Who We Are
Entering its 12th anniversary year, Winterfest is poised to continue within a new framework that broadens the benefits to the entire East End region of Long Island. In 2018, Winterfest will be managed by a steering committee representing a broad collective of businesses reflecting the East End of Long Island including wineries, breweries, restaurants, hotels, performing arts, art galleries, and retail businesses. Music offered during the festival will be arranged by host venues.
Winterfest – Jazz on the Vine 2012 is awarded the “National Destination Marketing Award” by Americans for the Arts and Destination Marketing International. This prestigious award was important to validating our work and our vision, which has now increased the amount and types of events, and is expanding our overall musical selection. Winterfest will now encompass not only talented emerging artists, but has added to its multi-genre schedule top name artist’s in a wide variety of musical styles including: jazz, folk, singer-songwriter, country, soul and more.2016 will widen the fests scope even more by adding an exciting schedule of non-musical events, including “The Art of Wine”, food and family events.
What You Can Expect
Winterfest – a five week, mid-winter music, wine and performing arts festival, that takes place throughout Long Island’s unique vineyard tasting rooms, legendary theatre’s, breweries, hotels and other historic venues on the East End. It is an AUTHENTIC East End Experience!
Drink delicious and rare wines, enjoy local specialties and end the night at one of our romantic hotels and B&Bs! You can spend an afternoon or weekend with us, or come for the entire festival!
We will be providing you with pre-packed tours, or contact us for a personal Winterfest Experience. We will create a magical getaway just for you!
The 2019, 12th Annual Winterfest will run from Friday, February 22nd. thru Sunday March 24, 2019.
We hope you will join us!