Celebration Weekend Ticket Packages

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EVENT OVERVIEW

May 20-21, 2017
Cornerstone Sonoma
23570 Arnold Drive
Sonoma CA 95476

Immerse yourself in everything we love about living in the West—check out the latest in smart home technology with our Smart Cottage home exhibit, and get inspired for glamping with our Camp Sunset activities and display. Tour our flourishing Test Gardens, attend celebrity chef demonstrations on our Outdoor Kitchen Stage and Live Fire Stage, and dance with us by the new Music Stage featuring local Bay Area favorite bands! Enjoy seminars, gourmet food, exceptional wine, and fantastic shopping. See you there!

FREE PARKING with shuttles to the event from Sonoma Plaza, Adele Harrison Middle School, and Sonoma Valley Schellville Airport.

SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017

VIP Admission
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$125.00 (advance ticket purchase only, VIP tickets unavailable at the door)
VIP Admission Includes:

  • Early entry at 10:00 a.m. (General Admission 11:00 a.m.)
  • VIP Entry line
  • VIP Gift Bag (limited quantity)
  • Unlimited tastes from our wine, beer, and spirit purveyors
  • Relaxation Area & Seating
  • Live Entertainment
  • Morning coffee service and bites served in the VIP tent throughout the day

>> Get Saturday VIP tickets

General Admission
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$35.00 ($45 at the door)
Taste tickets for wine, beer, and spirit samples will be available on-site at the event.
>> Get Saturday GA tickets

Kids Under 12 Free
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kids under 12 are granted free admission to Celebration Weekend when they are accompanied by an adult with a General Admission ticket only. Kids’ tickets cannot be purchased in conjunction with VIP tickets – only attendees over 21 are admitted within VIP Area.
>> Kid’s tickets available within the General Admission Adult Tickets.

SATURDAY WINE SEMINARS

Wine List Secrets from the Sommeliers
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn how to navigate a wine list and find the most exciting deals and trends in restaurants today. Some of the Bay Area’s top Wine Directors explain how they choose their wine selections, how they pair wines with dishes on their menus, and what questions to ask to get the best bottle for your dinner every time. Taste wines that the somms are most excited about at the moment from their lists.
>> Get Saturday Wine List Secrets from the Sommeliers tickets

Sunbrella Wine + Design
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Take advantage of being in wine country by joining Sunbrella’s Stephanie Cizinsky and interior designer Lynn Leonidas in a wine and design seminar. Stephanie and Lynn will curate the perfect palette paired with wine based on trend colors and tasting notes. Come to this innovative and interactive discussion and gain new insight to design and how to incorporate into your own home all while enjoying delicious wines from St. Francis Winery, poured by winemaker Katie Madigan. Seminar guests will receive a special gift, compliments of Sunbrella and St. Francis Winery!
>> Get Sunbrella Wine + Design tickets

Zinfandel: Back to the Future with California’s Wine
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Zinfandel might hail from Croatia, but it’s California’s wine now. No region in the world makes Zin as well as it’s done in this state. Learn about its history in our ancient vineyards, dating back to the 1800s, and taste Zinfandels from top producers that tap that history and point to a vibrant future as well for this delicious red wine.
>> Get Saturday Zinfandel: Back to the Future with California’s Wine tickets

SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017

VIP Admission
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$125.00 (advance ticket purchase only, VIP tickets unavailable at the door)
VIP Admission Includes:

  • Early entry at 10:00 a.m. (General Admission 11:00 a.m.)
  • VIP Entry line
  • VIP Gift Bag (limited quantity)
  • Unlimited tastes from our wine, beer, and spirit purveyors
  • Relaxation Area & Seating
  • Live Entertainment
  • Morning coffee service and bites served in the VIP tent throughout the day

>> Get Sunday VIP tickets

General Admission
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$35.00 ($45 at the door)
Taste tickets for wine, beer, and spirit samples will be available on-site at the event.
>> Get Sunday GA tickets

Kids Under 12 Free
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kids under 12 are granted free admission to Celebration Weekend when they are accompanied by an adult with a General Admission ticket only. Kids’ tickets cannot be purchased in conjunction with VIP tickets – only attendees over 21 are admitted within VIP Area.
>>
Kid’s tickets available within the General Admission Adult Tickets.

SUNDAY WINE & SPIRITS SEMINARS

Wine List Secrets from the Sommeliers
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to navigate a wine list and find the most exciting deals and trends in restaurants today. Some of the Bay Area’s top Wine Directors explain how they choose their wine selections, how they pair wines with dishes on their menus, and what questions to ask to get the best bottle for your dinner every time. Taste wines that the somms are most excited about at the moment from their lists.
>> Get Sunday Secrets from the Sommeliers tickets

Western Spirit: Exploring Locally Influenced Whiskies
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join Sonoma’s husband and wife craft distillers, Fred and Amy Groth of Prohibition Spirits, on an exploration of local whiskies. They will guide enthusiasts through a flight of seven single-grain whiskies and explain how the grains, barreling, and aging influence flavor profiles and palate feel. The whiskies will be accompanied by small pairings that will highlight sensory components in the spirits. Beyond food pairings, Fred and Amy will discuss classic cocktails as well as the practical use and history of whiskey. You will leave with a better understanding of what types of whiskey you fancy, and how best to enjoy them.
>> Get Western Spirit: Exploring Locally Influenced Whiskies tickets

Zinfandel: Back to the Future with California’s Wine
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Zinfandel might hail from Croatia, but it’s California’s wine now. No region in the world makes Zin as well as it’s done in this state. Learn about its history in our ancient vineyards, dating back to the 1800s, and taste Zinfandels from top producers that tap that history and point to a vibrant future as well for this delicious red wine.
>> Get Sunday Zinfandel: Back to the Future with California’s Wine tickets