Did you know it is ok to bring the kids along to most wineries and tasting rooms in the Santa Ynez Valley? Not only is it ok but families are welcomed.
I’ve listed just a few family friendly spots below along with what is offered to keep your children entertained. All of these wineries welcome dogs as well. If you are considering a winery not listed below, please call ahead to ensure a great experience for all.
Bedford Winery has a book shelf and toys for the kids. All of their events are for the entire family.
Tercero Wines offers juice, fresh bread baked by the winemaker himself, and sidewalk chalk.
Daniel Gehrs Wines has low sugar juice boxes, a basket full of toys and books for kids. They also provide mega kitty Clio for any visitors requiring a “cat” fix.
Coquelicot is kid friendly with a nice big courtyard, picnic tables, and a Bocce Ball court.
Saarloos & Sons welcomes everyone with a cupcake option and free photobooth.
Fess Parker Winery & Vineyards has an expansive lawn with plenty of room to play.
Lucky Dogg Winery has a chalkboard and toys.
Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards Tasting Room has toys, books, small table and chairs, coloring books and checkers.
Buttonwood Farm & Winery has a beautiful garden adjacent to the tasting room with lots of running room.
Shoestring Winery has a nice covered picnic area with plenty of room for kids to run.
Standing Sun Winery has a huge concrete floor for large scale sidewalk art and chalk art projects for children.
Dierberg & Starlane Vineyards has a beautiful lawn with Bocce and other available lawn games. They also have coloring books.
Lompoc Wine Ghetto
LaMontagne has a kids corner with coloring books, markers and crayons.
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