Thanks to everyone who came out and made the 2017 Muddy Paws Festival a sold-out success and a great time. The visitors- both the 2-leggers and their 4-legged friends- as well as the vendors, chefs, musicians, weatherman and staff, all contributed to a great vibe and a fun day. We hope to see you again in 2018! 

Celebrate excellent wine and food in Niagara — and bring along your best four-legged friend. The Muddy Paws Wine Festival is an awesome paws-friendly weekend in July. It’s a one of a kind occasion for award-winning wineries Vineland Estates Winery and Featherstone Estate Winery to open their doors to dog lovers and their well-behaved dogs on leash.

New and favourite wines will be available by the glass and renowned chefs will be serving delicious fare all afternoon. This weekend is a celebration of all things canine, with special events and activities at each winery. Once again, a portion of wine sales will support National Service Dogs.

Do I need a dog to attend Muddy Paws Wine Festival?

Heck no! All you need is a love for slobbery, happy, wagging canines… and, of course, of love for excellent food and outstanding wines. So now that we’ve cleared that up – keep scrolling to get your tickets and to find out more!

Save the date:

Muddy Paws Wine Festival July 7-8, 2018


Featherstone +905-562-1949

Vineland Estates 1-888-846-3526


Event Etiquette

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Vendor Application

For the event to be a success we ask you to please abide by these common sense rules:

  • All dogs must be on a leash and controlled by a competent person
  • Children must be supervised at all times
  • You are responsible for the actions of your dog
  • You poop, you scoop

Tickets are $20.00 + HST

Each ticket includes access to the Festival area at both wineries; one glass of wine and one commemorative glass.

Tickets are valid for either Saturday July 8 OR Sunday July 9, 2017. Please specify which date you will be attending when you purchase your ticket.

Tickets are available here, on the website, until Friday July 7, 2017 at midnight or until we sell-out. If the event doesn’t sell out in advance (and we think that it will), it may be possible to buy tickets at-the-door at both wineries. Please check in advance to avoid disappointment, tickets are limited.

Are you interested in being a vendor at our juried Market Place in 2018?

Send us an email to be put on the vendor mailing list and be the first to know when the planning gets started.

Apply to participate for either Saturday, or Sunday – or come both days for the price of one!

The Muddy Paws Wine Festival Market is dog focused and in order to ensure that each vendor has a captive audience, we do our best to offer a broad selection of artisanal products to our visitors with minimal duplication. This helps minimize sales dilution and provides a more diverse selection for our guests. Artisans retain 100% of their booth profits.

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Find our wineries

Featherstone Estate Winery | 905-562-1949
3678 Victoria Ave, Vineland, ON L0R 2C0

Vineland Esates Winery | 1-888-846-3526
3620 Moyer Road, Vineland ON L0R 2C0

Our Sponsors:

Boréal Pet Foods and Performance Mercedes Benz

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