(formerly) Oregon Wine, Food & Brew Fest
January 24 & 25, 2014
Join us for Oregon's First Taste of the new year!
  • January 24 & 25, 2014     
  • Friday 4-10 pm / Saturday noon - 10 pm
Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center - Columbia Hall
2330 NE 17th Street, Salem Oregon 97301

January 24 & 25, 2014
Oregon State Fairgrounds Columbia Hall

P= Piano Bar Stage
M= Main Stage

Friday, January 24th
Hours - 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Doors open at 4:00
M  5:30 - Mmmmm Cooking with Beer & Willamette Valley Cheese - Ginger Johnson
5:30  - Jill Hickenlooper
7:00 - Salsa Dance Lesson - CJ's Dance
M  8:00 - Son Melao - Salsa Band

Saturday, January 25th
Hours noon – 10:00 p.m.
Doors open at Noon
P1:00 - Mmm, Ahh, Smelling & Tasting your Beer Ginger Johnson
P 3:00 - Jill Hickenlooper
M 3:30 Distilled Spirits Demo - Vivacity Spirits
M 4:15 Brady Goss
M 6:30 - Chef Demo - TBA
M 7:15 - Beer and Wine: Together Forever
Ginger Johnson
M 8:00 Matthew Price Band

Tickets -
Admission includes free parking and entry. Taste tickets are purchased separately. Event glasses available to purchase at entry. 

Adults $10 per day 
Seniors 60+ $8 per day 
VIP 2 days $30  
VIP 1 day $20 AT DOOR ONLY 

All ages are admitted to this event.  Children under 6 are free.  

VIP includes admission, event glass, VIP seating area, 2 tastes of our choosing per day.

Taste Tickets are priced by the individual exhibitors.  Pricing starts at Free and goes up from there depending on what you want to taste!


Watch for specials and promotions on Facebook 

Group Discounts for 10 or more - contact us for details

Designated Drivers $5 admission

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Stay and Play -

Red Lion Hotel Salem
Lodging Packages available at Red Lion Hotel 503-370-7888 for special rates mention First Taste Oregon! Rates start at $74 per night plus tax.  
Free shuttle to First Taste!

PLAY at Oregon Lottery Booth!
Calling all wine lovers! While you’re enjoying local Pinot noir, don’t forget to stop by the Oregon Lottery® booth! Show us a Lottery ticket, and take a spin on the prize wheel for your chance to win! All Oregon Lottery® games are available for purchase as well, including Keno!

Excludes Video Lottery℠ tickets. Limit one ticket per customer per day. Must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

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