Wine Down Main Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you attend Wine Down Main Street, you experience the best night out all year: the streets are closed to traffic; wines, beers and spirits, provided by Lipman Brothers, are poured in the charming shops; food samplings are provided by area restaurants; and local musicians entertain thousands of attendees along the way.

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Time: 7:00– 10PM
Location: Historic Downtown Franklin 

Voted Best Fundraiser/Charity Event in the Sizzle Awards  

A Rain or Shine Event!  

Must be 21+ to enter and show a valid ID (sorry no children, babies or dogs allowed)

 

View the 2022 Virtual Program 

Learn more about the different wines and spirits featured during Wine Down Main Street, provided by Lipman Bros., view the event map and more! Click here to download the Virtual Program! 

Become an Event Sponsor or Sponsor a Food Tent

You can stand up as a champion for local youth by sponsoring the 22nd Annual  Wine Down Main Street or providing food samples from your regular menu. Benefits include numerous advantages ranging from advertisements to tickets and to product placement opportunities.  Contact Denise Carothers,  Director of Events & Community Engagement, at dcarothers@bgcmt.org if you would like to sponsor or with any questions. The sponsorship packet can be accessed by clicking here. 

Reserve Your Tickets

When you attend Wine Down Main Street,  you experience the Best Night Out All year, and ensure that youth from disadvantaged circumstances have access to vital resources that guarantee their Great Futures. Tickets will go on sale in April of 2023.

Contribute to the Gift Bag 

One easy way to support this event, and the youth it benefits, is to donate to our Premium VIP gift bags. With 100 Premium VIP guests, your donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee will be widely recognized and appreciated. In addition to the exposure you will gain during the event, we will recognize our contributors on the website leading up to the event.  Contact Denise Carothers,  Director of Events & Community Engagement, at dcarothers@bgcmt.org if you would like to facilitate an item pick-up or with any questions.

Volunteer

Explore just a few of the  other ways you may consider contributing to the futures of our youth below:

  • Wine Down Main Street Committee member-help secure sponsorships 
  • Wine Down Main Street Sub-Committee member-help secure gift bag items
  • Event logistics-volunteer day of the event and even in the days leading up to the event 

Contact Denise Carothers, Director of Events & Community Engagement, at dcarothers@bgcmt.org if you would like to volunteer or with any questions. 

Scroll down below for information on our 2022 musicians, sponsors, restaurants, tasting stations and gift bag donors.  See you next year!

Live Music

                                                                            

Elecoustic Soul-VIP Stage at the Harpeth Hotel                           Gale Mayes on the Main Stage at 5th Avenue & Main                    San Rafael Band on the Public Square Stage

 

A Special Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors

           Official Wine Sponsor             

 

Winery Sponsor

Water Tents Sponsor

 

      

          Vintner Sponsor   

 

            

 

Wine Tasting Sponsors 

                  

       

 

Loy Hardcastle

      Corkscrew Sponsor

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to Technology Marketing Toolkit

Media Partners

Participating Restaurants

                                                                                                                                    

 

Participating Tasting Stations

                                         https://franklinfinejewelry.com/                                                                                                                      

 

 

Gift Bag Donors

Carriage House Custom Homes & Interiors

Concordia Arts Academy

Damico Frame & Art Printing

Edible Nashville

Franklin Bicyle Company

Free Flow Yoga Franklin

Juice Bar Franklin

Kilwin's Franklin

Lipman

Olivia Olive Oil

Posh Franklin

Pureboost

Rare Prints Gallery

Savory Spice Shop

Taziki's

Tell Me I'm Pretty Salon

Twine Graphics

Vinnie Louise

Visit Franklin

 

FAQ

  1. Where do I purchase tickets?  All tickets will be sold online or at sponsor and merchant locations. A complete listing of tickets will be on the “Get Tickets” page.  
  2. Do you sell a Designated Driver ticket? Yes, Designated Driver tickets are available for $35 per person the night of the event at the ticket sales tents on the Square or Corner of Fourth and Main. Designated driver ticket holders will not receive a wine glass, but will have access to food and water tents.
  3. Are tickets refundable? Wine Down Main Street tickets are not refundable as this is a charitable fundraising event.
  4. How tickets delivered and what are is needed for admittance to the event? Either an actual ticket or your paper customer receipt with order number from your online purchase is the preferred method of check in.  Must be 21+ to enter and show a valid ID (sorry no children, babies or dogs allowed).
  5. What is included in the ticket price?  Tickets include wine, beer, and food tastings by many of middle Tennessee’s favorite restaurants. VIP tickets are $125 per person and include access to an exclusive VIP lounge at The Harpeth Hotel from 6 to 9 pm. A limited number of Premium VIP tickets are available for $200 and include the benefits of VIP plus a gift bag stuffed with items and offerings from exclusive partners. Designated driver ticket holders will not receive a wine glass, but will have access to food and water tents.
  6. What time does the event start and end? The event starts at 7 pm and ends at 10 pm; however, if you arrive early registration lines will be open by 6:30 pm. VIP and Premium VIP ticket holders may check in at The Harpeth Hotel beginning at 5:45 pm.  
  7.  Where are the registration lines? Anyone that has purchased a general admission hard ticket or an online ticket may check in at either the Square or corner of Fourth and Main. VIP and Premium VIP ticket holders may check in at The Harpeth Hotel beginning at 5:45 pm.
  8. What happens in the event of inclement weather? This is a rain or shine event.
  9. What do I wear? Attire is business casual, but you may consider comfortable shoes for walking throughout the event.
  10. Where do I park? Parking is available at the parking garages located at 2nd Ave. S and 4th Ave. S. You may also parallel park on side streets as available.
  11. Do you provide Safe Rides Home? Twilight TODD Service-Schedule your ride to and from Wine Down Main Street, by emailing: twilighttodd@tmagroup.org. Seating is limited. Tickets will be sold in order of reservation received. Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance. $6.00 a person for round trip ticket. Twilight TODD Service will be available from 6:30-10:30 PM. For more information, call 615-628-0263.
  12. How do I volunteer? For volunteer opportunities, click here or call 615-628-8188
  13. Who does Wine Down Main Street benefit? Wine Down Main Street benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee. For more than 119 years; Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee has enabled all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Annually, more than 4,790 youth walk through the doors of the twelve Middle Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs.  Clubs are located in Davidson & Williamson counties. Clubs provide a safe place, professional caring staff, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.  Learn more at www.bgcmt.org or follow us at www.facebook.com/BGCMIDTN or www.twitter.com/BGCMIDTN