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Yes! Rain or shine we will dine! Make some fun out of it – put on your rain boots and bring an umbrella.

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Is a cheeseburger better with bacon? Yes! I know it’s unbelievable – where else can you get 8 hours of Food and Drink, followed by an amazing concert in the area?

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Yes! We rely on our Volunteers to help the Festival be a great success! Sign up to volunteer by clicking here!

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Preferred Hotel Sponsors:

Delamar Hotel (.2 miles from the festival entrance)

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Yes, it is probably the easiest and safest way to get to and from the Festival. Metro North’s Greenwich Station is just .2 miles from the Festival grounds!

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YES! Aside from the formal scheduled appearances by our amazing talent, most of the celebrity guests enjoy the festival as much as you do, they can be found tasting all over the festival grounds, and dancing the night away at our evening concert. Plus, you can also buy your favorite celebrity guests cookbook and have it signed by them at the bookstore!

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Re- entry is allowed, however once you come into the Festival, tickets are no longer transferable. You must come back to the check-in tent wearing the proper credentials in order to re-enter.

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If tickets don’t sell out, they will be available for purchase at the door.  But, why take that chance? Buy your tickets today before they are gone!

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That’s up to you! While all of the tastings are free of charge with your ticket purchase, we do have some amazing vendors in our Marketplace, who will be selling their products. Cold? You can buy a sweatshirt. Forgot your shades? You can get those too.

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Yes! We strive to have a variety of delicious options for everyone.

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Our VIP ticket gives purchasers exclusive access to a dozen renown local chefs who will prepare an incredible feast sourcing all proteins, seafood and produce locally and sustainably to ensure the highest quality and minimal impact on the environment.

This special event will be open all day featuring a full bar with premium liquors, beer and wines; VIP private restrooms; and private viewing area for the 8pm main stage music entertainment.

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If VIP tickets are still available, we will absolutely allow you to upgrade your GA ticket, but don’t count on that, buy them today!

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No, but there will be plenty of non-alcoholic options at the Festival.

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Sorry, tickets are non-refundable.

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Yes, tickets are transferable.

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Sorry, please leave your little ones at home. You are going to need both hands to taste all the amazing Wine + Food we have to offer!

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Unfortunately, we do not offer babysitting as no one under 21 is admitted to the Festival. However, you should definitely get one as the day/night is the best of the year! I hear care.com is awesome.

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Under no circumstance will anyone under the age of 21 be permitted to enter the festival grounds. Police and security will be checking ID’s at the door.

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No, please leave your furry friends at home. (It is not sanitary with all of the delicious food around!) If you want to enjoy Roger Sherman Baldwin Park with your dogs, Adopt-A-Dog is having their annual Puttin’ on the Dog and Cats too, the weekend of September 16th. adopt-a-dog.org Service dogs are welcome.

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Yes, Please be ready to show your ID upon entry. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter.

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Unfortunately, no! Trust us, you will want to be on your feet dancing along with everyone else, but if you need to sit you can bring a towel size blanket.

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You can call our Official Transportation of the festival, Rudy’s Transportation

1-800-243-RUDY

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Please drink responsibly. Any festival guest that displays intoxicated, belligerent or otherwise concerning behavior will be ejected from the festival grounds with no re-entry. Security and Police will be stationed at exit and parking lots to enforce NO drinking and driving. Please take a safe ride home.