BayHaven Food and Wine Festival 2022 Adds Juneteenth Event

Charlotte, NC - October 24, 2021: The first annual Bay Haven Food and Wine Festival at Camp North End.  Photo by Clay Williams.  © Clay Williams / http://claywilliamsphoto.com

Charlotte, NC – October 24, 2021: The first annual Bay Haven Food and Wine Festival at Camp North End. Photo by Clay Williams. © Clay Williams / http://claywilliamsphoto.com

The BayHaven Food and Wine Festival is set to return to Charlotte October 19-23, but the festivities will begin early this summer.

The celebration begins Sunday, June 19 with the Juneteenth Kickoff Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

OR: Camp North End, 1774 Statesville Ave, Charlotte, NC 28206

TICKETS: Online tickets for the Juneteenth event are $12 per person, with 12 and under free, at bayhavenfoodandwine.com. No ticket sales are available at the door.

WHAT: Entertainment will include a Ferris wheel, petting zoo, vendors, black-owned food trucks such as What the Fries and more.

BayHaven Food and Wine Festival Details

The full line-up for the festival from October 19 to 23 will be released on June 19 and ticket sales will begin then.

The five-day festival will be a celebration of black eating habits, she said, and will be themed “Homecoming,” drawing inspiration from historically black colleges and universities. Events at BayHaven restaurants in Charlotte will include multi-course dinners, a tasting and a tailgating celebration.

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Charlotte, NC – October 24, 2021: The first annual Bay Haven Food and Wine Festival at Camp North End. Photo Clay Williams. © Clay Williams / http://claywilliamsphoto.com Clay Williams

“We’ve learned a lot in this first year,” said Subrina Collier, founder of the BayHaven Wine & Food Festival, 2020 James Beard Foundation Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow and co-owner of the BayHavenRestaurant Group with her husband named James Beard, chef Greg Necklace. . “We can’t wait to get back to it – bigger and better – in year two.”

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The chefs who have registered to participate are: Matthew Raiford, Tanya Holland, Kristi Brown, Keith Rhodes, Ederique Goudia, Lawrence Weeks, Adrian Lipscomb, Greg Williams and Jamie Barnes.

Bayhaven Food and Wine Festival

June 16 launch carnival: June 19

Festival: 19-23 October

Tickets: https://www.bayhavenfoodandwine.com/

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Heidi Finley is a writer and editor for CharlotteFive and the Charlotte Observer. Outside of work, you’ll most likely find her in the suburbs driving the kids, volunteering, and indulging in foodie pursuits.