Kick of the fall with, A Celebration of Wine, Food, Art & Music, the Avinger Wine Festival is held on the 3rd Saturday of September. Entance to the festival is free as visitors can stroll around the beautiful grounds of one of Avinger's Lovely Historic Homes and visit our many select vendors. Admission to the Wine Garden is $5.00 where the best East Texas Wineries are featured. Wine will be sold by the taste, glass and bottle. Avinger Wine Festival features: Texas Wineries, Artisan Foods, Prominent Artisits and Local Musicians. Sponsored by CRESS Community Foundation, a non-profit service organization, along with the Avinger Area Chamber of Commerce, our wine festival is a charitable event set up to raise funds for the "In The Arts" Scholarship program for our students.