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May 20-21, 2023 | Symphony Woods (by Merriweather Post Pavilion)

10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044

explorer ticket

New This Year: Cash will not be accepted at the entry gates. 

Saturday, May 20, 2023  |  11am-6pm

Explorer Village (Advance Sales Only) SOLD OUT: $80 

Taster Advance: $40 (Taster Day of: $50)

Non-Taster: $35


Sunday, May 21, 2023  |  11am-5pm

Explorer Village (Advance Sales Only): $75

Taster Advance: $35 (Taster Day of: $45)

Non-Taster: $30


Explorer Village Tickets Include

The Maryland Wine Explorer Village wristband includes everything the Taster Ticket offers, but in a private setting. Featuring a curated selection of Maryland-grown wines, the Maryland Wine Explorer Village allows wine enthusiasts to enjoy fine, local wines in an exclusive section of the festival with a larger glass, music and separate bathrooms. Indulge in crab cakes, crab pot pie, and shrimp salad, sold exclusively at Explorer Village by Old Line Crab Company. See the visiting winery list below:

  • Boordy Vineyards

  • Clear Skies Meadery

  • Elk Run Vineyards

  • Urban Winery

  • Linganore Winecellars

  • Philosophy Winery

  • Running Hare Vineyard

  • Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard

  • Thanksgiving Farm Winery

  • The Wine Collective

  • Love Point Vineyards and Winery



Taster Tickets Include

Sample and purchase a variety of Maryland wine from a souvenir wine glass; revel in continuous live entertainment; sharpen your palate by attending wine education seminars; purchase food from a wide variety of high quality, distinctive restaurants and caterers; browse through and purchase exceptional works of arts and specialty crafts. Note: this ticket doesn’t provide access to the Explorer Village.

Non Taster Tickets Include

Please enjoy all the above with the exception of wine glass, wine samples and wine seminars. You also get four soft drinks or bottles of water from the information tent. Note: this ticket doesn’t provide access to the Explorer Village.

Tickets for Wine in the Woods can be purchased online, or in advance at Recreation & Parks Headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046; Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm)

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