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Gig Harbor Wine & Food Experience

Tickets now on sale to the NEW Wine & Food Experience

Gig Harbor, WA – In recognition of the 10th Anniversary of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance, fun and exciting changes are coming to this year’s Wine & Food Festival. Starting with a new name, The Gig Harbor Wine & Food Experience, a 3-day celebration of the region’s wine, brews, spirits and food, and sponsored by Celebrity Cruises, the event will take place the weekend of July 27 – 29.

The Experience begins in the evening on Friday, July 27 with elegant dining and dancing under the stars at the exclusive Pier to Table Dinner in the beautiful new courtyard at the Harbor History Museum. Start your evening with a signature cocktail provided by Heritage Distilling while you mingle with friends and peruse the many wonderful items in the silent auction. The Pier to Table Dinner follows, a 4-course meal featuring fresh, Northwest salmon with farm to table accompaniments prepared by local chefs. Premium Northwest wines, live music from pianist Elijah Bossenbroek, and dancing featuring award winning blues artist and jazz vocalist Paul Green, with the Paul Green Quartet, rounds out the evening.

Wine & Food tasting continues Saturday, July 28 in the afternoon during Gig Harbor’s new, fun-filled Waterfront Block Party throughout the downtown waterfront. This event takes our popular Sip & Stroll’s to the next level! Attendees will enjoy wine and food pairings featuring the finest wines, brews, spirits and food from the Pacific Northwest at multiple locations downtown. Discover a variety of entertainment and other happenings interspersed throughout to enhance your Experience.

On Sunday July 29, complete your weekend Experience with Champagne Brunches featured at several of Gig Harbor’s finest downtown waterfront restaurants. Choose your favorite or pick a new Experience!

Tickets to the Pier to Table Dinner and the Waterfront Block Party are available at Eventbrite.com or at bit.ly/wineandfoodexperience. Early Bird pricing is available to the Waterfront Block Party - act now and save $15 off the day of event price. For all the latest details to Gig Harbor’s Wine & Food Experience, including a list of restaurants hosting Champagne Brunches, visit Gig Harbor Wine & Food Experience on Facebook, harborwineandfoodfest.com or contact the Alliance office at 253.514.0071.

This annual event is a fundraiser for the Downtown Waterfront Alliance and the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor. Enjoy all this experience has to offer and help two local non-profits working hard for your community.

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The Mission of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is to bring together community and waterfront district stakeholders in order to encourage economic vitality and to preserve the historic character of the area. For more information about the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance, visit their website at www.gigharborwaterfront.org or contact Mary DesMarais – Executive Director, executivedirector@ghhwa.org - 253.514.0071.

Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • SECOND: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • THIRD: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
  • FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service