Schedule at a Glance

Arrive & Check In

1:30 p.m. The Olympia Ballroomr Sponsor/VIP Entry

1:45 p.m. The Olympia Ballroom Everyone Entry

2:00 p.m. The Olympia BallroomWelcome Reception

Walking Tours

2:15 - 2:25 p.m. Groups depart 

2:30 p.m. Arrive First Restaurant

3:00 p.m. Arrive at 2nd Restaurant

3:30 p.m. Arrive at 3rd Restaurant

4:00 p.m. Arrive at 4th Restaurant

4:30 p.m. Arrive Rhythm & Rye

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a 21 and over event.

How can my friends and I be put in the same group?  If my friends and I purchase our tickets separately, how do we insure that we are put in the same group? I want to send out invites to people to join me, but I do not want to pay for their tickets myself. 
There are two ways to request this.  1) Put in the notes section of the ticket purchase.  This works well if you know in advance who will be in your group.  2) Or email with notice of who is in your group at least 5 days in advance of the event.  

Where should I park?  
Please visit the city parking map for locations of all parking options.
Downtown Parking Map

What should I wear?
For the practical: wear comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers to match the weather conditions.  And if you are feeling festive, dress to impress.. there will be a prize for best dressed!

Which restaurants will I be visiting?
Click here to view our 12 participating restaurants. You will be on an exclusive tour to four of the twelve. Your culinary tour guides will reveal which restaurants you will be visiting on the day of the event.  New this time is a ticket option that will guarantee you one select restaurant of your choice.

Are there vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free options?
Yes, restaurants will be prepared with alternative tastings if needed that are diet friendly.  Participants should notify the event planner about their dietary needs in advance.  Contact with special dietary request.

What is included in the ticket purchase?
Welcome reception at the Washington Center with a complimentary welcome beverage.  Private walking tour guide.  Four restaurant visits include a tasting of their signature dish.  Meet and greet with the chef, owner or brewer.  Entry to the desert destination, Rhythm & Rye, and specialty desserts.

What is available for separate purchase?
Optional purchase items include raffle tickets, $20 each. Also, specialty drinks offered by restaurants must be purchased separately according to WSLCB rules.

Is there a way to accommodate late arrivals? 
Yes. The check-in station will be open at the Washington Center until 2:50 p.m. to catch late arrivals and connect them with their tour guides.

If I decide not to go, can I get a refund? 
Sorry, no. There are NO REFUNDS on Pre-Sale Tickets.  Maybe one of your friends wants to go!  Tickets are transferable.