Tap Into Downtown Odessa Event Promises Good Causes, Great Tastes


Photo Credit: Downtown Odessa, Inc.

If you love wine tasting, craft beer, and live music, we have an event you’ll love.

Round up your besties or make it a date night, it’s time to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Tap Into Downtown Odessa eventThe 21-and-over event will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. on Grant Avenue between 4th and 6th streets.

What better way to kick off the fall season than gathering with neighbors and friends in Downtown Odessa for the premier wine and craft beer tasting event of the year? You’ll enjoy the best Texas wines, craft beers, and food trucks, all to the tune of live jazz and acoustics in the heart of downtown.

Tickets are $15 and include a complimentary tasting glass, plus five tasting ticketsLast year’s event was a huge hit, and this year’s lineup will not disappoint. Just look at this fabulous list of wineries.

Participating Texas Wineries and Vineyards:
Homemade Wines of Odessa
Wines of Dotson-Cervantes of Voca, Texas
Kissing Tree Vineyards of Eddy, Texas
Old Man Scary Cellars of San Saba, Texas
The Winery at Willow Creek of Abilene, Texas
Landon Winery of McKinney, Texas
Texas Legato Winery of Lampasas, Texas

Sponsors include Standard Sales Company L.P., Odessa Regional Medical Center, and Schoel Law Firm.

“Standard Sales has partnered with Lyft to encourage event attendees to ‘Make a plan. Don’t drink and drive,’ by providing 400 discounted, or in some cases, FREE, Lyft rides for attendees,” Downtown Odessa Event Coordinator, Haley Howard tells us.

All sponsorship dollars go toward event costs, while 100 percent of the profits from the event will fund revitalization projects for Downtown Odessa. If you are interested in getting involved, several volunteer spots are still available and can be found here.