September 17-18, 2022
As the leaves begin to change and the fresh air turns brisk, the splendor of autumn is soon to be upon us! To kick-off this beautiful season, come and celebrate a sweet and savory weekend at the 50th Annual Wine & Harvest Festival in historic downtown Cedarburg presented by Commerce State Bank! The festival opens Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (with the Gruber Law Office Main Stage open later that evening until 8:30 pm playing live music) and Sunday, September 18 from 10 am - 5 pm.
Scroll down to see glimpse of our schedule of events.
What's Going On
2022 Wine and Harvest
Festival Schedule Highlights
Sunday, September 18
*Gruber Law Office Main Stage with Live Music Open until 8:30 on Saturday!!
Some addresses are approximate destinations
FESTIVAL FOOD COURT - Community Center Parking Lot
Serving up Roasted Corn, Cheese Curds, BBQ, Chicken, Hamburgers, Corn Dogs, Brats, Hot Dogs, Gyros, Tacos, Gator on a Stick, Jambalaya, Beer, Wine, Lemonade, Soda, Desserts
GRUBER LAW OFFICES MAIN STAGE - Community Center Parking Lot
The Fermentorium Tap Tent will be serving up their Speciality Beer in the Beer/Wine Garden, Shaded Seating and Tables, Restrooms, and Live Music
WASHINGTON AVENUE BEER/WINE - Washington Avenue at Community Center
Specialty Fermentorium Beer, Miller Beer, Cedar Creek Wines. All proceeds benefit Wine & Harvest Festival.
EASY CHEESY GRILLED CHEESE
Serving up grilled cheese sandwiches. Benefits Wine & Harvest Festival.
GIANT PUMPKIN CHARITY REGATTA
Hilarious 600-lb pumpkin boat race for charity! 10:00 am- 1:30 pm, carving. 1:45pm, vote for best carved pumpkin boat. 2:00 pm, Regatta (be there on time, it's quick!)
CEDAR CREEK SETTLEMENT AND CEDAR CREEK WINERY
BBQ, Burgers, Nachos, Cranberry Brat, Walking Joes, Desserts, Crepes, Wraps, Beer, Cedar Creek Winery Wines, Indoor Shops, Cedar Creek Marketplace, Live Music
GRAPE STOMP CONTESTS - Adults and kids, two contests each day at 1pm and 3pm! Sign-up begins at 11:30 am, Prizes!
TURNER STREET MARKETPLACE
Shop the Marketplace and “Relish” Wisconsin: Cheese, Sausage, Dips, Nuts, Candles, Soaps, Lotions, Norwex, Aussie Hats, Krispies, Clothing, Dog Items and much more!!
MILL STREET MARKETPLACE
Shop the Marketplace: Dips, Soaps, Pasta, Purses, Women’s Clothing, Dog Treats, Pro Sports Gear, Wallets, Pet Clothing, Alpaca Woolens,Tastefully Simple, and much more!!
CLEVELAND AVENUE MARKETPLACE
Free Motorcycle Parking compliments of Cedar Creek Motorsports
Shop the Marketplace: St. Nicholas Baked Goods, Seasoning and Mixes, Soaps
BELLA LEI SALON SPA STAGE
Live music and dance!
CEDARBURG CULTURAL CENTER
Grilled Foods, Beer, Wine, Art Off the Avenue in the Back Parking Lo
WISCONSIN GIANT PUMPKIN GROWERS WEIGH-OFF
Giant pumpkins, gourds, tomatoes and more sponsored by Port Washington State Bank
Watch for Geoff the Juggler around the festival grounds!
HENRY'S KIDS KORNER IN CEDAR CREEK PARK
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, ALL DAY
- New Beginnings Ranch Petting Zoo (fee)
- Bouncers (fee)
- Barrel Train (fee)
- MKE Laser Tag (fee)
PARAMOUNT BLUES BASH IN CEDAR CREEK PARK
A two-day blues concert and beer garden during Wine & Harvest Festival!
Live Music around the Grounds - Saturday
Live Music around the Grounds - Sunday
More Crazy Fun Stuff
Because a festival isn't a festival without crazy fun stuff!
Grape Stomp Contests
(Cedar Creek Settlement)
Both days of the festival! Sign up begins at 11:30 am, with kids' and adults' contests at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm. Watch our fast and furious volunteer stompers compete for prizes!
Giant Pumpkin Growers
(Saturday 9am-4pm, PWSB parking lot - judging is at 11am on Saturday)
You'll be dazzled by the size of some of these veggies! Watch as local farmers compete with their giant pumpkins, long gourds, watermelons and more!
Rods 'n Relics
(Sunday, 10a,-4pm, PWSB
Ogle a variety of vehicles at this classic car show!
Giant Pumpkin Charity Regatta
(Sunday, 10am-2pm on Cedar Creek, behind the Settlement at the north end of the grounds)
You don't want to miss this festival favorite! Watch as teams carve actual boats out of 600-pound pumpkins, and then attempt to cross Cedar Creek in an effort to win cash for their favorite charity.
1:45pm Voting for best boat
2:00 Charity Regatta (don't be late, it goes fast!)
Henry's Kids Korner
(Both days, Cedar Creek Park)
Fun stuff for the littles, including a petting zoo, bouncers and a barrel train!
Both days, all day unless specified
AMERICAN LEGION HALL - W57N481 Hilbert Ave. at Portland Rd.: Open to the public, cool beverages, clean restrooms, and parking. 10 - 5 pm, both days.
CEDARBURG HISTORY MUSEUM & VISITOR’S CENTER - Columbia Rd. at Portland Rd.: Open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday Noon - 4 pm.
CEDARBURG WOOLEN MILL – Portland Rd. and Columbia Rd.: Visit our parking lot at rear of our building with handspining demos and carding wool demos in lower level. Fiber rummage sale items at rear also!
CEDAR CREEK WINERY – Cedar Creek Settlement at Bridge Rd. and Washington Ave.: Award-winning wines sold by the glass and bottle. Cranberry Blush, Waterfall Riesling, Pinot Grigio and many more. Also sold by the glass at various locations throughout the festival.
FARMER’S MARKET – Columbia Ave. at Washington Ave.: Purchase some of the fall’s bounty at the Farmer’s Market. Enjoy everything from the harvest as well as delicious baked goods and flowers.
JEWELRY WORKS - Washington Ave. at Bridge Rd. in the Cedar Creek Settlement: "Live Pearl Diving." Pick your oyster and get a beautiful pearl in every one-$20. Free pendant and chain included.
FESTIVALS BEER GARDEN - Front of the Community Center: Enjoy our special beer from The Fermentorium. This prime location is a nice place to pick up a cold beer.
MILLERCOORS BEER GARDEN - Back of the Food Court at the Community Center: Enjoy Miller beer products and Fermentorium speciality beers. This prime location offers shaded seating, live music on the Gruber Law Office Main Stage, open for extended hours on Saturday until 8:30 pm.
SETTLERS INN - Washington Ave. at Cleveland Ave.: Visit our tent for some delicious homemade bakery goodies. We have caramel apple, pumpkin, four berry and apple pies. Pumpkin bread, carrot cake, pumpkin cake rolls and pumpkin cheesecake. Ask about our selection of gluten-free bakery items.
UNION HOUSE - Washington Avenue south of the Rivoli Theater: Join us out front for beer or wine selections, or out back on our cozy patio for craft cocktails and our Korbel Champagne Bubbly Bar! Charge your phone on our charging station sponsored by Jack Daniel’s. Live music in cooperation with Bella Lei Salon Spa & Boutique. Our cocktails are to be enjoyed on the patio only and cannot be carried onto the street. Thank you for your cooperation!
WI MUSEUM OF QUILTS & FIBER ARTS – Portland Ave. take free shuttle at Mill and Portland: Our latest exhibit,Victoria Findlay Wolfe: Now & Then, Playing with Purpose presents a stunning retrospective of quilts by one of today's most important modern quilters. Beautifully composed, this exhibition features Findlay Wolfe's memorable quilts and the stories behind them.