By Carlie Kollath/NEMS Daily Journal
TUPELO – Tickets are on sale for this month’s Wine Downtown event.
They are $25 in advance and $30 on April 26, when the event kicks off at 5 p.m. The last two years, the event has sold out in advance so organizers on Tuesday said tickets might not be available at the door.
The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association is selling 300 tickets for the event, which is 50 more than last year. Sixteen businesses are hosting stops this year for the fourth-annual event. Each stop will have a different food and wine pairing.
Plus, chairwoman Blair Hughes said this year’s event will feature three bands that will play throughout downtown.
The event kicks off at Trustmark Bank and goes until 8 p.m. Then, Park Heights is hosting the afterparty on its rooftop.
Tickets are available at Caron | Prince Art Gallery, Devilish Mary’s, GumTree Museum of Art, His Hers Antiques, Kirksey Brothers Furniture, Ladybug’s, Luxe Boutique, MLM Clothiers, Monogram It!, Northwestern Mutual – Wesley Jones, Phipps Salon & Gallery, Reed’s, Swirlz, The Main Attraction, Voe’s Boutique and Yellow Lovebirds. For more information, call (662) 841-6598.
Additionally, the Main Street association is hosting a fundraiser for the Tupelo Farmers Market. The event, called “Feast for the Farmers,” is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 4. It features dinner, drinks and entertainment at the market shed.
Tickets are $35 each or $60 for two.
Plus, Devilish Mary’s is hosting a separate fundraiser for the market Saturday, May 5. It is having a block party at the corner of Green and Magazine streets. Tickets are $25 or two for $40.