Launched in 2022 as Everett Uncorked, Washington’s newest summer wine festival takes on a fun, new name as Sip on the Sound Everett! Taking place Friday and Saturday, August 18-19, 2023 at the scenic Port of Everett Marina & Waterfront Place (1524 W Marine View Drive), the festival celebrates world-class Washington wineries, craft cocktails, international spirit flights, beer and bubbles, all as a fundraiser to support local youth boating programs.
About Our Beneficiary
Sip on the Sound/Everett Uncorked is a benefit for Youth Boating Programs supported by the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA). NMTA’s mission is to grow recreational boating throughout the region. Youth boating programs are supported through grants issued by NMTA to clubs, organizations and non-profits that introduce youth via sailing, fishing, watersports and more.
Sip on the Sound (formerly Everett Uncorked) Tasting Garden Hours*:
Friday, August 18: 5pm-8pm
Saturday, August 19: 12pm-8pm
*Must be 21+ with valid ID
1524 W Marine View Drive
Everett, WA 98201
We know you still have questions…
Sip on the Sound (formerly Everett Uncorked) is held at the Port of Everett Marina & Waterfront Place at 1524 W Marine View Drive, Everett, Washington. The event is close to a large selection of hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping. Map
2023 Tasting Garden Dates & Hours
Admission required. Must be 21+.
Friday, August 18: 5pm – 8 pm
Saturday, August 19: 12 pm – 8 pm
Parking is available at the Port of Everett Marina for $5.
Overnight lodging at or near the Port of Everett Marina can be found here: https://www.portofeverett.com/visit_the_waterfront/lodging.php
Sip on the Sound/Everett Uncorked Tasting Garden Admission varies based on ticket type, ranging from $20-$55. The most affordable way to purchase tickets is in advance online on our website. No Cash is accepted in the Wine Garden. Credit/Debit Card Only.
*Commemorative festival glasses available while supplies last. You must be 21 or older and have a valid ID to enter the Tasting Garden. Advance tickets are non-refundable; the event will be held rain or shine.
Yes! Advanced tickets can be purchased online beginning June 12, 2023. Click to buy tickets online now.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board requires everyone entering the Tasting Garden to present valid ID.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board states that any of the following is acceptable:
a driver’s license with a photo from any state
a current passport
a DMV identification card*
a military card*
*The DMV identification card and the military card must have a picture of the person, the person’s name, address, date of birth, a physical description and the signature of the person.
The festival has a strict alcohol policy that is designed to protect the guests and the public from alcohol related incidents. All festival guests are expected to maintain responsible and appropriate behavior at all times. Any behavior defying the guest conduct policy as determined by event management can result in ejection and possible arrest.
Event management has the right to refuse entry to any guest deemed intoxicated upon arrival to the Festival. Additionally, the festival has the right to remove any guest from the premises who is intoxicated or causing a disturbance or is potentially dangerous to himself/herself or other guests.
Ejected guests will not receive a refund for their tickets or be compensated in any way.
Inappropriate behavior includes, but is not limited to:
Drunk and disorderly conduct
Fighting or challenging others to fight
Bringing weapons of any kind in to festival
Interference with the event, or participants of the event in any way
Throwing, tossing, or discharging any object
Standing on chairs/seats
Taunting or using offensive language
Disturbing other guests enjoyment of the event
Failure to comply with festival personnel
Violating festival rules, regulations, and policies
Violating any local, state, or federal laws
Alcohol brought from outside the festival
Attempting to enter the festival with a fraudulent ID
The festival reserves the right to deny entry or eject from the facility guests displaying inappropriate behavior, as determined by event management.
The Sip on the Sound/Everett Uncorked Tasting Garden has same day re-entry. Please have your hand stamped before you leave in order to re-enter.
We accept all major credit and debit cards for payment of admission. No cash is accepted inside the Tasting Garden. We do not accept checks.
Children are not allowed in the Tasting Garden. All Tasting Garden ticket holders must be at least 21 years of age with valid ID. No babies in strollers, no kids in backpacks, no exceptions.
Yes, dogs are allowed in the Tasting Garden and must remain on leash at all times.
In order to taste wine or cocktails at the festival you must have the official event glass. Servers will not pour wine or cocktails into anything else. Admission includes a glass and 8 tasting tokens. Wine servers do not accept cash. Wine tastes are 1-2 tasting tokens depending on each wine’s value. Tasting tokens are non-refundable.
Admission and token sales will stop precisely one hour before the event closes each day, and all pours are stopped 30 minutes before the event closes each day. Be aware of this when scheduling your visit to the festival. We want you to be happy, so arrive early and allow yourself plenty of time to enjoy the festival.
The event will announce last call 45 minutes before the event ends each day. No drinks will be served 30 minutes before closing each day.
Yes! We will have food trucks, plus there are dining options at the Port of Everett Marina. Guests with tickets in the Tasting Garden may enter and exit as they wish and bring food in with them. Just remember to get your hand stamped at the exit gate.
Sip on the Sound/Everett Uncorked is an outdoor event and smoking is allowed in areas designated by the Port of Everett. We ask that you do not litter, use the trash receptacles and be respectful of other guests.
If you are part of a group and plan to drink, assign a designated driver. Designated drivers may enter the Tasting Garden with a Non-Tasting Admission ($20) and a valid ID. Non-Tasting Admission can be purchased in advance online or at the entrance.
Sip on the Sound/Everett Uncorked works to minimize the environmental impact of our event. Our efforts include:
Recycling all empty wine bottles
Donating empty wine bottles to local artists to be recreated into works of art
Sanitizing and recycling any wine glasses left behind by guests
Providing composting stations in our food court and restaurant sampling areas
Using only Cedar-Grove approved compostable serving dishes and cutlery in our food court and restaurant sampling areas
Providing recycling stations throughout the event