Food & Wine Festival Events

Taste your way through hundreds of wines, spirits and gourmet samples from Georgia’s finest chefs! Stroll through The Market Place, dance the night away at The Launch Party and more! Pick the events you want to join, or get the whole package and make the weekend amazing!

Wild game and craft beer dinner at the food & wine festival in georgia.

Wild Game Dinner with Craft Beer Selections

Friday | Cocktails: 5:15pm, Dinner: 6:15pm | At The Forest Tent

Go Wild at this unique and savory feast! Dinner includes a five-course dinner featuring delicious wild game selections paired with craft beers! Each ticket also includes admission to The Launch Party where you can cap off the evening dancing to live music while sipping on an amazing selection of wines and spirits!

Cocktails begin at 5:15pm at The Forest Tent, and dinner begins promptly at 6:15pm.

Sponsor Only
Photo of a beautiful and rustic table setting at The Vintner Dinner, a 5-course gourmet dinner.

Sponsor-only five course dinner with vintner wine pairings

Friday | Cocktails: 5:30pm, Dinner: 6:15pm | At The Pavilion

This event is exclusively for our sponsors. The dinner features an elegant five-course meal. Each course is expertly paired with a selection from this year’s featured winemaker, Salvestrin.

Cocktails at 5:30pm. Dinner begins promptly at 6:15pm.

More Info Coming Soon!
Kick-off the lakeside georgia food and wine festival at our launch party.

Kick Off the Weekend In Style!


Friday | 8:00pm - Midnight | At The Grand Ballroom

The Launch Party is where the action begins! Guests will dance the night away in our beautiful custom-themed cocktail lounge. Our hand-picked live entertainment never disappoints. Selected chefs and restaurants will be presenting savoy bites and sweet hors d'oeuvre. So, kick up your heels and get ready for dancing, drinks and desert! 

Three beverage vouchers are included with your ticket. Go Wild! Game & Beer Dinner tickets include admission to The Launch Party.

Tickets On Sale Feb. 1, 2023
The festival artist market will feature fine art, decor, jewelry and korbel champagne samples.

The Best of Regional Artisans

Saturday | 10:00am - 4:00pm | At The Ballroom Foyer

Shop ‘til you drop at The Market Place. Spend Saturday browsing our handpicked vendors featuring unique art, clothing, specialty food items, cutlery, jewelry and more.

2023 Vendors List Coming Soon!


The brew & que is a mouthwatering lakeside festival bbq cook-off on lake oconee.

Lakeside BBQ Smorgasbord with craft beer and cocktails

Tim Cadiere & Washboard Road

Saturday | 11:30am - 2:00pm | At The Point

Have lunch overlooking the lake while you sip an ice-cold craft beer or a signature cocktail. Enjoy live music as you Indulge in the smokiest, best tasting BBQ the region has to offer!

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Wine tasting and a feast of food await at the festival's centerpiece event.

The Centerpiece of The Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival

Eric Dodd

Saturday | 6:00pm | Festival Venue

Phase one tickets have sold out. Check back Dec. 1, 2022 for the next ticket release!

The Grand Tasting is the centerpiece of the festival. Your ticket includes delicious food from local and regional chefs, wines from around the globe as well as local brews & spirits. The Grand Tasting features a charity auction, including trips to unique destinations, gourmet dinners, sporting packages and more. We’ll have over 200 wines and spirits for tasting!

Thomas Arvid will present live painting at The Grand Tasting.

Next Ticket Release Coming Dec. 1, 2022!

Support Our Community

Saturday | 8:00pm | Festival Venue

The auction features an exciting array of destination vacations, gourmet dinners, sporting packages and much more! All proceeds support local children’s charities.

Registration Begins March, 2023
Enjoy the sounds of a live jazz band during a traditional sunday brunch event.

Traditional Southern Sunday Brunch with Live Jazz

Next Level Trio

Sunday | 8:00am - 12:00pm | The Pavilion

Before you depart, enjoy a spectacular Southern Sunday brunch with live jazz!

Elevate your Sunday with a spectacular brunch and Irish coffee station accompanied by an exquisite live jazz performance.The Jazz Brunch is held at The Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. Legendary jazz percussionist Brian Hudson and his all-star trio will be performing their most groovy jazz compositions for a memorable Sunday morning farewell brunch.

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Become A Sponsor

Tiered spsonsorship levels make it affordable to support local charities and earn some recognition!

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