It’s almost time for the 2016 Great Wine Festival! Now in its 6th year, the Great Wine Festival blends the OC lifestyle with the wine country experience. This year’s fun event will take place on Saturday, May 21 from 2pm-5pm, with an option to add 1-2pm with a VIP ticket. great-wine-festival-1

Every year, wine lovers and foodies alike enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, live entertainment, and all-inclusive tastings from 30+ wineries, breweries, spirits, and restaurants while supporting this wonderful fundraiser for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC), a non-profit dedicated to providing civil legal services to some of our community’s most vulnerable populations: veterans, the homeless, low-income families, and the elderlygreat-wine-festival-2LASOC has been serving Orange County and southeast Los Angeles for over 58 years.  Each day, LASOC provides free and low cost civil legal services to more than 200 people.great-wine-festival-3Delight in the wine country experience in your own backyard without the long drive, traffic, or parking headaches.The Great Wine Festival is conveniently located in the heart of Orange County and will be held in the newly renovated Hangar 244 at the OC Great Park, the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. Citrus plantings, native shade trees, and the iconic Great Park Balloon serve as the backdrop to the event. great-wine-festival-4So, come soak up the warm SoCal sun, breathe in the coastal breeze, and enjoy superb wines, brews, spirits, and cuisine – all in flip flops and a tank top. Have you grabbed your tickets for this year’s festivities yet? If not, click here to do so. great-wine-festival-musicAlso when you order your tickets, here’s a 10% discount code just for my readers. Just enter “OTTM” at checkout. (Note: discount not valid for Designated Driver tickets.) Well, what are you waiting for? I hope to see you at the 2016 Great Wine Festival. Don’t miss out!

I’m also hosting a giveaway right here on my blog for one (1) pair of VIP Tickets to this year’s event! All you have to do is comment on this blog post and tell me what your favorite part about the Great Wine Festival is? If you’ve never been, let me know that this would be your first time attending. Contest open to local residents only, 21+ and older and will close at 11:50 p.m. on May 14. I’ll choose a winner via Random Number Generator and announce it by noon on the 15th. Tickets will be emailed to the winner. Thanks for reading and entering my giveaway!

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