The Raleigh Food and Wine Festival is a four-day event highlighting some of the most unique offerings in food and beverage in Raleigh, NC. The inaugural 2015 Festival took place Thursday, June 25, 2015 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. The 2016 Festival took place Thursday, May 19, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Save the Date: Our 2017 event will happen May 18-21, 2017!
Thursday through Saturday, participating businesses host unique events around town – including wine dinners and cooking classes. Tickets are not required, but RSVP requirements and other details are provided on each event listing.
On Sunday, all of the festival participants gather at the historic Melrose Knitting Mill and Babylon restaurant in downtown Raleigh to host a half-day “tasting celebration”, where ticket holders sample food and beverages from local restaurants, brands, breweries, and more. Tickets are required for this event and sold out nearly a week in advance in both 2015 and 2016.
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