How to Become a Valued Volunteer!

Volunteer Meeting June 8, 2017

12pm or 5pm

We are looking forward to another great Atascadero Wine Festival this year, thank you for considering volunteering your time to make that a reality for 2017!



Thank you to our volunteers!

The success of the Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival over the past 22 years is due to the many volunteers whom have given of their time and talents!

There are several different volunteer opportunities take a look at the descriptions below and fine the duty that best suits your talents and we will do our very best to place you in that location. As a special treat for your volunteer time we will be offering you a ticket to the event to be enjoyed after your shift, given to a friend or donated back to the Festival. Volunteer Hold Harmless Agreement also needs to be filled out and handed in with your application.

Click HERE for a PDF Application 

Click HERE for the Hold Harmless


We will be providing all of our volunteers a t-shirt to wear during their shift. Shirts will be handed out at the orientation meeting and your Wine Festival Ticket will be handed to you after you have completed your shift.

If you would like to learn more about how to become an Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival volunteer for 2018, please fill out the Volunteer Application pdf  and the Hold Harmless Agreement return to the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce. 

Volunteer Opportunities for 2018:

Event Crew-

Morning set up, tables, pop ups, signs, misc. Assist wineries and all other vendors to assigned booth. Over all event support during event hours, closing duties remove signs, and items set up. Assist event participants with exiting procedures.


Unpack wine glasses, distribution set up, hand out glasses to attendees and check Id for legal age to enjoy alcohol beverages at event. Put Festival wristbands on presold ticket holders.


Three (3) gate locations. We partner two at each gate for each shift. Volunteer with a friend or spouse at the same location. Assignment is to not allow attendees to exit with alcohol in their event wine glass or other container. Guest must pour out contents prior to exiting due to Alcohol Beverage Laws. Bring a lawn chair to relax at gate when guest are not exiting.

Soda/Water Booth-

Sell cold soda and water to guest. Designated drivers will receive two complimentary coupons for free water or soda of their choice.

Ticket Sales-

Event ticket sales will handle credit card machines and other forms of payment. Assist with Will Call for pre-sold tickets. Check Id for legal age then put on festival wristbands.

The Festival has grown over the years to be a cultural event that promotes and supports the wine, art and culinary offerings of the Central Coast. To date, contributions totaling over $120,000 have been awarded to the various community projects and to assist Atascadero’s Charles Paddock Zoo with improvements and animal exhibits.

Event Location | Atascadero Lake Park: 9100 Morro Rd.

(On left side next to the beautiful Charles Paddock Zoo)