“The Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival is the perfect example of and imtimate, botique event on a world-class level. From it’s high-end culinary programming and incredible lineup of restaurants and wineries, to the one-on-one engagement all chefs have with guests, this is one event not to be missed.”

-Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless

“The Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival is what a great festival should strive to be: Sun, Wine, Fun, Chefs, Relaxed and Memorable. I’m putting it on my calendar for next year!”

-Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey

“The Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival is an upscale, classy and intimate event. It is with great pleasure that I am returning this year again as a guest chef.”

-Celebrity Chef Hubert Keller

“We’ve been sponsoring the Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival since the inagural year, and couldn’t be more thrilled with our ongoing partnership. Year after Year, the Festival has provided us with a unique and beautiful way to display our brand and cars, with ideal exposure and foot traffic from top notch guests.”

-Steve Brown, General Managerof Newport Beach Land Rover




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Where is the Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival (NBWFF) daytime festival held?
Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach CA 92660
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 across the street from the Civic Center at Corporate Plaza between Avocado and Civic Center Dr. Follow signage for valet or free parking.View map HERE
Is there an UBER drop off /pick up area?
Yes, UBER drop off /pick up is across the street from the Civic Center on Civic Center Drive. Follow signage to location.



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