Paso Wine Fest
A four-day celebration of Paso Robles Wine – May 16 – 19, 2024. The Paso Wine Fest is the marquee showcase for everything Paso Robles wine, with multiple events and more than 150 individual activities at the region’s wineries.
The Saturday, May 18, Grand Tasting will feature 115+ wineries, live entertainment, a makers market, artisans, winemakers, distilled spirits, a mocktail lounge, and elevated brand experiences!
Plan your Paso Wine Fest weekend itinerary and book your stay.
Use the WINERY EVENTS tab directly below to view all the events happening this weekend. We look forward to celebrating with you in Paso Robles Wine Country! Remember to follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Hashtag #PasoWineFest in your pictures to be featured in our Wine Festival Weekend photo gallery blog.
- Main Events
- Winery Events
Winemaker Dinners - $160
Paso Wine Fest 2024 kicks off with two Winemaker Dinners on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. Winemakers cruise the floor sharing their wines and stories behind the label, all with locally sourced and harvested... Go To Details >
Thursday, May 16, 2024
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
- The Hatch Rotisserie & Bar; Thomas Hill Organics Get Directions >
Sparkling Paso - $120
Sparkling Paso brings together winemakers sharing their tantalizing sparkling wines perfectly paired with gourmet pairings by Executive Chef Joe White of Paris Valley Road Estate Winery. Come taste these... Go To Details >
Friday, May 17, 2024
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
- Cépage at Paris Valley Road Estate Winery Get Directions >
Wine Fest Grand Tasting - $135 - $250
On Saturday, May 18, 100+ wineries will come together at the Paso Robles Event Center to share their wines during the Grand Tasting. The 2024 Grand Tasting features many elements to make your Paso Wine... Go To Details >
Saturday, May 18, 2024
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Paso Robles Event Center
FAQDo I have to be 21?+
Yes. Due to Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) regulations, all guests must be over the age of 21. IDs will be checked at the entrance. No babies, no strollers.Can I bring my baby?+
No. Although adorable, due to Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, all guests must be over the age of 21.Can I bring my dog?+
No. Although also adorable, event health code regulations, dogs are not allowed in the Paso Robles Event Center. This applies to other pets as well, including but not limited to cats, parrots, rabbits, etc. Licensed service animals are welcome.What can I bring to the festival?+
Picnic baskets and soft coolers with food and snacks. No hard coolers. All bags and coolers will be inspected before entering the event.
Non-alcoholic beverages in sealed containers. No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed on premises – no exceptions!
Empty water bottle
The following will not be permitted at the event:
No one under 21 years of age, no exceptions
No umbrellasIs there seating?+
There are a limited number of picnic benches near the food vendors, along with plenty of bleachers and a shaded lawn area at the Frontier Stage.
We encourage you to bring low-back chairs and blankets to lie on the grass under the shade sails.Are there food vendors where I can purchase a meal or a snack?+
There will be food for purchase from some of the best food trucks/restaurants/caterers. Feel free to bring your own picnic lunch and snacks for the day!How many wines can I taste?+
Your admission ticket entitles you to unlimited wine tasting privileges. You will also be given a commemorative wine glass. Wines samples are 1 to 1 ½ ounces. There will be over 500 wines to sample from 100 wineries.
Remember to Sniff, Swirl, Sip, and Spit to maximize your tasting experience.
Spit buckets are provided along with Culligan water stations to drink.Will there be water?+
Yes, Culligan Water will provide drinking water for the event.
Please use your wine stem or bring an empty water bottle to fill.I love the wines! Can I buy a bottle at the event to take home?+
No. It is actually illegal for wineries to fulfill wine orders off-premise at such tasting events. Click here to view the ABC statute. However, many wineries do take orders at the event and can ship the wine to you.Can I buy tickets day-of?+
Tickets may be purchased the day of, pending availability, but at an additional $10 per ticket price (Example – G.A. ticket 1 – 4:30 p.m. would be $189 at the door).My plans changed, can I get a refund?+
No, all tickets are non-refundable. No exceptions. However, they are transferable to another guest, but only for the current festival year.What if it rains?+
We expect perfect weather. However, this is a rain or shine event. Paso Wine Fest will go on regardless of the weather. No refunds will be given. The Paso Robles sun can be strong, so please bring sunscreen and wear a hat.Where do I park?+
There is FREE parking for all event-goers in the Main Parking Lot, across from the Paso Robles Event Center, at 2198 Riverside Avenue.
We encourage attendees to also use local transportation services, Uber, and Lyft.Where is accessible parking?+
Accessible parking is available in the Main Parking Lot, across from the Paso Robles Event Center, at 2198 Riverside Avenue.How can I volunteer?+
Donate just 4 hours of time!
The success of the Paso Wine Fest is dependent upon the support of generous volunteers like you! We appreciate our volunteers and recognize the important role they play in the success of the festival.
Contact Events Manager Jamie Guzman at email@example.comHow do I get media credentials?+
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance issues a limited number of media credentials for the Grand Tasting.
Wine Festival Media Inquiries?
Contact Communications Director Christopher Taranto at Ctaranto@pasowine.comTips for a fun time+
Wear comfortable shoes. Most of the event is on grass, which can get tricky in stilettos.
Bring a hat and wear sunscreen.
Bring chairs or a blanket to spread out on the grass to take a break, listen to the bands and enjoy the beautiful lawn areas.
Bring a picnic and snack to enjoy during the event.
Bring cash/credit card to buy Paso Wine Fest merchandise, hand-crafted goods from the artisan vendors or a delicious lunch or snack from the food vendors.Lost & Found+
During the Festival, return found items or look for lost items at the Info booth located next to the merchandise booth. After the Festival, email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about lost items. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.Safety & Medical+
We make every effort to create a safe environment in the Paso Robles Event Center, including private security and medical staff. If you need any assistance, alert any security guard, EMT, volunteer, or festival staff member. The First-aid area will be located in the Ponderosa Pavilion.
Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance
Date & Time
May 16 – 19, 2024
$75 - $299