Annual festival in Highlands, NC, celebrating fabulous food, exquisite wine, and world-class music

November 9-12, 2023

Highlands Food & Wine welcomes generations of festival-goers to the Highlands Plateau November 9-12, 2023. Enjoy an Elevation Celebration with 4 days of culinary delights paired with delectable wines, spirits, craft beers, and exciting alcohol-free beverages, all to the tune of world-renowned musical performers. We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces with full hearts (and plates and glasses).

Highlands 2023 Music Lineup

Highlands Food & Wine Poster

Who’s singing for their supper at Highlands Food and Wine 2023? Please welcome Grace Potter, Chuck Leavell, The War and Treaty, End of the Line, Southern Avenue, Katie Pruitt, Matt Koziol, and the Harlem Gospel Travelers. Visit the Signature Events section below to see each event’s feature musicians. Y’all get ready for An Elevation Celebration November 9-12, 2023.

Highlands Food & Wine 2023 Playlist

Signature Events

Grand Tasting

Presented by Allen Tate Realtors
Thursday, November 9

$295 per person

($25 charitable donation included) + taxes & fees


Presented by Wilson Gas
Friday, November 10
1:00 - 4:30 pm

$295 per person

($25 charitable donation included) + taxes & fees

Main Event

Presented by Berkshire Hathaway Meadow Mountains Realty
Saturday, November 11
12:00 - 3:30 pm

$350 per person

($25 charitable donation included) + taxes & fees

A Generous Pour

Presented by Highlands Vacation Rentals
Saturday, November 11
8:00 - 10:00 pm

$500 per person

($25 charitable donation included) + taxes & fees

A Shot at Redemption

Sunday, November 12
12:00 - 3:00 pm

$295 per person

($25 charitable donation included) + taxes & fees

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Since our first festival in 2016, we’ve relied on the generous support of our sponsors. Each festival event is lovingly brought to you by local Highlands businesses, as well as support from regional and national partners.

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