Huntsville's eighth annual Crush Wine & Food Festival will be held September 4th in downtown Huntsville's Big Spring Park East. Tickets have sold out in previous years, so if you want a chance to try 150 wines, get your tickets now and use code iHeartHsv to save $10 off your ticket. This year’s theme “Take Flight” is a nod to how festival attendees will get to learn more about the wines and the cultures they come from as they fly around the park to different regions.
What is Crush Wine & Food Festival?
Crush Wine and Food Festival from Homegrown Huntsville is a 2019 winner of Top Twenty Events from the Southeast Tourism Society. Its main event is a wine festival on Saturday evening that offers 150 wine labels for patrons to taste. A stage will highlight entertainment by Juice and provide ambiance for festival goers while food trucks prepare wine inspired menu items. Guests can buy general admission tickets, VIP tickets, or a new weekend package. This year, the festival offers a new first-class option for those looking for an elevated all-inclusive experience. This experience starts at the beautiful 106 Jefferson and includes private check-in, early access to the general admission area, a VIP lounge with additional high-end wine tastings, and more.
Types of Tickets to Crush Wine & Food Festival
General Admission: The first 300 general admission tickets for Saturday are $50, then $60 until September 16th at midnight. Remaining tickets will be $70.
General admission grants access to the festival, a commemorative wine tasting glass and unlimited wine tastings.
1st Class Wine Festival Pass/Early Boarding: There are 200 of this ticket type available. This ticket includes a streamlined check in process at 106 Jefferson, early VIP access to the General Admission area at 2pm, and access to your 1st Class VIP Wine Lounge at 3pm with additional high-end wine tastings, charcuterie, a truffle pairing class and more. $200 per person.
1st Class Whiskey Festival Pass/Early Boarding: There are 200 of this ticket type available. This ticket includes a streamlined check in process at 106 Jefferson, early VIP access to the General Admission area at 2pm, and access to your 1st Class VIP Whiskey Lounge at 3pm with high-end whiskey tastings, wild game tastings by Chef Rene Boyzo and more. $200 per person.
1st Class Wine & Whiskey/Early Boarding: There are only 100 tickets available. This ticket includes a streamlined check in process at 106 Jefferson, early VIP access to the General Admission area at 2pm, and access to the 1st Class VIP Wine Lounge and the 1st Class VIP Whiskey Lounge at 3pm. $250 per person.
VIP Group Ticket Options:
Wild Honey Tent Package: This package will feature a private tent that you have access to from 3-6pm. It also includes a bougie picnic catered by Canadian Bakin’ and access to the 1st Class VIP Lounge. Cost includes everything for 10 guests. There are only 4 packages available at $2500.
Private Wine Guru Tour: This package features a private wine guru tour for 6 guests and access to the 1st Class VIP Wine Lounge. There are 15 available at $1,500.
Add on to the Experience
The days leading up to the festival include fun events throughout downtown that festival goers can choose to add on after they purchase their Crush ticket. Join us Tuesday September 20th for Single Barrel tasting at SiP, Wednesday the 21st for a cocktail hour and private dinner with Chef Lee Gregory at the downtown home of Amy Bailey, Thursday, the 22nd for a night in Italy highlighting a cocktail hour and private dinner with Chef Marc Taft and Chef Luke Hawke, Friday the 23rd for a 5 course dinner hosted at Baker & Able and The Revivalist, and lastly a Sunday Funday Champagne brunch at The AC Patio.
How to Get Tickets to Crush Wine and Food Festival
Tickets for Big Spring Crush are on sale now and if you use code iHeartHsv you can save $10. Tickets range from $50 - $70 for general admission to the signature Crush Wine Festival on Saturday, September 24th. The Early Access VIP Lounge passes start at $200 and grant early access to the festival on Saturday at 2pm and access to your designated private VIP Lounges at 3pm. New this year will be fun options for corporate entertaining or bougie groups as they can book their own private tent or participate in a private wine guru tour.
The tickets are limited in quantity to ensure growth is well executed. Homegrown Huntsville continues to strive for quality over quantity. No tickets sold at the gate.