should not purchase a ticket nor attend the festival.
There is no guarantee that you will not be exposed to Coronavirus by attending the festival. By coming to the festival you acknowledge and agree that you assume the inherent risks associated with attendance. By purchasing a ticket and attending the festival you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to abide by this policy.
FAQ’s about the Wine Down Summer at RiverWinds:
Yes- Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the gate . Advance tickets are available online. Day of festival tickets available at the gate for cash only. Admission into the festival includes a wristband and a wine glass for sampling. You must be 21+ to purchase an Admission Ticket Anyone under 21 is FREE.
I am not sampling–do I still have to pay the admission price?
If you do not wish to partake in the wine tasting, the admission price is waived. Please note that once you pay the admission fee and receive your wristband and glass – no refunds will be given. You must indicate you are NOT
sampling upon entry.
Is there an admission price for Kids or those under 21?
Anyone under 21 of age is admitted FREE to this festival.
When and where can I buy tickets?
Tickets can be purchased IN ADVANCE of the festival for the discounted rate of $20 via this website (see “Purchase Ticket” button above) through 11:59pm on Friday, August 27. Tickets can be purchased through our on line ticketing service via this web site on both days of the festival for the full admission price of $25. Online service charge of $2.00 will be applied. Please make sure to print your tickets in advance. Tickets will be available for sale at the Admissions Tent for $25 from 11:30 am until 4:30 pm each event day (CASH ONLY at the Admissions Tent). Advance Tickets are valid either Saturday or Sunday.
Do you accept Credit Cards?
Majority of the wineries accept credit cards for purchase of wine by the bottle and/or case. Credit Cards are not accepted at the festival for purchasing your wristband and wine glass for sampling.
Are kids permitted?
Kids are permitted to attend the festival. Kids are NOT ALLOWED AT THE WINE SAMPLING TENTS.
Is there a parking fee?
No-parking is free at this venue.
Will there be food available?
Food and beverages (non-alcoholic) will be available for purchase at the festival. See our great list of food trucks!
Are coolers and outside food/alcohol allowed at the festival?
Picnic baskets and outside coolers are permitted at the festival however NO outside alcohol is allowed. We will ask you to have your coolers open so we can check for any outside alcohol.
Can you open purchased bottles of wine at the festival?
Yes- you are welcome to open purchased bottles of wine from the festival and enjoy them within the festival grounds. Please note that no open containers are permitted beyond the festival grounds.
What is there besides wine?
The festival features a live band stage with performances each day by some of the very best regional bands. Make sure to also take time to stroll our artisan crafter area for wonderful hand made items, marinades, culinary treats and wine related items.
Can I bring an umbrella or tent?
Pop-up style tents and large beach or patio style umbrellas are NOT PERMITTED. This includes umbrellas that attach to chairs, strollers, wagons etc. These items can act as a sail and launch which puts other patrons at risk. Due to liability issues we unfortunately cannot allow such items at the festival.
What can I bring?
Blankets, camping or beach chairs, camping or portable tables, etc are all permitted.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are not allowed. Assisting animals are permitted however you must provide proof.
RiverWinds Community Center
1000 RiverWinds Drive
West Deptford, NJ 08086