In an effort to showcase its festivals, Goa Tourism is all set to conduct two of its most captivating events, the Grape Escapade and Goa Vintage Car & Bike Festival 2018 in the second fortnight of April 2018. The lifestyle and wine festival organised by Goa Tourism through Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), the ‘Grape Escapade 2018’ will begin from April 19-22 at the D.B. Bandodkar Ground, Campal, Panjim from 6 pm onwards. This is the 14th edition of the Grape Escapade. The four-day event is expected to draw lakhs of tourists in view of the on-going summer vacations.
Over the years, Grape Escapade has provided a platform for local entrepreneurs to share expertise, display products, engage in B2B, and offers tourists and Goans an opportunity to savour on flavours from the vineyard, taste Goan food and experience Goa’s traditions and culture. The festival brings together a host of professionals from the tourism hospitality industry like hoteliers, restaurateurs, wineries and manufacturers to showcase their premium offerings.
The Goa Vintage Car & Bike Festival 2018 will hit the streets of Panjim on April 29, 2018 at the INOX Courtyard from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Various vintage bike and car owners, users, collectors and fans will parade along with their prized possessions around Panjim. The vintage bike and car rally will route from INOX courtyard to Miramar Circle and further proceed to Divja circle and head back to INOX Courtyard where they will be on display till 6.00 pm. This will be followed by a function to award prizes and certificates for various categories of vintage vehicles. Some of the categories will include the oldest automobile, most appealing and the rarest, etc.