Frequently asked questions & helpful information
Are there any age restrictions for the event?
No one under 21 years of age will be admitted (including small children and babes-in-arms) to all weekend events (Pop! Bubbles & Seafood, Comfort and Grand Tasting). Valid ID will be required at entrance for everyone at all three events.
What time is Comfort? Where does the event take place?
Comfort is from 6 to 9 p.m. No alcohol will be served ten minutes prior to closing. The event takes place at SODO Park (entrance is located on the southeast corner of 1st Avenue South and South Hanford Street)
What time is Pop! Bubbles & Seafood? Where does the event take place?
Pop! Bubbles & Seafood is from 6 to 9 p.m. No alcohol will be served ten minutes prior to closing. The event takes place at McCaw Hall located on the north end of the Seattle Center Campus (entrance is located on Mercer Street).
What time is the Grand Tasting? Where does the event take place?
VIP entrance is at 1p.m. and General Admission begins at 2p.m. The event ends at 5 p.m. No alcohol will be served ten minutes prior to closing. The event takes place at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center (entrance is located at Elliott hall).
What is the parking situation like around SODO Park, McCaw Hall and Bell Harbor International Conference Center?
SODO Park is surrounded by street parking as well as four parking lots
McCaw Hall has some street parking available and there are many lots near McCaw Hall.
Bell Harbor is connected to the Art Institute of Seattle’s parking garage and is also surrounded by paid street parking
Other driving options to consider to ensure safety after consuming alcohol:
What should I bring with me?
Please bring your physical or print-at-home ticket(s) with you (mobile device tickets will NOT be accepted) and your government-issued ID. Tickets must have a barcode on them (email confirmations will not count as tickets).
What can I expect?
These are tasting events, meant to introduce you to a variety of products. Please taste responsibly, it is perfectly acceptable to use dump buckets for dumping and/or spitting.
Are there other things to drink besides wine, spirits, beer and cider?
We will have plenty of non-alcoholic items available for guests including S.Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and more.
Are there additional costs once I enter the event?
Artisan vendors will be sampling and selling their products (some may take credit cards), come prepared if you wish to “shop”!