Festival Guide

Lady pouring wine in to a glass

Taste local wine and meet the winemakers

  • The area is open to all ages, but only guests 21 and older will be permitted to drink or taste wine. 
  • Wine tastings include a wine glass. 

Tickets

$30 per person package includes commemorative Arts in Bloom Wine Glass and 12 tastings to use at any participating winery. 

Skip the line and buy your wine tasting package online here!

Cash and credit cards are accepted as forms of payment, and all wine tasting packages are purchased at the two ticket booths next to the wine pavilion or online. Patrons can purchase wine by the glass, and prices range from 5 - 10 tickets depending on the wine.

2022 Participating Wineries

4R Ranch Vineyards - McKinney, Texas
Blue Duck Winery - Albany, Texas
Checkered Past Winery - Richardson, Texas
Cooley Bay Winery - Van Alstyne, Texas
Eden Hill Vineyard - Celina, Texas
Firelight Vineyards - Valley View, Texas
Haak Vineyards & Winery - Santa Fe, Texas
Homestead Vineyards & Winery Inc. - Grapevine, Texas
Landon Winery - McKinney, Texas
Lone Star Wine Cellars - McKinney, Texas
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards - Pittsburg, Texas
The Pour Girl - Dallas, Texas
Red Road Winery - Naples, Texas
Silver Lake Cellars - Grand Saline, Texas


Questions: Email Contact-MainStreet@McKinneyTexas.org or call 972-547-2660.

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Eats & Drinks - Your Festival Foods and Craft Beer!

Vendor Name

Menu Description 

Conway'sThere’s no waiting for the state fair for your corndogs. They’re right here along with Conway’s famous funnel cakes and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
Frios Gourmet PopsAssorted flavors (blueberry cheesecake, banana pudding, pink lemonade, key lime pie, cherry lime…just to name a few!)
Crunchies Egg rolls and MoreThey have a wide selection of egg roll menu (The Original, Chicken Curry Samosas, Mac & Cheese, and Pepperoni Pizza) and specialty menu like Stuff Chicken Wings, Combination Fried Rice, Chicken Kabobs with Jasmine Rice, Vegetable Yellow Curry, Noodle Combo, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Vermicelli Combo.
Taylor's Sweet ShopNew this year!! Sweet, juicy caramel apples, chocolate dipped pretzels and marshmallows and delicious homemade fudge!
Cowtown Kettle CornServing fresh kettle corn hand-popped in an on-site kettle, along with freshly brewed iced tea and lemonade.
Cristi & Ali CuisineDrawing on recipes handed down through generations, Cristi & Ali bring the robust flavors of Romania to create delicious chicken, steak and lamb Gyros. Their Garlic Parmesan Curly Fries and the Chicken Basket with Curly Fries are crowd favorites, and be sure and save some room for the Fried Oreo!


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Kids' Creation Station

Kids Create!


A Hands-on Workshop and Play Area for Kids

The Kids Creation Station is a hands-on interactive area for children where they can learn about art processes and create their own masterpieces.  

Choose your creation station craft! 

Your kit includes everything you need to make your project fabulous!

  • Eco Birdhouse! - $20
  • Paint a Butterfly  - $15
  • Tiny Tile! - $10

Activities hosted by Jump Into Art

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Petting Zoo

McKinney Oktoberfest Petting Zoo

A Favorite for All Ages!

This completely interactive petting zoo presented by Ponies & Pals Petting Zoo is a clean, healthy, safe environment that’s ideal for children as well as adults!

Move freely among the animals and let the kids “groom” the animals with provided brushes. Miniature farm animals include goats, sheep, horses, mules, donkeys, potbelly pigs, cows, llamas and alpacas.

  • Admission is 5$ per child, and each child may have one adult accompany them free of charge.
  • Admission for additional adults or adults attending without children is five coupons per person.

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Library Games Area

Girl jumps over rope during a game while the camp counselors cheer her on.

Fun for everyone!

"Come hang out with the McKinney Public Library at Arts in Bloom! There will be fun yard games and prizes, including Plinko, corn hole, ladder ball, and giant Candyland."

You can also add "Take a quick rest and cozy up with a book in our reading nook as well" if you'd like.

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Retro Pop-up Outdoor Arcade

Arcade 92 retro video games

Beat your High Score!

Arcade 92 is coming outside to play for Arts in Bloom! 

We’re bringing a number of your favorite old-school video arcades, all set to free play, outside during Arts in Bloom Weekend. Check out their booth on Tennessee St. 

About Arcade92: Featuring games from the 70's, 80's, 90's and Today! Arcade 92 is the coolest spot to free play arcades and video games. Check out their awesome selection of food and beer. 

 

 

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