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!

Tickets Go On Sale December 1, 2023!

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

Wild Game Dinner with Craft Beer Selections

Friday | Cocktails: 5:30pm, 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

SPONSORED BY: Savannah River Brewing Co.

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.

Read About Salvestrin
Kick-off the lakeside georgia food and wine festival at our launch party.

Kick Off the Weekend In Style at this Miami Vice Themed Celebration!

Celebrity All Star Band

Friday | 8:00pm - Midnight | At The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

Presented by Black Sheep Interiors

The Launch Party is where the action begins! Guests will dance the night away in our beautiful custom-themed cocktail lounge co-hosted by Lake Oconee's renowned Black Sheep Interiors. Our hand-picked live entertainment never disappoints. Selected chefs and restaurants will be presenting savory 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.


SPONSORED BY: Black Sheep Interiors

A graphic with text reading The Wellness Station by IV Wellness Solutions inside a lotus-shape.

Feel Your Best, Party Your Best!

Friday & Sunday | 1:00PM - 4:00PM & 8:00AM - 12:00PM |

Treat your mind and body well while enjoying the festival!

IV Wellness Solutions provides a comprehensive infusion treatment that will keep you feeling your best as you enjoy all the goodies the festival has to offer. Each 1-hour session is limited to six people. Choose from three all-inclusive packages and select any add-ons you prefer including Toradol, Meyers Cocktail, MIC-B12, Zofran and B12 Energy Boost.

Sessions are one hour long and are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Toradol add-ons must be requested at time of registration.

Appointments Coming Soon
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Get Revived At The Festival's Hydration Station

Saturday | 8:00am - 4:00pm | At The Directors' Room

Keep your energy up and your system refreshed with a powerful boost at The Revive Hydration Station!

Provided in partnership with Eatonton’s own Revive Hydration Therapy, The Revive Hydration Station provides a quick lift that will get you back on your A-Game in no time! Each registration includes a 1000ml Revive IV Infusion. Add-ons include Toradol Headache Relief, B12 Shot, Meyer's Cocktail and Zofran.

Participants must sign-up in advance. Sessions are one hour long. Each session can include up to six people. Hydration sessions are booked on a first-come first-serve basis.

Toradol add-ons must be requested at time of registration. Other add-ons can be requested at the event.

Appointments Coming Soon
The Ride and Drive event sponsored by Motor Cars of Atlanta.

Get behind the wheel of these incredible roadsters!

Saturday | 9:30am - 3:00pm | Valet Portico

This exclusive event showcases some of the hottest cars on the road today! Get behind the wheel of these driving machines and see what all the hype is about. Representatives from Motor Cars of Atlanta will be on-hand to demonstrate the features & appointments behind these legendary and beautifully designed vehicles. Available to test-drive will be the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Rolls-Royce Ghost and the Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Attendance is limited! Drivers must provide valid insurance and drivers license.

Participation is first-come, first-serve!

Registration Not Required

SPONSORED BY: Motor Cars of Atlanta

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 Foyers

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.

Check Out Our Vendors!


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 Pointe

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!


Don't Miss Out! You can still get tickets as part of an accommodations package. Learn more here.


Saturday | 2:00PM | At the Flagstone Patio at Linger Longer Steakhouse

Expert mixologist and author Mike Wolf demonstrates how to incorporate your fresh garden herbs and vegetables into dynamic cocktails and delicious elixirs to make, drink and share with friends! Join Mike at this one of a kind event to experience his delightful alchemy and valuable insights from his new book, Cheer: A Liquid Gold Holiday Drinking Guide. Three distinctive cocktails will be created and enjoyed by participants. Spirits provided by Cathead Distillery. Participants receive a copy of Cheer: A Liquid Gold Holiday Drinking Guide.

Stay Tuned!
A graphic with text reading The Private Wine Tasting by The Oconee Cellar.

An Intimate Experience with Distinguished Napa Wineries

Saturday | 3:00PM - 4:30PM | At The Reynolds Ballroom

Presenting biodynamic wines, where every grape has been carefully tended with the most eco-responsible methods available. Enjoy this rare opportunity to taste these fine, terroir-driven wines that embody the ultimate expression of the sites from which the fruit is sourced. The intimate setting allows you to interact with the host, vintner David Green, while gorgeous views of Lake Oconee provide a serene backdrop for an elegant gathering of wine enthusiasts. David brings an extensive background in developing, growing and managing ultra-premium and luxury wine brands in Napa and Sonoma Counties.

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

The Centerpiece of The Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival

Eamon Owen

Saturday | 6:00pm | Festival Venue

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. Attendees will be serenaded by live music! 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.

On Sale Dec. 1, 2023

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 for the 2024 Festival Auction Begins March '24
Enjoy the sounds of a live jazz band during a traditional sunday brunch event.

Traditional Southern Sunday Brunch with Live Jazz

Carol Albert Band

Sunday | 8:00am - 12:00pm | At 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. Amazing cuisine and smooth jazz originals make for a memorable Sunday morning farewell brunch.

On Sale Dec. 1, 2023

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