Support your North Market at the annual Ohio Wine Festival presented by Byers!

Save the date for this year’s fest:

Wine Festival Hours:
Friday, July 12, 5PM-9PM*
Saturday, July 13, 1PM-9PM*
*North Market merchants will remain open till 9pm!

Admission Information:

$25* = admission both days!

*Advance online orders are $25 per ticket. Cost is $30 at the door.

All Event Admission tickets include all activities as well as a souvenir glass, 10 tasting tickets, and a $5 North Market Food Voucher to spend with a North Market Merchant.

Souvenir wine glasses available while supplies last!

**Advance sales are online only and end on Friday, July 12th at 3PM. There is no charge for designated drivers or those who will not be drinking wine. Sharing glasses is not permitted at the event. Must be 21 years old and have a valid ID to participate in tasting.

The Ohio Wine Festival will feature wineries from Ohio, entertainment, our outdoor Farmers’ Market on Saturday, and North Market merchants will be open throughout the two-day festival!

Participating wineries include:

Bent Ladder
Bokes Creek
Brandeberry Winery
Chateau Tebeau Winery
Debonne Vineyards
Doughty Glen Winery
Hanover Winery, Inc.
Maize Valley Winery
Meranda-Nixon Winery
Plum Run Winery
Raven’s Glenn Winery
Troutman Vineyards & Winery
Valley Vineyards
Vinberige Vinyards
The Winery at Versailles
The Winery at Wolf Creek

Music Performance Schedule:

Friday from 5-9pm folks near the Spruce Street Stage will be getting down to the best Motown, Soul and Garage Rock from Columbus favorite vinyl party “Heatwave” featuring DJs Adam Scoppa and Lady Sandoval.

Saturday, we have stacked line-up on our Spruce Street Stage featuring soul and pop duet Honey & Blue from 1-3pm; at 4pm the Noe Salsa Experience will take 2019 Wine Fest attendees on a salsa filled joy ride down Spruce St., and wrapping up our 2019 Ohio Wine Festival will be Parker Louis bringing a lush vintage soul sound to the Spruce Street Stage.

The Ohio Wine Festival proceeds benefit the North Market Development Authority, the not-for-profit organization that operates the city’s historic public market.


Presented by

Sponsored by


Crawford Hoying



The Scout Guide Columbus

Ohio Grape Industries

Kent State University Ashtabula

Renewal by Andersen

Mammoth Packaging

Flywheel Advertising


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Minimum age to sample wines is 21. Please have your driver’s license or other government issued picture ID with you.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please reach out with any questions to North Market Development Authority at or call 614-463-9664, choose option 1 at the prompt.

What’s the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable. This is a rain or shine event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed ticket to the event. It will speed up the check-in process. If you forget, we will be able to check your name on the attendee roster, so you must know what name the ticket is under.

May I bring my drink inside North Market?

Yes, guests may bring drinks inside North Market.

May I purchase souvenir glasses separately?

Yes, souvenir glasses will be available at the festival for $2 each.

May I purchase additional taste tickets?

Yes, additional taste tickets are sold at $0.50 each and are non-refundable.

Can we share [one admission/glass, two people]?

No, we do not allow sharing. Because this festival is a fundraiser, we greatly appreciate your understanding and support!

What organization does this fundraiser benefit?

The festival is one of the largest fundraisers for the North Market Development Authority, the not-for-profit organization that manages the daily operations of the historic North Market.

Do I have to use my Food Voucher this weekend?

Yes, the Food Voucher is only valid until 9PM on Saturday, July 13.

I am not drinking (and/or) I am a designated driver, do I need to pay admission?

No, guests do not need to pay admission to browse the festival or enter North Market. However, you will not receive the wristband, souvenir glass, tasting tickets, or the Food Voucher.

May I use the Food Voucher to purchase additional taste tickets?

No, the festival Food Voucher is only valid on items from your North Market merchants.