JA Wine & Beer Festival
General Admission 6PM - 9PM
VIP & Premium Admission 5PM
Where: Parkview Field
Thank you for a successful and sold out 2021 festival!
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 2021 event page for updates on the success of this year's event!
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 SOLD OUT
Premium Admission - $55 SOLD OUT
VIP Admission - $90 SOLD OUT
- Wine & beer samples
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|- 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|
Silent Online Auction
The JA Wine & Beer Festival Silent Auction has 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.
If you participated in this year's auction, thank you, and if you won any items, they can be picked up at the JA Headquarters at 550 E Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 anytime Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Raffle
Congratulations to Nathan Klink for winning the bottle of 23-Year Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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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