2023 Salinas Valley Food & Wine Culture

Experience the Tastes, Sights, and Sounds of the Unique Salinas Valley Food & Wine Culture

We will celebrate the bounty of the Salinas Valley this August when the Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival returns to Oldtown, Salinas / Salinas City Center. The Food & Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, August 5th, 2023 11:30AM-3:00PM.

Main Street will be filled with wine tasting stops, food sampling stations, live music, artist/artisan vendors, and the opportunity to experience world-class wines, craft beers, and gourmet foods. Admission to the main festival is free. Purchasing a ticket includes wine and beer tastings along with samplings of culinary delights from local chefs, caterers, and restaurants.

Ticket Prices Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival – August 5th, 2023

LOCATION: Oldtown Salinas

April 15 – May 1 (Earlybird): $65

April 15 – August 5 (Military): $55

May 2 – July 21 (Presale): $75

July 22 – August 5: $85


In support of US Military Veterans and Active Duty Personnel within our community, Festival tickets for service members (past and present) may receive a discounted price (our best offer) on August 5th, 2023. To receive this discounted price, please show proper military ID when purchasing tickets on Festival day.

Thank you for your service!

*The Military discount is available for online purchases here.



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