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Caribbean Food & Wine Festival

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10916 Kencrest Drive, Bowie, MD 20721 10916 Kencrest Drive, Bowie Directions
+13016483226

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Report | 5 years ago
event was poorly organized. Last minute venue change was not well advertised and the event was short on food and shorter on wine. Not really sure what the groupon covered as many of the items offered once at the festival were equally expensive as the cost of "admission"
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Report | 5 years ago
I have nothing good to say about this event . 1st the Groupon deal was NOT a deal. On Groupon it was 2tickets for $39, however I noticed after my purchase that their website was selling tickets $15pp if purchased in advance then 2days later they changed their website price to $20pp. With Groupon deal there was no extra benefits. When we got to festival they weren't even checking everyone's tickets and plenty of people just walked in.... But may that organization was lost when they changed the venue the day before the event. Once inside there was only 2 tents of wine tastings. There was to be live entertainment but while I was there from 3-5 there was no live music. (Need more space 2 finish)
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Report | 5 years ago
There was very little "tasting" of anything. Only 2 small wine vendors that have VERY small samples & limited wine glasses. Now having gone I DEFINITELY would never pay full price for that event. And the venue changed by almost 30 miles ONE DAY before the event. It was very inconvenient to attend.
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Report | 5 years ago
What happened to my free glass of wine? Didn't get it. Should have been advised to bring a chair so that we wouldn't have to set on the bare ground. Glad it didn't rain the night before. Would have had a better time if more info was provided. Music a tad bit too loud. A one time experience.
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Report | 5 years ago
Unorganized, last minute change of location, and waited 5hrs before they began to set up for live Reggae band which was advertised as the main attraction of the event.
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Report | 5 years ago
There were only two wine vendors. I expect an abundance of vendors at a Wine Festival. It may have been due to the last minute location change, however the distance wasn't that great.
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Report | 5 years ago
I love that they had unlimited wine tasting for free. Other wine tasting events you have to purchase tickets to participate. This event the food, music and wine were awesome!
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Report | 5 years ago
Venue changed at the last minute. Didn't have any more commerative wine glasses. Food line was horrendous. Liquor store wine was served at the station I visited. Off putting experience.
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Report | 5 years ago
Only 2 wine vendors. It took almost 2 hours for them to get the venue setup and ready for patrons. We were there and had nothing to do.
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Report | 5 years ago
The venue was moved 45 mins away to another area on the day of the festival and no one contacted the folks that brought tickets. The food places were not advertised enough, so everyone got in line for the 1 place and the people were rude and overworked. The wine tasting was a complete joke! - tiny little cups of drops of wine which you can get at any liquid store and none of the wine was special. The one and only winery was expensive to buy a bottle, and the winery itself has better wine festivals themselves I was surprised to see them there. I do not reocommend the festival - also the Security - the woman starts checking my purse and she has no ID on her I'm trying to figure out who she is and what she is doing going through my purse hand to the bottom moving around my change, wallet, and etc. I asked her what are you doing who are you, ID yourself please I'm not sure what was going on. Anyway I would not recommend it ever - buy a bottle or 3 or wine and put on some reggae in the back yard you'll have more fun. Plus there were to many young 21 years old trying to fight over the small cups tiny cups of wine which will not give you a buzz no matter how many drops you get from the tiny cups.
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