The annual cornhole tournament held during this year’s 43rd Swiss Wine Festival will mark its 10th anniversary. The event will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 beginning at noon.
Team registration begins at 11 a.m. at the festival grounds located at 100 Ferry Street in Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay, Ind. Sunday’s festival gate admission is $4 per adult.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places. In order to promote the festival and local businesses, winners receive the first $100 in Festival Bucks redeemable at participating vendors within the festival or at participating local sponsors. First place is $300; second place $150 and third place is awarded $50. The balance of the prize money will be issued in the form of a check made payable to both team members.
For more information on the cornhole tournament, contact Sheri Works at 812-427-3480; 812-427-2063 or 859-250-4840.
Swiss Wine Festival times are Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 22 from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
There is a small parking charge near the festival grounds and limited free parking in downtown Vevay.
Additional activities, performers, and events can be found on the Swiss Wine Festival website at www.swisswinefestival.org.
Information on lodging, local businesses and tourist activities can be found at www.switzcotourism.com or by calling Switzerland County Tourism at 812-427-3237 or e-mailing email@example.com. The Swiss Wine Festival and Switzerland County Tourism-Vevay, IN are on Facebook.