Festival takes place on Saturday, June 24, at Atascadero Lake Park and Charles Paddock Zoo
ATASCADERO — Early Bird tickets to the Atascadero Wine Fest (formerly called Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival) are now available. Tickets cost $80 through March 31. The festival will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Atascadero Lake Park and Charles Paddock Zoo. The festival will feature wineries, breweries, spirits, cider, food purveyors, art exhibitors, and live music.
This year, all ticket holders will receive a $10 “Festival Bucks” voucher to spend on food, art, crafts, or as a donation to a zoo animal. Tickets can be purchased at the Atascadero Chamber office at 6907 El Camino Real, Suite A, or online at atascaderowinefest.com. On April 1, the cost increases to $90, and tickets are $100 at the door. Non-drinker tickets are $30.
“The Atascadero Wine Fest will be here before you know it,” says Gail Kudlac, Festival Committee chair. “Have you signed up to pour at the event? We are looking for wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries. Go to atascaderolakesidewinefestival.com or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Volunteers are an integral part of the festival. All volunteers receive a festival T-shirt, snacks, and a complimentary ticket to use or to give to a friend. Those who volunteer for the closing shift (7:45 to 10 p.m.) also receive a Central Coast Wine Passport valued at $75 to use for the rest of the year. To volunteer, contact Dawn Smith at email@example.com or (303) 968-7049.