Your VIP ticket gets you everything you get from the General Admission ticket, plus early entry to the festival from 11am-12pm to sample specially selected wines from each winery paired with cheese samples from great Wisconsin Cheesemakers, compliments of Door County Dairy Promotion!  

These wines will not be served during the General Admission portion of the festival. Only 250 VIP tickets are available! 

General Admission

Ticket price includes a Door County Wine Festival souvenir tasting glass, FREE SHUTTLES, and unlimited tastings of up to 58 different wines from the wineries of the Door County Wine Trail.

Enjoy an afternoon with friends, meet wine makers, cheese samples, for additional purchase try food from great local chefs, and enjoy great live music!

You must be 21 to enter the festival grounds.  All attendees MUST PRESENT PROPER ID TO ENTER THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS!  No Exceptions.

Designated Driver

Tickets for the designated drivers are $15 and include a souvenir glass, two free non-alcoholic beverages (from the merchandise tent), and live music.  Designated Drivers MUST be 21 to enter the festival grounds.

If you have questions or want additional information please contact

Ticket Prices

Sept 1 – Nov 27: $85
Nov 28 – June 21: $95

General Admission
Sept 1 – Nov 27: $60
Nov 28 – Mar 31 : $70
Apr 1 – June 21: $80

Designated Driver
Sept 1 – June 21: $15

*This is a capped event so day of ticket purchase may not be available.

We do not offer refunds in the event that the festival is cancelled.


11am: VIP Tasting Opens
12pm: Tasting Tents and Food Trucks Open
12:30pm: Live Music begins (OPEN TAB)
3:45pm: Last Call for sampling at Wineries
4pm: All tasting closes


There will NOT be parking available at About Thyme Farm. All attendees must take shuttles or other transportation to get dropped off at the site. FREE shuttles are provided from local lodging sponsors, 1 from downtown Baileys Harbor, and 1 from our park-and-ride location at the Baileys Harbor Rec Park.


Stay tuned for more info on the shuttles and specific times.  

We will have a shuttle pick-up and drop-off in each of the following municipalities: Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Ephraim, Sister Bay and as always, Baileys Harbor.


OPEN TAB – You do not want to miss this dynamic duo playing from 12:30-3:30pm! Their covers are fantastic and they put their own spin on each song.


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