So you want to learn which wines pair best with your favorite sushi? Or how to marinate fresh tuna in gin and tonic? Early bird tickets are now on sale for the third annual on July 14, and early buyers get both a discount and first chance to sign up first for a number of classes offered at the event.
Tickets can be purchased online on the festival’s website (www.harborwineandfoodfest.com). Until June 15, buyers get a $10 discount, which means they pay only $65 for the day-long event. Available classes—included with admission—are listed on the festival’s website.
“This is the first year we’ve had online sign-ups for classes,” said Victoria Trimmer, event director for the festival. “If people want to make sure they get to attend their favorite classes, they should sign up as early as possible. We sold out last year, and we’re looking for another sold-out event this year. I hate the idea of someone showing up and not being able to get a ticket, but once they’re gone, they’re gone.”
The third annual Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival, presented by the , will take place on the grounds of the on July 14.
The event will include multiple tasting tents with more than 25 wineries, breweries, and restaurant and food purveyors represented. Also featured will be a wide selection of educational offerings, including wine seminars and cooking demonstrations and a celebrity chef cook-off. Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of dining and winemaker dinner packages.