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

JA Wine & Beer Festival 

When:     Friday, July 29, 2022
                General Admission 6PM - 9PM
                VIP & Premium Admission 5PM
Where:  Parkview Field


2022 is the 10th year of the JA Wine & Beer Festival and tickets are on now on sale!

This year will be our biggest yet, but don't wait to get your tickets, they sold out last year. There are a limited number of early bird tickets available to save $5 if you purchase before April 1st. 

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. Please follow our Facebook 2022 event page for updates and information!

The 2021 festival was a fun and fantastic success and sold out! 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 4,400 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



2021 Vendors


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.    
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
    Three Rivers Distilling Co.
VIP Wine & Bourbon    
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 is an annual tradition with amazing items donated from hundreds of local companies to help support the Junior Achievement mission. The 2021 auction was a huge success, raising over $27,000 that will directly benefit local area youth! Thank you for such a successful year.

The 2022 auction will go live in July. If you or your business would like to contribute a good or service, please contact Danielle Tuck at danielle.tuck@ja.org.

Bourbon Raffle

Congratulations to Nathan Klink, the winner of the 2021 Pappy Van Winkle 23-Year Bourbon Raffle. In 2022, we hope to do this again, details and tickets will be available in June. Follow our Facebook 2022 event page for information!


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


2021 Title Sponsors


2021 VIP Sponsors

2021 Auction Sponsor



2021 Entertainment Sponsors

2021 Vendor Sponsors



Additional 2021 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 2022 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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