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BIG Cork Vineyards Grand Opening

May 30, 2015, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our Grand Opening! Admission is free with a full slate of food, wine & fun! Davidus Cigars will be on hand as well, offering a wide selection of tobacco items which can be enjoyed on the West Patio.

All day on-site parking is available for only $10!

Entertainment scheduled to appear include:

  • Jamie & James, two singer/songwriters that are quickly gaining a following with their mix of blues, jazz and American will be playing for our guests from 11:00am-1:00pm.

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  • Grand Ole’ Ditch, the area’s leading progressive bluegrass band, will be bringing some of their home-brewed magic to our amphitheater stage from 1:00pm-4:00pm!

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  • The Reagan Years takes over the stage from 6:00pm-9:00pm, taking us back to the ’80s with their take on classic songs from performers as diverse as AC/DC to ZZ Top and everything in between! Check out The Reagan Years website to learn more about America’s Premier 80’s Tribute Band!

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Guests are welcome to relax on the lawn with their blankets and chairs or enjoy the fun on our wrap around porch or inside the Bistro and tasting room!

Enjoy a wide variety of fresh food from local vendors including:

  • Frederick’s own Blues BBQ
  • Cheese & ice cream from Smithsburg’s Misty Meadow
  • Irresistible treats from Smithburg’s Mt. Musser Kettle Corn
  • New Windsor, Maryland’s Shepherds Manor Creamery
  • Juan’s #1 Guacamole from Baltimore
  • 11 Courses Catering
  • Kona Ice

Don’t miss it! Mark your calendars now!

Grand Opening FAQS

If it rains,  can I get a refund?

No. Festivals are held rain or shine.

What is the admission price?

Admission is free!

Is there parking?

There is directed on-site parking. Parking is $10

What time is the festival?

The festival is 11am-9pm and the gate opens at 11am.

What is at the festival?

Wine tasting, live entertainment, food trucks as well as our own Bistro menu, Davidus cigars, hot air balloon rides, photo booth, BIG kid’s area, balloon room and much more!

Entertainment scheduled to appear include:

Jamie & James, two singer/songwriters that are quickly gaining a following with their mix of blues, jazz and American will be playing for our guests from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Grand Ole’ Ditch, the area’s leading progressive bluegrass band, will be bringing some of their home-brewed magic to our amphitheater stage from 1:00pm-4:00pm!

The Reagan Years takes over the stage from 6:00pm-9:00pm, taking us back to the ’80s with their take on classic songs from performers as diverse as AC/DC to ZZ Top and everything in between! Check out The Reagan Years website to learn more about America’s Premier 80’s Tribute Band!

What can I bring in?

Blankets and/or chairs to sit on

Pop-up tents (max size: 10’ x 10’) or umbrellas Note: tents and umbrellas may only be set-up in a designated area of the lawn.

Food, coolers and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: coolers will be checked.

What can’t I bring in?

Alcoholic beverages. Per Maryland state law, no alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the premises. Coolers will be searched.

Grills or cooking devices (e.g warmers, hot plates, broilers, etc.)

Generators, devices that need electricity.

Can I bring kids?

Yes, we have a ton of activities for kid’s.

Do you accept credit cards? Do the vendors accept credit cards?

We accept all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) inside the tasting room and at all wine purchasing areas. Some vendors accept credit cards and some are cash only. There is no ATM on site.

I don’t want to go to the festival. Can I just do a normal tasting?

Our tasting room, wrap around patios and Bistro are open for business as usual. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tours during the festival.

I would like to obtain an application for vending. Who do I contact?

You can email info@bigcorkvineyards.com. Be sure to include a link to your website, facebook page or photos of what you intend to sell. Please note that commercial vendors are not accepted.

My question isn’t answered here. How can I contact you?

You can email us at info@bigcorkvineyards.com or call us at 301-302-8032, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.

Details

Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Venue

Big Cork Vineyards
4236 Main St
Rohrersville, MD 21779 United States
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Open Thursday through Monday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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