Saturday Nov. 23, Saturday Nov. 30 and Sunday Dec. 1, 2019

Light Up The Vines runs 3 — 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov.23 from 3-8 pm they will offer a “Sneak-a-peek” day that will allow visitors to get a taste of what’s to come the following main event weekend.

And on Saturday, Nov.30, and Sunday, Dec.1  Summerland’s Bottleneck Drives 18 wineries, 3 cideries, brewery, and distillery will open their doors and turn on the holiday lights from 3 pm to 8 pm. Visitors can ‘Sip ‘n Shop’ their way along Bottleneck Drive and enjoy tastings, live music, holiday lights and special discounts on some of the region’s best wines, ciders, beer, and spirits. Just in time for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. Some of the tasting rooms will offer special treats like warm spiced cider or mulled wine, bonfires, complimentary snacks like crepes or bratwurst and DIY s’ mores to name a few.

Visitors also have a chance to win a prize package valued at over $500 by collecting five stamps with a ‘Light up the Vines’ passport. Available at participating tasting rooms along the way.

*Tasting fees may apply and include donations to Critteraid and the Summerland Food Bank.


Our members look forward to Light up the Vines each year as it is a great way to kick off the holiday season.”says Bottleneck Drive Association President, Rick Thrussell. “It’s exciting to have so many guests come out to see our vineyards, orchards and tasting rooms — all lit up for the holidays. We urge people to taste responsibly and pre-plan their evening by booking a tour company in advance or using a designated driver.


Join Bottleneck Drive in downtown Summerland on Friday Nov. 29th for the 32nd annual Summerland Festival of Lights. We’ll be selling delicious glasses of local craft beverages at the ‘Hospitality Zone’ open 5-9 pm – to kick-off the ‘Light Up Summerland’ weekend. Enjoy fireworks, live music, street vendors and more!

Contact Local Tour Companies about tour options for ‘Light Up The Vines’ or do a self-guided tour (maps available here).

We encourage everyone to drive responsibly and bring along a designated driver.


 

See our list of participating tasting rooms!

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