Maryland Wineries' Calendar of Promotional Events & Activities

Maryland's wineries offer hundreds of fun-filled events throughout the year. Whether you bring the whole family, a group of friends, or that special someone, events at Maryland's wineries can be both entertaining and educational. Events listed are those hosted by members of the Maryland Wineries Association.

Here you'll find the wineries' major events for the year.



Month:        Event Type:        Wine Trail:        Winery:  



August

Easterns Bayside Blues & Wine Festival
August 22

Easterns Bayside Blues & Wine Festival

Come and enjoy the exceptional blues musicians from the tri-state area. You will be blown-away by the amazing line-up which includes Hard Rocking R&B, New Orleans R&B classics and Blues that touches your deep soul. In addition to the music, we have the Wineries of Maryland offering their latest assortments of wines for your tasting. The festival is located in Middle River Maryland along the waterfront at Eastern Yacht Club overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. The location is the perfect place for festive gatherings; where you can listen to the blues, take pleasure in a stroll along the waterfront, or shop from our wide selection of merchants offering their latest art and fashion.

Read More

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
1:00-7:00pm

Where:
2330 Seneca Road
Essex, MD 21221
Get Directions
410-252-9463


Maryland Wine Festival
September 19 - September 20

Maryland Wine Festival

The Maryland Wine Festival is the oldest wine festival in Maryland. The festival offers great Maryland wine, good music, fabulous food and unique crafts. And there’s no better place to enjoy all of these things than the beautiful grounds of the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. The 2015 festival also features a Maryland Cheese Pavilion highlighting Free State cheese, which will be open to all visitors.

New this year is the Explorer Pass, is an upgraded ticket that includes General Admission samples PLUS offers sampling from three exclusive wine tents – all from a large, 16-oz tasting glass. The Explorer Pass allows guests to sample over 50 additional premium label wines and gain access to the Hilltop Hangout that has a shaded seating area, winemaker chats, bottled water and private bathrooms.

Join over 30 Maryland Wineries + more than 50 artisans, food vendors and great local music. The event is held rain or shine.

Interested in volunteering? Click here!

Read More

Cost:
$50 - Explorer Pass / $30 - General Admission Pass / Discount for Designated Drivers & Under 21 / Children 12 and under are free

When:
Sat: 10am-6pm / Sun: 11am-6pm

Where:
500 S Center Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Get Directions
410-386-3880


Riverside WineFest at Sotterley Plantation
October 03 - October 04

Riverside WineFest at Sotterley Plantation

The 13th Annual Riverside WineFest at Sotterley is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4th, 2015, celebrating the very best of over 20 Maryland wineries in the breathtaking setting of this National Historic Landmark! This event is all good things rolled into one weekend ~ the wine flows freely, live music is jamming, demonstrations are educational and entertaining, artists are selling their exquisite creations, food is scrumptious, and the 1703 Plantation House Mini Tours and the Colonial Revival Garden Tours are FREE.

Read More

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door

When:
Noon - 6 p.m.

Where:
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, Maryland 20636
Get Directions
301-373-2280


Autumn Wine Festival
October 17 - October 18

Autumn Wine Festival

We invite you to join us for the Autumn Wine Festival at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury, Maryland. Produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, this two day wine festival offers samplings from over 20 Maryland wineries. If you've enjoyed the Maryland Wine Festival, Wine in the Woods or any other great wine events, you will love our festival. So pack up your outdoor chair and blanket, make your hotel reservations and invite your friends to join you for the Autumn Wine Festival!

New this year, come and be prepared to Drink Pink! We will have an assortment of fun activities and Rose wines to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Read More

Cost:
$25 in GA advance / $35 GA at the gate / $55 VIP (Saturday Only)

When:
11:00am-5:00pm

Where:
5561 Plantation Lane
Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Get Directions
1-800-332-8687


Harvest Wine Festival at Swan Harbor Farm
October 24

Harvest Wine Festival at Swan Harbor Farm

First-of-its kind event celebrating local wine, local agriculture and local artisans in Harford County. The event is 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Taste through the best wines from Maryland wineries, enjoy cheese and other delicacies from local vendors, live music, educational farm activities for children, children’s Halloween costume contest, and more.

Read More

Cost:
$20 in advance / $25 at the door / $15 non-drinkers

When:
11:00am-5:00pm

Where:
401 Oakington Rd.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Get Directions
410-252-9463