WHEN IS MVF&w?
Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival will take place October 18-21, 2018.
WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?
MVF&W consists of many unique-to-the-Island events at bespoke locations around the seaport village of Edgartown.
WHAT DOES THE FESTIVAL BENEFIT?
A portion of the proceeds will benefit both the Island’s farm-to-school program Island Grown Schools, a part of the Island Grown Initiative, and the Agricultural Society’s Farmers Program.
CAN I BE a MVF&W VOLUNTEER?
Yes! See our Volunteer page for more info and to apply.
HOW DO I BECOME A PARTICIPANT AT THe island GRAND TASTING?
Apply now as a winery, distillery or brewery through firstname.lastname@example.org, our exclusive partner.
Apply now as a food artisan or other related participant, space is limited. Click here.
WHERE AND WHEN CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR MVF&w?
Keep an eye out, festival tickets will be on sale by Memorial Day Weekend! Once they become available you can purchase tickets directly through this website on our Events & Tickets page.
ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?
Tickets are non-refundable.
WILL ANY OF THE EVENTS BE CANCELLED IF THERE IS BAD WEATHER?
All events will take place rain or shine. Weather contingency plans are in place for each event.
DO YOU ALLOW CHILDREN AT YOUR EVENTS?
Unless noted otherwise, all of our events are 21 and over only (no infants, small children or strollers).
I HAVE A DIETARY RESTRICTION, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
All of our events are omnivore friendly. We will have a few vegetarian options at our main events; however, in order for us to allow our participating chefs full creativity, our events are not catered to vegetarians or those with strict dietary restrictions.
WHAT DOES “ALL INCLUSIVE” MEAN?
Event prices are all inclusive, which means that once you have purchased your tickets there are no additional charges for food, drinks or gratuity at the event.
WHERE CAN I APPLY FOR A MEDIA OR BLOGGER PASS FOR THE FESTIVAL?
Applications for media and blogger credentials for MVF&W are available on our Blogger Page (coming soon). Applications must be submitted by August 30th to be considered.
DOES MVF&w RECOMMEND ANY HOTELS OR AIRLINES FOR GUESTS TRAVELING TO THE FESTIVAL FROM OUT OF TOWN?
Yes! Please refer to our Island Guide for help with travel & lodging.
Is the event being photographed?
MVF&W will have photographers documenting the event through the weekend that will be made available on our Facebook page and mvfoodandwine.com. Your participation in the festival grants the MVF&W photographer the right to take your photo, and to use, re-use, publish, re-publish, and license or assign the photographs(s), or any derivative use for publication including but not limited to: print, digital, and/or any other medium.
Festival disclosure and food reminder.
The festival events include raw shellfish. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.