Won the 2022 USA Today Readers’ Choice as being the 5th best Wine Festival to attend in the US!

Come to the 20th Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival on May 20, 2023 in Elkin, NC. Come SAVOR wine from over 16 Yadkin Valley Wineries & Vineyards, enjoy great music all day, great food and WONDERFUL memories.  


Music: Kids in America (80’s music) 11:30-1:30pm & Too Much Sylvia (beach band) 2:00-5:00pm

Buy your ticket(s) to the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival and experience Elkin and the Yadkin Valley.

NEW THIS YEAR “Food & Wine Experience” $25 Per Ticket (must have tasting band to attend) Join Certified Sommelier Jeremy Stamps and Executive Chef Tim Thompson with a new food and wine experience at this year’s Yadkin Valley Wine Festival. We will be pairing some of NC best wines with delicious bites. Learn the basics of wine & food pairing, history and information of each winery, & a chance to taste reserve wines not served elsewhere at the festival.

Times: Purchase your separate tickets by time you wish to attend the Food and Wine Experience: 11:15 Rose & Sparkling Wines, 12:15 Big Reds & Blends, 1:15 Sweet Bites & Traditional Dessert Wines, 2:15 Rose & Sparkling, 3:15 Big Reds & Blends & 4:15 Sweet Bites & Traditional Dessert Wine. You must have a tasting band to participate in these events.

Looking to reserve a prime spot to enjoy the festival? Click Here for more information!

Festival parking is $10.00 per car (proceeds benefiting the Elkin Rescue Squad).

Shuttles will run from local hotels at a cost per person $10.

Must be 21 and have ID in order to purchase a ticket.  Must have a ticket to taste, purchase or drink wine at the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival.

Please take some time to review the Frequently Ask Questions (FAQ) section of this page.

Our Mission is to bring together wineries/vineyards from around the Yadkin Valley in order to promote and celebrate the wines of the region.