Plans are in place for the fourth annual Crocker Park Wine Festival, a benefit for health related charities in Cuyahoga County and beyond. Held Friday, September 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., along South Main Street in the beautiful park-like setting of Crocker Park, the festival is expected to draw over 4,500 people to aid in charitable missions related to heart disease, diabetes, childhood cancers and general wellness.

The Crocker Park Wine Festival will showcase over 150 wines from local, national and international producers as well as select craft beers and spirits. Guests will enjoy musical entertainment from local bands including Funkology and Monica Robins & The Whiskey Kings as well as delicious food from Manny’s Mac & Cue alongside educational seminars all weekend long. Additionally, guests can unleash their inner Picasso as they sample fine wines and create a masterpiece with step by step instructions from the team at Wine and Canvas. New classes are held every 40 minutes and guests can take their masterpieces home with them.

Tickets are $22 in advance and $27 at the door and include 10 tastings and a souvenir wine glass. Additional tastings are $1 each at the event. Designated driver tickets are available on site for $10 each and include two non-alcoholic drink tickets. Wines, craft beers and spirits sampled at the festival are also available for purchase at your local Giant Eagle stores post festival.

Sponsors for the Crocker Park Wine Festival to date include: Giant Eagle, Great Lakes Cheese / Adams Reserve New York Extra Sharp Cheddar, Crocker Park, The WineBuzz Magazine, Goose Island, Wine and Canvas and Tori Tedesco Design & Photography.

The Crocker Park Wine Festival is devoted to raising funds for health related causes such as heart disease, diabetes, childhood cancers and general wellness awareness. “There are many life threatening medical conditions affecting children and adults daily and together we can support research and prevention on a local level through attending this great event” said Debra Sherman, president, Connecting For A Cause.

Tickets are available online at For more information on how you can be a part of the Crocker Park Wine Festival, please call 330-256-8704.

Produced by Connecting For A Cause, the third annual Crocker Park Wine Festival is a benefit for health related charities in Cuyahoga County and beyond. Visit for more details.

Connecting For A Cause is a non-profit organization which develops and produces community events to benefit other charitable organizations in Ohio and operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.