Culinaria celebrates the best of food and that means elevated events featuring opulent gourmet creations paired with elegant wines for extravagant tastings prepared by San Antonio's best chefs, guest chefs, and global and local wineries. It’s the place to see San Antonio’s best chefs all in one place and all you pay is the price of admission to rub elbows with some of the brightest stars in our city. Not to mention, taste, taste and taste some more of the culinary creations they’ve designed. Add to the flavors your choice of wine, beer or cocktail and the setting of the Texas Hill Country and your weekend is complete at this year’s Culinaria Festival.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH EVENTS:
Bubbles: La Cantera Resort & Spa, Topaz (Adult Pool, 21 & Older only) 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM | $75 General Admission | $100 At the Door (if available) Twist. Pop. Fizz. Sounds that make hearts happy signaling all the bubbles including champagne, sparkling, bubbly cocktails and a breathtaking venue.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH EVENTS:
Arte Agave: La Cantera Resort & Spa - San Antonio Grand Ballroom 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM | $75 General Admission/$100 At the Door | $125 VIP (Advance Purchase Only, Limited Availability) Tequila, Tequila, Tequila, amazing food and ART! THAT is the theme of this over the top nod to our neighbors. We’re celebrating unique and fine agave spirits + arts + entertainment inspired by the richness of Latino culture. You don’t want to miss this very spirited event!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH EVENTS:
Hole in Wine Golf Tournament: La Cantera Resort & Spa Resort Course 7:30 AM Individual, Team and Sponsorship Pricing Available (Click here for details and to sign-up or contact our office at (210) 822-9555). Not all golf tournaments are created equal and the Hole in Wine stands out for the name alone. Wine, beer and cocktails are all a part of the play here. This tournament lives up to the Culinaria standards and is open to all levels of golfers and contests and prizes will certainly be awarded.
The Grand Tasting: La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio Grand Ballroom 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM | $100 General Admission/$100 At the Door | $150 VIP (Advance Purchase Only) This Masquerade Tasting is the swankiest party around. Bring your masks and your fun. We love a great theme and a masquerade is perfect for this year of surprises, as that is what we have in store for The Grand Tasting. The deliciousness that you know to be true to this event including the best bites from our San Antonio chefs and restaurants along with wines from across the globe and spirits showcasing creative cocktails are the perfect stage for this event of grandeur. Lively entertainment and an evening of who’s who offer a true celebration.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH EVENTS:
Burgers & Beer: La Cantera Resort & Spa - Clubhouse Parking 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | $65 General Admission/$100 At the Door | $100 VIP (Advance Purchase Only) | $10 Ages 6-20 (Ages 5 and under are free)
The smoky finale to end all the indulgence of a long-weekend, and it’s not over yet! Bring out the casual wear and prepare to devour all the flavor the grills produce as some of San Antonio’s best chefs leave their kitchens and create the biggest and best backyard party. The afternoon is complete with your choice of what goes best with a burger – beer, wine or a cocktail and, of course, live music.
The Full Experience: $267.75 Single ticket package for one to all events: Bubbles Arte Agave The Grand Tasting Masquerade Burgers & Beer
VIP Treatment: $318.75 One VIP ticket to: Arte Agave The Grand Tasting Burgers & Beer
Weekend Fun: $204 Single General Admission ticket package for one to: Arte Agave The Grand Tasting Burgers & Beer
Corporate Appetizer: $1,071 Ticket Package to include four tickets to: Bubbles Arte Agave The Grand Tasting Masquerade Burgers & Beer
Corporate Foodie: $2,677.50
Ticket package to include ten tickets to: Bubbles Arte Agave The Grand Tasting Masquerade Burgers & Beer
Culinaria is an independent, not-for-profit organization, registered 501 c (3) tax-exempt organization, committed to promoting San Antonio as a premier food and wine destination, while fostering community growth and enrichment within the city we call home. For the past 19 years, Culinaria has been promoting locally sourced food and wine experiences in the San Antonio region through community events and culinary education opportunities, including Restaurant Weeks, a 5K run, a festival, and many others. Proceeds from events directly support culinary and education programs, enabling Culinaria to be a largely self-sustaining organization.