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2020 WINE & CHEESE FESTIVAL

Nothing goes better with wine than cheese, so we're celebrating this delicious pairing with our annual Wine & Cheese Festival. This event will feature all the Lakeridge festival standards including live music, Lakeridge wine by the glass, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food available for purchase.

Special Wine & Cheese Tasting

To help celebrate everything "wine & cheese", we'll be offering up a special complimentary wine tasting. This special tasting will include selected samples of delicous Boar's Head Cheese paired with some of our best selling Lakeridge wines. This only happens once a year, so it's a weekend you won't want to miss!

Come Join Us:
September 12, 2020 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
September 13, 2020 11:00 am - 05:00 pm

Admission Fees:
Adult Admission - $10
Children 12 and under - FREE

Cheese plate with a glass of white wine
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Enjoy 2 Days of Live Music

We've been featuring some of the areas top bands on our outdoor stage for almost 30 years, and the 2020 Wine & Cheese Festival line up will be no exception.

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the beautiful music, along with the beautiful vineyards and surrounding rolling hills.

The Mike Quick Band

Outdoor Stage Entertainment Schedule

Date Time Entertainment Details
Saturday - Sept 12th, 2020 10am - 1:30pm TBD
Saturday - Sept 12th, 2020 2pm - 5pm TBD
Sunday - Sept 13th, 2020 11am - 1:30pm TBD
Sunday - Sept 13th, 2020 2pm - 5pm TBD

Our popular Wine & Cheese Bar is located upstairs in the wine shop and will be open Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 4pm during the festival. The Wine & Cheese Bar features all of our famous wines along with beer, more live entertainment, and of course CHEESE!

While you’re relaxing and enjoying one of our fabulous cheese plates you’ll be entertained by some of the area’s hottest solo acts. Great wine, music, and cheese... it doesn’t get better than this!

Entertainer Ronnie Duncan

Wine & Cheese Bar Entertainment Schedule

Date Time Entertainment Details
Saturday - Sept 12th, 2020 Noon - 3:30 pm TBD
Saturday - Sept 12th, 2020 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm TBD
Sunday - Sept 13th, 2020 Noon - 4pm TBD

Fun & Games

We think we have one of the most beautiful venues around for outdoor music and fun. Our festival grounds feature large shade trees and open grassy areas to set up your chairs or blanket. It's the perfect place to listen to live music and enjoy the great outdoors.

To add to the fun, we have a large number of cornhole games set up for everyone to play and enjoy for free. It’s the little things in life!

Men and women outside on the festival grounds playing cornhole

Food Court, Wine & Beer Bars

We offer a large variety of wine, beer, soft drinks and food for purchase at the event. Our food pavilion features a huge selection of quality food options such as American, Greek, Mexican, Seafood, BBQ, plus wraps and salads.

You can also enjoy Lakeridge wine by the glass, import and domestic beers, soft drinks, Wine Slushies, Twistee Treat ice cream, kettle corn, and pretzels.

A plate with a gourmet hamburger and glass of red wine

Complimentary Winery Tours and Wine Tastings

Winery Tours

Tours usually run every 15-20 minutes during the festivals and start with a video presentation which shows the growing of the Florida grapes to the wine making process, and the finishing with the bottling and labeling. Your personal Tour Guide will then show you the production area and the spectacular view of the vineyards where the grapes are grown and harvested.

Wine Tasting

Enjoy a sample of up to 6-8 different wines as you walk through our production area and stop at each wine station. You will taste our award winning wines from dry to sweet including red and white wine.

ID Requirements for Tastings

US citizens: state issued drivers license, military ID, or state ID card.
International guests: Original passport preferred, or valid government issued photo ID with birthdate. Original passport will be required if government ID cannot be validated.

Tour & Tasting Hours

Saturday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
(The last winery tours start at 4:00 pm)

Young woman at a table displaying multiple wine bottles

Important Festival Policies

Thank you for your interest in our festivals and events. We host thousands of visitors at our festivals and events, and our goal is to provide the greatest experience possible for ALL that attend. With that in mind we have developed a few simple rules and policies over the last 30 years that helps us to do just that. Our festival and event rules apply to ALL festivals, events, concerts, or other organized outdoor activities. Please visit our Festival FAQ's page for details on those policies, and to get answers to our most frequently asked questions. A few notable policies are no pets, no guns or weapons, and no tents, canopies or umbrellas. We encourage you to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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For more information about any of the events listed here, please contact Jose Cabranes at 800-768-9463.