Looking for something different to do? For those of you old enough, you may remember the ‘I Love Lucy’ show where Lucy was in Italy and decided to take part in grape stomping at a local winery. Well, here is your chance have a ‘Lucy’ experience that you won’t forget! On Saturday, August 12, at Henscratch Farms Vineyard & Winery in Lake Placid (about 1:45 drive from Siesta Key), head out to the 17th Annual Grape Stomp Festival. Festival goers will join together at the grape stomp tent to do the ‘Lucy’ (stomping grapes) to crush 2000 pounds of grapes for this years ‘Foot Stomped Vintage‘.
The festival offers:
- All you can eat grapes
- Live Music by The Redneck Joe Band
- Lucy Look-
A- Like Contest!
- Custom Wine Labels with your stomp photo
- Wine by the glass or bottle
- Winery Tours & Wine Tasting
- Farm tour
- Ice Cream Shack open serving Treats
- BBQ Lunch & Hotdogs Available
- Bring Your Own Chairs
The festival runs from 10 AM to 2 PM, $5 admission per person- children 6 and under are free.
The drive from Siesta Key is about 1 hour and 45 minutes.