Saturday and Sunday, October 20 & 21, 2018, 11-5pm
Railroad Avenue Park, Willcox, Arizona 85643
Tickets for the Fall Festival are available now!
Tickets are also available at the gate, however, purchasing in advance comes with a discount, a refund policy, and express check-in! Designated drivers, underage family members, and non-drinkers are admitted FREE.
Take the bus! Ride & Taste bus trips are available from Green Valley, Tucson, Phoenix, and Casa Grande. Purchase your bus ride when you get your tickets.
You can also purchase tickets to reserve your seats at the Benefit Wine Dinner and Reception Saturday evening. This dinner puts the exclamation point on the festival weekend! It is hosted by Willcox Wineries and Chef Ken Foy at the Willcox Community Center, and benefits our local Northern Cochise Community Hospital.
The fall festival will feature a new Sunday-only activity for attendees to participate in while tasting wines from the largest grape growing region in Arizona. "Cellar Selection Sunday" will feature select Willcox Wine Country Partners offering a special tasting of reserve and library wines direct from their cellars. These wines are from the winemakers' library of past vintages. It will give attendees a chance to taste the past and present.
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Rated by Fodor's Travel as one of the top 10 wine festivals in North America, the Willcox Wine Country Festival is a weekend-long celebration, featuring Arizona wines from the Willcox region.
What started with four wineries and just over 250 attendees ten years ago, has grown to 18 wineries, over 70 art and craft vendors, 5 bands, multiple food venues, and over 5,000 attendees.
The festival is located at the historic Railroad Park (157 N. Railroad Avenue, Willcox, AZ 85643) just steps from the Willcox Wine Trail and local vineyards.
Take advantage and spend the whole weekend! Willcox offers several places to stay overnight.
Wineries featured at the fall festival (* designates those with Willcox tasting rooms):
Aridus Wine Company*
Arizona Stronghold Vineyards
Birds and Barrels (*coming soon)
Bodega Pierce/Seculum Cellars*
Burning Tree Cellars
Caduceus Cellars and Merkin
Carlson Creek Vineyard*
Copper Horse Vineyards
Deep Sky Vineyards
Four Tails Vineyard
Golden Rule Vineyards*
Keeling Schaefer Vineyards*
Page Springs Cellars
Pillsbury Wine Company*
Other Events on Festival Weekend:
• Willcox Historic Theater: The Wild Bunch Film Festival Experience a film festival competition in Arizona solely for the western genre and subgenres! It'll be filled with great indie films and fun that will be legendary!!
• The Art League of Willcox: Art Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday at Studio 128 adjacent to the Willcox Historic Theater.
• Roca Motion: 3rd Annual Boulder Dash 13K/30K run through Chiricahua National Monument. Saturday morning.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Anyone can enter the event free, however, you must be 21 to taste wine. Please bring ID.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are plenty of free parking spaces in downtown Willcox.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You cannot enter the event with alchoholic beverages purchased elsewhere or leave the event with an open container. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome. Persons under 21 must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
willcoxwinecountry.org or toll free: 1-800-200-2272.