What You'll Get
Thanks to their discerning palates, medieval food tasters made sure their king ate only the finest poisons. Train your taste buds with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $45 for admission for two on Friday or Sunday (a $90 value)
- $79 for admission for four on Friday or Sunday (a $180 value)
- $49 for admission for two on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (a $90 value)
- $65 for admission for two on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and seating for a celebrity demonstration (a $120 value)
This year's festival takes place on Friday, October 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 pm.; Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, from noon to 4 p.m. General admission lets attendees sample food, wine, and spirits from more than 150 food-centric stations. It also grants access to most live culinary demonstrations and special events, such as a meet and greet with Ramona Singer from Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City, and an appearance by former pro football head coach Dick Vermeil, who will be signing bottles from his winery.
Attendees who purchase the fourth option will have the chance to watch Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, hosts of the Cooking Channel show Extra Virgin, in action. Other special events, including wine and beer seminars and cooking demonstrations from chefs such as Fabio Viviani of Top Chef, may also require attendees to purchase additional tickets.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 20, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for resale or cash back. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine, and Spirits
The annual Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine, & Spirits showcases celebrity chefs, restaurants, wines, spirits, craft beers, and over 150 culinary vendors with savory items to stock the pantry. Sample world-class wines, spirits, craft beers, and tastings from fabulous chefs. On the Festival’s stage, local chefs and culinary personalities present their cooking techniques and favorite recipes. In 2017, the festival will feature GIFFT wine-bottle signings by Kathie Lee Gifford and a culinary demo by Spike TV's Brian Duffy and G. Love. G. Love will also share his "special sauce" to make Bloody Mary's with Tito's Vodka. Other add-ons include beer and wine seminars, exclusive VIP parties, and celebrity book signings.