Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair organizers announced Sept. 6 the four-day event for 2019 has been canceled.
This year would have marked the event’s 16th anniversary. However, due to a decline in participation, the event was canceled, according to a statement.
Historically taking place in the spring, this year’s event was scheduled to take place in October. Plans for 2020’s event are already in the works, the statement said. Anyone who has already purchased tickets for this year’s event will receive a full refund.
View the full message from event organizers below:
“We are disappointed to announce that the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair has been cancelled for 2019 as a result of a decline in participation. The integrity of the event is our number one priority for guests, chefs, sponsors and our partners, and after a difficult evaluation of where things stand currently, we made the decision to cancel the events planned for this Fall.
“It is incredibly important to us to maintain the reputation and good standing the event has built over the years and to ensure its success in the future. Plans for 2020 are currently under review and being developed. We will be reorganizing and rebranding the event to ensure a fresh path forward. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. All partners and ticket purchasers will receive a full refund.
“We appreciate your understanding and join you in continuing to raise a glass to celebrating the diverse, unique culinary offerings throughout Texas and beyond.”
Any additional questions regarding the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.