Welcome to The BlacOak Wine Festival
Thank You for joining us for the inaugural BlacOak Wine Festival. We can not express how excited we are to host you today. We have a lot of wonderful things planned for you to experience throughout the day. Below you will find the itinerary for the festival as well as times for the different activations we have throughout the venue.
The most important thing to remember is you are here to have fun and support the amazing branding vending at the event. So taste all the wines and spirits and purchase from the vendors so they can continue to thrive in their industries. Experience the activations, vibe to the music and take plenty of photos.
VIP Entry Begins - VIP's enter on the right side of the Historic Strawberry Mansion through the Secret Garden where your VIP cocktail hour will take place.
VIP Activation - Hilo Fiber bar
VIP Mansion Tours Begin - Guests will need to sign up for the tour upon arrival different tie slots will be available. This is an optional experience
General Admission Begins- General Admission guests will enter on the left side of the Historic Strawberry Mansion and be ushered into the Wine Festival experience.
First Performance by Kharisma & The House Band
Activation - Independent Paint & Sip Sponsored by Blk Confetti
DJ Set - DJ Normani
Activation - Hilo Fiber Bar Activation
Performance by Jakeya & House Band
Dj Set - Dj Normani
Performance by Beano French & House Band
One Hour Tent Break - This hour is designed for our vendors to reset and replenish while guests enjoy lawn games, music, and activations
Activation - BlacOak Wine Tasting
Dj Set - Dj Normani CONSISTENT VIBES
All Raffle Announcements
Last Call for all vendors
Some sort of cheesy closing :)
Vendors & Sponsors
The Wine Garden is the creation of the mother-daughter duo, Nazaret and Favian. The bond between the two would be the catalyst to building a business like no other, the only women black-owned wine garden in the city of Philadelphia.
Den of Thieves is a whiskey that challenges the limitations of desire
and erases the guilt of ultimate pleasure.
Lead with your senses and your mind will follow.
Love Jones is a refreshing & sophisticated taste of Organic wine, Caribbean rum & freshly picked fruit that will satisfy every tastebud! Owned by Lori Sainvil Love Jones wine cocktail is a Caribbean spin on a traditional beverage. Love Jones is a licensed PA wine brand making them one of less than a dozen black-owned wine brands in the state of Pennsylvania.
Jlux Charcuterie is a small (Black Owned, Women-Owned) luxury charcuterie business here to elevate your event to the next level.
Hilo was first born in 2020 in Philadelphia PA, founded by Miranda G Lopez. As an evolving artist she came across this medium very early in her career. She first begun creating yarn images on small canvases then later translated into murals and furniture.
6. Hit The Angles 360 Photobooth Services
Tri-State Area Experiential Marketing Co. Specializing in 360 photobooths, digital iPad booths, @cocktailclaw and more! Next level content creation!
7. BLK Confetti
Our shop opened in 2015 with a focus on handmade jewelry. Because of your support we’ve expanded to include a wide range of gifts and housewares. When you shop with us, you’ll find unique and intentional handmade gifts for any occasion.
Bringing new, worldly experiences to the beginner and savvy traveler. Travel Goddess International strives to provide an ease to the process of vacation planning, through personalized solutions at an affordable price.
At the core of Honey Magnolia is effective business and marketing strategies that are designed specifically for each individual client. We don’t believe in cookie cutter ideas.
10. Philadelphia Candle Company
Our brand stemmed from our passion for candles and our burning desire to create something safe, healthy but luxurious for people to enjoy. As Philadelphia natives, we were inspired to develop a brand that embodied the bold and rich character of the city that raised us.
Wine & Spirit Vendors
The Wine Garden is the creation of the mother-daughter duo, Nazaret and Favian. The bond between the two would be the catalyst to building a business like no other, the only women black-owned wine garden in the city of Philadelphia. The wine garden will be hosting our VIP's during cocktail hour and supplying for purchase drinks at our main bar.
Den of Thieves is a whiskey that challenges the limitations of desire and erases the guilt of ultimate pleasure.
Lead with your senses and your mind will follow. They will have multiple products including their delicious whiskey, tequila and cigars.
Love Jones is a refreshing & sophisticated taste of Organic wine, Caribbean rum & freshly picked fruit that will satisfy every tastebud! Owned by Lori Sainvil Love Jones wine cocktail is a Caribbean spin on a traditional beverage. Love Jones is a licensed PA wine brand making them one of less than a dozen black-owned wine brands in the state of Pennsylvania. Thank Loves Jones for the all day froze!
A BlacOak wine partner and Black-owned wine brand producing delicious wines from Napa Valley, California. This brand was created by Mike Davis a Chicago native who is excited about producing desirable wines.
5. Six19 Black
Black Woman-Owned: Six19 Black bridges ancestral roots, youthful energy, and evergreen sophistication with the vitality of wine, art, and Black culture. Check out Six19 Black's Sparkling Rosé.
The Strange Fruit wines are a collection of protest wines, created to carry on the legacy of the song, "Strange Fruit" and to fight in the complex battle toward racial equality by using the wine industry as a platform for political and social protest. Created by Stacey Stokes during the festival you can try both the sweet red and Moscato but warning there is something delicious and strange about that fruit.
A PA wine brand that produces some of the most delicious wines in the country. Winemakers Matt Check and Brian Crew are experienced and very knowledgeable wine nerds that have helped many black-owned wine brands enter the industry. They have used their knowledge and expertise to mentor brands like BlacOak and Arrive Wines, while going above and beyond to be inclusive and inviting to novice entering the industry. Whichever wines they are featuring are worth the try and the buy!
Brought to you by Francesca & Nicholas this beautiful couple has a passion for making and drinking uncomplicated, un-stuffy, unmanipulated wine. All of their grapes are sourced within a 300 mile radius of Philadelphia. Their Philadelphia tasting room and wine garden both have a casual vibe that harvests the energy of their Fishtown community!
9. Davine Wines
A Black-Owned Woman-Owned wine brand Davine Wines has been an inspiring addition to Chicago’s diverse culture since 2019. Creating wines that pair perfectly with pizza this Chicago brand does traditional wines effortlessly.
10. Mark & Val Wines
Mark and Val Wines is located in York PA, they opened a stand at Penn Market in the spring of 2021. Their bottles feature the faces of York County women, including former Mayor C. Kim Bracey, artist Ophelia Chambliss, and many others. The are among a very small group of Black-owned wine brands in the state of Pennsylvania. Check out their wide collection of both sweet and dry wines.
11. Give Wines
GIVE Wine Sangria Collection was created by Nattia Davis, Owner, and Founder, to enrich life and express the individuality of people. Try give wines Sangrias at the festival today!
2. Evelyn's Café
3. Brotherly Grub
4. Flavor Family
5. Usrah Catering
6. Jlux Charcutier
7. Royal T-Vegans
1. Blissful Belle and Co.
2. Blk Confetti
3. Blk Sanctuary
5. Honey Magnolia
6. Travel Goddess International
7. Chaussure Dia
8. Philadelphia Candle Co.