Forks, Corks and Kegs
April 6 & 7, 2018
If you love fine food, wine and distinctive brews, don’t miss the 5th annual Forks, Corks and Kegs Food and Wine Festival, April 6 - 7, 2018 in Historic Deadwood. Sample a variety of beer and wine from all across the country as well as your Black Hills favorites as you make your way to various tasting venues across town. Each location will feature their chef's finest culinary creation paired with the perfect complimentary beverage. Then head to the grand daddy finale, a Grand Tasting, featuring dozens of beer and wine varieties, light hors d'oeuvres, and even dessert samples!
* Must be 21 to participate*
Purchase festival pass online through Ticketmaster or call the Deadwood Mountain Grand box office at 605-559-1188. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold!!
Forks, Corks & Kegs Festival Pass (April 6-7)
Festival Passes Include: Commemorative Glassware; Trolley Transportation (within City limits); Wine Tastings; Deadwood Appetizer Crawl; Coffee Tasting and Seminar (tentative); Deadwood Dine Around; and the Grand Tasting.
Friday, April 6: Additions to the schedule coming soon!
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Event Registration - Pickup your Festival Pass lanyard (your pass to all the weekend's events and trolley transportation) event guide and welcome packet at the registration table in the main lobby of the Deadwood Mountain Grand.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Wine Tastings - Various locations in Deadwood, including the Deadwood Social Club; Deadwood Winery; Gem Steakhouse at Mineral Palace; Legends Steakhouse at the Franklin Hotel and the Eagle Bar.
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Appetizer Crawl - Hit Deadwood with an opportunity to sample bite-sized masterpieces, each paired with a wine or beer sample, created by local chefs. Drop by their respective restaurants located throughout town during the Deadwood Appetizer Crawl. A list of participating restaurants will be provided at registration.
Saturday, April 7
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Event Registration - Pickup your Festival Pass lanyard (your pass to all the weekend's events and trolley transportation) event guide and welcome packet at the registration table in the main lobby of the Deadwood Mountain Grand.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Deadwood Dine Around - Stop at many Deadwood locations throughout the afternoon for the Deadwood Dine Around. Local chefs prepare samples of their favorite meals paired with wine, beer and specialty cocktails. A list of participating restaurants will be provided at registration.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - South Dakota Bartending Championships - While enjoying the Deadwood Dine Around, stop by Santana's at Deadwood Mountain Grand and watch South Dakota's top bartenders compete for the championship title. Awards are presented at 3 p.m. If you are interested in entering the competition call 605-559-1188 for more information.
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Grand Tasting - On Saturday evening, the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center will host A Grand Tasting. Festival pass holders pick up their 2017 commemorative glassware upon entering, which is the perfect accessory for sampling dozens of top choices from participating wineries, breweries and specialty food vendors, all in one location. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. The event features demonstrations by flair bartenders.
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Cigar Tasting - Included in the festival pass is your chance to smoke a Sweet Jane Cigar at a huge discount from the Deadwood Tobacco Company! For just $2 you’ll get your own Sweet Jane; you do have to smoke it there.
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