Celebrating Wine and Beer

Wine afficionados, May is an especially good time to visit. We have several festivals coming up soon that pair wine tasting with another great aspect of the area – local flora, and art. But maybe beer is more your style. In that case, come celebrate a

special Cinco De Mayo in the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach area.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Thursday, May 5 - Tacky Jacks: Cocktails with the Critters, A Cinco de Mayo Celebration, offers hors d'oevres, beer and wine, live entertainment by Roman Street, artwork by Stig Marcussen, a silent auction; all while enjoying the view from their Spanish Fort location overlooking the Mobile River Delta. Tickets are $50. Call 251-621-8988 for more information. The restaurant is located at 1175 Battleship Parkway, Spanish Fort, Alabama.

Wine Festivals

Saturday, May 7 - Perdido Key 2nd Annual Wine & Art Festival
Wristbands for the event are $20 and include a keepsake glass for sampling wine, food, live entertainment by the Skyliners. In addition to wine, you have the opportunity to purchase the works of a number of talented artists. The art festival runs from 1:00 – 6:00 PM, the wine festival takes place from 2:00-5:00 PM. Wristbands can be purchased at the event located at The Villagio at Perdido Key,
13700 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, Florida 32507.

Saturday, May 7 – Sunday, May 8 - Foley Art in the Park Presents: Flower & Wine Extravaganza
For $20, you have the opportunity to taste wine and craft beer on Saturday and champagne on Sunday at Heritage Park in Foley. In addition, artisans and crafters from the tri-state area present their art for show and sale. Entertainment and food booths are also available. Purchase Tickets at the Performing Arts Center or at Piggly Wiggly Cost Plus in Foley. Heritage park is located at the corner of AL Hwy 59 and US Hwy 98. The festival runs from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day.

Saturday, May 14 - Orange Beach Waves of Wine Festival
This festival at Caribe Resort offers wine tastings, a car show, live music and even boat tours. Tickets are $45. The festival is located at 28103 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, Alabama. For more information, visit www.orangebeachwinefestival.com (888)607-7020.

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