(MANAHAWKIN, NJ) -- Celebrate Fall at the Jersey Shore while sampling wines from some of New Jersey's leading wineries at the 9th Annual Stafford Fall Wine Festival, October 9 and 10. The festival takes place at Heritage Train Park in Manahawkin and features live music from the Impulsives on Saturday and Acoustic NRG on Sunday while sampling an array of wines from some of New Jersey's leading wineries and browsing crafters and vendors. Food trucks will be on hand as well.
This year wineries include Chestnut Run Farm, Cream Ridge Winery, DiMatteo Winery, Monroeville Vineyard & Winery, Plagido's Winery, Wagonhouse Winery, Villari Vineyards and White Horse Winery.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. Tickets are available for purchase online. Each paid admission includes a commemorative wine glass to use for sampling. Under 21 years of age and designated drivers are free. Festival is rain or shine. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to sit and enjoy the music.
Manahawkin Train Station Museum aka Heritage Train Park is located at 49 West Bay Avenue in Manahawkin, New Jersey.
The health and safety of our festival attendees and vendors is our top priority. Individuals who have tested positive or have been deemed presumptively positive with Coronavirus; sought coronavirus testing but have not received results; been informed that they may have been exposed to Coronavirus or have experienced any symptoms of Coronavirus should not purchase a ticket nor attend the festival.
There is no guarantee that you will not be exposed to Coronavirus when attending the festival. By coming to the festival you acknowledge and agree that you assume the inherent risks associated with attendance. By purchasing a ticket and attending the festival you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to abide by this policy.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Free parking is available in A. Paul King Park on West Bay Ave, right across the street. On street parking is available in the neighborhood across the street from Manahawkin Lake Park on Main Street. Additional free parking with free shuttle service available at the Stafford Township Municipal Complex, 260 East Bay Ave.
What can/can't I bring to the event? We love pets, but please leave yours at home; service animals are welcome. Outside alcohol is not permitted to be brought to the event.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Tickets must be used on the designated day. You may transfer your ticket(s) to another individual as long as they are 21 years or older. All ticket sales are final, no refunds will be given.