Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival
The annual Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival, benefiting
HART and GLAF, features beautifully handcrafted works by
local and regional artisans, wine tasting from over 200
Maryland and national wineries, live music, activities,
wine pairing dinners, lodging packages, and more.
Friday, Sept, 9
Wine Pairing Dinners
The Art & Wine Festival begins Friday night with area
restaurants offering special pre-fix wine pairing
dinners. Restaurants include Savage River Lodge,
Cornish Manor, Dutch's at Silver Tree, Uno Chicago
Grill, Pine Lodge Steakhouse, Deer Park Inn, and
Ace's to pair pre-selected wines with specially
prepared dinner courses.
Saturday, Sept. 10
Art & Wine Festival Noon - 6:00 pm
MOSSER ROAD FAIRGROUNDS ENTRANCE (Mosser Rd is at the
traffic light on 219).
The Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival weekend continues
on Saturday from noon until 6:00 PM at the Garrett County
Fairgrounds in McHenry, Maryland. The wine store will be
open until 7 pm.
thirty professional artists and craftsmen will display and
sell their art, from handcrafted jewelry and wood carvings
to oil paintings, and hand painted furniture and
Food Artisans: Taste
and purchase homemade products from local food artisans
including Firefly Farms, DeBerry Farms, Yummy Crumbs,
Bisselli Pasta, and more!
Wine Tasting: National
distributors and Maryland wineries will offer samplings of
a variety of over 200 wines to satisfy even the most
discriminating tastes. Premium Wine Tasting Area is
located in teh Exhibit Hall: $30 for 10 tasting tickets.
Must have purchased festival adult entry fee. Wine Shop:
Guests may purchase the wines at the festival's retail
store (open until 7 PM), with net proceeds donated to the
Guest Wine Pourers: Visitors
who frequent the Deep Creek Lake area will have the
opportunity to chat with locals who are elevated to a new
status for the afternoon as they become the festival's
guest pourers. Past participants include State Senator
George Edwards, Maryland Delegate Wendell Beitzel, and our
county commissioners. Want to be a guest pourer? Please click
sandwiches, cheeses, ice cream, salads and more will be
available for sale throughout the day from Archie's,
Lakeside Creamery, TJ's Crab Wagon, Rotary Club, Our
Kitchen Here at Home, Knights of Columbus, and Copper
Kettle Popcorn Factory.
Wine Shop: Guests
may purchase the wines at the festival's retail store
(open until 7 PM), with net proceeds donated to the
Silent Auction: The
auction includes art, wine and wine accessories, jewelry,
children's items, gift certificates and other great finds.
Auction begins at noon and ends at 4 pm.
toss, air brush tattoos, carriage rides, and more!
$30 for adults, 21 and over and include entry fee, wine
tastings and a commemorative wine glass. $35 at gate.
Premium Wine Tasting Room Exhibit Hall
Noon to 4 pm
Taste a selection of premium wines chosen by our wineries
and have a bite to eat in our Premium Wine Tasting Area.
$30 per person includes 10 wine tasting tickets and
appetizers. Additional tasting tickets available at $10
for 10 tickets. Premium wine is limited. Wine Tasting Room
closes at 4 pm. Tickets available at Premium Wine Tasting
Area entrance only. Must have purchased festival entry fee
to enter VIP Wine Tasting Room.
General admittance only is $10 and children12 and under
We request that you to leave your pets in the comfort of
your home, lodging accommodations or in day care. The
festival can get a bit crowded, especially around the
tasting areas and can be stressful on our furry friends.
We all love our pets and want them to be happy and
relaxed. Remember, many of the rental homes through our
lodging partners, as well as Wisp Resort, love dogs and
are happy to accommodate! The HART Animal Center offers
vacation days - in at 8 am - out at 5 pm - at the Bed 'n
Bark Inn Pet Hotel! Reservations are required (as are
vaccines). Call 301.387.7729 for more info!
Lodging Packages: Deep
Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival lodging packages are
available at participating hotels, B & B's and resort
rental agencies. The packages include entrance to the Deep
Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival, wine tastings, and
commemorative glass. Click
here for list of partners.
After the festival, walk across the street to the Deep
Creek Volunteer Fire Department for a Crab Feast! 1609
Deep Creek Drive, McHenry (entrance on Route 219 across
from Garrett County Fairgounds). 5:00 - 9:00 pm Saturday,