FAQ for Private Parties & Studio Events

Q: How does Wine & Design work?

A: We are a paint & sip studio who puts the ART in pARTy! At Wine & Design, we provide 2-hour instruction painting class by our professional artist! All in-studio events are BYOB (bring your own beverage) Wine/Beer and food/snacks (no hard liquor). Our artist will teach you step-by-step through the painting while you get to sip on your favorite beverage. By the end of class- you get to take home your finished masteripiece! All painting materials, instruction, plastic cups, and bottle openers are included.


Q: Do I need to reserve my seats in advance? 

A: Yes! To reserve your seats for an upcoming class, please visit our online calendar and click on the painting class you would like to attend. Please add the number of tickets you need to your cart & continue to check-out. Payment is required at the time of registration. If you are unable to complete your payment online, please call the studio to register over the phone. 570-846-0993 Click here to view online calendar & register for upcoming classes: 


Q: Can I pay at the door?

A: No, all tickets must be purchased ahead of time on-line. You may call and make payment over the phone, if needed. If you need to make arrangement to pay cash, ahead of your party date, Please call Jodi 570-846-0993

Q: How do I use a coupon/discount code or Gift Certificate?

A: Please create an account with us online during registration. Coupon/discount codes are not valid for specialty classes,pre-discounted classes or private parties. If you need to use your Gift Certificate for a private party, please contact Jodi Rakoski. 570-846-0993. PROMO37- are coupon/discount codes. GC37-are Gift Certificates. 

Q: How many people do you need to have for a private party?

A: There is a 10 person minimum for an Adult Private Party at our studio ($35 per person, $350). There is a 10 kid minimum for an Art Buzz Kids Private Party ($25 per child, $250 total). There is a 15 person minimum for an On Wheels event at your desired location. There is a 20 person minimum for Charity events. If the minimum number is not met 10 days before your event, your party may be canceled and you will forfiet your deposit.  We have a 10 day cancelation policy to receive you deposit back. 


Q: What if I have less than 10 people for a party?

A: If you have a small group under 10 people, it is recommended to join a class on our calendar, open to the public! We are happy to seat your group together at one table. Please advise all guests to put your name/group name in the Comment Box, so we now to seat you all together. Click here to view online calendar for upcoming classes: https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/williamsport


Q: What is the cost?

A: The cost is typically $35 per person for Adult Wine & Design classes & parties. The cost $25 per child for all Art Buzz Kids classes & parties. The cost is $50 for Paint Your Pet/House classes. Some specialty classes (bottle painting, wreaths, wood cut-outs, wood pallets, etc) range in price $35-$45+ and up. We sometimes offer $25 & $30 Special classes on our monthly calendar. Sign up with our newsletter and like us on social media to learn more about our upcoming specials! 


Q: Any other charges I should know about in advance?

A: To book & secure your private event, please call Jodi, 570-846-0993 to confirm event date is availabble, and complete private party contract and payment of $70 for adult party; or $250 (10 seats) for kids party on line. We are happy to customize a new painting for your event, for a reasonable artist customization fee ranging from $30-$50. 

Click Here for the Private Party Form


Q: How long is the party/class?

A: All events are 2-hour long instruction class. We require guests to arrive 15-20 minute ahead of time to for everyone to check-in, pour themselves a beverage, and mingle before we begin painting. Guests arriving 20 minutes after party start time, may be turned away and forfeit thier ticket purchase. Notify Jodi, if you believe you will be 10 minutes or more late. 


Q: What does the ticket price include?

A: Wine & Design provides a pre-traced canvas per person, artist instruction, music, all painting materials, bottle openers, and plastic cups.  Our professional artist will teach you step-by-step how to create your own masterpiece! Wine is NOT included.


Q: Do you sell alcohol, wine, beer, or food? Is wine included?

A: No. We are a BYOB (bring your own beverage) company. All in-studio events are BYOB. You may bring wine, beer, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, along with your own food. There are no restrictions on food. You may bring your own finger-foods, snacks, or choose to have your event catered. Some of our off-site location "On Wheels" events at restaurants are NOT BYOB, but you may purchase beverages/food at the location, depending on the venue.


Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellation policy: All tickets are non-refundable. If you cancel 48 hours in advance, we will gladly extend to you a 90 day credit to use towards an upcoming class. If there is a threat of inclement weather or if the event has low attendance, it may be subject to cancellation. In this case, you will be given a credit to attend a future class of equal value. If you no show to an event, your ticket purchase is forfeited. 

For Private Parties, We have an 10-day cancellation policy. If you cancel outside the 10 days, we are happy to reschedule your event or cancel altogether and returen your deposit.  If you decide to cancel your event within the 10 days, there are a few options for you! 

  • Reschedule your event to a different date within one month to give you more time to reach the minium needed. 
  • Open your Private Event to the public, so anybody can join! We can still seat all friends in your party together at one table. Only valid if your party already has 8 tickets bought, hostess will forfiet her additonal $35 deposit to cover cost of advertising the class. If the public class sells more than 10 ticket, hostess will recieve coupon code for her $35 to attend another class.
  • Cancel, you will forfeit your deposit but your guests will receive a refund for their tickets. 

Q: Can I pick the painting?

A: Yes! As the organizer of a private event, YOU get to choose the painting. Once your event is booked, we will email you a calendar link to view our Wine & Design paintings. You may pick 1 painting for your event, the artist can teach 1 painting at a time in the class. Painting selection must be done within 5 days of booking your event. 

All images on this file are property of Wine & Design Franchise Corporate and may not be copied, altered, recreated, or used for any purpose other than an official Wine & Design event. Use of images without consent from a Wine & Design Franchisee may result in legal action by the Corporate office. 


Q: Do you have kids paintings?
A: Yes, we have hundreds of kids paintings! These paintings are simplified, bright, and colorful for kids of all ages. Popular paintings for kids are animals. Once you book your child's party, we will email you a calendar link.  You & your child may look together to pick the best painting out for their event!


Q: Can my party guests pay separate? Can they pay at the door?

A: Yes, they may pay separately but NO, they may NOT pay at the door. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Once your event is on our calendar, we will email you the registration link and Private Event Code, that you can give to your friends to access your event to complete their registrations & payments online. 


Q: Do you have Kids Camps?

A: Yes! Art Buzz Kids is a Kids Division of Wine & Design. We offer Summer Camps, Seasonal Camps, Teacher Workdays, and Holiday Workshops. All events are listed on our online calender, under Public Events & Art Buzz Kids section.