Templeton Wine Festival set for May 11

Seventh annual event features unlimited tastes, live music, food and boutique shopping

TEMPLETON — Tickets are now on sale for the 7th Annual Templeton Wine Festival on May 11, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Templeton Park produced by the Templeton Chamber of Commerce. The event will feature the Central Coast’s best wineries, breweries, distilleries and cider producers pouring unlimited tastes as well as local olive oil tasting. A variety of food trucks and vendors will be selling food and non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy boutique shopping and handmade local artisan booths while listening to live music by the Mark Adams Band in the bandstand gazebo in the center of Templeton Park. Adams is the winemaker and owner of Ledge Vineyards, a local winery who will be pouring in the park while The Mark Adams Band plays on the stage. The band sponsor is A.M. Sun Solar.

The Templeton Wine Festival takes place under the trees of Templeton Park with plenty of room for patrons to relax and enjoy the event. The playground, restrooms and upper field will still be open to the public on that afternoon. Attendees are welcome to bring a low-back chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the shady grass, but no coolers, animals or outside alcohol is allowed. Hydration stations with free water will be available throughout the park and is sponsored by Rabobank.

The Chamber is now accepting event sponsors, winery, brewery, distillery, cider house, food and craft/art vendors. Applications are available by calling the Templeton Chamber office at 805-434-1789.

Locals and visitors are encouraged to come spend the day at the Templeton Park on Saturday, May 11. The county’s largest farmer’s market is held in the park from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the Templeton Wine Festival kicks off at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets are $35 pre-sale and $45 at the door for wine tasting or $20 for non-drinking attendees of any age. For more information and to purchase tickets to the Wine Festival, contact the Templeton Chamber of Commerce at 805-434-1789 or visit www.templetonwinefestival.com. Bulk group tickets are available for parties over 16 people, inquire at the Templeton Chamber office.


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