The 16th annual Art of Wine Festival, Arkansas’ premier wine and food festival, is almost here. This festival is produced and presented by Walton Arts Center and will take place June 9-11. Art of Wine features three days of enticing events with the world’s finest wines and an array of artfully crafted local cuisine in a unique atmosphere. Tickets and reservations for the events can be purchased online at Art of Wine Festival or by calling our Box Office at 479.443.5600.

You don't need to book an expensive trip to Napa Valley when one of the region's premier wine tasting events happens right here in Northwest Arkansas. Since 2000, Arkansans and visitors from around the world have enjoyed Walton Arts Center’s Art of Wine Festival. This annual, multi-day wine and food festival has quickly grown into one of the largest in the region, featuring hundreds of wines, food from dozens of area restaurants and live entertainment.

Art of Wine Festival Events:

Winemaker’s Dinner
Thursday, June 9 at 6pm
*Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets

Dine and mingle on the same stage where Broadway stars and entertainment legends have performed. Enjoy an exclusive evening with a five-course meal and an array of outstanding wines. This evening also features one of the most unique silent auctions in the region. Bid on art, wine and other special items.

Uncorked: Friday Night Tasting
Friday, June 10 at 7pm
*Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets

Friday night at Art of Wine is the party of the summer. You can choose from a selection of over 400 different wines from around the world and food from the area's best restaurants - all in a festive party atmosphere at the heart of Northwest Arkansas' entertainment district. So grab your friends, enjoy the tasting experience and discover your new favorite wine. This tasting features our exciting WINE PULL, where $20 cash gets you a surprise bottle of wine!

Premier Tasting
Saturday, June 11 at 6pm
*Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets

The Premier Tasting is a grand opportunity for discerning wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs. For the price of an elite bottle, you can sample many of the finest wines in the world, some of which are not available except at prestigious wine festivals like this one. Featured wines may include Opus One, Dom Perignon, Honig and Mondavi. Guests will enjoy delectable, heavy hors d'ouevres prepared by the Northwest Arkansas' best chefs and a selection of silent auction items will be up for bid, including unique art, wine and entertainment items. The popular WINE PULL will make its Premier Tasting Debut!

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Art of Wine Festival.