Term and Conditions
The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival presented by Grape Events Partners LLC is hosted by Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Any purchase or possession of tickets (including wristbands and credentials, collectively, the “Ticket(s)”) for the Festival constitutes the irrevocable acceptance of, and the agreement to be bound by all of the terms and conditions contained herein, by ticketholder as either the purchaser, custodian or bearer of the Ticket(s) (hereinafter referred to as “Holder”, and/or “You”). Holder further acknowledges and agrees that the Festival may, from time to time, modify, add, remove, supplement, amend, update or otherwise revise any or all of the terms and conditions contained herein, without advanced, direct or individual notice to you and such revisions shall, at the sole and absolute option of the Festival, relate back to the date of purchase.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT PURCHASE AND/OR USE TICKET(S).
ALL SALES FINAL; NO REFUNDS, NO EXCHANGES, NO REPLACEMENTS; NO RESALE
All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. This ticket is non-refundable and will not be replaced or exchanged for any reason whatsoever.No resale may occur without the prior written consent of the Festival Organizers.
ASSUMPTION OF ALL RISKS
Each ticket holder (“Holder”) voluntarily assumes all risks and dangers incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued (“Event”), whether occurring prior to, during or after the Event. Holder hereby agrees to release Grape Events Partners LLC, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Dutchess County, Town of Rhinebeck, and all these separate legal entities’ respective officers, directors, owners, affiliates, employees, and agents (collectively, “Organizer Representatives”) acting by and through them, from any claim arising from or relating to the Event. Holder expressly agrees to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the Festival, its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, and representatives from any and all claims, demands, actions, and costs which might arise out of Holder’s participation in the Festival, even though such claims, demands, actions, and costs may have been caused by the negligence of the Festival, its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, and representatives. Festival Organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen articles at the Event.
All attendees purchasing Single Day Tasting Admission, Two Day Tasting Admission, or VIP Tasting tickets and packages must be 21 years of age and present valid photo identification at the gate.
NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK POLICY
For the benefit of our local sponsors and vendors, Attendees will not be permitted to bring non-approved outside food or drink into Festival Events under any circumstances.
NO SMOKING POLICY
The festival grounds are a non-smoking and drug-free area, including cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, and electronic cigarettes. Please step outside festival grounds to smoke. Re-entry with a wristband is permitted.
Possession of any dangerous article, including but not limited to, firearms, destructive devices, explosives, slingshots, weapons, tear gas guns, electric weapons or devices, and fireworks, are expressly prohibited at the Festival or on Fairgrounds property. Holder agrees that this policy is in force, and agrees to comply with the policy, regardless of whether signs prohibiting weapons are posted on the premises of any official Festival Event.
NO PETS ALLOWED. ONLY SERVICE ANIMALS PERMITTED
Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. For more information, please refer to the U.S. Department of Justice.
INCLEMENT WEATHER/ EVENT CHANGES/FORCE MAJEURE
Festival Organizers shall have no responsibility, financial or otherwise, for Event cancellation, delay, or interruption due to inclement weather, if the Festival or any of its Event(s) is postponed or canceled by the Festival Organizers due to public health and/or safety concerns, or other acts beyond its control, and will not refund Holder in such situations. Festival Organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen articles at the Event. Organizers in their sole and absolute discretion as provided herein. Upon the occurrence of the Event and/or Festival cancellation due to reasons outlined herein, including but not limited to, events outside the Festival’s reasonable control, acts of God, public health emergencies (including, but not limited to, as a result of epidemics and pandemics); riots, wars, insurrection of military power, civil rebellion, production delays, strikes, hurricanes, tropical storms, earthquakes, floods, natural disasters or inclement weather (regardless of severity), any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, Festival Organizers shall, at their sole and absolute discretion (a) have the right, but not the obligation, to issue a refund to Holders, OR shall at its sole and absolute discretion, (b) elect to postpone the Event and/or the Festival OR (c) cancel the Event and/or the Festival without further legal or financial obligation or liability to Holder, including the obligation to issue a refund or to reschedule the Event and/or the Festival. Purchasing Tickets pursuant to these terms and conditions subjects the Holder to a high degree of risk relative to possible Event and/or Festival cancellations. If the Festival Organizers elect to issue a refund, an amount equivalent to the face value of Ticket(s) only shall be refunded to the payment method by which the purchase was originally made. Under no circumstances shall Holder be entitled to a refund of any shipping, handling, or other processing fees.
RIGHT TO USE YOUR NAME, VOICE, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS
By using this ticket, Holder hereby grants Festival Organizers and their affiliates and licensees the irrevocable, transferable, perpetual right and license to record (by photograph, film, tape, aural devices, and any other method or device) the Holder’s name, voice, image, and likeness while at the Festival (the Recordings”) and publish, print, display, or use such Recordings for any and all purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised.
DRINKING POLICY As responsible members of the community, Festival Organizers recognize the concern about drinking and driving, and its policy is to encourage responsible consumption of products at the Festival. Attendees who consume alcoholic beverages must do so in a responsible manner. If Holder believes that his/her driving ability may be impaired or that Holder cannot safely operate a motor vehicle, please speak with a Festival representative who will assist in securing transportation (at Holder’s cost) to Holder’s destination point. Due to the number of Event attendees, neither the Festival Organizers nor the representatives of any Event venue can ensure that all attendees who intend to drive are capable of driving. Accordingly, Holder agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless Organizer Representatives and the Event venue, as appropriate, from any liability related thereto.
ALL PRESENT AT THE FESTIVAL ARE EXPECTED TO ABIDE BY OUR CODE OF CONDUCT, SEE DETAILS HERE>>(link to our CoC)
ACCOMMODATIONS If you have a disability and need accommodation in order to participate in the Event, please contact the Festival at email@example.com at least three (3) days prior to the event. In all situations, a good-faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.