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Vintage Illinois Wine Festival

Dates: Now - Sep. 22, 2013
Times: Sat. 11am - 6pm , Sun. 12noon - 5pm
Category: Festivals
Location: Matthiessen State Park, Routes 178 & 71, Utica, Il 61373
Phone: 815-220-7386
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Twenty-eight wineries will be participating in the state's largest festival of Illinois wine at the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival at Matthiessen State Park (just minutes south of Starved Rock). The festival runs Saturday from 11am until 6pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm. For festival advanced tickets and information please go to the festival website at: www.vintageillinois.com Vintage Illinois at Starved Rock is located in a flat grassy area at Matthiessen State Park, and will happen, rain or shine! It is best to wear sunscreen. All guests should be prepared with photo identification showing proof of age. The festival does have chairs and tables, but guests should bring blankets and lawn chairs to guarantee seating.

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