Biergartens, whiskey lounges and tasting theatres: All that and more are in store at the National Harbor Wine and Food Festival (137 National Plaza, National Harbor, Md.) this weekend, May 5-6.
There are two things you need to know about this event: 1.) Tickets are going fast, and 2.) Buy your tickets soon.
Beer snobs will enjoy the craft beer tastings in the biergarten, while the foodies will relish in the hand-on wine pairings and cooking demos. Wines being poured ranges in value from $9 all the way up to $349. They got your back!
Special guests include Marc Silverman, "The Best Of" host on the Food Network, Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery and Larie Forser of thewinecoach.com.
Tickets range in price from $37 for a one-day general admission to $149 for a VIP two-day pass. (Check out the VIP menu here.) Go extra swanky and book a room at the Gaylord that includes a two-day VIP pass and T-shirt.