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Southern Food & Wine Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Posted on February 18, 2013

Tickets for the second biennial Southern Food & Wine Festival presented by El Dorado Festivals & Events, Inc. are on sale now.

Events kick off on Friday evening, April 26, with a premiere vintner event at the Granite Club featuring Presqu?ile wines paired with heavy hors d?oeuvres. The evening continues at the historic Rialto Theatre with a performance by the legendary Texas Cosmic Cowboy, Ray Wylie Hubbard. Ray rides in on his signature style Country-Blues, echoing everyone from John Lee Hooker and Howlin? Wolf to Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. Hubbard?s music will call you into his circle of fire and keep you there, ready to dance.

Saturday?s festivities start at 12:00 p.m. in Union Square, in the historic downtown El Dorado. Artists and craft vendors will line the street with a sprawl of southern delights to tickle your cultural fancy. The wine pour and food smorgasbord begin at 2:00 p.m. in Corinne Court. Live music, great food, excellent wine and amazing artists will make this Saturday afternoon a delight for all. The festivities will run into the evening with a performance by the highest rated vocal group from the popular television show America?s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors. These three country vocalist will be performing with the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra at the Municipal Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

This year?s festival is lining up to be a weekend to remember in El Dorado. Keep up to date on all the festivals coming up including Sunday Voice (4/19 ? 4/21), the Mayhaw Festival (5/3 and 5/4) and Bikes, Bugs & Bands (5/11). It?s Showtime in El Dorado!

For tickets to the Southern Food & Wine Festival or additional information please visit, or call (870) 863-4547.