A Taste of Covington Food, Wine, Music & Art Festival, presented by Gulf Coast Bank, returns October 7-29, 2020. This annual event revolves around Covington's stellar restaurants and arts-loving culture in Historic Downtown Covington, Louisiana.
Following are featured events*, locations and participating restaurants.
*Subject to change; visit www.atasteofcovington.com for the most current information.
Wednesdays and Thursdays through the month of October
6:30pm Icebreaker/Drinks, 7:00pm Seating
Admission: Varies, $65-125, inclusive.
For the first time, food lovers will be able to explore all of Covington's fantastic dining options, all month long! ATOC moves from two days of Vintner's Dinners to two days each week--Wednesdays and Thursdays--in October 2020. 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. See links to restaurants for menus, wine pairings and prices.
October 7 - Wednesday: Annadele's Plantation
October 14 - Wednesday: Del Porto Ristorante
October 14 - Wednesday: Forks and Corks
October 15 - Thursday: Gallagher's Grill
October 15 - Thursday: Pepe's Sonoran Cuisine
October 21 - Wednesday: Seiler Bar
October 22 - Thursday: Pyre Provisions
October 28 - Wednesday: The Dakota
October 28 - Wednesday: Half-Shell Oyster House
October 29th - Thursday - Meribo
Friday, October 23 - 7:00 - 9:30pm
Festa del Vino
at St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St.
Admission: $65. Ages 21+
Fine Wine Tasting. $65 per ticket includes logo wine glass, premium wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Live music by the Ben Redwine Duo. Limited to 100 tickets, sold online only; sales end April 3 (if available). Sponsored by Parish President Mike Cooper.
Saturday, October 24 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
The Grand Tasting
Bogue Falaya Wayside Park Pavilion, 213 Park Dr.
Admission: $55. Ages 21+
Sample over 70 wines and enjoy live music under two tents attached to the store's wine warehouse, which holds the largest selection of wines in the south. Live music by Porch Party.
Includes logo wine glass, wine tasting, cheeses and light fare. Limited to 375 tickets; sales end April 4 (if available).
Sunday, October 25 - 11:00am
Annadele's Plantation Brunch
71518 Chestnut St., Covington
Admission: $50. Ages 21+
Three course brunch with Champagne By reservation only. Must be at least 21 to attend.
Tickets and details will be available at www.aTasteofCovington.com as the event nears. No tickets are sold at the door...purchase tickets online only! A Taste of Covington events are 21 years or older for adult entertainment (no children, babies or pets). Events have sold out each year, so be sure to purchase/reserve early.
Free parking in oxlots and side streets throughout the walkable district. A Taste of Covington's office is located at 427 N. Theard St. Suite 230, Covington.
Proceeds from A Taste of Covington benefit advertising and marketing for local businesses through the non-profits Covington Business Association and St. Tammany Art Association and others throughout the year.
The Covington Business Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing and advancing the interest of local businesses in Historic Downtown Covington.
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