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 Next event set for May 19-22
After a long and memorable run in the Downtown City Park the Paso Robles Wine Festival is moving to the Paso Robles Event Center. The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance (PRWCA), the of- ficial marketing and trade organiza- tion of the region, has run the event since its inception in May 1983. Due to COVID-19 and limitations on large gatherings, the 2020 and 2021 events were canceled. This time away from in-person events created an opportunity to reimag- ine the Paso Robles Wine Festival. The PRWCA board made the deci- sion to make changes while keeping the spirit of this long-standing Paso Robles Wine Country celebration.
The Paso Robles Event Center offers built-in amenities and infrastructure for up to 3,000 attendees. Dedicated parking, concessions, restrooms, shade, and outdoor venues are just a few of the key offerings making the event center the ideal location. Set for May 19-22, 2022, the festival
offers two stages featuring live entertainment, a large covered patio for enhanced seated experi- ences for wine presentations, and a shaded picnic area where guests can sit and dine while enjoying Paso’s delicious diversity of wines.
“This festival is often the first experience many have to
Paso Robles Wine Country and motivates people to visit through- out the year,” said Joel Peterson, PRWCA Executive Director. “This event means so much to our region and our wineries and I’m excited to see this next chapter written at the Event Center. Paso Wine Fest will continue in its tradition of bringing people to the region and exposing them to the best that Paso Wine has to offer.”
This move comes with the support of many downtown merchants. The wine festival’s footprint downtown has in- cluded street closures which limit parking and business, hindering merchants’ abilities to serve their customers. Over 50% of the Paso Robles Wine Festival visitors are first-time attendees and from out of the area. Moving the festival
Paso Robles Wine Festival will relocate to event center
Wine Tasting
     Enjoy award-winning wines at our panoramic hilltop location.
Come for the wine, stay for the view!
Tasting reservations available daily from 10AM - 4PM Lunch available daily from 10:30AM - 4PM
3430 Peachy canyon Road, Paso Robles • 805-239-0289 WWW.calcaReoUs.coM
Peachy Canyon
Calcareous Vineyard
Just 4 miles west of Downtown Paso
From Spring St. in Paso Robles: Go west on 12th St.,
left on Fresno St.,
right on Peachy Canyon Rd.
4 miles on right.
    Olive Street Vine Street Oak Street Spring Street
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