When is UNLVino happening?

The 44th Annual UNLVino is a one-night-only event happening Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where does UNLVino take place?

The 44th Annual UNLVino will be held at Keep Memory Alive Event Center at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, located at 888 W. Bonneville Avenue in the Symphony Park area of Downtown Las Vegas.

You can view a map of the festival area at the UNLVino website.

Where do I park?

Limited parking and valet is available directly across the street at World Market Center, but with lane closures and delays expected in the area, guests are encouraged to take advantage of ride share services.

Who are your ride share partners?


We’ve partnered with Lyft to provide $20 rides to new users for UNLVino, with $5 going back to the University. Use Lyft code UNLVINO44 to book your ride!

DESIGNATED DRIVERS services will also be available to ensure all guests arrive home safely.

Do I have to dress up for UNLVino?

UNLVino is an evening fundraiser. We encourage you to wear “casual” or “evening” attire and plan according to the forecast.

Keep in mind, the majority of our vendors will be staged in the Cleveland Clinic parking lot, so wear shoes that are comfortable on asphalt and concrete.

Can I bring my children to UNLVino?

UNLVino attendees must be 21 and over.

Who does UNLVino benefit?

UNLVino raises scholarship funds for William F. Harrah College of Hospitality students.

Who will be participating?

UNLVino pairs participating wineries, spirit providers, chefs, restaurateurs, and industry professionals with students from UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hospitality.

Participating chefs and restaurants include: Brian Howard (Sparrow + Wolf), Scott Conant (Masso Osteria), Charles Phan (The Slanted Door), Hubert Keller (Burger Bar), Terence Fong (Zenshin Asian Restaurant & Island Sushi and Grill) and Paul Bartolotta (RISTORANTE BARTOLOTTA, dal 1993), David Chang’s Momofuku Las Vegas, Rick Moonen’s rm Seafood, Lorena Garcia’s Chica, Makers & Finders Coffee, Soho Japanese Restaurant, District One, Culinary Dropout, Kaiseki Yuzu, Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar, Libertine Social, and Lotus of Siam. They’ll be joined by many of Las Vegas’ most popular resorts, including The Venetian Las Vegas, The Palazzo, Palms Casino Resort, Delano Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and ARIA; as well as leading wine, champagne, sake, and spirit-makers.

Who are the evening’s honorees?

The evening will feature tributes to hospitality icons and game-changers in the entertainment and culinary industries. Nevada businessman Donald Carano, a pioneer of law, gaming, and wine making who passed away in 2017, will receive the inaugural Dom Pérignon Lifetime Award of Excellence for his lifetime of achievements. Gaming executive Ann Hoff will also receive the Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence for her trailblazing career in hospitality, the late French Chef Paul Bocuse will be honored with the release of 1,926 balloons, and Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Robin Leach will be saluted with the Dom Pérignon 21 Cork Salute.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence and this year’s honorees.

CLICK HERE to learn more about this year’s Industry Icon honorees.

How much are UNLVino tickets?

A ticket to the 44th Annual UNLVino is $150 online and $175 at the door.

Where can I purchase tickets?


Where is will call?

You will be able to pick up your tickets at 7 p.m. at the will call ticket pick up booth located at the entrance of the event. There will be signs directing you to the pick up area, in which you will need to walk towards, so park or get dropped off first.