Coming up the weekend of May 2nd – 3rd, enjoy wine and food tastings, cooking demonstrations from award-winning chefs, live music, artisanal crafts and much more at the National Harbor Wine & Food Festival. A unique date-night or rather “date-afternoon” event, plus a festival that is perfect foodies and wine lovers. Keep reading to find out more and enter for a chance to win a 2-pack of tickets!
Event: 8th annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival
Dates: Saturday, May 2nd – Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (VIP access begins at 12:00 noon)
Prices: Starting at $39/Person for Pre-Purchase of General Admission One Day Pass for $39 (price is $49 onsite). Tickets can be purchased at www.wineandfoodnh.com or by calling 1-800-830-3976.
This outdoor, tent-covered event nestled along the banks of the Potomac River and surrounded by the National Harbor hotels, restaurants and shops, is a gathering of award-winning celebrity chefs, artisanal craftsmen, culinary pioneers, smooth jazz, and the best wine and spirits from around the globe.
Some highlights include:
- Sampling of 150 International wines, spirits and beers featured along with local and regional favorites,
- Cinco De Mayo Pavilion,
- Special craft beer tasting Bier Garten experience,
- Whiskey and Bourbon Tasting Experience,
- Live music on 3 stages, plus smooth jazz.
On the Cooking Stage you’ll find award winning super star chef talent, including:
Saturday, May 2nd:
- Chef Scott Drewno of The Source by Wolfgang Puck,
- Chef Mike Isabella of Graffiato,
- Chef Victor Albisu of Del Campo.
Sunday, May 3rd:
- Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Roofers Union,
- Chef Bryan Voltaggio of Volt/Range Restaurant,
- Chef Rahman “Rock” Harper winner of Fox Reality television series Hell’s Kitchen.
All of these local, regional and nationally recognized chefs will offer meet and greets in addition to cooking demonstrations.
Tickets for the National Harbor Wine & Food Festival are on sale here and range from a General Admission One Day Pass for $39 in advance/$49 onsite, VIP Saturday pass for $79 or Sunday for $69, to a Grand Cru Two-Day All Access Pass at $199 per person. There is also a $30 designated driver ticket available for purchase in advance. For a full listing of tickets and packages visit www.wineandfoodnh.com.
The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center will also offer special wine dinner experiences and accommodation packages to celebrate this year’s Food & Wine Festival which can be purchased in advance by calling 301-965-4000 or visiting www.GaylordNational.com.
Now for the giveaway!
Enter to win 2 (two) General One-Day Pass tickets valid on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015.
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Disclosure: I was provided with a media pass to attend this upcoming event, and am thrilled that the National Harbor team is letting me host this giveaway here on my blog. The giveaway prize will be supplied in the form of 2 tickets available to pick up at the event.
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