Sample 300+ Wines at the Windy City Wine Festival
Gather together for a wine lover's paradise this September 8-9 at the Windy City Wine Festival. With a relaxing setting at Buckingham Fountain, this unique wine festival also features wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, and live musical entertainment. Enjoy signature dishes from Chicago-area caterers and restaurants while you explore more than 300 wines from around the world.
2018 Windy City Wine Festival Tickets & VIP Packages
Tickets to the Windy City Wine Festival are available for advance purchase online by 10:00 p.m. on September 6 ($45) or at the door ($50). Each ticket includes one-day admission plus:
- Tasting Wine Glass
- 20 Tastings (One-Ounce Pours)
- Musical Entertainment
- Opportunity to Purchase Wine at a Discount
Designated driver tickets cost $15. Upgrade to an early-admission ticket for $10 more and you'll be able to enter one hour before everyone else. Feel like going VIP? Opt for the Cadillac Connoisseurs Club Ticket for access to the VIP tent, exclusive wine samples, and gourmet food ($99 in advance or $120 at the door).
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