NC Wine Festival

Presented by Food Lion

NC Wine Festival

Presented by Food Lion

Event Information

Additional Ticket Information

NO REFUNDS | NO EXCHANGES | NO UPGRADES

  • We strongly encourage purchasing tickets online before the event.  Tickets may not be available on the day of the event.   
  • Koka Booth Amphitheatre is a cashless preferred Venue.
  • Tasting ticket prices (all sessions) will increase on the day of the event.
  • Designtated Driver tickets: Can only be purchased on the day of the event at the Box Office for $20.00.
  • Advance Sales: The Box Office is open for limited hours please check out the Box Office page for normal hours of operation.  
    • Purchasing in person at the Box Office a 3% processing fee will be added to the ticket price.
  • Taxes: Tickets for Booth Amphitheatre events are subject to applicable taxes and fees. Unless otherwise stated, posted prices include a 7.25% NC Sales & Use tax
  • Fees: When ordering Online or by Phone through Etix additional fees will be added on top of the ticket price. A $2.50 order fee will be added to each order.

  • Kids 15 and under are FREE and do not need a ticket. 

All dates, times, acts & ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Social House Vodka VIP Ticket includes:

  • Sampling of wine with commemorative wine glass
  • Access to VIP area with lunch provided by Chuy's served from 11am-3pm (must give lunch ticket to redeem for lunch plate)
  • Apps provided by Chuy's served from 12pm-4pm
  • Special cocktails from Social House Vodka
  • Live Entertainment all day
  • Early Access to the festival starting at 11am!

General Admission Tickets includes

  • Unlimited sampling of wines with commemorative wine glass
  • Live Entertainment from 12pm until 5pm

Early Bird General Admission Ticket includes

  • Unlimited sampling of wines with a commemorative wine glass
  • Live Entertainment from 12pm until 5pm.

Bag Policy

We have enhanced our public safety policy to include a clear bag policy. Clear bags are easily searched and significantly reduce faulty bag searches. They also support the Department of Homeland Security's "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign. Our goal is to create a safe experience for all guests and staff.

  • Small clutch purse or wallet no larger than 4.5" x 6.5" (about the size of a hand).
  • Clear bag that does not exceed 12" x12" x 9".

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GENERAL ADMISSION SESSION

General Admission Tickets includes

  • Unlimited sampling of wines with commemorative wine glass
  • Live Entertainment from 12pm until 5pm

Designated Driver Tickets:

Will be available at the Box Office the day of the event only.  Tickets will be sold for $20.00 each.

Items Allowed

Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre prides itself on bringing a wide variety of events to Cary, NC!  What our guests are allowed to bring into each event varies from event to event.   Please review each event page before attending each event!

Guests can bring the following items to this Festival:

  • Small wallet sized clutch purse no larger than 4.5" x 6.5" (about the size of a hand)
  • Clear bag that does not exceed 12" x12" x 9"
  • Blankets & Towels
  • Empty reusable bottles- Water fill stations available in the Cobblestone Courtyard
  • Factory-sealed plastic bottles of water (1 per person). 
    • No glass/cans/flavored water  
  • Lawn chairs:
    • Please remove the chair from the bag at the security checkpoint
    • No footrest or canopy
    • No lounge or tri-fold chairs
  • Rain Coats & Ponchos
  • Snacks - bring your pretzel necklace!
  • Strollers
  • Tablets
  • Umbrellas 

All bags are subject to search.

Small non-professional cameras are allowed.

Items Prohibited

Prohibited items MUST be returned to the guest's vehicle before entering.  

Please leave the following items at home: 

  • Alcohol
  • Bags & Backpacks (Please see our clear bag policy)
  • Coolers 
  • Drones
  • Fireworks/Sparklers of any kind
  • Food
  • Frisbees, soccer balls, and all sporting equipment
  • Go Pros, Audio or video recorders
  • Grills & Open Flames (inside or outside the venue)
  • Mats of any kind, including Yoga mats
  • Pets of any kind (Unless it is a Service Animal)
  • Tables of any kind
  • Tents/Staking
  • Tarps, Plastic, Blankets with Nylon or Non-Breathable material
  • Professional cameras with detachable lenses 
  • Wagons
  • Weapons of Any Kind (Include but not limited to knives, guns, mace, tasers, chains, studded/spiked jewelry)

Kids Tickets

Children are welcome, however kids activities will NOT be provided.

VIP:

  • For the VIP session Children ages 9 & under are free. 
  • Kids ages 10-20 were $25.00 FOR VIP if available.  THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT.

GENERAL ADMISSION:

  • For the GA session Children 15 & under are free.

All other ages must have a ticket.

 

Last Call

  • Last Call will be at 4:30pm.
  • The last pour will be 4:40pm.

Parking Information

GENERAL PARKING: Parking is free of charge in the Amphitheatre-owned lots. Some local businesses may charge a fee for parking in their lots.

PREFERRED PARKING: A limited number of PREFERRED parking spaces are available for $20.00 in advance & on the day of the event (if available).

PURCHASE PREFERRED PARKING

ACCESSIBLE PARKING: A limited number of accessible parking spaces are available on a first-come-first-served basis with the proper hang tag or license plate.

DROP OFF & PICK-UP AREA: If using a taxi, Uber, etc please follow the signs & our Parking Staff to the drop-off/pick-up area.

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SOCIAL HOUSE VODKA VIP SESSION - SOLD OUT

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT!

Social House Vodka VIP Ticket includes:

  • Sampling of wine with commemorative wine glass
  • Access to VIP area with lunch provided by Chuy's served from 11am-3pm (must give lunch ticket to redeem for lunch plate)
  • Apps provided by Chuy's served from 12pm-4pm
  • Special cocktails from Social House Vodka
  • Live Entertainment all day
  • Early Access to the festival starting at 11am!

Designated Driver Tickets:

Will be available at the Box Office the day of the event only if available.  Tickets will be sold for $50 each to anyone accompanied by a PAID VIP ticket holder only.