Wailea Wine & Food Festival FAQs

Where can I purchase Tickets/Passes?
Tickets/Passes can be purchased online (click here for ticketing); and must be printed and presented at the event for entry. Tickets may also be purchased at each event subject to availability. All events, prices, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Will An Event Sell Out?
We anticipate most events selling out prior to the actual weekend. All events are limited and the Festival encourages all interested guests to purchase tickets and/or passes in advance to ensure attendance.

Can I get a Refund?
All sales are final. No Refunds, No Exchanges, No Replacements.

Where is the best place to stay during the Festival?
Several Resort Partners offer various accommodations and packages for the Festival.  Visit the Accommodations section of our website for details.

All Wailea Resort hotels hosting festival events will offer complimentary valet parking and self parking with validation or ticket stub. We ask that you kindly tip our bell staff if valet parking.

Map of Wailea Resort

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Is there Assigned Seating?
No. All Festival events will have some type of seating available, no reserved seating.

Can I Bring My Child?
Must be 21 years of age or older to attend ANY festival event. No one under the age of 21, including children in strollers accompanied by their parents, will be admitted to ANY Festival event. A valid government-issues photo identification such as a driver's license or passport for proof of age will be required. This policy is strictly enforced.

What does the Festival Benefit?
The signature beneficiary of the 2012 festival is the Maui Culinary Academy, helping local students become tomorrow's culinary artists.

What is the Dress Code for the Events?
For the daily wine encounters and the Sunday Grillin' & Chillin' event: comfortable aloha attire is appropriate such as pants, shorts, skirts and casual business attire. Bathing suits and cut-offs are not appropriate. 
For the evening VIP Welcome Reception, Da'Vine Experience and Winemaker Dinners: ladies in resort attire such as dresses, slacks, skirts with appropriate tops; and men in trousers, button-down shirts or business aloha shirts are appropriate. Bathing suits and cut-offs are not appropriate

Is Smoking Allowed?
No. State law prohibits smoking inside or within 20-feet of a building. Please seek the designated smoking areas outside the event space.

Weather Conditions
Typical weather conditions on Maui in December feature blue skies, balmy breezes, temperatures in the upper 70’s, occasional showers.