Sunday, February 24, 2013
12 pm – 5 pm
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the premier showcase for wine and food in the Northwest.
Experience a world tour of wine, beer, spirits and all things culinary.
ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED. There will be a limited number of tickets sold at the door ($60 – cash only).
Frequently asked questions & helpful information
Where will vendors be located at this year’s event?
Plan your experience at this year’s event with our vendor list and map.
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). Valid ID will be required at entrance for everyone.
What time is the Seattle Wine and Food Experience?
The event runs from noon until 5pm. No alcohol will be served ten minutes prior to closing.
What is the parking situation like around Seattle Center?
Some street parking is available and there are many lots near the Exhibition Hall. Other driving options to consider to ensure safety after consuming alcohol:
- Assign a designated driver
- Yellow Cab 206-622-6500
- Uber Seattle supportSeattle@uber.com
- Seattle Town Car Limo Service 206-251-1601
- Orange Cab 206-522-8800
- King Country Metro
What should I bring with me?
Please bring your physical ticket(s) or print-at-home tickets 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?
This is a tasting event, meant to introduce you to fabulous 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 Fonté Coffee, San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna water and Honest Tea.
Are there additional costs once I enter the event?
There are a number of artisan vendors sampling and selling their products (some may take credit cards), come prepared if you wish to “shop”.
Can I purchase wine/beer/spirits/cider from any of the vendors at the event?
Onsite sale of alcoholic beverages to take with you is not permitted at Seattle Wine and Food Experience.
The Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
300 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
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The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is proud to partner with The Giving Grapes Foundation:
The Giving Grapes Foundation is a 501c3 organization that assists local charities who provide financial assistance to service industry professionals who have to take time off work due to injury or illness. In 2013, The Giving Grapes Foundation has selected Big Table as it’s non-profit of choice.
Big Table exists to transform the lives of those working in the restaurant and hospitality industry by building relationships around shared meals and caring for those who are in crisis, transition, or falling through the cracks. This community and care are open to all in the industry without condition.