Anticipation is in the air for the opening day of the 42nd Swiss Wine Festival are well underway. Held at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay, Indiana, this year’s event is Thursday, August 22 - Sunday, August 25, 2013.
Visitors will find the traditional aspects of the festival firmly in place—the famous Wine Tasting Pavilion, Midwest Championship Grape Stomp, arts & crafts, amusement rides, Grand Festival Parade, riverboat cruises, 5K run/walk, cheerleading competition, live entertainment and more. Log on to http://www.swisswinefestival.org for up-to-date events and times.
This year’s Swiss Wine Festival entertainment headliner is country music legend Tracy Lawrence, performing on Friday, August 23 beginning at 8:45pm. The event is free with a $5 gate admission. Guests may bring lawn chairs.
Twelve Indiana wineries are offering samplings of their award-winning wines. Participating wineries include Buck Creek, Carousel, Chateau De Pique, Ertel Cellars, French Lick, Grateful Goat Vineyard, Harmony, Indiana Creek, Lanthier, Ridge, Windy Knoll and Winzerwald. Entrance into the wine pavilion is $15 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass and wine samples.
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