From April 3rd to 7th, wine and craft beer lovers can take part in the 4th annual Riverside Wine & Craft Beer Fest. In this blog we are highlighting the Riverside Wine & Craft Beer Fest Passport and the Tasting Night Market.
With just over 10 stops to visit, Riverside’s complimentary Tasting Night Market on Thursday, April 5th from 6pm to 8pm, will be a like a mini-Ontario wine and craft beer tours, as well as an opportunity to get the know Riverside’s small businesses and spaces better! The festival Passport showcases key participating wineries and craft breweries whom you can meet and greet with at the Tasting Night Market and/or at the EXPO on April7th. Printed copies of the Passport will be available at all Tasting Night Market locations (April 5th) and the EXPO (April 7th). Get your e-copy of the Passport here.
Below is a map of all the night market locations. You can visit the locations in any order you choose and pick up your printed passport at any location. Just make sure to RSVP and visit the locations between 6pm and 8pm to take part!
Here’s what’s on tap at each location:
*Eastbound Brewing Co Craft Beer Tasting @ Switchback Cyclery
*Eastbound Brewing Co Craft Beer Tasting @ Eastbound Brewing Co
*Saulter St Brewery Craft Beer Tasting @ Diamond Muay Thai
*Saulter St Brewery Craft Beer Tasting @ Saulter St Brewery
*Trail Estate Winery Tasting @ Dimensions Custom Framing & Gallery
*Southbrook Organic Wine Tasting @ Chi Junky Yoga & Wellness Studio
*13th Street Wine Tasting @ Quince Flowers
*Broken Stone Wine Tasting @ Arts Market
*Closson Chase Wine Tasting @ Barefoot Beauty
*Various Ontario Wines @ The Wine Rack
These tastings are complimentary but there is a suggested donation of $5-$10 at the door of one of the locations in support of Ralph Thornton Community Centre’s children’s programming – our charity partner for the festival.
Big thanks to this years festival organizers and sponsors! This year’s festival is hosted by the Riverside BIA, co-sponsored by Team Sheppard RE/MAX Hallmark and Jason Friesen Mortgage, and supported by festival partners Eastbound Brewing Co., Toronto Food Tours, the Ralph Thornton Community Centre and All Wrapped Up Events.