Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk

2016 Wine Walk First Fridays, Feb – June

The Downtown Issaquah Association is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series. This year the series is bigger and better than ever.  We have added new venues and will be bringing more music and wineries.

Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community.  Enjoy 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 and all ages are.

A RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE EVENT

February 5, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3

Thank you to our Sponsors

 Proceeds benefit the Downtown Issaquah Association

BYOG!  Help us reduce waste and BYOG (bring your own glass) to Downtown Issaquah Wine Walks!

Tickets:
$25 in advance or $30 day of the event

(NOTE: Online tickets sales available until 3:00 p.m. Day of) 

PICK UP YOUR TICKET  AT THE SHELL (No paper tickets issued).
(Includes 10 one ounce drink tokens)

  • Check in starts at 6:00  at the Historic Shell Station – 232 Front Street North
  • 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.  Available for purchase at the Hailstone Feed Store.
Mar
3
Fri
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series – March 3rd, 2017 @ Historic Shell Station
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

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 events@downtownissaquah.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.

 

Apr
7
Fri
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series – April 7th, 2017 @ Historic Shell Station
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community. Enjoy 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 April 7th 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, Small Cakes and Revolve Consignment.

Wineries include: Convergence Zone, Love That Red, Patterson, Leony’s, Finn Hill, Estrin Estates, Wilridge, Masquerade and Three of Cups

 

 

APRIL 7th  LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES

Larry Murante – has a reputation as one of the finest contemporary singers/songwriters from the Northwest. His beautifully woven stories and songs about everyday folks create a compassionate, joyful and energetic folk/rock style and sound.

Scott Lindenmuth –  is a guitarist who can play an impressive variety of genres including jazz, electric blues, classical, rock, funk and fusion.

Open mic – will be available at the library for all those wishing to perform poetry.

APRIL 7th ART HAPPENINGS

Mary Kelley – from Bluestreak Chocolates will be there sampling delicious treats!

$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.

Thank you to our Sponsors

ArtByFire, Boehms, Capri Cellars, Countryside Floral, Flying Pie,  Pelage Spa, KIND, Talking Rain, Springhill Marriott Issaquah, and valued nonprofit partners artEAST, Issaquah History Museums and King County Library System.

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.

May
5
Fri
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series – May 5th, 2017 @ Historic Shell Station
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community. Enjoyed by over 2,500 visitors each season, this highly attended event is bigger and better than ever. Experience 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 and all ages are welcome.

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, First Stage, Village Theatre, Yum-E Yogurt, Nectar and Revolve Consignment.

Wineries include: Don Carlo, Stomani, Alexandria Nicole Cellars and Solsticio

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

This is a RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. BYOG (bring your own glass. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the event if not sold out.  Price of admission includes 10 one-ounce drink tokens, maps of tasting locations, tokens and wristband and will be provided at check in. Tickets are limited and event may sell out.

 

$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 North
  • You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting tickets
  • Will call for pre-paid tickets require identification for the name tickets were purchased under
  • Take a bottle of wine home from the tastings or enjoy at several restaurants with no corkage fee. Wines are available for purchase during the event at the historic Shell Station Wine Store.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the street.  All alcohol must be consumed in the tasting locations.  This is a Washington State Law.

Live Music Performances include: Save The Bees and more!

Other events and vendors not to be missed are Small Cakes offering hand rolled truffles by owner and Le Cordon Bleu Chef Alex Spears. ArtEAST will display pieces from over 80 local artists in our retail gallery. They offer traditional and functional art, jewelry, and art workshops (including art camps for kids). At Art by Fire you can watch elegant, hand crafted art glass being created before your eyes with a live glass blowing demonstration. Jill Labberton Photography will be making Wine Walk memories with complementary photos.

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.

 

 

Jun
2
Fri
Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series – June 2nd, 2017 @ Historic Shell Station
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk is a first Friday evening event that is fun and supports the community. Enjoyed by over 2,500 visitors each season, this highly attended event is bigger and better than ever. Experience 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 and all ages are welcome.

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, Small Cakes, Yum-E Yogurt, Nectar and Revolve Consignment.

Wineries include: Love That Red, Convergence Zone, Leony’s, Finn Hill Winery, Patterson Cellars, Estrin Estates, Wilridge, Masquerade, Bunnell Family Cellars, Three of Cups and Michael Florentino.

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

This is a RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. BYOG (bring your own glass. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the event if not sold out.  Price of admission includes 10 one-ounce drink tokens, maps of tasting locations, tokens and wristband and will be provided at check in. Tickets are limited and event may sell out.

$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 North
  • You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting tickets
  • Will call for pre-paid tickets require identification for the name tickets were purchased under
  • Take a bottle of wine home from the tastings or enjoy at several restaurants with no corkage fee. Wines are available for purchase during the event at the historic Shell Station Wine Store.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the street.  All alcohol must be consumed in the tasting locations.  This is a Washington State Law.

 

Live Music Performances include: Save The Bees and Emilia Glaser

Other events and vendors not to be missed are Small Cakes offering hand rolled truffles by owner and Le Cordon Bleu Chef Alex Spears. ArtEAST will display pieces from over 80 local artists in our retail gallery. They offer traditional and functional art, jewelry, and art workshops (including art camps for kids). At Art by Fire you can watch elegant, hand crafted art glass being created before your eyes with a live glass blowing demonstration. Jill Labberton Photography will be making Wine Walk memories with complementary photos.

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.