$28 per person
VIP WINEder-pass $40
On historic Main Street in Placerville, California
Main Event will take place at 594 Main Street
El Dorado County's most creative, passionate and pioneering winemakers, brewers, musicians and artisans will be converging on Middle Main Street in Placerville (Old Hangtown), CA for a full street fair, concert and beverage bazaar! With an obsession for all things El Dorado-born-and-raised, every wine featured is made from El Dorado grown fruit, all the bands are local folks playing that Hangtown sound and the artists and vendors will be exhibiting their regional aesthetic. Fill your belly with the best eats from our local food trucks, enjoy some hands-on fun like flower crown making, corn hole and other fun and games.
El Dorado's beloved musicians Island of Black and White, Achilles Wheel and Patrick Walsh will perform from 4:00- 9:30 for this street concert. Bring your own gear, it will be the only time you get to sit in the middle of Main Street on your lawn chair with a beer without getting arrested! Green Rooms, secret wine cellars, and special seating will be available for VIP ticket holders during the show.
Partnering with the Placerville Downtown Association, WINEderlust will feature a VIP pre-party on lower Main Street with and art-walk through the local galleries. Each gallery features a wine and food pairing by a Main Street restaurant and local winery. Special deals and promotions for VIP's can be had at participating shops from 1:00 pm-4:00pm. Also, the 2019 Banners on Parade banners will have their silent auction of the banners in the Tortilla Flats parking lot and Images of Hope will be in the same area raising awareness and funds. The theme of this event is El Dorado Rules! Come and see why. Don't forget your sunscreen and dancing flip-flops and feel free to bring your own lawn chairs
Parking for WINEderlust
In addition to parking in the downtown area, a free shuttle will be running from 4:00 – 10:00 from the Grocery Outlet parking lot (1426 Broadway).
Please note: no outside food, beverages (except water), or pets will be permitted in the festival area.
On line ticket sales will end at midnight the night before (September 6, 2019).
Ticket sales will be available at the door but will increase $5 each.
Your General Admission Includes access to WINEderlust, three concerts, vendors, food trucks, winery and brewery stations plus a commemorative wine glass and 6 taste tickets.
Your VIP pass Includes everything in General Admission plus two more taste tickets (8 total) and access to private VIP venues with food and wine pairings with an invitation to the "Downtown Pre-Party" for all-day special events, discounts and promotions at the fabulous shops and restaurants of Downtown Placerville.
VIP Pre-Party Art Walk:
VIPs please check in for your pre-party art walk at the El Dorado Wine Movement (304 Main street) between 1:00 and 3:30. If it is after 3:30 we kindly ask that you check in at the main festival gates which open at 4:00.
El Dorado Wine Movement with Via Romano Vineyards and Placerville Food Co-op, Gold Country with Madrona Vineyards and Cascada, Placerville Art Gallery with C.G. Di Arie Vineyards and Delloree’s Confections, Art Studio 360 with Holly's Hill Vineyards and Dedrick’s Main Street Cheese, Blue Skies with Oakstone Winery and The Farm Table Restaurant, Gallery Lavar with Crystal Basin Cellars and Timmy's Brown Bag, A Well Hung Artists' Collective with Steiner Family Vineyards and Artisan Bread with Manchego Cheese, Placerville Flowers on Main (featuring Orin Miller's art show) with Mediterranean Vineyards and Heyday Cafe, Arts and Culture El Dorado hosting Brix and Bubbles-an interactive demonstration on the making of sparkling wine and champagne. 2:30pm, limited seating
For anyone who wants to come listen to some great music and enjoy all the non-alcoholic offerings of WINEderlust this is the ticket!
Children 12 and under are free.
Story teller, producer and multi instrumentalist Patrick Walsh brings a fresh sound from the world of no genres. Born and raised in the gold rush towns of Northern California he often incorporates local history and experiences into his songs. Introduced to music through the piano at age six, he now plays and records with nearly twenty different instruments. [more]
Achilles Wheel is a California band that blurs the lines between genres with a mix of infectious high energy dance beats and stark lyrical ballads. Roots Rock storytelling combined with dance hall psychedelia. Much like life itself, their music breathes in and out with joy and pain, hurtling forward like a wheel, intent on hope and love. They play hard as a way to break down walls and celebrate life. Their idealism is not diminished by the harsh light of the modern world as we struggle to live free and have a good time… and in the end – hopefully make a difference. Achilles Wheel fearlessly sings out to these times, the here and now. [more]
Founded in the foothills of El Dorado, California, their music is a sweet, humble yet raw blend of rock, funky reggae, and soulful blues. It is a mixture like no other. The duo, sometimes trio, and quintet, exerts high energy performances while traveling and frequenting local and out of town venues, music festivals and various events. [more]
Located in Ivy House parking lot. Experience Main street’s first ever silent disco as you rock out and dance to tunes of:
DJ Amicus: Co-founder of Sacramento's Lost In Groove, has been DJing for years around Northern California. His styles range from deep house to nu-disco to techno. A lover of wine and day parties, Amicus is sure to set a vibe that will keep you dancing all afternoon! [learn more]
DJ Scottie Scribbles: Scottie Scribbles has been instrumental in bringing new sounds to dance floors in Sacramento and beyond. Scottie began DJing, at least in his mind, when he picked up his first casio as a child. He was informally trained in music theory growing up and that finally translated into gigs all over the West Coast when he found his signature psychedelic deep house sound. You'll hear him expertly weave tracks from multiple genres meant to keep your feet moving and your head in the clouds. [learn more]
DJ Solara: A Nurse Practitioner by day and DJ by night, Solara has been spreading good vibes through deep house and progressive techno beats since 2015. Her first appearance was in Playa del Carmen, Mexico for BPM Music Festival, and she hasn't looked back since. She is a part of Booty Patrol, an all-female DJ collective out of San Francisco, promoting feminine power in a male-dominated world. She has most recently opened for DJ/Producers such as Mat Zo and Jeremy Olander as she begins to integrate into the Sacramento music scene. Melodic and moving, her music takes you on a journey, every single time. [learn more]
Located in front of Serendipity.
Celebrate your inner child by making a beautiful flower crown hosted by: Placerville Flowers On Main.
Keep an eye out for The Hangtown Marshals will be hitting the streets with their own flavor of the Gold Rush days
Arts and Culture El Dorado presents Vengeful Pants in Dr. Quacker's Hand Sqoze Snake Juice Miracle Cure
Vengeful Pants, a local improv troupe forged from the fires of local theatre, will present several showings of this lightly-scripted improv comedy performance. Join the Good Doctor as he sets out to cure all that ails you! This Old-Timey Street Huckster will be using Shills to Cull Rubes and separate them from their Gold as he sells his faulty wares that claim to cure everything from Cat scratch fever to Gastral intestinal civil disobedience. Parental Discretion Advised.
Arts and Culture El Dorado does not support or endorse the sale of Snake Juice, Snake Oil, or Snake Milk.
PLEASE DON’T’ drink and drive, appoint a designated driver, use Uber or Lyft. The CHP will have checkpoints in effect.