Delaware Wine and Beer and Festival relocating to Harrington

HARRINGTON — The Delaware Wine and Beer Festival is moving to the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The festival, now in its seventh year, will take place on Oct. 15 from noon to 5 p.m.

It has been previously held at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover and Pizzadili Winery in Felton prior to that location.

Those who purchase tickets before July 8 will receive a special early bird price of $25 per ticket. After July 8, ticket prices will jump to $35 per ticket. Day of event tickets will be $40 at the door. Designated driver tickets will also be available for $10.

“The attendance at the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival has grown significantly over the past few years, said Wendie Vestfall, Kent County Tourism executive director.

“It has become a ‘Don’t Miss Event’ on everybody’s calendar. We made the decision to move the festival to the Fairgrounds to accommodate the growing crowds and to be able to add more entertainment and activities to the day.”

Kent County wineries, breweries, and distilleries will be featured at the festival put on annually by Kent County Tourism Corp.

Those wishing to be a sponsor or vendor at the event should contact John Doerfler, Kent County Tourism Corporation’s Events and Sales Director at or 302-734-4888.

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