Cost: $20 - $25
Celebrate Fall at the Jersey Shore! Try something new at the 10th Annual Stafford Fall Wine Festival. Sample and learn about the wines being created by some of New Jersey's leading wineries, October 8 and 9 in Heritage Train Park, Manahawkin (49 West Bay Ave.) Enjoy live music from the Pennington Station Band on Saturday and the Matt Noffsinger Band on Sunday while sampling an array of wines from some of New Jersey's leading wineries and browsing crafters and vendors. Food trucks Shark Bait and BBQ on Wheels Catering will be on hand as well as Keystone Farms Cheese.
This year we are pleased to welcome Chestnut Run Farm, Cream Ridge Winery, DiMatteo Winery, Monroeville Vineyard & Winery, Plagido's Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, Villari Vineyards, Wagonhouse Winery, and White Horse Winery. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to sit and enjoy the music. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. Each paid admission includes a commemorative wine glass. Under 21 years of age and designated drivers are free. Festival is rain or shine, but please check this page or our Facebook page in the event of extreme weather.
Free parking is available in A. Paul King Park on West Bay Ave, right across the street. Additional free parking with free shuttle service available at the Stafford Township Municipal Complex, 260 East Bay Ave. On street parking is also available in the neighborhood across the street from Manahawkin Lake Park on Main Street.