Check out SouthEnd Wine Festival

If you are looking for something to do on Saturday October 21st, come to the 3rd annual South End Wine Festival. This great event includes unlimited tastings from 25 different vineyards presenting 4 wines each for a total of 100 different wines. There will be live music all, and great food from a variety of food trucks. The event begins at 2pm and runs until 6pm. Tickets are already on sale or you can get them at the door if the event is not sold out. The festival is located at 308 W. Carson Blvd, Charlotte, 28203.

There are three tiers of tickets available for SouthEnd Wine Festival. VIP tables are available for $500. The table includes an umbrella and seats for 10 guests. VIP ticket holders can enter one hour early, get 4 bottles of wine for their table, unlimited wine tastings, festival souvenir sampling glass, and access to your own VIP restroom.

General admission tickets are $35 and include 4 hours of wine sampling and a festival tasting cup. General admission ticket holders may bring a picnic blanket, and cooler of their own food or purchase from the food trucks.

Designated driver entry is $10. Designated drivers will receive 4 bottles of water at the event.

Dogs and children are not allowed at the event as it is for adults with valid ID only. Parking is available at some paid lots and there is limited street parking. The best bet is to do a ride-share, taxi, or take the light rail to the Carson Street Station.

At last count over 35 sponsors help this event become a reality. Over it’s three years in existence, SouthEnd Wine Festival has already won Bob Awards best wine event, Best of Charlotte best new gathering, C5 awards best boozy festival, and best of the city best neighborhood festival. Don’t miss out on a great time.

Proceeds from the festival benefit Classroom Central. Their mission is to equip students living in poverty to effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies. Classroom Central helps over 100,000 students in poverty in over 200 schools in 6 school districts. They are active in Charlotte/Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell/Statesville, Union, city of Kannapolis, and Lancaster, SC. Come out and support a great cause!