There are plenty of New Jersey Wine Events to check out yearly all around New Jersey. Be sure to bookmark this page since it is updated weekly! *Note: I am not personally affiliated with these events, events are submitted. Click on the title of the events for direct links to information. New Jersey Wine Events are listed in date order.
New Jersey Wine Events and Festivals 2016:
GSWGA’s Wine & BBQ Experience – May 28th & 29th
The “Wine & BBQ Experience” returns to Schooley’s Mountain Park in Long Valley, New Jersey on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from noon to 5 pm (rain date Monday, May 30). This will be New Jersey’s biggest wine and barbeque holiday extravaganza, featuring a group of pitmasters Ben’s BBQ, Texas Smoke, Spanky’s BBQ & Catering among others and music from the Honey Island Swamp Band on Saturday and Astrograss on Sunday. A percentage of all tickets sold will benefit the Fisher House Foundation for military families.
Dates: May 28th & 29th 2016; 12pm to 5pm
Address: Schooley’s Mountain Park in Long Valley, New Jersey
Cost: $25. Tickets HERE
Join Natali Vineyard’s for their Memorial Day Celebration of Blues & BBQ on May 29th from 2-7pm. Enjoy the music of blues singer Danny Eyer. Wine tastings, wine by the bottle or glass, sangria and wine slushies. Local artisan and food vendors will be on hand. Free admission, rain or shine. Children & pets welcome!!
Date: Sunday, May 29th, 2016; 2pm to 7pm
Address: 221 North Delsea Drive (North Route 47), Cape May Courthouse, NJ
Cost: Free admission
Appel Farm Music & Wine Festival – June 4
Grab your friends, and spend the day at Appel Farm Arts & Music Center sampling exceptional wines while listening to dynamic regional musicians at the Appel Farm Music & Wine Festival on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Appel Farm is partnering with the Vintage Atlantic Wine Region to produce this special festival that celebrates the collaboration of six unique wine trails spanning NJ, PA, DE and MD.
Dates: Saturday, June 4th, 2016; 12pm to 6pm
Address: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center; 457 Shirley Rd, Elmer, NJ
Cost: $30 advance, $35 Regular, VIP $75, Kids $8. Tickets HERE
Wine & Waddle 2016 at the Vineyard – June 4 (Rescheduled from May 21)
The Wine & Waddle 2016 is open to the general public. This is a family friendly event that includes four legged family members too. Wine & Waddle 2016 will begin at 12 PM and run until 4 PM. This heartfelt event will include great food, live music with the Sun Dog Country; face painting, a petting zoo, more than 40 vendors offering merchandise for the home and specialty products and services for pets. A pet groomer will be on site to do pet ear cleanings as well as nail clippings. There will be a blessing of the pets to be held at 1pm. They will also be holding Canine Good Citizen testing. The vineyards will be open for a majestic walk through the many rows of vines and dogs are welcome on the walk. Wine tasting will be available for guests over age 21. Guests are encouraged to bring their folding chairs and picnic blankets to enjoy relaxing on the winery’s beautiful property or in the vineyards.
Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue is a non-profit organization 501c3 and 100% of all funds donated to or raised by the organization are used to the care of the dogs. The funds are used to rescue Basset Hounds from animal shelters, take in dogs whose owners can no longer care for them, find foster homes, give the dogs any and all needed veterinary care, including but not limited to heartworm/Lymes testing, updating vaccinations and accessing any and all behavioral issues. Without events like the Wine & Waddle the organization would not be able to continue to help these homeless hounds. The Wine & Waddle 2016 special event will help the rescue group to help many more dogs in the coming year.
Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016; 12pm to 4pm
Address: Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes NJ
Cost: Admission is $5 for guests age 12 and over, children under 12 are free
Sharrott Winery Wine and Music Festival – June 4 & 5
Sharrott Winery is proud to announce the 2016 Wine and Music Festival. Our biggest event of the year featuring non-stop live music, local food and craft vendors and of course some of the best wines New Jersey has to offer with over 80 local wines.
Dates: June 4th & 5th, 2016
Address: 370 South Egg Harbor Twp, Hammonton, NJ
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door
Summer Wine Fiesta at Renault Winery – June 5
Come out and celebrate Summer at the Renault Summer Wine Fiesta!This family friendly event features Mexican cuisine, a cash bar full of your favorite Summer beers, wines, and specialty cocktails, and activities for kids!
Date: Sunday, June 5th, 2016; 12pm to 4pm
Address: Renault Winery; 72 North Bremen Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ
Cost: Call Vineyard for Details
Pour Into Summer Wine Festival – June 11 & 12
Fifth Annual Pour into Summer Wine Festival Creates Great Pairing for Beach Weekend
For the fifth year, the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival will give beach lovers and wine lovers a perfect pairing on Long Beach Island at the Taylor Ave Ball field in Beach Haven, on Saturday, June 11 from 1 pm – 7 pm and Sunday, June 12 from Noon – 4pm.
Featuring the best of the Garden State’s wineries who will be providing samples, as well as selling by bottle and case of over 200 varietals ranging from clean, crisp whites to robust red wines and refreshing fruit wines. Many wineries will be unveiling their newest summer wine offerings, which will certainly include the first of the season’s summer sangria.
The Pour Into Summer Wine Festival offers something for everyone – wonderful NJ wines, fabulous live bands, unique artisan crafters, delectable local cuisine – as well as the adjacent Beach Bums Corvette Show.
Dates: Saturday, June 11, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm and Sunday, June 12, 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Address: Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Beach Haven, NJ
Cost: $20 day of, $15 advance
Bellview Winery Concert Series – June 11th
Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016; 4pm to 10pm
Address: 150 Atlantic Street Landisville, New Jersey
Jersey Shore Wine Festival – June 11 & 12
The Lakewood BlueClaws and Sylvia’s Children invite you to participate in the 6th annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, NJ. This exciting two day event will feature New Jersey wineries plus food, crafters, vendors and live music. The event is easily accessible to people from New York City, Philadelphia, Delaware and, of course, all the Jersey Shore towns.
Dates: June 11th & 12th, 2016; 12pm to 5pm
Address: FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ
Cost: $15. Tickets Here
From Classic Cars to Great Wine, Beer and Food, Main Street welcomes the Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival on the second Sunday in June. The much-treasured cars from the Medford Lakes Corvette Club will line the south end of Main Street. Their owners will be on hand to describe the cars’ capabilities and maybe brag a little about their preservation. The Art, Wine & Music Festival will run from 11 AM to 4 PM along Main Street from Branch Street to South Street. It includes many South Jersey wineries serving tastes of their finest along with a local brewery sampling beers, food vendors selling everything from wraps and burgers to kettle corn, and dozens of artists and crafters showing and selling their works. The event is free, with wine/beer tasting costing $10 per person.
Date: Sunday, June 12th, 2016; 11am to 4pm
Address: Main St, Medford, NJ
Cost: The event is free, with wine/beer tasting costing $10 per person
Father’s Day at Bellview Winery – June 19
Let’s be honest, Dad doesn’t need another tie. Try something new and join us on June 19th for a good old fashion BBQ! Let Dad sit back and relax with a nice glass of wine, we will take care of the food. Tastings are optional and only $5 a person for up to 8 tastes. What better way to spend the day than outdoors with those you love, eating good food, soaking up the sun and trying some great wines. We will have live entertainment all day from the fill in band name here.
The day starts at noon and goes until 5 pm. Parking is free and outside food is welcome but we don’t have any grills for public use. Thank your old man for everything he does in your life by making his day full of laughs and love…and wine!
Dates: Sunday, June 19th, 2016; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 150 Atlantic Street Landisville, New Jersey
Father’s Day Sangria Picnic Weekend at Westfall Winery – June 18 & 19
Pack up the kids, dogs, your favorite activities and head to Westfall for a day on the farm. Sample award winning wines. Purchase a glass of wine or Sangria made from their Spanish Passion. Sip some wine or Sangria and enjoy your family and picnic on one of theit scenic picnic spots.
Dates: June 18th & 19th, 2016; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 141 Clove Road Montague, NJ
Cost: Free admission
Wine and Chocolate Festival – June 25 & 26
Grab your friends and family and get your sweet tooth ready for a weekend filled with wine and chocolate! What better way to spend the day than indulging in free samples and heading home with one of your favorite wines and a variety of chocolaty treats.
With two full days, you can take your time enjoying samples from a dozen of New Jersey’s best wineries and browsing through chocolates in the Chocolate Lounge. Buy a bottle and hangout for the day in our picnic area. Both days will have live music and plenty of entertainment! During Family Fun Day on Sunday, give the kids the experience of FREE pony rides, a bouncy house, face painting, and more!
Option 1: $10 Unlimited Wine Sampling Only, Commemorative Wine Glass
Option 2: $7 Chocolate Sampling Only
Option 3: $15 Wine and Chocolate Sampling Combo, Commemorative Wine Glass
General Parking $5
General Admission $5
Children 12 and under are always free.
Dates: June 25th & 26th, 2016
Address: Monmouth Park Racetrack; 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ
Cost: GA $5. See above.
“Sip Into Summer” Washington Lake Park Wine Festival – June 25 & 26
Voted the 2015 Best Event of Washington Township, the “Sip Into Summer” Washington Lake Park Wine Festival in Sewell, NJ offers something for everyone: some of the best New Jersey wineries offering wines for sampling and sale, delectable foods from fabulous food trucks, great live music, unique artisan crafts and more!
Festival hours are Saturday, June 25th from Noon – 6pm and Sunday, June 26th from 12pm – 4 pm. Gates open at 11:30 am.
Advance sampling tickets to “Sip Into Summer” at Washington Lake Park” are on sale now for only $15.00 (must be 21 or older to purchase). Sampling tickets at the gate each day are $20.00. Non-samplers tickets (21+) are $5.00 and can only be bought at the gate. For complete details about the festival and to purchase advance sampling tickets visit www.newjerseywineevents.com.
Dates: June 25th (12pm to 6pm) & 26th (12pm to 4pm), 2016
Address: 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Road, Sewell, NJ
Cost: $15.00 advance, tickets at the gate each day of the event are $20. Non-sampler tickets (21+) are $5.00 and can only be bought at the gate.
Join Valenzano on Sunday July 3rd for their 5th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Festival. This year will be our biggest fireworks display ever and we will be making the event much more comfortable by limiting ticket sales. A limited number of tickets will be sold online only. All tickets must be purchased online and in advance. There will be no ticket sales at the gate.
Live music and entertainment
Food Trucks and crafters
Limited tickets for a more comfortable experience
Increased fireworks budget for our biggest show ever.
Valenzano wines available by the bottle.
Souvenir wine glass for adult
Dates: Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
Address: 1090 Route 206, Shamong, NJ
Cost: $15 adults, $10 kids
South Jersey Wine and Food Festival – Sept 24 & 25
Mays Landing’s Annual Wine & Food Festival, presented by the Mays Landing Merchants Association.
Dates: September 24th & 25th, 2016; 12pm to 6pm
Address: Lake Lenape Park East; 753 Park Road, Mays Landing, NJ
Cost: $15+. Tickets Here
Heritage Wine Festival – Sept 25th & 26th
Enjoy wine tastings from New Jersey wineries. Gourmet food truck fare for purchase. Premium craft vending. All-day music and so much more!
Dates: September 24th & 25th, 2016; 1pm to 5pm (VIP at 12pm)
Address: 480 Mullica Hill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ
Cost: $25 to $75, $5 DD
Via the Website – “This all inclusive event is limited to 300 guests. Cost is $30 per person. Tickets on sale June 1st. Ask about our early bird discount for case club members and email subscribers! Tickets $25 before June 1st. Price Includes: Over 20 generous samples of Di Bruno Brother Products: Cheeses, Spreads, Meats, Olives, Crackers and more! Wine Tasting, 3 Wine Pairings, Honey Sampling, Sample of Mulled Wine, Souvenir Wine Glass, Live Music with Gregg Parker. Event will be tented and group seating will be available. Lawn chairs are permitted. For and additional Charge: Hot Soups and Fresh Bread will be available This Event is limited to 300 Guests and there will be no tickets at the door. Tickets can be purchased in our Tasting Room or over the phone 856-521-0523. Pets and Guests under 21 will not be permitted”
Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Address: 314 Richwood Rd, Monroeville, NJ
Stafford Twp Fall Wine Festival – Oct 22 & 23
It’s a celebration of fall at the Jersey Shore! Sample dozens of wines from some of New Jersey’s leading wineries, at the Stafford Fall Wine Festival. Listen to live music and enjoy the beautiful lake-front setting while sampling from dozens of wines, browsing crafters, vendors and having a bite to eat.
Festival is rain or shine.
Dates: October 22nd and 23rd, 2016
Address: Manahawkin Lake Park; 31 N. Main St., Manahawkin, NJ
Cost: $12 in advance (available online), $15 at the gate. Under 21 years of age and designated drivers are free.
New Jersey Wine Events Coming Soon!
GSWGA’S Barrel Trail Weekend – July 16th & 17th, 2016
Balic Winery Summer Festival – July 16th & 17th, 2016
Bellview Winery’s Seafood Festival – August 20th & 21st, 2016
Riverwinds Wine Festival – Aug 27 & 28
GSWGA’s Wine and Music Experience – Sept 3 & 4, 2016
Wine on the Beach Festival – Sept 10 & 11
Foodshed Alliance Wine & Food Festival – September 24 & 25
Bellview Winery’s Harvest Festival – September 24th, & 26th, 2016
Jersey Fresh Grand Harvest Festival – Oct 1 & 2, 2016
Grand Harvest Wine Festival – Oct 1 & 2
Octoberfest – Oct 1 & 2
GSWGA’s Cape May Wine Experience – Oct 8 & 9, 2016
Bellview Winery’s Italian Festival – October 15th & 16th, 2016
Spirits in the Night 2016 – Oct 21, 2016
Appel Farm Music & Wine Festival – Oct TBD 2016
GSWGA’s Holiday Wine Trail – Nov 4th – 6th, 2016
Six Flags Grape Adventure – Nov 5 & 6