Limited Quantity Available. For those who needs a little more, this VIP pass includes access to 5 signature events…

$650 plus tax

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presented by
Pat Allen Realty

Toast and taste your way through the weekend’s exclusive kick-off event in Kelsey-Hutchinson Park. Savor cuisine from the area’s most celebrated restaurants while sipping wines from around the world and enjoying live music by LYRIC.

$125 plus tax & fees

presented by
The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts

Folks, park your appetites right here for a gastronomic joy ride. Relish selections from a wide array of food trucks, craft brews, and fine wine, as you jam to sweet tunes by The Lone Bellow*.  All Friday afternoons should be this truckin’ fun.

$125 plus tax & fees

presented by
The Park on Main Hotel

Grab your complimentary glass and set out on a wine adventure to fabulous shops on and around Highlands’ iconic Main Street. Taste a variety of wines carefully paired with small bites at over 25 retail locations.  Each Sip & Shop day concludes with a reception complete with live music and prizes.

$55 plus tax & fees

The Main Event is exactly that….our Saturday anchor experience encapsulates all you love about Highlands and then dials it up to eleven.  Hosted along quintessential Main Street, this block party features the ultimate oyster roast and unique samplings created by award-winning chefs, paired with incredible craft beer, wine and cocktails.  Don’t think it can get any better than this? The revelry continues with a live concert by the legendary Robert Earl Keen*.

$125 plus tax & fees

presented by
The Park on Main Hotel

Grab your complimentary glass and set out on a wine adventure to fabulous shops on and around Highlands’ iconic Main Street. Taste a variety of wines carefully paired with small bites at over 25 retail locations. Each Sip & Shop day concludes with a reception complete with live music and prizes.

$55 plus tax & fees

Presented By
Lupoli Construction

As we celebrate the joy of food and wine, it’s important to remember those in need. Highlands Food & Wine and partners are proud to present this charity concert featuring Langhorne Slim and The Lost at Last Band on Saturday night. All net proceeds will benefit the Highlands Food Pantry, an organization helping to end food insecurity in the Highlands/Cashiers area. Do good and feel good while supporting this amazing cause.

$50 plus tax & fees

presented by
Pat Allen Realty

Hallelujah, this is going to be heaven on earth!  Enjoy an intimate performance by the iconic Mavis Staples, while rejoicing in friends and fellowship. Delectable brunch favorites, mimosas, Bloody Marys, and plenty of inspiration make this a praise-worthy event you won’t want to miss.

$150 plus tax & fees

Award-winning Highlands restaurants team up with world-class wine makers for very special dinners throughout the weekend.

Prices Vary
    • Sip, Sip, Pass. 
We're excited our *purrrrfect* friends Cathead Vodka will be back this Fall at HFW for Main Event and A Generous Pour.

See ya soon catties. 
#CATHEAD #welovecathead #HFW #HFW2018
http://catheaddistillery.com
    • Look.At.This.Lineup.  An all-star evening honoring Louis Osteen on Oct.8th!  @hseanbrock @highlandsbarandgrill @mikelata @dickie.brennan @crookscornercafe @johnfleer123 @dancingbeartn

Tickets on sale now at http://honorlouis.com
    • Tasty! We heard that Chef Wolfgang of Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro will be cooking his signature dish, short ribs and collard greens with Yukon gold potatoes at GrandTasting. 
Wolfgang's is also hosting a Caymus Vineyards wine dinner during HFW. You can purchase your tickets through Wolfgang's directly!
    • The shopping is good in Highlands!

Join us for Sip + Shop and explore what our town has to offer during Highlands Food & Wine Festival. 
Be sure to book your stay as well next time you're in Highlands with our Sip + Shop sponsors The Park on Main

Tickets: https://highlandsfoodandwine.com/tickets/
    • Wine down with a glass of your favorite red wine tonight. We're grateful for our distributor partner Tryon Distributing for helping connect us with some incredible wine brands for the 2018 events.

Which wine brand is your *absolute favorite*? Seen here: GrandTasting, 2017
    • Welcome Canoe Restaurant! If you're a Weekender Pass holder, you'll enjoy Canoe at Main Event, for a heightened culinary experience we promise you'll enjoy. 
#tasty #HFW #WeLOVEHighlands #WeLoveourChefs #nc #georgia #eat #freshfood #travel #explore
    • We love to spice things up.

Check out this Spicy Hummus with Harissa recipe, courtesy of our flavorful Main Event sponsors and friends at @tabasco .

https://www.tabasco.com/recipe/spicy-hummus-harissa/
    • We are going nuts for Main Event participant, Chef Johannes Klapdohr’s Summer Menu and @librarykitchenandbar. 
We love our Western NC participating chefs. Last year Chef Johannes rocked Main Event with his Venison Chili. Here’s to hoping for a repeat!!! #mainevent #visithighlands #happync #wnc
    • Our Truckin' Digital Media Sponsor, @avltoday, crafted this wonderful ultimate guide to hiking in WNC.

We're pretty partial to our trails in Highlands, but we'd love to know your favorite spots in WNC. 
Comment below with your top hiking spots + remember to secure your spots for Truckin', where you can meet the AVLToday team in person. 
Tickets available: www.highlandsfoodandwine.com

#WNC #HighlandsNC #HikeHighlands 
https://avltoday.6amcity.com/asheville-hiking-guide/
    • Smiles because these folks scored big at last year's Sip + Shop. 
Don't miss out on a local favorite. Sip + Shop 2018, presented by Park On Main, allows guests to explore our award winning Main Street (USA TODAY'S TOP TEN BEST SMALL TOWNS FOR SHOPPING) while nibbling and sipping your way through wine pairings in each store.

It's a perfect way to enjoy a low-key relaxed side of the Festival at your own pace. 
Tickets available for both Friday + Saturdays Sip + Shop here: https://highlandsfoodandwine.com/tickets/

Sponsored by: The Park on Main