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Sample Delicious Food at Fabulous Prices at the National Harbor Food and Wine Festival
Each spring, National Harbor becomes a wonderland of tasty food and unique wines. The National Harbor Food and Wine Festival will take place May 2 – 3, featuring tastings, cooking demonstrations and seminars on culinary and wine trends, food sustainability, and supporting local farmers.
More than 150 international wines, beers, and spirits will be offered, along with local favorites. In addition, food will be presented exactly as it should be – in the context of wine pairings, artisanal explorations, and a focus on organic products and boutique wines.
Highlights at this year’s Festival include three stages of live music, a Cinco De Mayo Pavilion with Hornitos tequila, a craft beer tasting Bier Garten experience, and a Whiskey and Bourbon Tasting Experience including rolled cigars. Attendees will be able to sample everything and purchase their favorites by the glass and the bottle.
The Wine and Food Festival will be held on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd, from 12-6pm for VIP Admission, and 1-6pm for General Admission. VIP tickets are $79 Saturday and $69 Sunday, Advance only. General Admission tickets are $39, Advance and $49, on-site. You can also score two-day General Admission tickets for $59, Advance and two-day VIP Admission tickets for $99, Advance. Ages 12 and under will be admitted for free.
This year’s participating chefs include:
- Mike Isabella (Graffiato)
- Bryan Voltaggio (Volt)
- Scott Drewno (The Source)
- Rock Harper (Reality star – Hell’s Kitchen)
- Victor Albisu (Del Campo)
Live Entertainment will include:
- Jac & Co.
- Super Bueno
- Texas Chainsaw Horns
- Speaker of the House