Celebrate the bounty of wine, food, and fun in the Hudson Valley at the Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds!
Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest
Head to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck on September 9 and 10 for two days of wine and food tastings, beer, spirits, artisans, cooking demonstrations and more!
The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is celebrating its 32nd anniversary in 2023! The Festival, held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, continues to celebrate the local food and wine culture of the region, which is known for its fertile vineyards and orchards. More than 200 vendors will be serving up their best samples: wine, beer, spirits, food (think cheese, chocolate and more!) and artisan products. Guests also enjoy live entertainment, cooking demonstrations and seminars on topics such as wine and food pairing and sustainable farming practices. There will also be the opportunity to meet and mingle with some of New York’s best wine makers.
Guests can also purchase bottles of wine, beer and spirits. No worries: you don’t have to carry your bottles around with you all day. A special storage and pickup system makes it easy to collect your beverages when you are ready to leave the Festival.
Attending the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest
Tasting Ticket – Gate Price – One Day $50 / Weekend $90
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.)
VIP Tickets – Limited Availability – One Day $99
Includes tasting glass and all the wine/beer/cider/spirits sampling, early access to the festival, access to VIP tent with free refreshments, and a special gift bag.
Designated Driver Ticket – Gate Price – One Day $25 / Weekend $45
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.
Slightly discounted tickets can be bought before the Festival here.