THURSDAY, AUGUST 10
Patrons are invited to “Sip, stroll and shop” on Thursday, August 10th when the Wheaton Wine Walk returns to Downtown Wheaton. 2017 marks the second year of this new Downtown event which features 30 premium wines available for tasting at 30 different shops and restaurants located in the Downtown Wheaton business district. The ticketed event begins at 5pm and ends at 8:30pm.
Tickets are being sold in advance on line at www.downtownwheaton.com and are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass to be used for all tastings, a tasting ticket for 12 one-ounce wine tastings, a wine tote bag and souvenir lanyard.
Only 1000 tickets are available for purchase for this exclusive event.
All ticket holders must be 21 years or older and all attendees will be carded at the time of check-in at Martin Memorial Plaza (located between Front and Hale Streets in Wheaton). All ticket holders must check-in at Martin Memorial Plaza starting at 5pm and will be given their glasses and bags along with a walking map with tasting locations.
A free trolley will also circulate throughout the Downtown with five designated stops at tasting locations.
Live jazz on Front Street will also be featured throughout the evening.
Attendees will make their way from designated location to the next, enjoying tastings inside the premises and enjoying complimentary finger foods and snacks where offered.
Wine glass rinsing stations, compliments of Culligan of Wheaton, will be located along the walking route of the wine event.
The Wheaton Wine Walk is hosted by the Downtown Wheaton Association and serves as a fundraiser for the organization. The event is sponsored by First Trust, Ivy, Jeans & a Cute Top Shop, The Perfect Thing, Arrowhead Golf Club, AlphaGraphics and Culligan of Wheaton.