Downtown Washington Fine Art Fair & Winefest
WINEFEST: The Downtown Washington Fine Art Fair & Winefest will be held on May 20-22, in historic downtown Washington. This unique festival in the heart of Missouri wine country draws visitors each spring from across the Midwest. Complimentary cheese and crackers are provided in the tasting area under the wine tent, with a variety of snacks and gourmet foods on sale in the festival area. Admission to the wine tasting is $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and includes a souvenir wineglass. Visitors to the wine tasting area will also have the opportunity to win a special wine basket prepared by a participating winery. Hours are: 5-10pm Friday and Noon-10pm Saturday.
SIP & SAVOR SUNDAY: Sip and Savor Sunday is designed to provide seasoned wine tasting guests or first time visitors with a truly memorable experience that will allow them to celebrate spring, indulge their senses and learn more about pairing great area restaurant foods with fabulous Missouri wines. Wineries will pick one or two of their event wines and pair them up with an area restaurant to showcase their pairing. Celebrity judges from Feast Magazine will be on hand to award the traveling trophy to this year’s winner. Visitors won’t be left out though as their is also an award from peoples’ choice. Hours are from 12-3pm.
ART FAIR: Held adjacent to the wine tasting pavilion, the Art Fair is a juried selection of Midwestern artists featuring exhibitions and sales run by the Arts Council of Washington in conjunction with Downtown Washington, Inc. Items on sale include watercolor paintings, photography, pottery, woodwork and more. FREE admission. Hours are Friday 5-8pm; Saturday 11am-8pm; and Sunday 11am-4pm.