Here’s a look at several festivals that put into the spotlight wines, beers and hard ciders made in the Garden State.
Jersey Shore Wine Festival. Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from noon to 5 pm each day at First Energy Park, 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood. Garden State wineries, entertainment, crafts and food at this festival that includes fun for the kids as well. Tickets are $20 per person in advance and $30 at the door; age 21 and over, ID required, for purchases that include alcoholic beverages. Special pricing for two-day tickets.
Wildwood Beer Festival. Saturday, June 10 from noon to 10 pm at Fox Park, East Burk and East Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood. There are two sessions for beer aficionados: noon to 4 pm and 6 to 10pm. Prices: $40 per person in advance and $45 at the gate. Age 21 and older; ID required. 609-729-8870.
Laurita Winery Seafood and Food Truck Festival. Saturday, June 17 from 11 am to 9:30 pm and Sunday, June 18 from 11 am to 7 pm at 85 Archertown Road, New Egypt. Some 20 trucks will be at the winery for the festival. $8 per person admission. ID required for consumption of alcoholic beverages. 609-752-0200.
Ironbound CiderFest. Sunday, June 18 from 2 to 8 pm at Ironbound Farm, 360 Route 579 in Asbury. Please reserve by Sunday, June 11. Sponsored by the Highlands Dinner Club. ID required. Farm supper; see Web site for pricing details. 908-940-4115.Click here to leave a comment