Friday and Saturday, August 20th & 21st, 2021
|GLACIAL TILL VINEYARDS & WINERY LLC||BENNET||NE|
|JAMES ARTHUR VINEYARDS||RAYMOND||NE|
|NIOBRARA VALLEY VINEYARDS||NENZEL||NE|
|SOARING WINGS VINEYARD||SPRINGFIELD||NE|
|RICH HARVEST VINEYARD||SYRACUSE||NE|
|PRAIRIE CREEK VINEYARD & WINERY||CENTRAL CITY||NE|
|LITTLE SWAN LAKE WINERY||ESTERVILLE||IA|
|VALIANT VINEYARD WINERY||VERMILLION||SD|
|DARKHORSE WINERY||NAPA VALLEY||CA|
|CLOS DU BOIS||SONOMA||CA|
|LOCATIONS WINERY||SPAIN, ITALY, FRANCE, NEW ZEALAND||WA|
|MIA DOLCEA MOSCATO D'ASTI||ITALY|
Wine tasting package $16 in advance. ($20 at the gate) includes festival admission, 5 tastes of wine and souvenir wine glass (while supplies last)
Wines available to Taste at the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival
After using the 5 tastes of wine tickets, can I buy more taste tickets? Yes, Next to the tasting tents at the Festival is the Wine Store. You will be able to buy more tickets to taste here. Other Frequently Asked Questions??? Wine tasting? Do we need to get tickets in advance? Adult General Admission $15 and Children 6-11 $8, 5 & under free Wine tasting package $16 in advance. ($20 at the gate) includes festival admission, 5 tastes of wine and souvenir wine glass. Available at these locations below:
What should I bring?
The Festival offers limited seating. Folding chairs are recommended. No coolers or outside foods are allowed. Dogs and pets are also not allowed due to the number of people and food at the festival (Service dogs are an exception to the rule).
Is there food?
The Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival will offer a variety of great food from Italian to Barbeque Restaurants and food companies throughout the event. This year’s festival includes Prairie Fire wood fired pizza, Lindsey Enterprises, Kebob’s Gyros & Brats, Kona Ice, Smokin Guns BBQ, Maximo’s Cantina, Pim’s Thai Catering & Take Out, Deviled Egg Company, Smoking Gun Jerky, C & J Concessions, Glassy Girls Kansas, Vansickle Bee’s, Spice Island Sauces, The Little Nut Hut, Smoking Jays BBQ and Uncle Ernie’s Barbeque. For an additional $ – enjoy a chance to taste food paired with wine at the Festival’s Food & Wine Experience Sessions. This year’s VIP sessions will be Carrabba’s on Friday and Outback & Winestyles on Saturday.
Children’s things to do?
The Festival will offer more Arts & Crafts in the Marketplace Village as well as a KidZone Area with high flying bungy jumping, pony rides, face painting, inflatable bounce, slide, obstacle course and popular bull ride activities for the kids.
What time do the gates open?
The Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival will be open 5 PM until 11 PM on Friday, August 20th and Saturday, August 21st gates open at 3 PM until 11 PM .
Is it fairly easy to get parked?
Yes, Parking is offered free at Elkhorn High School where Shuttles will take you to and from and available on other surfaces.
Family Fare Supermarkets – 14 Area Locations
Corkscrew Wine and Cheese – RockBrook Village – 108th & Center
Wohlner’s Market – 3253 Dodge Street, Midtown Crossing
WineStyles – 1006 S 74th Plz – 74th & Pacific
From Nebraska Gift Shop, James Arthur Tasting Room – 803 Q Street, Haymarket Downtown