FAQ

 Click the city below to view FAQ and other information about each event.

DANA POINT

DATES + LOCATIONS

The CA Wine Festival Orange County takes place August 28-29, 2020 in Dana Point.  The Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting on Friday, August 28 takes place at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott and the Beachside Wine Festival on August 29 takes places at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point.  

CAN I BUY A TICKET AT THE EVENT?

Yes, tickets are available at the gate at higher prices. We recommend you buy them in advance online (print-at-home). A sell out is expected. (Save $10-$20 per ticket on advance purchases). Email for group rates info@californiawinefestival.com (20 or more).

 

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKET, OR CAN’T COME?


Our ticketing company allows you to reprint your tickets on their website. If you need assistance with your tickets, please contact our ticketing company. Refunds are not offered,  but tickets are transferable to another person.

Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/support/contact-us

 

HOW MANY WINES CAN WE TASTE?


Your admission ticket entitles you unlimited wine tasting privileges. You will also be given a long stem wine glass and program. There will be hundreds of wines to sample. Pace yourself and don’t overindulge! Spit buckets are provided along with lots of water to drink.

IS THERE ANY FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT? 


Yes, there are complimentary appetizers, artisan cheeses, fresh cut fruits, breads, and more! 

LOST + FOUND

 

After the Festival, please email info@californiawinefestival.com to file a claim for lost item(s) and we will do our best to match lost items back to their owner. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. California Wine Festival  will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

The California Wine Festival is committed to the safety and security of all patrons in the park. ALL bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Backpacks are prohibited. Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

 

All festival events are 21 and older enforced by Alcohol Beverage Control. No children or infants are allowed to attend any festival event for the safety of all parties.

 

ARE PETS ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

We highly recommend taking public transportation or having a designated driver. Drop off area at circular drive on Park Lantern Road. The law is very strict on drinking and driving. 

Friday Parking: Valet parking is available at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott for a fee.

Saturday Parking: Doheny State Beach Parking lot at the base of Park Lantern Road – $15/charge – This is a short 1/4 mile walk to uphill to venue. Parking is also available in the Dana Point Harbor parking lots. Street parking is also available on Dana Point Harbor Drive – 4 hours maximum. There will not be any parking at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa on Saturday. 

CHARITY

Proceeds from auctions at the California Wine Festival Dana Point benefit Surfrider Foundation of South Orange County.
 

 
 

CARLSBAD

DATES + LOCATIONS

The CA Wine Festival Carlsbad takes place on May 21- 22, 2021. The Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting and Beachside Wine Festival take place at the Park Hyatt Aviara at 7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011.

Friday's Sunset Rare & Reserve is in the beautiful Palm Courtyard  - OUTDOOR VENUE

Saturday's Beachside Wine Festival is at the Tennis Lawn  - OUTDOOR VENUE

CAN I BUY A TICKET AT THE EVENT?

Yes, tickets are available at the gate at higher prices. We recommend you buy them in advance online (print-at-home). A sell out is expected. (Save $10-$20 per ticket on advance purchases). Email for group rates info@californiawinefestival.com (20 or more).

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKET, OR CAN’T COME?

Our ticketing company allows you to reprint your tickets on their website. If you need assistance with your tickets, please contact our ticketing company. 
 

Refunds are not offered,  but tickets are transferable to another person.

Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/support/contact-us

HOW MANY WINES CAN WE TASTE?


Your admission ticket entitles you unlimited wine tasting privileges. You will also be given a long stem wine glass and program. There will be hundreds of wines to sample. Pace yourself and don’t overindulge! Spit buckets are provided along with lots of water to drink.

IS THERE ANY FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT? 


Yes, there are complimentary appetizers, artisan cheeses, fresh cut fruits, breads, and more! 

LOST + FOUND

 

After the Festival, please email info@californiawinefestival.com to file a claim for lost item(s) and we will do our best to match lost items back to their owner. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. California Wine Festival  will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

The California Wine Festival is committed to the safety and security of all patrons in the park. ALL bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Backpacks are prohibited. Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

 

All festival events are 21 and older enforced by Alcohol Beverage Control. No children or infants are allowed to attend any festival event for the safety of all parties.

 

ARE PETS ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

We highly recommend taking public transportation or having a designated driver. The law is very strict on drinking and driving. 

Friday Parking: Valet parking is available at the entrance to the Park Hyatt Aviara for a $20 fee. They will also allow self parking for $15.

Saturday Parking: Parking for the Beachside Wine Festival will be onsite.  View map below for special directions for the Beachside Wine Festival.

SATURDAY DIRECTIONS:

Directions coming from Poinsettia Lane Exit

  • From Poinsettia Lane turn right onto Batiquitos Drive 

  • Drive 2.7 miles and turn left onto Kingfisher Lane

  • Following sign and parking attendants.

  • Take the first left into the parking lot entry

 

 

 

 

CHARITY

Proceeds from auctions at the California Wine Festival Carlsbad benefit Golden Rule Charity.

SANTA BARBARA

DATES + LOCATIONS

The CA Wine Festival Santa Barbara takes place on September 11-12, 2020. The Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting and Beachside Wine Festival take place at the Chase Palm Park.  Friday night is near the Carousel House and Saturday is Oceanside.

CAN I BUY A TICKET AT THE EVENT?

Yes, tickets are available at the gate at higher prices. We recommend you buy them in advance online (print-at-home). A sell out is expected. (Save $10-$20 per ticket on advance purchases). Email for group rates info@californiawinefestival.com (20 or more).

 

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKET, OR CAN’T COME?


Our ticketing company allows you to reprint your tickets on their website. If you need assistance with your tickets, please contact our ticketing company.

 

Refunds are not offered,  but tickets are transferable to another person.

Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/support/contact-us

HOW MANY WINES CAN WE TASTE?


Your admission ticket entitles you unlimited wine tasting privileges. You will also be given a long stem wine glass and program. There will be hundreds of wines to sample. Pace yourself and don’t overindulge! Spit buckets are provided along with lots of water to drink.

IS THERE ANY FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT? 


Yes, there are complimentary appetizers, artisan cheeses, fresh cut fruits, breads, and more! 

LOST + FOUND

 

After the Festival, please email info@californiawinefestival.com to file a claim for lost item(s) and we will do our best to match lost items back to their owner. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. California Wine Festival  will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

The California Wine Festival is committed to the safety and security of all patrons in the park. ALL bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Backpacks are prohibited. Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

 

All festival events are 21 and older enforced by Alcohol Beverage Control. No children or infants are allowed to attend any festival event for the safety of all parties.

 

ARE PETS ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

We highly recommend taking public transportation or having a designated driver. The law is very strict on drinking and driving. 

There are public parking lots within ¼ mile to each side of the venues (Friday/Saturday).

CHARITY

Proceeds from auction at the California Wine Festival Santa Barbara benefit Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

 
 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

DATES + LOCATIONS

The CA Wine Festival Huntington Beach takes place on November 6-7, 2020.  The Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting and Beachside Wine Festival take place at the Paséa Hotel & Spa.

CAN I BUY A TICKET AT THE EVENT?

Yes, tickets are available at the gate at higher prices. We recommend you buy them in advance online (print-at-home). A sell out is expected. (Save $10-$20 per ticket on advance purchases). Email for group rates info@californiawinefestival.com (20 or more).

 

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKET, OR CAN’T COME?


Our ticketing company allows you to reprint your tickets on their website. If you need assistance with your tickets, please contact our ticketing company.

Refunds are not offered,  but tickets are transferable to another person.

Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/support/contact-us

 

 

HOW MANY WINES CAN WE TASTE?


Your admission ticket entitles you unlimited wine tasting privileges. You will also be given a long stem wine glass and program. There will be hundreds of wines to sample. Pace yourself and don’t overindulge! Spit buckets are provided along with lots of water to drink.

IS THERE ANY FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT? 


Yes, there are complimentary appetizers, artisan cheeses, fresh cut fruits, breads, and more! 

LOST + FOUND

 

After the Festival, please email info@californiawinefestival.com to file a claim for lost item(s) and we will do our best to match lost items back to their owner. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. California Wine Festival  will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

The California Wine Festival is committed to the safety and security of all patrons in the park. ALL bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Backpacks are prohibited. Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

 

All festival events are 21 and older enforced by Alcohol Beverage Control. No children or infants are allowed to attend any festival event for the safety of all parties.

 

ARE PETS ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

We highly recommend taking public transportation or having a designated driver. The law is very strict on drinking and driving. 

Pasea Hotel & Spa: Valet parking is available at the Paséa Hotel & Spa - Day Valet Parking - $25 and Overnight Valet Parking $40

 

Pacific City:  Self-Parking Rates - $2.00 for every 20 minutes, $35.00 max at 6th hour. Friday- Sunday the first two (2) hours are complimentary (with a validation from participating merchants). Complimentary self-parking is yours when you spend $250 or more in one day – just show your receipts at valet and parking is free!

 

Huntington Beach Parking - Park across the street at from Pasea Hotel & Spa at Pier Plaza for $1.50 per hour or $15/day.

CHARITY

Proceeds from auction at the California Wine Festival Huntington Beach benefit Golden Rule Charity.

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1114 State Street, Ste. 295
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
 

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