The 15th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is returning to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium the weekend of March 1-2, 2019, and Destination Des Moines and the Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary Club invite all for some Wine and Magic!

This is an opportunity to get close and personal with renowned local winemakers from over 20 of Washington State’s finest wineries. The wine tastings will be flowing and you will have a chance to experience wines of all varietals.

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival remains the South Sound’s premier wine tasting event.

Wine Festival Tickets $30.00 ($25.00 advance purchase) includes 10 tasting tokens (tastings range from 1 – 3 tokens). Additional tasting tokens available for $1.00. **Tickets purchased good for attendance for 1 day only (either Friday Night 3/1/19 or Saturday 3/2/19).

Designated Driver tickets can also be purchased for $15.00 at the door.

Purchase your Advance Tickets online at

For more information contact Tony Hettler by email at [email protected].

Must be 21 or over to attend and no pets are allowed. Please bring your IDs as IDs will be checked at the door.

As always, 100% of the net revenues generated by this event are used to fund the charitable activities of the Des Moines Rotary Club and Destination Des Moines events such as the Fireworks over Des Moines and the Waterland Festival. Parking is available in the Des Moines Marina and a free shuttle service will run from the Des Moines Marina to the Wine Festival both days.

“See You at The Wine Festival!”

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