An Irish toast: May friendship, like wine, improve as time advances and may we always have old wine, old friends, and young cares.
Enjoy a bit of Blarney on March 3rd at the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk for an evening with an Irish twist! Enjoy sizzling live music, art happenings, some snacks and local boutique wines poured in various tasting locations up and down Front Street. Front Street shops and restaurants are open to the general public during Wine Walk.
New to Wine Walk– child-care is available at Gibson Hall located on Newport Way just 1 block from Front Street. Casa Spanish is offering a fun place for your kids to enjoy games, crafts and a movie while you enjoy Wine Walk. Child-care hours are 5:15-8:45 for $20/child. Ages 3-10 are welcome; just bring a snack and water. Register at: casaspanish.com/wine-walk
BYOG (bring your own glass) to Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk the first Friday of the month March 3rd 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. A RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE EVENT
The Downtown Issaquah merchants invite you to enjoy live music, art, chocolate and wine tastings at the following locations on Front Street: Art By Fire Glass Blowing Studio, artEAST Art Center, Pelage Spa, Experience Tea, Issaquah Library, Train Depot, Yum-E Yogurt and Village Theatre.
Wineries include: Damsel Cellars, Barrel Springs, Sigillo Cellars, Don Carlo, Solsticio, Micheal Florentino, Adrice and Calle Gecko Cellars.
MARCH 3rd LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES
Wilde Thyme – the sizzling sounds of the fiddles and guitars will send you into an Irish jig.
Home Rulers – will dazzle you with Irish instrumentals and song.
Alan Clarke and Fred Hopkins – will be rocking the Beatles, Elvis, Johnny Rivers, and other folk/rock hits from the 60’s. A good time is guaranteed!
MARCH 3RD ART HAPPENINGS
artEast – will display pieces from over 80 local artists in our retail gallery. Meet their juried artists while visiting their pop-up tasting room where Carol Ross will be painting a special landscape. They offer traditional and functional art, jewelry, and art workshops (including art camps for kids).
Art by Fire – Watch elegant, hand-crafted art glass being created before your eyes with a live glass blowing demonstrations.
Other events and vendors not to be missed are Small Cakes offering hand rolled truffles by owner and Le Cordon Bleu Chef Alex Spears. Bluestreak Chocolates will share their delightful handmade artisan chocolates. Erika Laureano will showcase her hand crafted industrial jewelry. Jill Labberton Photography will be making Wine Walk memories with complementary photos.
$25 in advance or $30 at the event (Includes 10 one ounce drink tokens)
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!
- Check in starts at 6:00 at the historic Shell Station- 232 Front Street.
- You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting tickets.
- Will call for pre-paid tickets require identification for the name tickets were purchased under.
- Maps of tasting locations, plastic wine glass, tokens and wristband provided at check in.
- Take a bottle of wine home from the tastings or enjoy at several restaurants with no corkage fee. Available for purchase at the historic Shell Station Wine Store.
- Questions: contact Brenda DeVore at email@example.com or 425.391.1112
Thank you to our Sponsors
ArtByFire, Capri Cellars, Countryside Floral, Flying Pie, Springhill Marriott Issaquah, Pelage Spa, KIND, Talking Rain and valued nonprofit partners artEAST, Issaquah History Museums, KCLS and Village Theatre First Stage
This event is brought to you by the Downtown Issaquah Association
The Mission of the Downtown Issaquah Association is to promote and enhance the vitality of historic Downtown Issaquah through programs and event that celebrate our unique culture.