Sippin' By The River

October 1, 2017

Now in its 22nd year, the area's favorite and longest running Fall Harvest Festival for wine & beer lovers has moved on the banks of the Schuylkill River at The Manayunk Brewery.  This event is a wine & beer connoisseurs dream with fun things to do all day long like wine grape stomping, a pie eating contest, bobbing for apples, and other games in addition to sampling wine, beer, cider and cheese. Multiple areas of sampling & live entertainment, including live music from Deb Callahan!

GET  TICKETS HERE!!!

Activities taking place throughout the day include:

  • Old-fashioned Grape Stomp Competition with PRIZES
    • Six teams of two will compete to crush the most grapes and produce the most grape juice! One person stomps while the other collects. The winner from each three rounds will go on to the final, with awesome prizes to be had! Rounds will kick off at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and the finale will be held at 3:30pm
    • SIGN UP HERE.
    • PRIZES
  • Pie Eating Competition
  • Bobbing for Wine Bottles

Plus, for the first time at our festivals, you will have access to the main part of the venue, the top deck, all indoor areas, the outside decks and patio, and the enormous upper parking lot! 

We have also brought many new and exciting things to do - this is an event that is surely not to miss!  This event supports the Chron's & Colitis Foundation.


Tickets & What's Included
VIP Admission (best value!)
$45

  • 1-Hour early entry (12pm) with first-access to all wine & beer
  • Wine sampling in your own custom souvenir tasting glass
  • Craft beer & cider sampling from The Manayunk Brewery
  • Complimentary food item to help soak up those tasty samples
  • Exclusive rare / limited release barrel-aged beer sampling
  • Multiple complimentary cheese & cracker sampling options
  • "Napa vs Sonoma" wine competition.
  • Wine Stomp competition for prizes
  • Custom event t-shirt to commemorate the day
  • Event program listing all the products sampled


General Admission
$30

  • Wine sampling in your own custom souvenir tasting glass
  • Multiple complimentary cheese & cracker sampling options
  • Craft beer sampling from The Manayunk Brewery
  • "Napa vs Sonoma" wine competition.
  • Wine Stomp competition for prizes
  • Event program listing all the products sampled


Designated Driver
$15

  • 1 complimentary food item
  • Complimentary soft drinks

All tickets purchased will be scanned when you get to the door - be sure to bring your receipt printed or you can show on your phone.  Gen Adm and VIP can mingle together after 1pm. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Tickets are likely to sell out prior to the event (they have many years in the past).  Under 21 years of age not admitted - Photo ID required.  Rain or shine event.  Tickets are non-refundable after purchase.

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