The festival will also feature delicious cuisine and goods from more than 30 food, beverage, and artistic vendors, and three riverfront campgrounds nearby provide optional lodging for guests who prefer not to travel when the day concludes. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook (@eldoradowinecountry), Instagram (@eldoradowines) and Twitter (@eldoradowines) to stay up to speed on new announcements. Let’s get WINEder-lost together!
WHO: El Dorado Winery Association
WHAT: WINEderlust Renegade Wine Festival
WHERE: Henningsen Lotus Park, right alongside the American River
WHEN: Saturday, August 26, 2017 2:00 – 9:00 p.m.
HOW: Purchase tickets here ($28/person, plus tax and fee)
You are invited to bring personal shade items such as umbrellas, blankets, and folding chairs for the lawn.
No outside food or alcohol is allowed.
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