Forks, Corks & Kegs Food and Wine Festival in Deadwood, South Dakota
If you love fine food, wine and distinctive brews, don’t miss the 6th annual Forks, Corks and Kegs Food and Wine Festival, April 5 – 6, 2019 in Historic Deadwood. Sample a variety of beer and wine from all across the country, as well as your Black Hills favorites as you make your way to various tasting venues across town. Each location will feature their chef’s finest culinary creation paired with the perfect complimentary beverage. Then head to the granddaddy finale, a Grand Tasting, featuring dozens of beer and wine varieties, light hors d’oeuvres, and dessert samples. * Must be 21 to participate* Only 1,000 tickets will be sold!
Forks, Corks & Kegs Festival Pass (April 5-6, 2019)
Standard Festival Passes Include: Commemorative Glassware; Trolley Transportation (within City limits); Wine Tastings; Deadwood Appetizer Crawl; Deadwood Dine Around; and the Grand Tasting.
The standard Forks, Corks & Kegs ticket is a dang-good deal and an even better good time, but if you want to step up your game, and your wine, opt for the VIP EXPERIENCE TICKET. This upgraded ticket includes all the perks of the standard ticket PLUS two high-end wine tastings. The EXCLUSIVE VIP TASTING is Friday night from 5-7pm, hosted by the Deadwood Social Club in the Charlie Utter Theater (above the Saloon #10). Then, on Saturday, head straight to the RESERVE ROOM at the Grand Tasting at the Deadwood Mountain Grand. This special section features the finest quality and rarest wines we have to offer. All of the wines retail for over $75 per bottle! You’ll get EXCLUSIVE, private access to that event 30 minutes before anyone else. Only 50 VIP tickets will be sold!
Forks, Corks and Kegs is an open container event. Beer and wine ONLY are allowed in our City approved clear Deadwood Chamber Cups. Absolutely no other container with alcohol will be allowed on the street. This will be strictly enforced! Open container times will be on Friday, April 5 from 5 – 10 p.m. and on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. All open containers must stay within the designated zones which are clearly marked by the Open Container Zone signs.
Festival pass holders ride the trolley for free during the event. For free rides you must have completed event registration and display our festival pass lanyard to the driver. No beverages or food are allowed on the Trolley.
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