Tired of the traditional cookout, or going to the grandparents for Independence day? Try going to a Maryland winery or vineyard! I know you wonder, what do I do with the kids? No worries, bring the kids. Yes, the wineries are indeed kid friendly. In fact, there will be many activities for the little one to participate in. The activities range from getting their faces painted, to arts and crafts, so let the kids enjoy themselves bounce while you indulge on some mouth-watering wines. In honor of our Independence Day, several wineries across the state will be hosting events. Here are a few events that will occur this weekend.
Don’t wait until Saturday to get the festivities started! Start a day early! On July 3, Basignani Winery having a movie night to kick things off. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy Mama Mia while sipping on some of their luscious wines. A small fee of $12 covers the movie, popcorn, and wine tasting. This event will run from 6:00PM- 11:00PM on Friday night. Get your tickets today!
Join Big Cork Vineyard Saturday, from 2:00pm -5:00pm for their 4th of July BBQ. They will have numerous food vendors loved by all. For the kids, they will have a bouncy house, balloon animals and face painting. Admission is free, so pack up your car and go!
Running Hare Vineyard is hosting a fourth of July event also. Check out their 4th of July in the Vineyard. Enjoy Pizza Nocciano’s irresistible wood-fired pizza. Running Hare Vineyard shares its home with Calvert’s Brewing Company. Calvert’s Brewing Company’s will be serving beers. Angie Miller will be performing live from 1:00PM-5:00PM, then from 6:00PM-10:00PM the Hot Buttered Nuggets will entertain you well into the night. A small price of $8 covers all of the beer and wine tastings as well as the live music.
Visit Maryland Wine Association for more information and to find an event near you this weekend. Check out the site today! Have a safe and enjoyable Independence Day celebration!