ATTENTIONS WINE LOVERS!! Here is a great list of events that will be happening in the great state of New Jersey in the month of October!
This list is available on the http://newjerseyisntboring.com
website along with events for the upcoming months!
New Jersey Wine Events and Festivals 2017:
Run the Vineyards – Laurita Winery 5k! – October 7th
An Amazing Run Through the Scenic Property of Laurita Winery! This is a MUST DO Event!
– A Beautiful (Mostly) Flat Course with Great Running Terrain
– Chip Timed Race with Instant Results
– Complimentary Glass of Wine after the Run
– Live Music til 1pm at Post Race Celebration
– Souvenir Wine Glass and Tech Shirt for All Participants
– Free Downloadable Photos
– Food Vendor and Games at Post Run
– Awards for Overall and Age Category Winners
– Charity Partner is Mary’s Place by the Sea
Date: Saturday, October 7th, 2017; 10am to 6pm
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, New Jersey
Cost: $40. Please CLICK HERE to register!
Grand Harvest Wine Festival – October 7th & 8th
Enjoy a crisp fall weekend at New Jersey’s salute to Autumn with the Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown on Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8 from noon to 5 p.m. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.Admission includes wine glass, sampling and sales of over 200 New Jersey wines. New Jersey wineries participating: Auburn Road Vineyards, Cava Winery, Chestnut Run Farm, Coda Rossa Winery, DiMatteo Vineyards, Four Sisters Winery, Plagido’s Winery, Sharrott Winery, Southwind Vineyard & Winery, Tomasello Winery, Valenzano Winery, Villari Vineyards, Wagonhouse Winery. Musical performances by Mario & The Slyders on October 7 and Ned Ryerson & The Groundhogs on October 8. The event will also feature Food trucks, crafters and artisans.
Dates: October 7th & 8th, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm; 73 Kahdena Rd, Morristown, New Jersey
Cost: Advanced discount tickets are $20. Day-of-tickets $25 (cash only) Non-samplers 21 and over $5. Anyone under 21 free
Manasquan Wine Festival – October 8th
Annual Wine Festival hosted by the Manasquan Chamber on Commerce. Rain date Oct 15
Date: Sunday, October 8th, 2017; 12pm to 4pm
Address: Squan Plaza, Manasquan NJ
Wine Lover’s Sunset Cruise – October 14th
Unique sunset wine cruises on the M/V Delaware in the Crow’s Nest. Enjoy a sunset cruise across the Delaware Bay as you savor selected wines paired with gourmet courses designed specifically to bring out the unique flavors of each wine. Package includes round-trip foot passenger ferry fare, dinner and wine flights. Live entertainment provides a festive atmosphere and if you love a wine, extra glasses are available for purchase. If wine is not your cup of tea, a full cash bar is available during the event. If you are vegetarian or have special food requirements, please call to discuss options with your guest services agent.
Menu: Click here to view the menu
Itinerary: Depart Cape May at 6:00pm | Make your way to the Crow’s Nest on the Third Deck and prepare to eat, drink and be merry | Enjoy first two courses on tour over to Lewes and the dessert and last courses on trip back to Cape May | Return to Cape May Terminal at approximately 9:00pm
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017 6-9pm
Address: CMLF Cape May Terminal. 1200 Lincoln Blvd, North Cape May, NJ
Cost: $65, Reservations Required. Book early – call 1-800-643-3779.
Bellview Winery’s Italian Festival – October 14th & 15th
For one weekend a year, Bellview Winery celebrate their Italian heritage with an annual Italian Festival. With the sounds of traditional music, plus a spread of local Italian food, they are ready to celebrate in true form! Top it all off by sampling some of their wines from the tasting tent, or checking out the numerous vendors that will be showcasing their wares. Whether you’re Italian or not, come be Italian for the day at Bellview Winery!Presale tickets will be available on September 10th for only $10. Otherwise there will be an admission fee of $15 which includes admission, wine tasting, a commemorative glass, and parking.
Dates: October 14th & 15th, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 150 Atlantic Street, Landisville, NJ
Cost: $10.00 Presale $15.00 at the door
Stafford Fall Wine Festival – October 14th & 15th
Sample dozens of wines from some of New Jersey’s leading wineries at the 6th Annual Stafford Fall Wine Festival, October 14th and 15th at Manahawkin Lake Park, Manahawkin. Enjoy the beautiful lake-front setting while sampling an array of wines, browsing crafters, vendors and food. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to sit and enjoy live music. Held in conjunctions with the Stafford Recreation Department’s annual Fall Festival, the weekend also offers hayrides, scarecrow making and other Halloween activites on Saturday, plus a classic car show on Sunday.
Cost: $12 – $15, 21 and under Free
Grape Gallop – October 21st
Saturday, October 21 – 8:30 AM Check-in and Registration opens
Race starts at 10 AM
Grape Gallop is the outdoor social event that pairs exercise and wine tasting!
All participants will receive an event T-shirt, Wine Glass, Tote Bag, Wine Sampling, and Event Photos and are invited to enter the Fall Food Truck Festival for FREE!
Date: Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 10am
Address: 269 Route 627, Village of Finesville, Milford, NJ
Four Sisters Winery’s Family Harvest Weekend – October 21st and 22nd
October 21st and 22nd enjoy Family Harvest Weekend from 12pm – 5pm at Four Sisters Winery on Route 519 in Belvidere NJ.Take a Tractor drawn hayride to pick your own Apples & Pumpkins or find your way through Cornelius’s Corn Maze. Upon your return relax on the Deck and enjoy complimentary Wine Tasting and Live Music at Cafe Vino. Saturday features Wine n’ Wings or Fish n’ Chips. Sunday features BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork & Shrimp Kabobs. Visit Four Sisters Winery this fall.
Date: Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd, 2017; 12pm to 5pm
Address: 783 N. Bridgeville Rd.(County Road 519), Belvidere, NJ
Cost: Free Admission
Alba Vineyard’s Harvest Food Truck & Wine Festival – October 21st & 22nd
This event will feature cuisine from the region’s most award-winning food trucks, Alba’s estate wines, and live music. Food prices vary by truck. So put on a comfy sweater and gather your wine, food, and music loving friends for a great time!
Cost: $10 for adults 21 and over, $5 for ages 13 to 20, and children 12 and under free
Fall Fire Pits & Food Trucks Festival! – October 21st & 22nd
Life is Better With Laurita Wine & a Fire Pit! Admission includes:
– Shuttle Service to and from the Event!
– Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass!
– Entrance to Event featuring LIVE Entertainment, Country Line Dance area, vineyard tours, and of course the Food Trucks!
– Kids activities including our huge playground, bounce house, and face painting!
– Space to accommodate thousands of guests without being crowded.
– Some of the most scenic views in New Jersey!
Dates: Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Cost: $8 per person Saturday or Sunday. Guests UNDER 21 are free, children are welcome!
Halloween Murder Mystery & Wine Tasting – October 27th
Try and guess “who dunnit” in this spooky and hilarious murder mystery experience with a Halloween twist. Sit, sip, and savor some tasty wine and small bites while being entertained by one of the areas best entertainment groups. Turn on the electrodes, raise the platform and throw the switch! A storm is brewing and you don’t want to miss this hilarious adaptation of Mary Shelly’s classic tale! Join Doctor Frankenstein and Igor as they “dig up”clues in this horror themed murder mystery. But don’t worry, we promise it won’t cost you “morgue” then an arm or a leg! So grab your jumper cables, a shovel, and any “body” you can because it’s ALIVE! The forecast? Rain, lightning and the 100% chance of chuckles! So be warned, FrankenMurder will tickle your funny bone and keep you in stitches but don’t worry— in the end you’ll live happily ever cadaver!
Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017; 7-9pm
Address: Faustini Wines; 40 Centennial Drive, Long Branch, New Jersey
Cost: $45 – $80
GSWGA’s After the Harvest Wine & Food Event – October 28th
Just as the harvest season winds down this fall, the inaugural After the Harvest Wine & Food event presented by Provident Bank, will be launched at the Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City on Saturday, October 28 from 1-6 p.m. when member wineries of the Garden State Wine Growers Association and the Culinary Arts Institute and Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development team up for this new fall event. After the Harvest Wine & Food will feature wine sampling from at least six New Jersey wineries; tastings, culinary pairings, wine tutorials and live music. The event is the first element of a new partnership between the Culinary Arts Institute of Hudson County Community College and the Garden State Wine Growers Association.
Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2017; 1pm to 6pm
Address: Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College; 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ
Cost: $25, $10 DD