Events at Fox Ridge Winery

We offer a variety of entertainment throughout the year at Fox Ridge Winery, from intimate indoor events to live outdoor concerts, there is something for everyone.  Check back often as our schedule is regularly updated.

"Wine … offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than possibly any other purely sensory thing which may be purchased."
- Ernest Hemingway

Winery will be closing early Saturday, September 23 at 2:30 PM for a private event.

Summer 2017 LIVE Entertainment

June 3 - Checker & The Bluetones
June 17- Milk & Honey
July 8 - The Wicked Andersons
July 22- Stage Write
August 5 - Stackhouse
August 19 - Dogs on Skis
September 2 - Express Pass
September 16 - The Wicked Andersons
October 7 - Milk & Honey (6-9 PM)  Postponed to October 8, 4-7:00 PM

All bands play from 7-10 PM unless otherwise noted. Bring a lawn chair or grab a seat on the deck overlooking our hillside vineyard and enjoy our lineup of bands for the summer!  You can listen to some of the best live music in the Midwest while sipping on your favorite Fox Ridge Wine or indulge in a cold Reinbecker, a custom beer from Broad Street Brewing Co. now on tap at Fox Ridge!
No outside alcohol allowed to be brought on the premises. 

Fox Ridge Winery Fall Festival

Sunday, October 8
12:30-7:00 PM
Come for an afternoon of fall fun.  There will be fun for all ages; activities include a hayride, pumpkin launching, face painting, a magic show, food, games live music and more! 
Milk & Honey will be playing live from 4-7PM.  Admission is free.

Heart of Iowa Wine Trail Holiday Wine & Food Pairing

November 4 & 5
11:00 AM-4:00 PM
The Heart of Iowa Wine trail is excited to present this pre-holiday fun event to get you ready for the holidays. Visit as many member wineries & meadery as you like Saturday November 4 & Sunday November 5, from 11:00am to 4:00 pm. Your $15 entrance ticket gets you VIP treatment at all 8 wineries & 1 meadery!
Taste up to 3 wines paired with a specially prepared holiday treat!.  Tickets available here.

No outside alcohol allowed at the winery.

Please check back for more events.
No beer or alcohol is allowed to be brought on the winery premises.


Fox Ridge Winery

Phone: 319-478-8080
Hours: APRIL-DECEMBER: Wednesday-Sunday 11-5; closed Mondays & Tuesdays
 JANUARY-MARCH open by appointment only
1465 L. Ave, Traer, Iowa 50675 (click here for directions)

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