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Lincoln Park Wine Fest
CHICAGO (September 2023)— The seventh annual Lincoln Park Wine Fest transforms tranquil Jonquil Park into a wonderland of wine October 6-8. Wine and Food pavilions spread out across the park offering wines from around the world, food, and accoutrements, with sommeliers and brand ambassadors on hand to assist wine newbies and the most sophisticated viticulturalists alike.
Lincoln Park Wine Fest takes place in Jonquil Park (1001 W. Wrightwood Avenue) October 6-8, Friday 5-10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. General Admission tickets are starting at $35 in advance and $58 (if available) at the door. VIP packages are starting at $75. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://chicagoevents.com/event/lincoln-park-wine-fest/
Festgoers can choose from a number two hour tasting sessions held throughout the weekend. During the session, general admission ticket holders will enjoy access to the festival market, twelve tasting tickets and a commemorative tasting glass. VIP ticket holders receive an additional five tastings of carefully curated specialty wines, a commemorative tasting glass, private seating area and restrooms. Plus, an – Exclusive VIP entrance for easy access to event.
Varietals on the VIP tasting list include offerings from wineries located in every corner of the grape-growing world from Château de Gourdon in France, to Peju in Napa Valley, to Casa Vinicola Bennati in Italy. Other prestigious wineries featured on the VIP list include Amici, Aviara Prana, Stuhlmuller Vineyards, Roberts + Rogers and more. Specialty wines retail for over $50 a bottle in store, making the VIP tasting a unique and economical experience.
Fest goers will enjoy tunes spun by DJ Julio, food from Cafe TOLA, Las Tables on Lincoln, Taqueria la Ciudad and browse wine related craft and merchant vendors.
Lincoln Park Wine Fest is hosted by the Wrightwood Neighbors Association. Proceeds from the event will benefit Wrightwood Neighbors Conversation Program including care of Jonquil Park. Jonquil Park is located at 1001 W. Wrightwood Ave. in Chicago. For more information visit
Tasting Session Times
Friday, Oct.6: 5pm to 7pm; 8pm to 10pm
Saturday, Oct. 7: 11am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm; 5pm to 7pm; 8pm to 10pm
Sunday, Oct. 8: 11am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm; 5pm to 7pm
Examples of VIP Wines
Casa Vinicola Bennati- Amarone della Valpolicella (Red) 2018
Amici – Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
Silverado Vineyards Miller Ranch – Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Examples of General Admission Wines
Luc Bellaire – Luc Bellaire Blue
St. Julian Winery – Blood Orange Sangria
90+ Cellars – Sauvignon Blanc
The Wrightwood Neighbors Association is the community group for all people living in the area bounded by Halsted and Fullerton and Lakewood and Diversey. It is the neighborhood’s central source of information and activity, with a goal to help you meet those who live around you, keep you informed of events in the area, and provide you with a direct link to the planning and development of our community. Its mission is to promote local safety and a healthy and vibrant community through the cooperative efforts of local residents and businesses.
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