The Harvest on Main
Houston Street in Mount Vernon’s Plaza District
Saturday at 6:00pm
Imagine an evening under the Texas stars sharing local food and wine with friends at a long community table in the heart of downtown Mount Vernon. Add the sophisticated strains of jazz music to complete the makings of an evening not easily forgotten. This magical night on the downtown square will allow 125 fortunate guests to help us celebrate our local farm community, Texas Wine Month, and the start of our 2018 Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival
The Harvest on Main evening begins with reception aperitifs passed as you arrive and enjoy the sounds of live music by Swinghouse, a jazz trio. Guests
are then seated to enjoy a four-course meal featuring seasonal, locally sourced items. Each course is paired with carefully selected, award-winning
Texas wines from Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards to complement and enhance the flavors.
Tickets are priced at $125 per guest which includes the dinner and wine pairings. This dinner will sell out quickly!
UPDATE: Ticket sales for the 2018 dinner have closed. If you were unable to purchase a ticket and would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact us for more information.
2018 Chefs: Enam Chowdhury & Brandon Rodriguez
2018 Featured Wines: Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
Sunday /Brunch at Bistro 1916
10:00am - 3:00pm
Come to the historic ML Edwards & Co. building for a special Sunday Brunch at Bistro 1916 prepared by Sally Eng, featuring Pumpkin Spiced Crepes, Apple Cider Mimosas, and 1/2 off bottles of house wine. After brunch, take a stroll through their retail section and enjoy 25% off all fall merchandise!
Location: ML Edwards & Co. @ 103 N Kaufman St, Mount Vernon, TX
Monday /Edward Jones Social
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join fellow food and wine lovers at the Edward Jones location in downtown Mount Vernon for a friendly social mixer, complete with complimentary wine, cheese and charcuterie boards!
Location: Edward Jones @ 112 E Main St, Mount Vernon, TX
Wednesday /Caribbean Cravings
11:00am - 2:00pm
Help celebrate the newest culinary addition to Mount Vernon: El Caribe! This new restaurant concept by Chef Oscar Cruz opens this week and you can find delicious Caribbean street foods plus special entrees in a quick, casual setting.
Location: El Caribe @ 106 N Houston St, Mount Vernon, TX
Thursday /Happy Hour at the Chophouse
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Enjoy a very special Happy Hour Menu from Chef Enam Chowdhury, one of our featured festival chefs for 2018, live music by Peyton Pierce starting at 6:00pm, and of course great wine!
Location: The Chophouse on Bankhead @ 102 E Main St, Mount Vernon, TX
Friday /A Toast To Mount Vernon
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Our premier sponsor preview event, featuring Mayben Realty and Goldwater Bank: Four Corners Mortgage Division! Stop in to see Mayben Realty's newest office location in Mount Vernon. Guests will enjoy complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, music and prizes!
Location: Mayben Realty @ 920 Texas Highway 37, Mount Vernon, TX
The Market on Main
Mount Vernon’s Plaza District (113 Main Street, Mount Vernon, TX 75457)
Saturday at 11:00am - 5:00pm
Stroll the beautiful downtown plaza square while enjoying wine tastings representing many regions of Texas. Savor artisanal foods from our food vendors. Watch and learn culinary secrets from local, acclaimed chefs as they conduct demos, providing guests with sample tastings and recipes. Shop carefully curated culinary, art, and lifestyle vendors. Enjoy the sounds of local artists as they play acoustic music from the gazebo. This is truly an event where you'll want to stay all day!
FREE admission for all to simply enjoy the food, culinary demos, shopping and music around our beautiful downtown square!
Guests who wish to participate in wine tastings should purchase a $10 ticket, which includes a wristband, souvenir wine glass, bottle tote bag, and lots
of goodies from our sponsors! Wine may be purchased directly from each winery by the taste ($1), glass, or bottle. Tickets may be purchased in advance
online and picked up at the Will Call table, or purchased at the gate on the day of the festival (cash only).
NOTE: Tickets are reserved for guests 21 years of age and older, and a valid ID must be presented for verification at the festival.
TEXAS WINE BASKET GIVEAWAY: Purchase one of the first 100 tickets sold ONLINE and you will be automatically entered into
a drawing for our Texas Wine Basket Giveaway, which includes a variety of bottles from our featured Texas wineries!
WINE GETAWAY PACKAGES: Stay tuned for great new raffle prizes we're adding to the festival this year!! Get ready to pack your bags for these exciting wine getaways. Details to be announced soon!