Harvest Wine & Food Festival

Purchase your tickets to Harvest Wine & Food Festival HERE.

This November, a new wine and food festival is coming to the South Walton area. Harvest Wine & Food Festival will provide patrons the opportunity to sip and savor some of the world’s finest wine and culinary selections while enjoying the iconic beach town of WaterColor.  

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, November 2: 6:00 p.m.
Celebrity Winemaker Dinners
Tickets: $150
Gamble Family Vineyards - Cafe Thirty-A
Magnolia Blossom & Champagne Delamotte - The Wine Bar- WaterColor
Rudd Oakville Estate - Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood presented by Krueger, Fosdyck & Associates - Merrill Lynch 

Friday, November 3: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting 
Tickets: $200
The Al Fresco Reserve Tasting held at WaterColor Beach Club will offer festival-goers a selection of library wines that feature rare vintages not easily accessible to the average consumer. An array of perfectly paired hors d’oeuvres and live music all set to a breathtaking Gulf coast sunset will make for a memorable and elegant evening.

Saturday, November 4: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grand Tasting
Tickets: $150 General Admission | $300 VIP 
The Grand Tasting, held in Cerulean Park, is the festival's main event and is designed to highlight harvest season at the beach. Large seafood, barbeque and provisional stations manned by celebrity chefs and supplemented by the best restaurants along the Gulf Coast are combined with tasting stations featuring over 150 wines from around the world. Craft beer and spirit tents and an exclusive VIP activation will also be available. 

Silent Auction:
Register HERE to bid and view available items! 
It wouldn’t be a DCWAF event without the opportunity to bid high and bid often. A silent auction featuring a variety of rare wines, staycations and unique experiences will open Friday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. and will run through Sunday, November 5 at noon. The opportunity to purchase wine and other merchandise on-site will also be available throughout the festival. 

Additional schedule details will be announced later in the summer. 


Need a place to stay during the festival? Our official lodging partners at the WaterColor Inn have put together the following package for you:  

  • Beachfront Accommodations at WaterColor Inn
  • Two (2) Tickets to Harvest Wine and Food Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday, 11/4/17 
  • Access to Six Resort Pools in WaterColor
  • Use of Bike, Kayak and Canoe Rentals
  • Access to WaterColor Workout Facility
  • Nightly Turn-down Service with Freshly Baked Treats
  • Private St. Joe Club & Resort amenities such championship golf clubs and more!

PROMO CODE: HWFPKG | Booking Link: https://reservations.guestdesk.com/sites/WaterColorInn/?pid=9477

Valid on newly booked reservations made for stays November 2-6, 2017; two-night minimum stay required; rates are based on availability and do not include resort fees; any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and not redeemable for cash; complimentary bike rentals are based on availability; complimentary kayak/canoe rentals are based on availability at the WaterColor BoatHouse; not valid with other discount or promotion; not applicable to group reservations; other restrictions and blackout dates may apply. 

Event Sponsors:

Thanks to our Harvest Wine & Food Festival event sponsors!  


Dates Held

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Friday, November 3, 2017
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017