Come and enjoy wine tasting, beer garden, wine sales, food booths, gift and merchandise booths and live entertainment throughout the day. Hours are Noon-9 p.m. Pre-sale Package admission includes (1) entry, (1) keepsake wine glass and (10) drink tickets, all for only $15. Pre-sale is available through January 22 at Aberdeen Honda; Whitney's Chevrolet (Montesano); Liquor and the Like, Elma Variety Store (Elma); Les Schwab Tire Center in Elma, W. Olympia and Shelton. You can also charge by phone through the chamber at 360-482-3055. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
Up to 20 wineries from all over Washington are expected. The festival also features multiple food booths, gift and merchandise booths for your shopping pleasure, and a big silent auction with great local items.
Entertainment kicks off at 1 pm. with Marty Beagle, Guitarist, followed at 4 p.m. by Ready or Not Band. Elma Chamber is excited to present Heart by Heart at 7 p.m., thanks to Aberdeen Honda and the Vaughan Company. Heart by Heart features original Heart band members Steve Fossen on Bass and Mike Derosier on Drums, Seattle guitar legend Randy Hansen, Seattle D.J. Bob Rivers on keyboard, vocalists Somar Macek and Lizzy Daymont. You will truly think you are in a live Heart performance listening to songs like "Magic Man", "Barracuda" and "Crazy on You"!
Guesthouse Inn & Suites is offering discounted rooms for overnight lodging if you mention Elma Winter Wine Festival. In addition, Elma RV Park is offering discounts for wine tasting RVers. Ride the Aberdeen Honda free shuttle service from the Elma Chamber Visitors Station or Guesthouse Inn to the festival beginning at 1 p.m. Until 9 p.m.
The festival is sponsored by Aberdeen Honda, Vaughan Company, Guesthouse Inn & Suites, City of Elma, Grays Harbor Tourism & Aberdeen Office Supply.
For more information go to elmachamber.org.