Spotlight on Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival

The Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival is one of the best loved area events. It takes place Saturday, September 8, 2018. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the festivities. It makes for a great Deep Creek Lake weekend getaway. Also, you can bring the entire family. So, there is no need to leave the kids at home!

Tickets are available for $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. If you are not tasting, general admission is $10.

Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival

This is also a special event because it benefits HART for Animals and the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival. Both are important non-profit organizations that serve the local area.

Wine Pairing Dinners

Friday night, before the Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival, local restaurants host wine pairing dinners. Reservations are suggested. Participating restaurants include: Pine Lodge Steakhouse, Uno Chicogo Grill, Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub, Dutch’s at Silver Tree, Mountain State Brewing Co. and The Manor Steakhouse. Also, McHenry Beverage is having a special wine tasting.

About the Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival

On Saturday, the festival starts at noon and ends at 6PM. The wine store stays open until 7PM. It is held at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry.

You can sample over 200 wines from national distributors and Maryland wineries. New for 2018, beer has been added to the offerings. You can sample and purchase over twenty different craft brews. Live music keeps everyone entertained throughout the day.

Also new this year, you can watch college football!  Mountain State Brewing Co. and The Stogie Co. are sponsoring a football lounge. Buy a beer on tap and watch the game in the lounge, and enjoy a cigar in the Stogie Co. outside lounge!

Yummy food is another reason to experience the festival. Taste and purchase homemade products from local food artisans including Firefly Farms, DeBerry Farms, Yummy Crumbs, Bisselli Pasta, and more. Plus, there are lots of food vendors on hand.

Make Plans to Attend

If you don’t live in the area, Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales has great vacation rentals that are available. Add their Deep Creek Lake Art, Wine & Beer Festival package too.

This is one of my favorite events, and I encourage you to check it out. There is always something fun happening at DCL!

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