• Don’t Miss the 2015 Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival!

      The 2015 Wine & Food Festival has expanded to a three day event.

       Thursday, July 23rd is our NEW Waterfront Sip & Stroll event.

      Friday, July 24th — Winemaker Dinners.

      Saturday, July 25th — Grand Tasting and Classes.

      Buy Tickets!

      harbor-wine-food This expanded event allows for more choices for the attendees to pick dates and events that work best for their busy summer schedules. It is an opportunity to spend the weekend enjoying the downtown waterfront of Gig Harbor while tasting wine, spirits, brews and food from around the region.

    • Waterfront Sip & Stroll

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      Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

      This event will run from 5pm – 8pm with check-in at 7 Seas Brewery and is sponsored by The Threshold Group. Participants will receive a tasting glass and a map to stroll through the downtown waterfront. See this page for details.

    • Winemaker Dinners

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      Friday, July 24th, 2015

      Friday evening there will be Winemaker Dinners held at various restaurants around the downtown waterfront. See this page for details.

    • The Grand Tasting

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      Saturday, July 25th, 2015

      The Grand Tasting, held on the beautiful grounds of the Harbor History Museum will open at 12:00PM and run until 4:30pm (some classes starting earlier). Anthony’s Restaurant is the Title Sponsor for this year’s event and their Executive Chef, Pat Donahue, will be participating as the Festival’s Celebrity Chef, sharing his culinary magic in a cooking demonstration and will be facing local favorite, Chef Thad Lyman, in a celebrity cook-off. Crowd favorite from 2014, Chef Thierry Rautureau from Loulay and Luc, will also be presenting a cooking demo and emceeing the celebrity cook-off.

      • Tasting tents with 60+ wineries, craft distilleries, breweries and select fine restaurants and food purveyors
      • Celebrity chef appearances: Pat Donahue, Executive Chef for Anthony’s Restaurants; “Chef in the Hat” Thierry Rautureau, Loulay Kitchen & Bar and Luc Restaurants; Chef Thad Lyman, Brix25 and Net Shed #9
      • Celebrity Chef cook-off: Chef Pat Donahue competes against Gig Harbor’s own Chef Thad Lyman, emceed by Chef Thierry Rautureau
      • Onsite retail store for featured wine, brews and spirits
      • A wide selection of educational offerings, including wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, mixed drinks, and beer pairings, is available for additional ticket purchase. Space is limited; buy your class tickets when you purchase your Grand Tasting Event ticket today!
      • Book signings by local cookbook authors
    • brought to you by…

      The Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival, co-sponsored by the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor, was recognized with the 2011 Outstanding Achievement in Promotion Award, given by the Washington State Main Street Program as part of their Excellence on Main Awards. This year’s festival promises to be the best by far. All proceeds will sponsor local community projects.

Gig Harbor's 2015 Wine & Food Festival is July 25th. Buy Your Tickets Now!