2019 Tasting In The Wilds Wine and Beer Festival
A Wine, Beer, Food and Art Festival celebrating the taste of the PA Wilds. The Tasting in the Wilds is a wine and beer festival featuring tastings from regional wineries and breweries, as well as good food and live entertainment. Our festival draws over 1,000 people to the quaint Victorian town of Ridgway. The Tasting in the Wilds is presented by the Ridgway Heritage Council and serves as a fundraiser for the Heritage Council’s work on downtown revitalization with a focus on historic preservation. In addition to the wineries and breweries on hand the event offers a Taste of the Arts, a juried fine art market presented by the Elk County Council on the Arts, musical performances and delicious cuisine from various vendors. FAQs Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?All guests must be 21 years or older and present a valid photo ID at the gate.
What is the difference between a VIP, Tasting and General Admission Ticket?A VIP ticket includes entrance to the event at 12 pm, exclusive entrance to the VIP tent that will feature special food and beverage pairinings in addition to a 4 oz Tasting in the Wilds glass to keep and can be used for unlimited tastes at each of the winery tents. Tasting admission also includes 12 beer tasting tickets, one ticket per taste. All VIP guests must be 21 and older and must show valid id when entering the front gate. A Tasting ticket includes a 4 oz Tasting in the Wilds glass to keep and can be used for unlimited tastes at each of the winery tents. Tasting admission also includes 12 beer tasting tickets, one ticket per taste. All guests must be 21 and older and must show valid id when entering the front gate. All tickets include live music and admission to "A Taste of the Arts" juried fine art show and market. What can/can't I bring to the event? Seating will be available, you may also bring lawn chairs.Alcoholic beverages for consumption must be purchased on the festival grounds, guests may not bring alcoholic beverages on to the festival grounds.All coolers must be checked at the wine check.Ez-Ups/Canopies are allowed on a limited basis, they must be registered in advance. Do not bring lawn/drinking games (including corn hole, stump, Kan Jam, etc). Service animals for use by a person with a disability are allowed on the festival grounds– NO PETS ALLOWED. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?You may contact us with event questions at email@example.com please remember we are a group of volunteers so typical response time is 24-48 hours. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?Yes, please bring your printed ticket along with a valid photo ID. What is the refund policy?This event is rain or shine and there are no refunds..