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The Wine Garden on Kentucky St.

Lady pouring wine in to a glass

Taste local wine and meet the winemakers

  • The area is open to all ages, but only guests 21 and older will be permitted to drink or taste wine. 
  • Wine tastings include a wine glass. 


$30 per person package includes commemorative Arts in Bloom Wine Glass and 12 tastings to use at any participating winery. 

Skip the line and buy your wine-tasting package online here!

Cash and credit cards are accepted as forms of payment, and all wine-tasting packages are purchased at the two ticket booths next to the wine pavilion or online. Patrons can purchase wine by the glass, and prices range from 5 - 10 tickets depending on the wine.

2023 Participating Wineries

4R Ranch Vineyards - McKinney, Texas
Barons Creek Vineyard - Fredericksburg, Texas
Checkered Past Winery - Richardson, Texas
Cooley Bay Winery - Van Alstyne, Texas
Eden Hill Vineyard - Celina, Texas
Firelight Vineyards - Valley View, Texas
Haak Vineyards & Winery - Santa Fe, Texas
Landon Winery - McKinney, Texas
Lonesome Vine - Montague, Texas
Lone Star Wine Cellars - McKinney, Texas
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards - Pittsburg, Texas
The Pour Girl - Dallas, Texas
Wall Street Winery - Sherman, Texas

Questions: Email [email protected] or call 972-547-2660.


Eats & Drinks - Your Festival Foods and Craft Beer!

Vendor Name

Menu Description 

Conway'sThere’s no waiting for the state fair for your corndogs. They’re right here along with Conway’s famous funnel cakes and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
Frios Gourmet PopsAssorted flavors (blueberry cheesecake, banana pudding, pink lemonade, key lime pie, cherry lime…just to name a few!)
CJ's KitchenExperience the flavors of the Caribbean at CJ’s Kitchen, a food truck located in McKinney, Texas. Our menu features a variety of authentic dishes, including jerk chicken, plantains, and curry goat. All of our ingredients are fresh and locally sourced, and our recipes have been passed down through generations. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite or a full meal, CJ’s Kitchen has something for everyone. Stop by and taste the island life today!
Taylor's Sweet ShopNew this year!! Sweet, juicy caramel apples, chocolate-dipped pretzels and marshmallows, and delicious homemade fudge!
Cowtown Kettle CornServing fresh kettle corn hand-popped in an on-site kettle, along with freshly brewed iced tea and lemonade.
Cristi & Ali CuisineDrawing on recipes handed down through generations, Cristi & Ali brings the robust flavors of Romania to create delicious chicken, steak, and lamb Gyros. Their Garlic Parmesan Curly Fries and the Chicken Basket with Curly Fries are crowd favorites, and be sure and save some room for the Fried Oreo!
JJ's ConcessionsWe offer the highest quality food on the go! Our Phillies are the best, (seriously! We've been told that more times than not), our quesadillas are mouth-watering amazing, our Greek Gyros are insanely delicious, and let's not forget about our uber German menu....superb! From kiddos to adults, to adults that act like kiddos, we have something to meet everyone's taste buds.


KidsCreate Station

Kids Create!

A Hands-on Workshop and Play Area for Kids

The KidsCreate Station is a hands-on interactive area for children where they can learn about art processes and create their own one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  

Choose your creation station craft! 

Your kit includes everything you need to make your project fabulous!

  • McKinney Rocks - $7
  • Paint Like Picasso - $9
  • Painted Shirt - $12
  • Art Journal - $14
  • Springtime Birdhouse - $22

Activities hosted by Jump Into Art


Petting Zoo

McKinney Oktoberfest Petting Zoo

A Favorite for All Ages!

This completely interactive petting zoo presented by Westland Ranch is a clean, healthy, safe environment that’s ideal for children as well as adults!

Move freely among the animals and let the kids “groom” the animals with provided brushes. Miniature farm animals include goats, sheep, horses, mules, donkeys, potbelly pigs, cows, llamas, and alpacas.

  • Admission is $5 per child, and each child may have one adult accompany them free of charge.
  • Admission for additional adults or adults attending without children is five coupons per person.