Under the Big Top                                                    

Monday, May 11 | Tuesday, May 12 | Wednesday, May 13 

1pm to 4pm | 5pm to 8pm

$15 per person | 21+ Only | Valid ID Required

Please Drink Responsibly 

Advance tickets can be purchased online or in person (with no service fees) at House of Guitars, Record Archive, The Bop Shop, the Festival Merchandise Tents, and at the Wine & Chocolate Big Tent entrance. 

The Perfect Pair

Combine wine, chocolate, and the music of Paradigm Shift and enjoy an afternoon or evening indulging all of your senses at the Rochester Lilac Festival.

Back for a second year at the Rochester Lilac Festival, visitors will be welcomed by more than 30 passionate winemakers, owners, sommeliers, and winery staff sampling over 150 acclaimed vintages.

Each decadent evening pairs an array of delightful wines with gourmet foods, cheeses, and the ultimate indulgence - Vigneri Chocolate.

Discover the unique signatures of the winemaker and the pleasures of the perfect pairing.

You're guaranteed to want to take a selection home!

Here's What is Included

Admission is $15 per person per day and includes: 15 wine-tasting tickets, a commemorative tasting glass, live entertainment, access to an outdoor tasting garden, and on site pick-up service for any selections you should decide to take home.

Apply to Exhibit

If you would like to exhibit at the Wine & Chocolate Tasting, please email us here.

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