Taste, Sip & Stroll

Mar 10, 2021 | Events

Taste, Sip $ Stroll

Enjoy an evening of wine, live music and tasty treats from area restaurants.


( 6-7:30 or 7:30-9 pm April 16 on the lakefront at University Place )

Enjoy an evening around the beautiful University Place lake sampling food by University City’s favorite restaurants while enjoying live music, local artists and all the wine tastings your heart desires.

Participating Restaurants

  • Boardwalk Billy’s
  • Famous Toastery
  • Ninety’s Ice Cream
  • The Wine Vault
  • Wild Wing Cafe

Participating Pop Up Shops

  • Fairwick Candles
  • Profound Sass
  • Originate Jewelry
  • Tousea Body Boutique
  • Pink Daisy Co.
  • D. Renne Beauty Bar
  • Charlotte Jerky

Live Music by Falcon Heart


TWO SESSIONS:  Due to COVID safety measures there will be two sessions to select from.

  1. Session One: 6-7:30 pm
  2. Session Two: 7:30-9 pm

STAYING SAFE: We’re limiting capacity to increase social distancing. Thank you for your understanding!

NO DOGS AT THIS TIME: We love our dogs, but please leave canine friends at home in order to increase personal space.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED: Thank you for joining vendors and staff in keeping fellow customers safe by wearing a mask.

COME BY LIGHT RAIL, CAR, BIKE OR FOOT:  The JW Clay Blvd LYNX Station is a 5-minute walk from the event.

COST: $30 per person. Tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours prior to the event. No tickets will be sold the day of the event. This will allow us time to plan the social-distance event layout.

BUY TICKETS ONLINE or by calling 704-372-1000.


About Crescent Communities Annual University City Wine Fest

Crescent Communities University City Wine fest takes place April 14-18 with five unique wine-filled events in and near Shoppes at University Place.


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