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Celebrate the flavors of fall at Festival of the Vine

Jul 18, 2018 12:28PM

Savor the flavor of Geneva during Festival of the Vine, our autumn harvest celebration. Initially a celebration of anything grown on a vine, the festival now revolves around food and wine.  The event runs September 7-9 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fourth and State streets. Food and wine purchase times vary.

Geneva’s fine restaurants will be showcased at the “Flavor Fare” along with a variety of wine for purchase.  For 39 years, restaurants have set up under one huge tent offering three of their favorite signature items.  Visitors purchase tickets and buy a “taste” at one of the featured restaurants in the tent.  To accompany your food, unique wines from around the world will be available for purchase.  Enjoy versatile local and Chicago-land musical and dance entertainers on the stage and on the lawn throughout the weekend.

Other events during the festival include an arts and crafts show, merchant wine events, business booths, face painting for the kids, complimentary trolley and horse drawn carriage rides plus great shopping in Geneva’s historic downtown. 

A complete schedule of events and hours can be found at