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First Annual Harrah's SoCal Latin Food + Wine Festival
Join celebrity chefs and local vintners as you sample the region's best Latin influenced wine and cuisine. Plus save 30 percent on your hotel room reservation
From luxury appointed guest rooms to indulgent restaurants to DJ'd pool parties, the recently revamped Harrah's Resort Southern California is the hottest destination for San Diego couples looking to kick back.
And now you've got yet another reason to visit the fun-filled resort, perfect for any weekend getaway.
This Memorial Day Weekend, celebrate the Latin influence of local wine and cuisine at the 1st Annual Harrah's SoCal Latin Food + Wine Festival, taking place on Sunday, May 25 from 2 to 6 p.m. California's love of Latin wine dates back to the 16th century when missionaries planted the first vineyards. Harrah's honors that rich tradition as celebrity chefs like Natasha Crnjac and over 20 notable vintners (from Francis Ford Coppola Winery to Hermanos Pecina) will lead tastings of your favorite local wine and cuisine, while live samba, Mariachi and flamenco music will echo through the courtyard.
Guests can experience this one-of-a-kind festival through General Admission or VIP Access. Opt for General Admission ($60) and enjoy unlimited tastings from local restaurants and celebrity chefs alongside Latin influenced wines, plus receive a commemorative tasting glass to take home. For VIPs ($120), access will be granted to a VIP lounge and private hour of early access (beginning at 2 p.m.) to all participating wineries and chefs, not to mention exclusive tastings at the resort's award-winning restaurant Fiore. To experience all the amazing food and California wine and some of the best entertainment the Latin culture has to offer, visit Ticketmaster or call (800) 345-5300 to book your tickets.
Don't forget to stay for the weekend, either. As a part of the Latin Food & Wine Festival, Harrah’s SoCal is offering a 30 percent off hotel deal. Guests can access the promo code and book by clicking here. With craft cocktails served at Spiked, SoCal's only swim up bar (not to mention an accompanying 400-foot lazy river), DJ'd day parties, a full-service Spa and legendary casino gaming, Harrah's SoCal is the ideal destination for your holiday weekend escape.
Located in scenic Valley Center, CA, Harrah's Resort SoCal is a one hour drive from San Diego and only two hours from Los Angeles. To book your next getaway, visit HarrahsSoCal.com.