JA Wine and Beer Festival | Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, Inc.

JA Wine & Beer Festival 

When:     July 30, 2021
                General Admission 6PM - 9PM
                VIP & Premium Admission 5PM
Where:  Parkview Field


We can't wait to see you!

How exciting to be together again and try some amazing local wines, beers, and spirts. The JA Wine & Beer Festival is one of Junior Achievement's largest fundraisers and all proceeds go to support programs that inspire and educate our young people in Northern Indiana to own their future economic success and turn their dreams into reality. Details will be updated here but follow our Facebook 2021 event page for updates, vendors who will be there, and fun ways to play.

This 1,500-person festival includes about 30 vendors during the glorious golden hour at beautiful Parkview Field. Thank you to our awesome sponsors and to everyone who comes to play, participates in the big online auction, or purchases a Pappy Van Winkel 23 Year raffle ticket. Your participation each year gives more than 2,250 students in this area the JA lessons that provide them the inspiration and tools to live their best life.


General Admission - $40

Premium Admission - $55

VIP Admission - $90

 - Wine & beer samples 

 - All general admission benefits  - All general admission benefits
 - Tasting glass  - Limited availability  - Limited availability
 - Food for purchase  - 1-hour early admission  - 1-hour early admission
 - Live entertainment    - Access to 400 Club VIP area & roof
 - Silent Auction    - Exclusive wine & bourbon tastings


purchase tickets 



Wineries & Cideries

2Tom's Brewing Co.

  Ambrosia Orchard, Cidery & Meadery
Bad Dad Brewing Co.   Ash & Elm Cider Co.
Chapman's Brewing Co.   Blake's Hard Cider
Dot & Line   Easley Winery
Fortlandia Brewing Co.   Hartland Winery
Founder's (Cavalier Distributing)   Huckleberry Hill Winery
GnomeTown Brewing Co.   Kekionga Cider Co.
Goshen Brewing   Rudy's Shop (Satek & DeBrands)
Hop River Brewing Co.   St. Julian Winery
Junk Ditch Brewing    
Mad Anthony's Brewing Co.   Distilleries
New Belgium (Five Star)   Cafe Rumba (Beach House Beverages)
Revolution Brewing   Copper Forge Distilling
Sun King   Edwin Coe Spirits
The Devil's Trumpet   Hunt Club Distillery
    Indiana Whiskey Co.
VIP Wine & Bourbon   Three Rivers Distilling Co.
Cap n' Cork    
RNDC   Non- Alcoholic
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits   Crossroads Kombucha
    Lunar Infusions


Silent Online Auction

The JA Wine & Beer Festival Silent Auction has amazing items donated from hundreds of local companies. They support this because they know how much good it does for kids in our area, you can too! Get registered now and check out some of the items early, before the auction is live from July 23-July 30, 2021.

 Register now

Want to know when we add cool, new items to the auction site? Follow our Facebook Event Page for the most up-to-date news about our auction!


Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Raffle

Only 200 tickets are being sold for a hard-to-come-by bottle of Pappy Van Winkle -23 Year Old. Tickets are $100 each and available through Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana (JANI). The winner will be drawn on July 30 and notified. All proceeds go to JANI financial education programs. 

To Purchase a Raffle Ticket


You may also purchase a raffle ticket by:
- Visiting the JA Main Office, 550 E Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN from 8am-5pm on weekdays with cash, check, or debit. 

- Calling JA at (260) 484-2543 and using VISA DEBIT or MASTERCARD DEBIT to buy tickets over the phone from 8am-5pm on weekdays. 

Indiana Raffle License #001504.  View all the official rules & regulations.
*Indiana regulations do not permit credit card sales. Per USPS Law PS-307 (601.13.3) ticket stubs may not be mailed.


Event Volunteers

This is a big, fun festival and we could always use help making it happen. If you are interested in volunteering for this amazing event, please contact Danielle Tuck at danielle.tuck@ja.org. We are in need of both set up, event, and tear down volunteers. 


2021 Title Sponsors


2021 VIP Sponsors

2021 Auction Sponsor



2021 Entertainment Sponsors

2021 Vendor Sponsors



Additional thanks to:
Wayne Pipe & Supply for hand sanitizer at every vendor booth.
Kirbside Recycling for providing trash cans at every vendor booth.
Cap n' Cork for obtaining the Pappy Van Winkle and providing wine and bourbon in the VIP.
Ferguson Advertising for assistance in Facebook advertising.
Matt Hakey & Taters, Inc. for the Pappy Van Winkle photography and graphics.
All our participating vendors who donate their product and time to be at our festival.
All distributors who worked with us to promote our event to the vendors.
Indiana State Excise Police for helping us make this event work.
All donors to our Silent Online Auction.
All volunteers who help make this event flow so smoothly. 
All festival committee & JA Board members who help advocate for and contribute to this event.

Become a 2021 Sponsor! 

The JA Wine & Beer Festival is one of Junior Achievement's largest fundraisers and all proceeds go to support programs that inspire and educate our young people in Northern Indiana to own their future economic success and turn their dreams into reality. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. Thank you for considering being a part of this fun event and giving so many kids a way to make their future better. We have various sponsor levels, and all include tickets to the event.

For more information, contact Danielle Tuck by email.

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