As the 11th annual Charleston Wine + Food quickly approaches, we wanted to take the time to lay out a little Festival 101. This list of important tidbits can be helpful to even the most experienced guest, so read up and get ready for the tasty weekend you have planned!
+ Keep hydrated and well rested. Remember, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Make sure to drink water throughout the day, and get plenty of sleep so you can live it up every day!
+ Don’t hesitate to ask for help! Our number one priority is your experience. Staff and volunteers will be around for any guidance you need!
+ While we do love children and pets, no one under 21 (even in a child carrier) and no furry friends are allowed at any Charleston Wine + Food events.
+ Tickets can be printed, and also scanned directly from your mobile phone for easy entrance.
+ Make sure to check the weather a few days out and pack accordingly. Being comfortable is a key to having a great experience, and layering is definitely a good idea. March weather in Charleston is very unpredictable.
+ Share your experience! Be sure to utilize our official hashtag, #CHSWFF! We absolutely love to see/share/like your posts, so don’t be shy.
+ The Culinary Village is a must. This all-access experience can be enjoyed Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12p.m. – 5p.m., so plan to hang out all afternoon as you sip, roam, explore and take it all in. P.S. – Check out the Culinary Village map and familiarize yourself with the area!
+ The festival experiences doesn’t have to end March 6 – Fly your wine home! Pick up all your new favorites at the Bottles Wine Retail Shop located in the Culinary Village (Marion Square).
+ Safety is first, festival goers. And what’s easier than Uber? Sign up and download the app on your cell phone for easy riding around Charleston during the weekend.
+ Keep a schedule-at-a-glance on hand, and know which events you have on your schedule! Pick up our Official 2016 Program during the festival at our Ticketing Office (located in Marion Square) or grab a copy of Charleston Magazine’s February issue (and pull out the insert to keep with you as you set out on your #CHSWFF adventure).
+ Take a moment to appreciate our incredible partners and all their generous support. We would be lost without them.
+ Have more questions? Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 843.727.9998 x101.
+ Bring your appetite and an open mind!