3 things to know about Girl Scout Cookies

WORTH THE DRIVE: Scavenger hunt for Girl Scout cookies and wine

Girl Scout cookies. Wine. Scavenger hunt. Outdoor Refreshment Area.

This sounds like a winning recipe.

Thin mints, Samoas, Tagalogs and Dosidos are coming soon. Deliveries for pre-orders are on the horizon and store/booth sales will start in the area on Friday. Click here to find out where you can buy some near you.

To take your cookie experience to the next level, this event will help you wash down those tasty treats with some booze.

As Girl Scout cookie sales begin, customers will have a choice of old favorites and something new. (MARK R. SULLIVAN/HNT CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER)


This special event offers a little something for everyone. Historic downtown Middletown is the setting for a family-friendly Cookie Walk complete with wine pairing for the 21+ crowd.

Check in at the Windamere, then trade your ticket for a cookie tasting map. Walk to different shops, eateries and establishments to get eight different Girl Scout cookies.

Join the "Cookie Monster Scavenger Hunt” to find the hidden "cookies" in downtown businesses and redeem your passport back at the Windamere before you leave for a free box of Girl Scout Cookies to take home. We hear Cookie Monster may make a special appearance.

For 21 and older participants, each "Cookie Stop" will have a specially selected wine pairing available for purchase $2 each sample or full glasses available for purchase (sold separately at each location). The Downtown Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area will be in effect, allowing participants to sip and stroll between stops.

WHAT: Girl Scout Cookie Walk & Wine Pairing

WHERE: The Windamere, 2 S. Main St., Middletown

WHEN: Saturday, March 2, 1-4 p.m.

COST: Tickets are $5.  Purchase tickets online here. Tickets will be available at the door if the event doesn't sell out prior.  Wine samples or glasses available at extra charge.

MORE INFO: info@downtownmiddletown.org | Facebook

Girl Scout cookies have become a cultural phenomenon, not just a fund-raiser for the Girl Scouts, but a culinary staple in offices, schools and homes. CONTRIBUTED


While this isn’t technically a Girl Scout cookie and beer pairing event, you could get a little creative. Barrel House will host a Girl Scout cookie booth outside the bar. Buy some cookies, head indoors for some craft beer. Sounds like a pairing to us!

WHAT: Girl Scout Cookie Sale

WHEN: Sunday, March 10, from noon to 2 p.m.

WHERE: 417 E. Third St., Dayton

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Taste of Wine is having a Girl Scout Cookie and wine pairing
Photo: Photo: Taste of Wine


Enjoy five wines paired with five different flavors of cookies, with a commemorative glass. and the logo glass is yours to keep! 21 and older only. This year’s event is sold out, but we are telling you the details anyway so you can keep this on your radar for next year.

WHAT: Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Pairing

WHEN: Saturday, March 2, from 1-3 p.m

WHERE: 6572 Ohio 47, Versailles

COST: $10 per person. Tickets required. For tickets call The Winery at 937-526-3232. Call The WInery and speak directly to a staff member during regular business hours. Reservations will not be accepted via email, voicemail or private message.

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