Get ready to raise a glass on February 4 & 5 at the Kierland Fine Art & Wine Festival!
Be inspired by the beauty taking over Main Street. More than 100 world-class artists will showcase their hand-created pieces, ready for you to take home. Savor wine tasting from Arizona’s top wineries and enjoy live music performances by popular Valley Artists.
This event is free and open to the public! Those 21 and older are welcome to purchase wine and beer-tasting tickets. Carpool, Uber or LFTY are recommended.
Saturday, February 4
Art Festival 10a-5p
Wine Garden 11a-5p
Wine Tasting : $35 per person pre-sale / $45 at the gate. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and ten tasting tickets.
To ensure a great wine tasting experience, pre-sale tickets for Saturday may be limited. Tickets will still be available at the gates.
Sunday, February 5
Art Festival 10a-5p
Wine Garden 11a-5p
Wine Tasting : $30 per person pre-sale / $40 at the gate. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and ten tasting tickets.
Saturday and Sunday
Beer Tasting $20. Each ticket includes a commemorative beer glass and ten tasting tickets.
*Last purchase of wine will be 30 minutes before closing.
Patrons will have the opportunity to explore Arizona’s wine regions with wine tasting from 15 of the state’s best wineries while strolling along Main Street, listening to live music, and enjoying Art from around the globe, including collections of original art representing various cultures and a range of subjects matter and media, including still life, landscape, portraiture, nature, and abstract. Original works include bronze, clay, glass, metal, and wood sculptures. Other works include paintings on canvas, mixed media, fiber art, hand-blown glass, handcrafted jewelry, photography and more.
Participating Wineries (TENTATIVE – MORE TO COME):
- 1764 Vineyards
- Arizona Stronghold
- Birds and Barrels
- Caduceus and Merkin
- Carlson Creek Vineyard
- Copper Horse Vineyard
- Cove Mesa Vineyard
- DA Vines Vineyard
- Keeling Schaefer Vineyards
- Lightning Ridge Cellars
- Provisioner Wine
- Soaring Wines
- Sonoita Vineyards
- Strive Vineyards
- Su Vino Winery
To Be Announced
Extra Tasting Tickets – 5 for $10
This is a rain or shine event!
Refunds will be granted up to January 29, 2023. No refunds once the event starts.
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 is parking around the Kierland Commons and in adjacent parking lots. You might also consider using Ride Share.
My partner doesn’t drink wine, can they get in? What about our designated driver?
The event is free to enter. We will be offering beer. All beer profits support Horses Help. If you have any questions at the festival, our front gate team has worked with us for the past 6 years and is well trained on how this festival will be operated.
You cannot enter the event with alcoholic beverages purchased elsewhere or leave the event with an open container.
Are pets allowed?
Leash Only and Service Dogs only.
No Commercial Photography.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
ABOUT WILLCOX WINE COUNTRY:
The Cochise Graham Wine Council, Inc. dba Willcox Wine Country, is a region and association of Arizona Farm Wineries and Vineyards located in Cochise and Graham counties in far southeastern Arizona. The Willcox area leads Arizona wine grape production by growing 74% of the state’s wine grapes and is the source of the most highly rated Arizona wines by Wine Spectator, San Francisco Chronicle, tastings.com and the Arizona Republic.
The area includes the Willcox AVA (American Viticultural Area), making it federally recognized as a unique and distinctive wine growing region in the United States. Willcox Wine Country features 10 tasting rooms, tours, locally grown and produced wines and the semi-annual Willcox Wine Country Festival (held in May and October), which has been rated by Fodor’s Travel as one of the top-ten wine festivals in North America. For more information visit www.willcoxwinecountry.org.
ABOUT HORSE’S HELP:
Horses Help serves the special needs and at-risk community by using horses and people to improve quality of life.
Our vision for the future is to provide the special needs community a therapeutic and recreational equine environment where collaborative efforts of likeminded organizations and volunteers can work together to design, construct and implement unique animal assisted opportunities maintaining the highest industry standards, while providing professional development of its participants, therapists, instructors, staff and volunteers, ensuring growth and diversity of the organization for years to come. For more information, visit www.horseshelp.org/.
ABOUT THE CITY OF WILLCOX
At the Center of the Willcox Wine Country region is the City of Willcox which is the historic, cultural, and economic hub of far southeastern Arizona.
Established as a Railroad terminal in 1880, Willcox became a small rural community supporting local Farms, Orchards, Vineyards and Ranches in a vast region of high-altitude basins and mountain ranges. Willcox is the hospitality gateway to Willcox Wine Country, the Chiricahua National Monument, Ft Bowie National Historic Site, and the Coronado National Forest. For more information visitwillcox.az.gov/