Wine Your Way Back To Katy’S Most Beloved Event Sip N Stroll Benefiting The Ballard House Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Katy’s premier culinary and wine experience, Sip N Stroll, rolls out the red carpet, wine and great eats on Saturday, November 6th.  The 22nd edition, presented by Keller Williams and Kroger, will once again take place at its new host location, The ARK by Norris Event Center.  Locals can see and be seen enjoying all the features of Sip N Stroll.  Free shuttle service will whisk them away from their parked vehicle to the front entry.  This all-inclusive ticket is the key to the foodie kingdom with 30 food tasting stations and over 250 beverage selections.  It’s Katy’s biggest, best, longest-running signature community event.

Sip N Stroll is a party with a purpose raising much-needed funds for The Ballard House which provides free accommodations for persons undergoing treatment for serious medical conditions.

Sip N Stroll is jammed packed with a cornucopia of culinary creations, wine displays with industry experts, craft beers, live music on two stages, a Spirits Patio and engaging exhibitor experiences.  With more than 100 displays, attendees canvas the grounds enjoying 35 wine tasting displays, dozens of craft beer selections, and delicious culinary offerings from 30 area restaurants, chefs and caterers.

Event features tout live music by The 2 Man Band with Byron & Shay on the One Life Chiropractic Party Stage and Katy’s own award-winning singer/songwriter Kristen Hart on the Back Lot Music Stage presented by American Furniture Warehouse.

Want to get ahead of the crowd and enjoy the best of the best?  Devoted wine enthusiasts can upgrade to the VIP Experience with lounge seating, 40+ premium wine selections, an additional hour of enjoyment, and elevated food offerings.   And VIPs receive a VIP Swag Bag and the keepsake collectable “big” glass.  

Co-Founders of Wine & Food Week Constance and Clifton McDerby have always said about Sip N Stroll, “We invite you to raise a glass, meet a new friend, share a laugh and take it all in while serving the needs of The Ballard House whose mission is to provide a home away from home, free accommodations for patients with their caregivers who are undergoing treatment for life-threatening illnesses.”

Sip N Stroll Features include:

  • Kroger Experience Alley,a 50-foot display where you can grab great eats and sips of Kroger wine selections
  • VIP Zone with elevated food offerings, premium wines, lounge seating and swag bag
  • LaCroix Flavored Sparkling Water Oasis
  • All Things Bubbly with sparkling wines from Freixenet-Mionetto USA
  • Sweet Street with desserts extraordinaire and deliciously sweet wines
  • Frost Bank Fun Photo Booth
  • The Ballard House wine pull and silent auction
  • The Spirits Patio
  • Party Wagon Raffle with 100% of proceeds benefiting The Ballard House

Want to make it a party for your own group?  Private Deluxe Hospitality Tents are available. You, your closest friends and business associates can secure your own “home base” to take in all Sip N Stroll has to offer.  See the website for details and reservations.

Sip N Stroll sponsors include Keller Williams and Kroger as Co-Presenting Sponsors, Alexander Valley Vineyards, American Furniture Warehouse, Cane Island, Constellation Brands, Dignity Memorial, Ferguson, Freixenet-Mionetto USA, Frost Bank, Gallas Plastic Surgery & Vein Center, Goya Foods, Houston Community College, LaCroix, One Life Chiropractic, Renewal By Andersen, SpeedPro Imaging The Woodlands, The ARK by Norris and The Wine Group.

In-Kind partners include ACME Party & Tent, All About Katy, evamor Water, Genesis Photographers, Houston Show Choir, Infiniti Graphics, JPL Entertainment, Katy Times, Lawn Pops, SEO 411, Smile with Kelley Sweet-Deliciously Stylish Photography, and Swoon Magazine.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Tickets are available at  General admission tickets are $65.  VIP Lounge are available at $95.  All tickets are all-inclusive, and attendance is limited.  A sellout is expected once again.  Don’t wait.

Stay tuned for a complete list of the amazing participating restaurants, beverages, sponsors and exhibitors.