University City Wine Fest

September 16, 2020 – September 20, 2020 all-day
The Shoppes at University
8929 J M Keynes Dr
NC 28262
University City Wine Fest @ The Shoppes at University

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Wine Fest has been moved to September. We hope to see you all there! 

Tickets will be honored for the new dates however if you cannot attend in Sept contact Carolina Tix at 704-372-1000 for a refund. 

It’s back! Five days of sipping, shopping, pampering and welcoming the warmer weather with GREAT wine! Check out the full schedule of events below:

Wine Wednesday on the Water

Enjoy a wonderful evening on a paddle boat while enjoying wine and swaying to live music. The event will start with a 30-minute reception of wine and cheese on the paddle boat dock. After the reception, you and your plus one will select their favorite wine and board your paddle boat. Live music will be played while you enjoy being on the water with your wine.

Type: General Admission 

Cost: $50 includes two tickets

Ticket time slot one: April 15, 6:00 – 7:30 PM 

Ticket time slot two: April 16, 7:30 – 9:00 PM


Thursday: Taste, Sip & Stroll

Enjoy an evening by the water sampling University City’s favorite restaurants, live music, art, wine, craft brew & local band – Wild!

Type: General Admission

Cost: $25

Time: April 16, 6:00 – 9:00 PM


Friday: Champagne, Nails & Shopping

It’s time for Girl’s Night Out. Wine Fest is the perfect time for you and your BFS to stroll the shops, sip champagne, enjoy the sounds of our DJ and have your nails prepared to perfection for the following day’s wine festival. Event  is open to all but must be 21 years old to sample the champagne, rose’ and cider. No purchase necessary 

Type: Open to all and no ticket needed

Time: April 17, 6:00 – 9:00 PM


Saturday: 4th Annual University City Wine Festival

University City’s scenic lake and charming boardwalk at the Shoppes at University Place will be the location for the University City Wine Fest, returning Spring 2020. More than 100 wines from over 25 wineries will be available to sample while guests stroll the boardwalk and enjoy live music and interactive entertainment.

Type: VIP Tables, Early Admission and General Admission

Time: April 18, 1:00 for VIP and Early Admission, 2:00 for General Admission. ends at 6:00 PM


Sunday: Rose & Mimosa Festival

Be apart of the first annual Rose & Mimosa Festival. Your ticket includes all the rose, cider and mimosas plus DJ will be spinning all the brunch jams. Famous Toastery will be serving up some of your favorite brunch dishes.

Type: General admission

On-sale date: Feb 19, 2020

Cost: $25.00

Time: April 19, 11:00 – 3:00 PM