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May 2018
May 5 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Join us in celebrating the 144th Kentucky Derby at Blue Sky Vineyard. Enjoy the “Run for the Roses” with a glass of Illinois wine in hand and a relaxing Tuscan atmosphere. When it comes to horse racing’s premiere event, the competition isn’t limited to the track itself.  Join the race at Blue Sky Vineyard to see who will be crowned with the best derby hat. Join our Derby Hat Contest and wear your most beautiful or unique hat to the…

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May 12 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Join us for an afternoon of fun and fantastic blues music at the vineyard as we say “Hat’s Off” to the new graduates.  Bring a lawn chair, a good friend or two and enjoy  fine wine, great music and the company of good friends in a Tuscan setting deep in the scenic Shawnee National Forest. Local artisans will also be on hand selling their wares.  Browse through the tents.  You may just find something you can’t live without. Music By:…

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May 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Join us for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes. Celebrate horse racing and the tradition of this amazing race with award-winning Illinois wines and Blue Sky Vineyard’s version of Black-Eyed Susan Sangria.  Enjoy live music on the lawn and the race on the big screen.  It’s a great way to spend your Saturday afternoon. Whose Horse Will Win? Beat the odds at Blue Sky Vineyard and win a $15.00 Blue Sky Gift Card to use towards your purchases (Gift…

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June 2018
June 9 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Blue Sky Vineyard, 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States

Enjoy the Final and, some say, most demanding Race of the Triple Crown at Blue Sky Vineyard.  Watch the Race on the Big Screen and enjoy a chance to Win Great Prizes. Beat the odds at Blue Sky Vineyard and win a $15.00 gift card to use towards your purchases.  One FREE TICKET Per Guest will be available before the start of the race.  Tickets will have participating racehorse names and positions.  If your horse is the big winner at…

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