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Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for the Atascadero WineFest! Whether you're a long-time attendee or this is your first time at our event, we're covering some common questions we get about this festival. Still, have questions? Give us a call at (805) 466-2044.

Can I Get A Ticket If I Don't Plan On Drinking?

Yes, you can! We offer Designated Driver Tickets for only $30. So you can explore the festival and have fun with friends and family. These tickets do not include a wine glass for tasting or access to tastings. 

Can I Bring My Kids?

Definitely! This is a family-friendly event so kids with accompanied parents are welcome. They will not need a ticket to gain entry, only the accompanying guardian will need to purchase a ticket. 

Will There Be Food?

Absolutely, we'll have a wide variety of food vendors (which you can see here), and a standard ticket includes $10 Festival Bucks to spend at the food vendors. 

What Activities Are There?

There will be plenty of activities for you to enjoy at the Wine Fest. 
 

  • You can enjoy the Roar & Pour Experience which allows you to get up close and personal with zoo animals.
     

  • Dance your heart out to The Joy Bonner Band. 
     

  • Strike a pose in front of Lola's Letters, larger-than-life words that are found throughout the festival. 
     

  • Relax and enjoy a sidecar lake tour around the glistening Atascadero Lake. 
     

  • Say cheese! Get your friends and family together to capture some fun festival memories at the 805 Selfie Booth.
     

  • Stay hydrated at 805 Pure Water Hydration Station. 

What Is Recommended That I Bring To The Festival?

While you don't need to bring anything to the festival, there are a few items that we recommend you bring that will elevate the experience. 
 

  • A lawn/lounge chair that you can set up by the lake or the stage and relax in while sipping your wine. 
     

  • A picnic blanket that you can spread out, so that your friends can comfortably join you. 
     

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses, this is a summer festival with a bright sun. While there will be plenty of trees and shade, sunglasses and sunscreen never hurt. 
     

  • Last but not least, water! There will be water available at the festival with a Hydration Station by 805 Pure Water & Costco, but having your own water bottle is handy. 

Can I Bring Outside Food Or Drinks To The Festival?

No, the only drink you can bring in is water. (There will be water available at the festival with a Hydration Station by 805 Pure Water.) We'll supply the wine! There will be plenty of food vendors available at the festival. With every standard ticket, you'll also receive $10 Festival Bucks that you can use to purchase your food. 

What Bands Are Playing?

Enjoy live music at stages across the festival with music by local artists, including The Joy Bonner Band. 

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