FAQ’S

Where is the Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival (NBWFF) daytime festival held?
Balboa Peninsula Park, 100 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Are tickets available to purchase at the door?
We recommend you purchase online as tickets are limited, and we anticipate a sold-out event.
Do I have to pay for any tastings or demos at NBWFF once I enter?
No, everything is included – all tastings of food, wine and spirits as well as all programming of Celebrity Chef demonstrations and Master Sommelier panels.
With my general admission ticket, am I guaranteed a seat at the Master Sommelier tasting panels and Celebrity Chef cooking demos?
All programming is on a first come first serve basis. The first 150 people to each panel or demo will have a seat, so be sure to arrive early. See schedule of events page for details.
Are there any additional fees added on to my ticket price?
No, there are no additional fees.
How can I get a refund?
Tickets are non-refundable.
Can I bring a baby in a stroller or carrier?

No one under 21 will be permitted in any NBWFF events, including infants and small children in child carriers. The policy pertains to all events including demonstrations, panels, Grand Tastings and off-site events.

Tickets are on sale soon. Please keep checking back at the website.

Can I bring my pet?
Pets are not permitted in any NBWFF events, however service animals are exempt and will be allowed entrance with owner.
Is smoking allowed?
No, smoking is not permitted at any NBWFF events
What should I wear?
Think “Summer in the Hamptons” and “Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance” meet Newport Beach. Come styled in your best summer dress, tailored linen shirt, classic jewelry. MOST FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE LAWNS. We highly recommend wearing flats or wedges.
If I don’t drink, do I still need to purchase a regular ticket?
Yes, we offer a full day of unique demonstrations, food tastings, non-alcoholic beverages and live jazz. There is something for everyone.
Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available but is extremely limited. Parking is available in lots A & B or the garage near Hoag.

Is there an UBER drop off /pick up area?

Yes, parking will be limited, Uber & Lyft highly recommended. Lot A is available for drop-off and pick-up.

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