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WINE & BEER
GARDEN FAQs

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DON'T FORGET YOUR ID!  

This is a  21+ event. All patrons must show identification for entry into the Wine and Beer Garden.

 

Children may not enter the wine and beer garden.

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WINE & BEER GARDEN FAQs:

What does a ticket include?

A ticket includes entry into the Wine & Beer Garden, your choice of 5 or 10 tasting tickets (each tasting gets you 2oz of wine or 3oz of beer), open shaded seating, 5 live musical performances, in-and-out privileges, and a dance area.

Do you have Designated Driver tickets?

No. Since the festival is a fundraiser for the five La Jolla public schools, we don't have a designated driver ticket. All proceeds from our ticket sales go toward underfunded programs such as art, music, science, PE, technology, and onsite medical care. We will have food and bottles of flavored mineral water from Spindrift available. And the live music is going to be great. 

Is there an age requirement?

Yes. This event is 21 and over. Any ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event and will not be eligible for a refund. Children may not enter the wine and beer garden.

Is there a seat assignment?

All tickets give you access to any available seating, there is no assigned seating.

Are refunds allowed?

No refunds or exchanges are allowed. Since we're a non-profit event, tickets are considered a donation.

Can I get a refund if there’s a change in performers, artists, acts, players or participating sponsors?  

Performers, artists, acts, players, and participating vendors are subject to change or cancel at any time without notice. No ticket refund will be issued.

 

Can I get a refund if it rains?

The Wine & Beer Garden is a RAIN or SHINE event. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

Where is the Wine & Beer Garden located?

The Wine & Beer garden is located in the heart of the Festival on the corner of Girard and Silverado.

When should I arrive?

The hours of the Wine & Beer Garden are 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with last call at 5:30 p.m. You may arrive anytime on the day of your ticket but keep in mind last pour is at 5:30 p.m.

 

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! We’re a pet friendly event!

 

Do I need to print my ticket?

We accept tickets displayed on your phone as well as printed. The option is yours.

Are food and drink available?

We will have two participating food sponsors in the garden offering samples only. You may bring in food and non-alcoholic beverages purchased at the nearby gourmet food court. No glass containers are permitted.

 

Can I purchase a ticket at the event?

Depending on availability, tickets for entry will be on sale at the door. Since this is a limited-capacity event, we highly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance as we plan to sell out. All tickets must be purchased through ljawf.simpletix.com prior to arriving at the event.

Is there parking available?

Ample street parking, as well as paid parking facilities, are available throughout La Jolla.

COVID Protocol

The safety of all attendees and participants is our main priority. Please see below for our attendance guidance for safety.

In accordance with the state and local government directions, our mask policy is based on each person’s vaccinations status.  If you have been fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask at La Jolla Art & Wine Festival.  If you want to do so, please feel free. If you are not fully vaccinated, we do ask that you “mask-up”. We will not be checking any paperwork or asking you about your vaccination status – it is up to each individual to take the appropriate action. If you need a mask please visit our on-site information booth located at Girard Street and Silverado. 

 

In addition, 

  • We encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.

  • If you are not vaccinated we ask that you wear a mask.

  • Please stay home if you are not feeling well or exhibiting any symptoms for COVID-19.

  • We will provide additional hand washing or sanitizing stations throughout the venue, especially at entry/exit points and points of payment.  Please take advantage of these and thoroughly wash/sanitize your hands frequently.

  • As much as possible, minimize unnecessary interaction with people outside of your party.

 

Wine & Beer Garden attendees and participating sponsors agree to follow all current San Diego County, City, and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 at the time of the event in October 2021. Guidelines may include face coverings, limited number of people at a table, extra sanitization, social distancing between booths, or whatever else is applicable at the time of the event.

 

For a list of the most current guidelines check:

DRINK RESPONSIBLY

LJAWF Wine & Beer Garden is focused on providing a fun and educational atmosphere for guests to experience new wines, beers and spirits.

 

All guests of the event are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe and responsible means of transportation before leaving the event.

 

Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event, as determined by event security, will be denied entry.

 

Any guest found intoxicated during the event and causing a disturbance, as determined by event security, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.

 

All proceeds from the LJAWF benefit the five underfunded La Jolla public schools and their 4,000 students. Thank you for your support.