Support your North Market at the return of the Ohio Wine Festival presented by Byers!
Wine Festival Hours:
Friday, July 13, 5PM-9PM*
Saturday, July 14, 1PM-9PM*
*North Market merchants will remain open till 9pm!
$25** = admission both days!
**Advance online orders are $25 per ticket. Cost is $30 at the door. Advance sales are online only and end on Friday, July 13th at 3PM. There is no charge for designated drivers or those who will not be drinking wine. Sharing glasses is not permitted at the event. Must be 21 years old and have a valid ID to participate in tasting.
All Event Admission tickets include all activities as well as a souvenir glass, 10 tasting tickets, and a $5 North Market Food Voucher to spend with a North Market Merchant. Tickets will be on sale June 1st!
Souvenir wine glasses available while supplies last!
The Ohio Wine Festival will feature wineries from Ohio, entertainment, our outdoor Farmers' Market on Saturday, and North Market merchants will be open throughout the two-day festival!
A complete list of participants will be available soon! Ohio wineries include favorites such as:
Brandeberry Winery, Chateau Tebeau Winery, Debonne Vineyards, Doughty Glen Winery, Eldchrist Winery, Ferrante Winery, Hanover Winery, Inc., Henke Winery, Maize Valley Winery, Meranda-Nixon Winery, Plum Run Winery, Troutman Vineyards & Winery, The Winery at Versailles, and The Winery at Wolf Creek.
The Ohio Wine Festival proceeds benefit the North Market Development Authority, the not-for-profit organization that operates the city’s historic public market.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
Presented by BYERS
Ohio Grape Industries
Columbus Crew SC
Kent State University Ashtabula
Renewal by Andersen
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Minimum age to sample wines is 21. Please have your driver's license or other government issued picture ID with you.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please reach out with any questions to North Market Development Authority at [email protected]
or call 614-463-9664, choose option 1 at the prompt.
What's the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable. This is a rain or shine event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring your printed ticket to the event. It will speed up the check-in process. If you forget, we will be able to check your name on the attendee roster, so you must know what name the ticket is under.
May I bring my drink inside North Market?
Yes, guests may bring drinks inside North Market.
May I purchase souvenir glasses separately?
Yes, souvenir glasses will be available at the festival for $2 each.
May I purchase additional taste tickets?
Yes, additional taste tickets are sold at $0.50 each and are non-refundable.
Can we share [one admission/glass, two people]?
No, we do not allow sharing. Because this festival is a fundraiser, we greatly appreciate your understanding and support!
What organization does this fundraiser benefit?
The festival is one of the largest fundraisers for the North Market Development Authority, the not-for-profit organization that manages the daily operations of the historic North Market.
Do I have to use my Food Voucher this weekend?
Yes, the Food Voucher is only valid until 9PM on Saturday, July 14.
I am not drinking (and/or) I am a designated driver, do I need to pay admission?
No, guests do not need to pay admission to browse the festival or enter North Market. However, you will not receive the wristband, souvenir glass, tasting tickets, or the Food Voucher.
May I use the Food Voucher to purchase additional taste tickets?
No, the festival Food Voucher is only valid on items from your North Market merchants.