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Wine on the Fox tickets on sale now!

Celebrate the coming of spring and the ascendance of the best Illinois wines, plus wines from Spain, Italy, California and more, at Wine on the Fox!

Tickets are on sale now for Wine on the Fox, returning for the 13th year on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, to Oswego.

The Illinois wine industry has exploded in recent years, claiming its spot among other famed wine-growing regions. Come discover what Oswegoans have known for years – that Illinois IS wine!  See for yourself -- enjoy local wine selections from around Illinois plus selections from other famed international wine-growing regions at this unique wine festival.

Plus, tempt your senses with wine pairings from a variety of food vendors, sit back and chill, or get up and dance to live music from Wild Daisy, Cadillac Groove and other fan favorites, and let the kids roam with children’s activities at this family-friendly event.  

Most importantly, Wine on the Fox offers an opportunity for friends and neighbors to come together to toast to the arrival of spring in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, all benefitting the Oswego community.

Proceeds from Wine on the Fox benefit Oswego event programming and community amenities throughout the year. Fourth of July fireworks, Movies in the Park and other fun for Oswego families is made possible because of the contributions of Wine on the Fox sponsors, participating businesses and attendees.

Packages begin at just $15 when purchased online or at Village Hall before the event and include a commemorative glass, a wristband, and seven wine tickets, and this year, all 1-ounce servings are just one ticket each, making Wine on the Fox the perfect entry point to learning about wine – and a great opportunity to discover new favorites. Then buy a full glass, or take home a bottle or case!

Tickets and details

As always, Wine on the Fox is free to enter.

A commemorative 2019 Wine on the Fox glass and wristband are required to consume alcohol at the festival and are included in every package. Buy online before the event to save $5 on every package and get additional tickets! Pre-sale packages go on sale Monday, March 4, and include:

Intro to Wine Package. $15. Get 7 wine tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, and a wristband.
Wine Lovers Package. $20. Get 14 wine tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, and a wristband.
Wine for Two Package. $25. Get 14 wine tasting tickets, two commemorative glasses, and two wristbands.

Additional wine tickets are available for $1 each at the event.

Buy pre-sale ticket packages online at (a small online ticketing fee applies), or in-person at Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill. Pre-sales end at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 3. Wine glasses, wristbands and tickets purchased online can be picked up at Will Call the day of the event.

Packages will be available at the gate for an additional $5. Act early and buy your wine packages online now to save $5 and get more tickets per package!

Wine on the Fox happens rain or shine.

Please note that no beverages may be brought into the festival park, except water, milk and children’s drinks.

Designated drivers are rewarded for their role in keeping the event and our community safe with complimentary bottled water and soda. The designated driver tent is sponsored by the Oswego Rotary Club, as a part of its Operation Impact, an initiative to reduce teen driving accidents in Oswego.


Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are needed to help make Wine on the Fox a success. Have fun, support the community and earn giveaways! Financial donations are available to non-profit Oswego-based organizations that provide volunteers.  Contact Julie Hoffmann at for more information.


Sponsor Wine on the Fox

When you sponsor Wine on the Fox, your dollars go even further. Proceeds from this highly anticipated annual event help make Oswego events happen all year long, and show your business’ dedication to the Oswego community. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Julie Hoffman at or 630-551-2344.

This year’s Wine on the Fox will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Village Square Park, 100 Parkers Mill, near Oswego Village Hall, to avoid downtown construction.

For more information or to buy tickets visit For a full listing of events happening this summer around Oswego, visit   

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