The newly popular Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival is set to return this summer on Saturday, June 21stfrom 12:00PM-5:00PM in the Old Town Alexandria’s Carlyle District.
Delectable bites and delicious wines will transform the Carlyle District into a lively festival, complete with live entertainment, children’s corner, and local vendors. Attendees will be able to sample food and wine from a variety of local restaurants and Virginia’s wineries. Local restaurants will compete for the best appetizer, the best main course and the best dessert – judged by notable DC foodie judges (to be announced soon).
Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival 2014 participating restaurants and wineries include:
Wineries: Democracy Vineyard, Lake Anna Winery, Mattaponi Winery, Horton Winery, Unicorn Winery (more to be announced)
Restaurants: Walker’s Grille, Alexandria Cupcake, Las Tasca, Hilton Old Town, Rita’s Ice, Trademark, Wholefoods, Delia’s, Rice & Spice. (more to be announced)
Food Vendors: Olio Tasting Room, JD Gourmet, Scratch DC and Kerry Gold Butters & Cheese from Ireland (more to be announced)
Children’s Corner: This year’s children’s activities are sponsored by Community Fork Lift who will provide arts and crafts activities for children and educate kids about the importance of recycling. The festival will also have David Camero: IL Troubadour Macaroon, who will have a show for children and a variety of other kid activity fun.
Every year the festival donates a portion of the festival proceeds to a local non-profit. This year’s charity of choice is Volunteer Alexandria. Volunteer Alexandria is in the business of helping Alexandrians give back to this City with their whole heart, through volunteering. Volunteer Alexandria are essentially matchmakers providing connections between volunteers and nonprofits or City agencies needing assistance the most.
This is a free event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages. Tickets are $15 (per area, wine area + food area) untilJune 6 and can be purchased online at the festival website. After June 6, the price is $20 (each area) on site.
This year’s top festival partners includes: City of Alexandria, Carlyle Community Council, Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association, Washington Parent Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, ABC7/WJLA-TV and News Channel 8 and 94.7 Fresh FM. For a complete schedule of activities visit www.alexandriafoodandwine.com.
What: 3rd Annual Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival
When: Saturday, June 21, 2014
Where: John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. 300 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Time: 12p.m. – 5p.m.
Past Event Photos: http://alexandriafoodandwine.
Media Photos: Attached
Cost: This is a FREE event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages.
Tickets are $15 (each area) until June 6 to be purchased online. After June 6, the price is $20 (each area) on site.
Food Samples (only) – $20 for 8 taste tickets
Wine Garden (only) – $20 per person. Gives access to the wine garden with tasting samples from the wineries.
Food + Wine Tasting – Includes 8 tickets for food tasting + wine tastings from Virginia wineries
All Sales Final.
Transportation: One block from King Street Metro. Ample garage and street parking.