A Taste of Covington Food, Wine, Music & Art Festival, presented by Gulf Coast Bank, returns June 1-30, 2022. The 11th annual event revolves around Covington's stellar restaurants and arts-loving culture in Historic Downtown Covington, Louisiana.
This monthlong event features wine dinners, tastings and more, Tuesday through Friday nights with special events. Tickets and information are available at www.aTasteofCovington.com. No tickets to events will be sold at the door. Vintner's Dinners are by reservation only, made directly with each restaurant. A Taste of Covington events are 21 years or older for adult entertainment (no children or pets). Events have sold out each year, so be sure to purchase/reserve early.
Festa del Vino Wine Tasting
Date & Time TBA
St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St.
Fine wine tasting event with live music features logo wine glass, premium wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Tickets $75, limited to 100 tickets. Sponsored by St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper.
A Grand Wine Tasting
Date & Time TBA
Bogue Falaya Park Pavilion, 213 Park Drive
Guests can sample dozens of wines and enjoy live music. Admission includes logo wine glass, wine tasting, cheeses and light fare. Tickets $65.
Champagne Jazz Brunch
Date & Time TBA
Pyre Provisions, 70437 Hwy. 21, Ste. 100
A three-course brunch with Champagne and all that Jazz! $50 per person includes brunch, coffee, tea, champagne and/or mimosas and music. Please note, this is by reservation only with tickets. Two seatings for Champagne and courses begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Menu may be subject to change due to market availability.
6:30 pm Icebreaker/Drinks, 7:00 pm Seatings
Food lovers can explore all of Covington's fantastic dining options, all month long with two dinners each week. Each participating restaurant will host all-inclusive dinners of four or more courses with wine pairings. Reservations are required and seating is limited at each location. Menus will be announced on the website, ATasteofCovington.com.
2021 Participating Restaurants*
Seiler Bar - 434 N. Columbia St., (985) 898-3424
Del Porto Ristorante - 501 E. Boston St., (985) 875-1006
Desi Vega's Steakhouse - 1950 N. Hwy. 190, (985) 276-4994
Oxlot 9 - 428 E. Boston St., (985) 400-5663
Gallagher's Grill & Courtyard - 509 S. Tyler St., (985) 892-9992
Marcello's Covington - 324 E. Boston St., (985) 400-5668
The Dakota Restaurant - 629 N. Hwy. 190, (985) 892-3712
Half Shell Oyster House - 70367 Hwy. 21, Ste. 100, (985) 276-4500
Pyre Provisions - 70437 Hwy. 21, (985) 888-6129
Annadele's Plantation Restaurant and B&B - 71518 Chestnut St., (985) 809-7669
Forks and Corks - 141 Terra Bella Blvd., (985) 273-3663
*Restaurants participating in 2022 will be announced in spring 2022.
Proceeds from A Taste of Covington benefit advertising and marketing for local businesses through the non-profits Covington Business Association (CBA) and others throughout the year. The CBA, located at 427 N. Theard St., Suite 230, Covington, is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing and advancing the interest of local businesses in Historic Downtown Covington. A Taste of Covington is supported through generous sponsorships and donations from local and regional beverage importers and distributors, public officials and associations, banks, corporations, and media in print, digital, TV and radio.
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