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Grampians Grape Escape 2024

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Event description

Journey to Grampians Grape Escape (GGE) in Halls Gap for a weekend of wine, food, and music amid the breathtaking surroundings of the Grampians National Park, Gariwerd. Celebrating 31 years across the first weekend of May, GGE showcases premier producers from Western Victoria, including 35 wineries from the Grampians, Pyrenees and Henty Wine Region.

Begin the end-of-vintage festivities at Feel-Good Friday (May 3rd), where you can let loose a little to live bands. Enjoy a bite to eat from select food trucks and a local beverages from the bar. 

The festival village, featuring over 100 stalls, opens on Saturday and Sunday (4th & 5th May), offering a diverse range of delights, from wine and whiskey to calamari and candles. Saturday and Sunday tickets includes live music all weekend, exhibitor masterclasses, cooking demonstrations from guest chefs, and loads of kid's activities. And Saturday's prestigious Grampians Winemakers Barrique Auction is an unmissable experience!

Grampians Grape Escape is a must for everyone at least once in their life. See you there! 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Is there a cap on tickets? 

Yup! We're all about ensuring a comfy experience and chances to meet the maker, so we've capped the numbers. 


Can I buy tickets or upgrade at the gate?

While tickets may be available at the gate, we strongly recommend pre-purchasing. But if you decide to try your luck on the day, don't forget to bring the swear jar for a little price increase (that could otherwise be spent on wine 😉)! Please Note: upgrades to tasting tickets at the gate are unavailable, so choose your ticket wisely. For enquiries, contact director@grampiansgrapeescape.com.au.


Can I get a refund?

Well, you see, once you're in, you're in! We don't do refunds or exchanges for those "changed my mind" moments or sudden life plot twists. Rain, hail, or shine – we're committed to the Grape Escape life. Check out our Festival Terms for all the nitty-gritty before taking the plunge. And hey, if your great Aunty's corgi throws a birthday bash you can't miss, register your tickets with Tixel for resale!


What's the scoop on General Admission vs. Tasting Tickets?

TASTING TICKETS – Get ready for an experience! Tasting Tickets come with a souvenir tumbler for free wine, beer & cider tastings until 3pm (Sat & Sun only) so you can try before you buy. It's like a cellar door adventure, minus the dusty barrels. Also, enjoy free Cloakroom and Wine Store service – a $5 value. Just remember, there are no tastings at Feel-Good Friday, but we've got local drops to purchase at the festival bar!

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS – No free sips here! GA's are the go-to for designated drivers or those who've got their beverage playbook down. Whether it's by the glass or bottle, you're in control of your liquid destiny. 

With all the festival buzz, both GA and Tasting Tickets promise a cracking good time!


What can/can't I bring to the event?

PLEASE BRING - 

  • Feel free to flex your interior design skills with a table (no throne-sized tables please), a foldable chair, or a picnic blanket. We also lay out furniture throughout the site, just not enough for thousands of people. Don't forget the reusable water cups because hydration is key for a 3-day festival right?!

CAN'T BRING - 

  • Sorry, no bringing your own tent or market umbrella. We're here to support our exhibitors, so BYO feast or bevvies are also a no-go. Water stations are plentiful, so leave your hydration strategy to us. And yes, our security will give your bag a once-over for the sake of festival harmony.

FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS - 

  • We adore furry pals, but this party isn't for them. Certified assistance animals get the VIP treatment, though —because they're real stars.

So, for the fine print on what's a no-go, check out our Festival Terms


Will there be Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options?

Oh, you betcha! Our exhibitors are like culinary wizards, conjuring up delights for vegetarians, vegans, and the gluten-averse. We've even got a zero% drinks supplier for those who like their beverages as pure as their intentions. Got specific dietary quirks? Email us at director@grampiansgrapeescape.com.au, and we'll do our best to work some magic. 


What are the festival dates and opening hours?

Friday 3rd May 2024 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

Saturday 4th May 2024 - 10:00am to 5.00pm 

Sunday 5th May 2024 - 10:00am to 5.00pm 


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Refund policy

No refunds