18 Years of Wine, Food & Fun!

For almost 2 decades, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival has been one of New York’s premier showcases for New York Wineries & Gourmet Specialty Foods.  Over the years, we’ve added a New York Craft Beer Pavilion as well as Distilleries, Hard Ciders, and more. Purchase lunch and other tasty snacks from our extensive Gourmet Food Truck Corral. Satisfy your cravings with all the Hudson Valley has to offer at the Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest – always the weekend after Labor Day.

Dates: Saturday September 7 & Sunday September 8, 2019
Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY
Event Hours: Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM
Rain or Shine, Free Parking, No Pets Permitted

We offer 3 different tickets to the Fest:

Tasting Ticket – $40 at the Gate
Includes tasting glass and all the wine/beer/cider/spirits sampling. Most samples are 1-2oz. Food is not included. (Age 21 and over – ID required.)

Non-Tasting Ticket – $15 at the Gate
Includes free water/soda all day & souvenir tasting glass upon exit.  This ticket does NOT include any wine /beer/spirits sampling however you are permitted to purchase cups of beer in our beer tent. Food is not included. (Age 21 and over – ID Required)

Designated Driver Ticket – $12 at the Gate
Includes free water/soda all day & souvenir tasting glass upon exit.  THIS IS A NO ALCOHOL TICKET for guests underage or who choose not to drink alcohol. Guests with regular admission wristbands will NOT be served alcohol and if witnessed consuming alcohol will be asked to leave the premises. Food is not included.

Bring Your Friends and Save on Group Tickets!

Group Rate Tickets

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is a great event for groups!  Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Family Reunions, Alumni Gatherings or any group get together will enjoy the Fest. We include free Designated Driver tickets for bus drivers and tour guides.

The Fairgrounds has plenty of free parking for tour buses.

10-25 People

  • Tasting Ticket (Age 21 and over – ID required.) – $30 each
  • Non-Tasting Ticket (Age 21 and over – ID required.) – $10 each
  • Designated Driver Ticket – $7 each

26+ People

  • Tasting Ticket (Age 21 and over – ID required.) – $25 each
  • Non-Tasting Ticket (Age 21 and over – ID required.) – $7 each
  • Designated Driver Ticket – $5 each

 Purchase Group Tickets until September 1, 2019. Please call 845-658-7181 to order. Group tickets will not be available at the gate.

Add a Private Picnic Tent to Your Day at the Fest!

Picnic tents
picnic tents

Great for Bachelorette/Bachelor Parties, Birthday Parties, Family Reunions and Tour Groups. Reserve a private picnic pavilion for your group that includes canopy, round tables with covers and chairs (sides can be added for an additional fee). The tent will be all set up and ready for you in the picnic area right across from the exhibit halls.

Create a perfect spot for your group to eat and relax together away from the crowds.

Tent for up to 32 People – $820
Tent for up to 56 People – $1585
Tent for up to 100 People – $2500

Reserve your Picnic tent no later than August 15. Call to 845-658-7181 to reserve your tent.