Carmel’s newest culinary destination, Market District, is celebrating the must-have tastes of the holiday season with three events that will feature a winter wonderland of wines, festive cocktails and seasonal spirits paired with classic holiday fare. In the spirit of giving, a portion of the proceeds will benefit The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel.

Oh Night De-Wine — Market District Holiday Wine & Cheese Showcase
6-9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 (VIP: 5 p.m.)
During the holidays, weekends start on Thursday. Join at Market District for an evening of festive foods, gourmet gifts and a winter wonderland of wines. Enjoy more than 150 select wines served with expert cheese pairings and signature holiday cocktail fare. VIP tickets offer early entry with exclusive samplings of high-end wines, decadent treats and access to Market District’s Champagne Room.
Price: $45 in advance; $50 at the door
VIP Price: $65 in advance; $75 at the door

A Taste of Holiday Spirit
6-9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4 (VIP: 5 p.m.)
Get ready for a chic evening of merry making with festive cocktails and seasonal spirits, plus classic holiday hors d’oeuvres and snacks. VIP tickets include early entry with exclusive access to premium sprits, such as rare cognacs, bourbons and scotches.
Price: $35 in advance; $40 at the door
VIP Price: $45 in advance; $50 at the door

Hoppy Holidays
2-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5
Come celebrate the best of local breweries as well as this year’s seasonal, limited-time holiday beers — all expertly paired with Market District’s Chef’s selection of jolly brew house bites.
Price: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Three-day Advent Passes are available at a discounted rate:
Price: 3-day Advent Pass: $75 advance, $85 at the door
VIP Price: 3-day VIP Advent Pass: $100 advance, $120 at the door

All tickets include raffle entry to win one of many holiday gifts, plus live entertainment, complimentary valet and a Market District tasting glass. Guests can also present their pass at the store’s Sunday Brunch on Dec. 6 to receive $5 off their meal.

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