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 pm 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 pm No alcohol will be served ten minutes prior to closing. The event takes place at The Sanctuary Seattle located at 811 — 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104.
What time is the Grand Tasting? Where does the event take place?
VIP entrance is at 1pm and General Admission begins at 2pm The event ends at 6 pm. 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, The Sanctuary and Bell Harbor International Conference Center?
SODO Park is surrounded by street parking as well as four parking lots.
The Sanctuary Seattle has some street parking available and there are many surrounding lots.
Bell Harbor is connected to the Art Institute of Seattle’s parking garage by skybridge 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 and your government-issued ID. Tickets must have a barcode on them and will be scanned upon entry. You can also present your ticket with barcode on your phone at registration. No one will be granted entry without an ID.
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”!
Can I get a refund on my ticket?
No refunds or exchanges.
Are you partnering with any hotels for a discount?
Yes! We are partnering with Kimpton Hotels and Thompson Seattle to provide our guests with discounts for the weekend. Head to our Hotel Partners page for more information!