Taste wines from across the state of Maryland here in Wicomico County when the Autumn Wine Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park this October.

The 17th annual Autumn Wine Festival will take place Oct. 19-20. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event, which is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, offers festivalgoers the opportunity to taste samples from different Maryland wineries. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

The Autumn Wine Festival has also partnered with Women Supporting Women, a local nonprofit that strives to provide awareness, education, and support to those affected by breast cancer. Women Supporting Women will be on-site all weekend hosting a variety of fundraisers under the Pink Party Tent.

The festival also features live music, regional cuisine, vendors and a Sports Zone.

“Pemberton Park provides the perfect location to enjoy wine, food, music, and activities during the Autumn Wine Festival,” said event organizer Cole Lacey. “Bring a chair or blanket and partake in this annual tradition with your friends.”

Tickets for the festival are on sale now. Tasting tickets include a 6 oz. glass.

Early bird tickets are available for $25 for one day or $40 for both days. Regular tickets are $35 for one day or $60 for both days. Non-tasting tickets are also available; early bird non-tasting tickets are $5 and regular non-tasting tickets are $10.

Early-bird sales end online, in person and by phone on Friday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. Additional fees may apply to ticket prices. Ticket buyers also have the option of making a donation to Women Supporting Women at checkout.

Purchase tickets online at www.AutumnWineFestival.org or at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office, located at 500 Glen Ave. in Salisbury (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.). The box office can be reached at 410-548-4911.

For the latest updates on the festival and fundraising opportunities for Women Supporting Women, visit www.AutumnWineFestival.org.