SFGD Wine Event
Join us for the 9th Annual Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival at Six Flags Great Adventure!
What better way to span the gap between Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park? The wine festival takes place November 3 and 4 and features 17 New Jersey vineyards with locally-produced wines for sampling, handcrafted gifts from 25 local artisans and delicious food from 18 food stands.
Visitors can purchase an upgraded safari package which includes a private tour of the 350-acre safari, a special wine tasting at Camp Aventura with a view of African plains animals including giraffes, zebras, Ankoli cattle, kudu, springbuck, gnu and more plus an unforgettable, face-to-face giraffe feeding experience*.
Grape Adventure takes place 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday and the Safari Off Road Adventure tours will run from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. both days.
*giraffe feeding additional fee.
A limited number of Grape Adventure Safari Package tickets will be available for purchase at the park each day on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Grape Adventure only admission tickets do not include theme park admission, an upgrade ticket can be purchased at the park if wine festival guests would like to enjoy the theme park. Grape Adventure Safari package tickets include theme park admission. Free parking for guests who purchase online tickets in advance. Day-of ticket purchases are subject to daily parking fees.
Grab a sample pour from 17 New Jersey wineries!
Sharrott Winery is located in the beautiful New Jersey Pinelands. They take great care to use sustainable wine growing practices to improve their little piece of the world.
Auburn Road Winery
Auburn Road Vineyards & Winery features amazing award-winning wines, outstanding locally-sourced cuisine, and the live music!
Chestnut Run Farms
Only pears, apples and plums grown at Chestnut Run Farm go into their three Asian pear wines, the tart semi-sweet Fuji apple wine, and delicious Japanese plum wine. These wines are consistent award winners in international wine competitions including Gold and Double Gold medals.
Tomasello Winery is NJ’s oldest continuously owned family winery founded in 1933. Situated in the Outer Coastal Plain, the Winery owns 68 acres of vineyards and produces a large portfolio of wines in multiple categories.
Dan and Heather began their dream of owning a vineyard and winery in 2004 when they planted their first 3.5 acres on Dan’s family’s farm in Mickleton. A love of farming and dedication to a dream led them to the purchase of a farm of their own in January 2011.
DiMatteo Vineyards and Winery is located in a major farming area in Southern New Jersey. Frank V. DiMatteo III, who has worked on farms since he was 12 years old, always enjoyed making wine with his father and his uncles.
A family-owned business, Plagido’s Winery treats you like family, too. They believe in doing things right. All grapes used in our wines are Estate Grown. They plant, trim, pick and nurture the grapes and their wines are fermented on premise.
Just as their ancestors enjoyed the fruits of their labor with their loved ones, they invite you to enjoy the fruits of theirs– a little taste of an American dream that began four generations ago.
They are located in beautiful Salem County. John and Debra Basile purchased their farm in 2009 with the intention of starting their winery. John is a 4th generation home wine maker who has been sharing his wine with friends and family for over 20 years. He is a scientist by trade and has a great passion for wine making. Debra’s degree is in Agricultural Economics and Environmental Science.
The Cape May Peninsula provides the perfect climate for growing European wine grapes, and Natali Vineyards produces award-winning wines from grapes grown in their vineyard. Nestled down a rustic dirt road in Cape May Court House (Goshen), you will find their beautiful 23-acre farm with 15 varieties of vinifera on three different root stocks.
Coda Rossa Winery
Named for the “red tail” hawks that live in the vineyard, Coda Rossa is a small winery with a big passion for making exceptional, hand-crafted wines. Owners Kathy & Kenton Nice invite you to visit the tasting room, enjoy a glass of wine on the patio, or stroll through the vineyard.
Established in 1996, Valenzano Winery has grown from a small upstart winery to one of New Jersey’s largest producers. Recognized as a top selling brand in over 500 restaurants and wine shops in New Jersey, Valenzano Winery continues to take home gold medals as they expand their vineyards and wine selection.
Southwind Vineyard is family owned and operated by husband and wife team Joseph Riley and Lorre Allen. The 100 acre farm, purchased in 2002, has operated since 1978, first as a Dressage barn, and now expanded to include beautiful walking trails, a vineyard, and the winery to complement the pastures.
Four Sisters Winery
Nestled amidst the picturesque hills of Warren County, Four Sisters Winery is part of a long agricultural tradition. Since 1981, Matty Matarazzo has grown grapes and produced award-winning wines on their 250-acre farm.
Hopewell Valley Vineyards
Their expertise at blending Old World flair with New World style continues to produce world class wines on our 75-acre farm. Melding three generations of Tuscan wine making experience with meticulously planted vineyards, has produced a winery that is not only a place to purchase great wines, but also a destination in itself.
Cedar Rose Vineyards
Located in Millville, NJ, Cedar Rose Vineyards believes that wines are made in the vineyard. The unique characters, the flavors, the differences between varieties, are largely responsible for the distinct personality of a wine. While the influence of the winemaker is critical to creating beautiful wine, they believe that role should be one of guidance rather than direction.
Terra Nonno Winery
Terra Nonno winery took farmland in the family for years and converted it into a winery in 2014. The winery is now operated with love by three generations of the Pipitone family.Their philosophy is centered around attention to detail and always looking for ways to improve wine quality,
Stop by one of our 18 stands to grab a bite of something sweet or savory to complete your wine tasting experience!
Serving brats, knockwurst, potato pancakes and German chocolate cake
Serving shrimp gumbo, jambalaya and alligator bites
The Tater Tot
Serving Canadian poutine, bacon cheddar ranch tots and buffalo tots
Indulge in a variety of delicious pierogis
Serving pot roast mashed potato bowl, harvest turkey bowls and turkey legs
Serving lobster bisque in a bread bowl, potato soup in a bread bowl and chili in a bread bowl
Serving caramel apple and chocolate strawberry waffles
Serving chocolate chip, pumpkin spice and apple spice cannolis
Serving samosa, curry chicken and spicy vegetables
Serving chicken and pork kababs
Serving apple cider donuts, fresh baked cookies, salted caramel pretzels, pumpkin churros, spike apple cider and spiked hot chocolate
Serving pulled pork mac stack, tri tip sandwich with peppers and onions, pulled pork on a king Hawaiian roll with sweet chili and slaw
Serving short rib mac and cheese, four cheese mac and cheese and spinach and artichoke mac
Serving cheese/grapes platter, cheese/deli meats platter, hummus platter/veg/pita, beverages and salads
Serving beignets with Lyons syrup – salted caramel, chocolate or raspberry, plus coffee
Serving pickles on a stick
Serving cheesecake on a stick, dipped in chocolate topped with a variety of toppings
Taste of the Islands
Serving jerk chicken kababs, Jamaican beef patties and rice and peas