Lighting of the Vineyard - FAQ's
Why is there an admission fee?Benigna's Creek is excited to support local non-profit organizations who are providing food for the lighting of the vineyard event. Individuals can redeem their food voucher included with their admission ticket at the non-profit of their choosing. At the end of the evening Benigna’s Creek will “pay-out” each non-profit depending on the number of food vouchers received. In addition, wine tasting flights are included with General Admission.
Where Can I buy Lighting of the Vineyard tickets?Purchase Tickets
What is my ticket?Your emailed “receipt” is your ticket. You will need to present your ticket either printed or mobile at the event gate.
Can I buy tickets at the gate the day of the event?Yes, tickets are also available "at the door." Will the event be held in inclement weather? Yes, the lighting of the vineyard is held rain, snow or shine. What is included with General Admission?Parking, Food Voucher, Wine tasting voucher, Light Show, Christmas light display and live nativity animal viewing, Hot chocolate and Coffee. Tickets are non-refundable.
What is included with Designated Driver Admission?Parking, Light Show, Christmas light display and live nativity animal viewing, Hot Chocolate and Coffee. Tickets are non-refundable.
Are children welcome?Yes! Children 12 and under are free.
How do I redeem my wine tasting voucher?You will receive your wine tasting voucher upon entrance to the event (with valid general admission ticket and drivers license). Wine tasting vouchers can be redeemed one time for a flight 5 wine samples of your choosing during the specified event date.
How do I redeem my food voucher?You will receive your food voucher upon entrance to the event (with valid general admission ticket). Food vouchers can be redeemed at any one of our participating non-profit organizations during the specified event date. At the end of the evening, Benigna’s Creek will be making a donation to each organization based on the number of vouchers redeemed.
What types of food options will be available?Various Soups, Hot Sandwiches, Fresh cut French fries, more items TBA
Will there be additional food for purchase besides my food voucher?Yes, while supplies last.
Can I bring my own food?Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food but are still required to purchase a General admission ticket if you plan to consume alcohol onsite.
Will there be complimentary food this year?In order to fully support our non-profits, we will not be offering our normal hospitality tent this year. Benigna's Creek will still be providing complimentary hot chocolate and coffee.
Can I consume alcohol on the premises?Yes, Benigna’s Creek wines are available for consumption during the event. Outside alcohol is prohibited.
Is outside alcohol permitted?No, outside alcohol is not permitted on winery premises. Security will be checking coolers and bags upon entrance to the event.
Will there be horse drawn carriage rides this year?There will be tractor/wagon rides through the vineyard (weather permitting) for a nominal fee. Ride fees support a local non-profit organization, the Gratz, PA Tractor Association.