Friday & Saturday, August 11th & 12th, 2017, at the Coventry Campus – just south of 204th & Q St

   
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DEER SPRINGS WINERYLINCOLNNE
FEATHER RIVER VINEYARDSNORTH PLATTENE
GLACIAL TILL VINEYARDS & WINERY LLCBENNETNE
JAMES ARTHUR VINEYARDSRAYMOND NE
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GALLO FAMILY VINEYARDSSONOMACA

Wine tasting package $14 in advance. ($17 at the gate) includes festival admission, 5 tastes of wine and souvenir wine glass (while supplies last)

2018 Wines available to Taste at the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival

After using the 5 tastes of wine tickets, can I buy more taste tickets? Yes, Next to the tasting tents at the Festival is the Wine Store. You will be able to buy more tickets to taste here. Other Frequently Asked Questions??? Wine tasting? Do we need to get tickets in advance? Adult General Admission $10 and Children 6-11 $7, 5 & under free Wine tasting package $14 in advance. ($17 at the gate) includes festival admission, 5 tastes of wine and souvenir wine glass. Available at these locations

What should I bring?
The Festival offers limited seating. Folding chairs are recommended. No coolers or outside foods are allowed. Dogs and pets are also not allowed due to the number of people and food at the festival (Service dogs are an exception to the rule).

Is there food?

The Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival will offer a variety of great food from Italian to Barbeque Restaurants and food companies throughout the event. Last year’s festival included Prairie Fire wood fired pizza, LeVoltaire French, Guaca Maya Mexican, Kebobs, Gyros & Brats, Chicago Dawg House, Big Daddy’s Mini Donuts, Kona Ice, Lauren Beth’s Popcorn, Lithuanian Bakery & Delicatessen, Boyd & Charlie’s BBQ,  Jo Jo Gelato, LaCasa’s Pizza, Piccolo’s, Orchard Hill Creamery, Aesome Egg Rolls, Okinawa Sushi, Serendipity Chocolates, Thai Esarn Cuisine, The Big Red Food Truck,  and Uncle Ernie’s Barbeque. For an additional $ – enjoy a chance to taste food paired with wine at the Festival’s Food & Wine Experience Sessions.  This year’s VIP sessions will be Carrabba’s on Friday and Fleming’s Steakhouse on Saturday.   For additional $ – The festival also added a Vintners’ Lunch featuring local foods at the Festival host hotel, Comfort Inn & Suites, noon on Saturday.

Children’s things to do?
The Festival will offer more Arts & Crafts in the Marketplace Village as well as a KidZone Area with high flying bungy jumping, pony rides, face painting, inflatable bounce, slide, obstacle course and popular bull ride activities for the kids.

What time do the gates open?

The Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival will be open 5 PM until 11 PM on Friday, August 11th and Saturday, August 12th gates open at 3 PM until 11 PM at Coventry, just south of 204th & Q Streets.

Is it fairly easy to get parked?
Yes, Parking is offered free and available on street and other surfaces.

Family Fare Supermarkets – 14 Area Locations

Corkscrew Wine and Cheese – RockBrook Village – 108th & Center & New Location Blackstone District 3908 Farnam St

Wohlner’s Market – 3253 Dodge Street, Midtown Crossing

The Winery – 741 N 98th St., Westroads

Patrick’s Market – 14th & Howard Street, Downtown

WineStyles – 1006 S 74th Plz – 74th & Pacific

Brewsky’s – Q Street – 15350 Weir Street or Park Drive

Lincoln Outlet

From Nebraska Gift Shop, James Arthur Tasting Room – 803 Q Street, Haymarket Downtown

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:

MID- AMERICA EXPOSITIONS, INC.
MIKE MANCUSO, FESTIVAL DIRECTOR * JOE MANCUSO, EVENT MANAGER
7015 SPRING ST * OMAHA, NE 68106-3518 * (402) 346-8003 FAX (402) 346-5412
info@showofficeonline.com * www.showofficeonline.com