Shade Tents, Tables, and Chairs

Q: Can I bring a popup tent for shade? 

Yes, you may bring tents for shade and erect them as at a tailgate event.

Q: Can I bring a table and chairs?

Bag chairs and small tables are allowed like at a sports tailgate. Absolutely NO fires or BBQs!


Q: Where will I park? 

General admission parking is located in a grass field near the winery building, about 100-150 yards from the tasting room. VIP parking is located next to the winery. 

Food & Beverage

Q: Can I bring snacks and drinks? 

You can bring food into the event, but absolutely no outside beverages are allowed, including bottled water. Coolers will be checked. Water and other beverages will be available for purchase. 

Q: What food will be available? 

You can view all food vendors here

Q: Will there be breakfast? 

VIP admission includes a breakfast buffet. Breakfast will not be available to general admission ticket holders. 

What to Expect

Q: What time do the gates open? 

Gates open at 9:00 a.m.

Q: What forms of payment do you accept? 

Jowler Creek winery accepts cash, Visa, and MasterCard. Food vendors provide their own payment processing. 

Q: Will there be shade? 

Visitors who want to be guaranteed a shaded place to sit should make a table reservation for a table under the big tent. Table reservations include a reserved table and seats for eight people. 

Q: What will the tent setup look like? 

The large tent housing reserved tables will be arranged family-style with space in between tables. The tent will be positioned near the winery and other activity hubs. 

Ticket Types

Q: What is included in my ticket? 

General admission includes: 

  • Gate entry (outdoor access only)
  • Special eclipse-viewing glasses
  • Tasting of 5 wines
  • Limited-edition Eclipse & Sips wine glass
  • Parking in general access area lot

VIP admission includes: 

  • Gate entry (access to all outdoor areas)
  • VIP entry (access to indoor, air-conditioned tasting area)
  • VIP parking next to the tasting room
  • Indoor bathroom
  • Delicious buffet brunch
  • Special eclipse-viewing glass
  • Wine tasting
  • Limited-edition Eclipse & Sips wine glass


Q: What does the cost of camping include? 

Campers will receive access to a designated campsite in a field next to the vineyard and winery. 

Q: Will camping spots be assigned? 

No, camping space is all first-come, first-served in the designated camping area. 

Q: Are RVs allowed? 

Only tent camping is allowed on the Jowler Creek Winery property. 

Q: Will camping be in the same area where eclipse viewing will take place on Monday? 

Camping and viewing may take place in the same area, but tent campsites are further from the winery. Most ideal spots will have morning shade along the tree line. 

Q: What time is check-in? 

Check-in and camp setup is 4 p.m. or later the day of your reservation.