What is Vine on the Waterfront – Food and Wine Festival 2017?

Formally known as Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival, the event is an annual signature event that transforms the Oronoco Bay Park into a lively festival, complete with live entertainment, a children’s corner, and food and wine tasting. Over 10,000 people are anticipated for this community event. Several restaurants will compete for the best appetizer, the best main course and the best desert. People will be able to sample food and wine from diverse local restaurants and Virginia’s wineries.

S and B Event Management LLC is the host and owner of the event and is organizing it in partnership with the City of Alexandria and SB Productions, Inc.

Saturday June 24, 2017 from 12 Noon to 6pm, (Rain date: July 23, 2017).

How can I get more information?

Call the City of Alexandria’s Event Hot Line at 703-746-5592 for any questions about the event.

Where is it located?

Oronoco Bay Park, Alexandria VA 22314


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Who benefits from the Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival?

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local non profit organization active within the city of Alexandria.

Parking: Street or indoor parking

HB Parking, located 300 N Lee St in Old Town – $5/day
Canal Center Plaza – 44 Canal Center Plaza – $5/day

Is this a FREE event?

This is a FREE event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages.

  • Food samples: $20 (onsite) for 8 taste tickets.
  • Wine Garden is  $20 (onsite). This gives you access to the wine garden with tasting samples from the wineries. (you’ll get a yellow wristband)

We accept credit cards.

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online or on-site the day of the event.

How are the tickets sold?
Each booklet is comprised of a total of 8 Taste tickets at the price of $20. Each food item costs between 1 to 4 tickets.

Can I bring my dog?
No, sorry. I am a pet lover too, but no pet are allowed.

What if it rains?
The event will take place rain or shine; however, in case of heavy rain, we will reschedule the event to July 23.

What is the children’s corner?

The children’s corner is an area of the event specifically set up for children. It includes a moon bounce and other activities for children. Please visit the children’s corner page for more information.

Will there be art and craft vendors?
Yes. Art and craft vendors will be at the event if you want to take the opportunty to shop for your family and friends.

Will there be entertainment at the event?
Yes. Please visit the entertainment page for programs and schedule