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16th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival POSTPONED

Check back soon for the new date of the 16th Annual Wine & Jazz Fest!

There are plans to have a Jazz Fest later in the Summer or Fall of 2021, most likely in November in Punta Gorda.

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It is with great sadness that we confirm that the scheduled February 20th, 2021, 16th Annual Wine and Jazz Festival has been postponed as artists, the venues and promoters all concur that we should err on the side of caution for gatherings under the current COVID-19 pandemic.

There are plans to have a Jazz Fest later in the Summer or Fall of 2021, most likely in November in Punta Gorda.

Anyone who has already purchased tickets will automatically be rolled over to the new dates and be given first opportunity to select the event components they want. If the 2021 dates are not at options, tickets will roll to the 2022 event which is planned to be our typical February Wine & Jazz Festival Event.

Hoping you all keep safe as we look forward to keeping the music live in the future.

For 15 years, the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce has proudly produced the annual award-winning Wine and Jazz Festival every February. This year’s event is expected to take place in the SpringEach year, the Chamber strives to add new artistry and dynamics to the event, to encourage festival-goers to return year after year, which they do diligently, filling our hotels, restaurants, retail shops and streets. This show will be spectacular with high-energy performers from beginning to end. Tickets for the event can now be purchased online. We suggest booking early.

On February 20, 2021, the annual Wine and Jazz Festival will be celebrating its 16th anniversary. This festival has received all types of accolades over the years and has brought such amazing acts as Ramsey Lewis, The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman, Peter White, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown, David Benoit and, of course, festival favorite Mindi Abair.

“The Wine & Jazz Festival in 2021 will again be something special. A true celebration to honor those who have made the festival what it is today,” said John Wright, President of the The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the event.

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VIP tickets include complimentary food (served up to 3pm),  seven complimentary beverage tickets per VIP ticket, a welcome bag containing your souvenir beer and wine glasses, seated (at tables), stage front seats and dance area, and a special meet n’ greet to meet those artists who are able to attend the Friday night wine party.


Premium Tickets include a reserved seat in a special section behind VIP and 4 complimentary drink tickets, along with. Separate check-in facilities.


Regular tickets for 2021 include entrance and a souvenir bag containing a beer and wine glass. Food and beverage may be purchased in the park. Beverage tickets will be available for purchase outside the check-in area before the show, and inside the park, during the show.

So… plan your weekend around the 16th Annual Wine and Jazz Festival to be held on February 20th, 2021. Book early to avoid disappointment. There is no doubt that tickets will be in very high demand and sections will sell out very quickly.

The park will open at (approximately) 12.30pm; the first act will take the stage at 1pm. Enjoy beautiful, waterfront views and amazing sounds – making for a perfect afternoon in Punta Gorda. (Our only “disclaimers” are, sadly, no pets, no alcohol to be brought inside and definitely no coolers. If you are bringing a shade umbrella, PLEASE be courteous and not block those behind you.)

All tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

It simply keeps getting BETTER…

For any questions, please call us on 941-639-3720 during office hours.

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2021 Wine & Jazz Festival