Events at Salado Winery

12th Annual Chardonnay Harvest, Saturday, July 22

Come pick grapes with us at the vineyard at 21724 Hill Road, Salado, TX! You can even eat some straight from the vine! Harvest is family friendly. Wear comfortable, cool clothing and tennis shoes. You’ll want to bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and bug spray. We’ll provide everything else you need. We will start bright and early at 7am and go until all the grapes are picked….#Wineryboy has been picking grapes since he was 1!

Hecho en Queso will be at the vineyard offering breakfast tacos for sale.

After harvest in the morning, you can join us at the winery to watch grape processing. The grapes will be de-stemmed and crushed using machines then prepared for fermentation. By late afternoon we will add the yeast and alcohol formation begins!

Invite your friends and follow the chardonnay harvest on facebook

Salado Swirl 2017

get your tickets before they sell out!

Salado Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau invites you to its annual “Salado Swirl” held throughout the Village of Salado.

New this year – complete the entire trail and you will be entered for a chance to win a cruise for 2. Complements of Journey’s Travel Associates.

Tickets and more information are available at the link below.
Saturday, July 08, 2017,  2:00pm – 6:00pm
Location:  Salado, TX
Tickets:   www.eventbrite.com/e/salado-swirl-2017-tickets-34376417791

Salado Christmas Parade

Thursday, December 1st,  5pm
The Christmas Parade kicks off on the Salado Christmas Stroll and will be held on Thursday, December 1 at 5:00 p.m. Scores of floats, bands, groups and assorted hometown creations will process down Main Street starting near Royal Street on the south side of the Village. To the delight of children of all ages, the highlight of the parade will be an appearance by jolly old St. Nick himself—Santa’s in the Village!
A few pictures of our floats from the past few years…

5th Annual Salado Yard and Garden Tour

The 5th Annual Salado Yard and Garden Tour will be October 8 from 10 am to 4 pm. We’ll be pouring our wines at the Salado Sculpture Garden Reception from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

The event will showcase the broad range of manicured and native landscapes and gardens that are the hallmark of the Village. The tour is self-paced and will feature eleven inspirational private and public properties with unique landscaping features, beautiful gardens, original sculpture and whimsical art, and more. Attendees will be able to discuss features and maintenance care with the homeowners of each property. Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will serve as docents to provide additional information.

Tour tickets are $15 per person. They are now available for sale on line at www.keepsaladobeautiful.com. They may also be purchased in advance at the Salado Chamber of Commerce located at 813 N. Main Street. All proceeds from the tour go toward the Salado Sculpture Garden Improvement Project.

Chocolate & Wine Weekend 2016

WineChocChocolate & Wine Weekend, September 16th, 17th, and 18th – three days of activities and events sure to please even the most passionate of chocolate lovers! Chocolate and wine will be paired, a Chocolate Trail can be followed and a “Death by Chocolate” contest is in the works. All the events will take place throughout the Village of Salado and the participant may pick and choose what they want to purchase.

Friday, September 16th Adults Only-21 & Over-“Evening of Chocolate & Wine” from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Salado Winery at 841 N. Main. Premier Salado wines will be paired with decadent chocolates. Tickets are $44.95 per person with a 50 person limit.

Saturday, September 17th Family Friendly – “Get your Hands Dirty with Chocolate” – Calling all kids for this hands on event from 9:00 p.m. till 10:00 a.m. at Sir Wigglesworth’s Homemade Fudge Factory co-located with Mud Pies Pottery. Titia, owner and fudge-making expert shows you how to really dig in and create some exotic concoctions that only a chocolate lover can appreciate! Tickets are $14.95 per person with a 10 person limit.

Adults Only – 21 & Over – “Big Kid’s Fun” from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. -Titia, owner of Sir Wigglesworth’s Homemade Fudge Factory and
Mud Pies Pottery is the creative host for this event designed for the adult chocolate lover interacting and participating to invent chocolates infused with various alcohol flavors. Tickets are $22.95 per person with a 10 person limit.

Adults Only – 21 & Over – “Chocolate & Wine Trail” from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. all around the Village. Use your Passport and follow the
signs to guide you and ride the trolley to follow around this “trail of sweet chocolate dreams” featuring multiple stops around the
Village. Some stops feature chocolate and wine and others a fun chocolate experience. Tickets are $29.95 per person and must be
purchased in advance.

Family Friendly – “Death By Chocolate Desert Contest” from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. held at the Salado Public Library and hosted by The
Friends of the Salado Public Library. Pre-enter your favorite chocolate recipe for a chance to win prizes, then come to the library to check out the competition and vote on your favorites. Free Event. For further information call the Library at 254-947-9191.

Adults/Family: Lunch at Alexander’s Distillery at noon. Lunch options: Bison Slider – buffalo meat, goat cheese, bacon, and a balsamic and baker’s chocolate reduction. Crab Cake Slider – Chesapeake Bay crab cake with Old Bay aioli, romaine lettuce, and tomato. Shaved filet mignon, pepper, onions. All are paired with Burgundy wine. Tickets are $25.00 and must be purchased online.

Adults/Family – “Dinner at The Range at the Barton House – Evening – End your day at The Range at the Barton House for a special dining experience prepared by The Range team featuring Salado’s wineries and a menu pleasing to every palette. $59 per person with
a 32 person limit.

Sunday, September 18th Adults/Family – “Chocolate & Champagne Brunch” One seating at 11:00 a.m. at Alexander’s at Inn on the Creek. Indulge in a Chocolate & Champagne Brunch to finish off your chocolate ecstasy weekend! $49.95 per person with a 30 person limit.

more information and links to tickets at http://salado.com/calendar

Harker Heights Food, Wine & Beer Fest 2016

harker heights wine fest

Picture from 2015 Harker Hieights Food, Brew and Wine Fest

Saturday,  September 10, 2016, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Harker Heights Community Park
1501 East FM 2410
Harker Heights, TX 76548

We will be next door in Harker Heights pouring our wonderful wines at the Harker Heights Community Park.  For tickets and more information, check out http://www.hhfoodandwine.com/

From the website…

THE FESTIVAL OFFERS A PROMENADE OF BEVERAGES AND CULINARY DELIGHTS TO BE SAMPLED AND PURCHASED BY THE VISITORS FROM HARKER HEIGHTS, KILLEEN, FORT HOOD, TEMPLE, AUSTIN, COPPERAS COVE, WACO, GEORGETOWN AND BEYOND, WHILE LISTENING TO HOT SUMMER SOUNDS BEING PLAYED FROM THE SHADY HILLTOP OVERLOOKING THE VENUE.

Salado Swirl 2016

join the fun!

join the fun!

Friday, July  8th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. the Salado Chamber of Commerce/Tourism Bureau will host its annual Salado Swirl. Experience and enjoy the wine offerings as you see, sniff, swirl, sniff, sip and savor! Stops will have wine and food offerings that are pleasing to all culinary palettes. Trolley transportation is available between stops.

Tickets are $29.95 per person and you must be 21 or over to participate. Passports are provided and must be presented at Swirl locations. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online.

Looking for a place to stay afterwards?  Salado lodging, great eats, and more are listed at www.salado.com

Friday, July 08, 2016
Phone: (254) 947-5040

2nd Monday Book Club–July 2016

mebofreyouMonday, July 11th, 7-9 pm–Please join us! We will discuss the book “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Feel free to bring a snack or sweet to share. Wine will be available to purchase ($6/glass). Open to anyone who is interested. If you cannot come, join the Facebook group to learn about upcoming books at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1667940416821273/events/

And yes!  you can run out and watch the movie if you don’t have time to read the book 🙂

2nd Monday Book Club

June bookgroup

June bookgroup

Monday, June 13th, 7-9 pm–Please join us! We will discuss the book “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty. Feel free to bring an snack or sweet to share. Wine will be available to purchase ($6/glass). Open to anyone who is interested. If you cannot come, join the facebook group to learn about upcoming books at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1667940416821273/events/

Dog Daze 2016

2016 Dog Daze PosterSaturday, June 18, 10 am – 3 pm

We would like to invite pet owners, their pets, and anyone else who loves animals for a day of doggone fun at the 5th annual Dog Daze of Summer Festival. This year’s event will take place at the grounds of the Salado Winery; June 18, 2016 from 10am  -to 3pm. Admission is free for all. Bring your furry friends and enjoy an array of animal themed vendors, music from a live jazz band, food and treats for you and your pets; as well as several contests.

A pet costume contest, best trick contest, biggest dog contest, and smallest dog contest will take place for a chance to win prizes. There will also be a raffle every hour (must be present to win), that includes a round of golf for four. Raffle tickets are only $5!

The Salado Chamber is thrilled to have a chance to give a portion of the proceeds to the Operation K9. Sponsorships and vendor spaces  are still available, please contact Erin at the Salado Chamber of Commerce at 254-947-5040, eklingemann@saladotx.gov or visit www.salado.com.

Bring all of your family and friends, furry or not, to a great day of fun in our community!