Come and enjoy wine tasting, beer garden, wine sales, food booths, gift & merchandise booths and live entertainment throughout the day. Hours are 1–9 p.m. Pre-sale Package admission includes (1) entry (1) keepsake wine glass (6) tasting tickets all for only $17. Pre-sale is available through January 16, 2013 at Aberdeen Honda; Whitneys Chevrolet (Montesano); Liquor & the Like, Guesthouse Inn (Elma); Les Schwab Tire center Elma, W. Olympia and Centralia. You can also charge by phone through the chamber at 360-482-3055. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
Up to 25 wineries from all over Washington are expected. The festival also features multiple food booths offering seafood and other coastal cuisine, gift & merchandise booths for your shopping pleasure, and a big silent auction with great local items.
Entertainment kicks off at 1 p.m. with the Elma High School Jazz Band. They are followed at 2 p.m. by The Olson Brothers Band. The Olson Brothers were recently announced as finalists in the Nashville Country Showdown songwriting contest. From 4-6 don’t miss the Kim Archer Band. Kim was a contestant on The Voice and brings her blues and classic rock to the stage. At 6:30 local favorites, Hat Trick Band will finish out the day performing favorites until 8:30 p.m.
Guesthouse Inn & Suites is offering discounted rooms for overnight lodging and Elma RV Park is offering discounts for wine tasting RV’ers. Ride the Aberdeen Honda free shuttle service from downtown Elma to the festival beginning at 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.
The festival is sponsored by Aberdeen Honda, Guesthouse Inn & Suites, City of Elma and Grays Harbor Tourism, Lemay Enterprises & Aberdeen Office Supply.
For more information visit HYPERLINK "http://www.elmachamber.org" www.elmachamber.org.