Beer and Wine Festival
13th Annual Beer and Wine Festival
November 12, 2016 - Beer and Wine Festival 3:30 to 7:30 PM, Holiday Valley Lodge
Holiday Valley Resort, the Ellicottville Brewing Company and Southern Tier Brewery will host the 13th Annual Beer and Wine Festival at the Holiday Valley Lodge on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 3:30 to 7:30 PM. Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York and Ellicottville vintners. Three bands will play on Saturday.
2015 Brewers included: Big Ditch, Southern Tier, Ellicottville Brewing, John Harvard's, Brooklyn Brewery, Voodoo Brewery, Victory Brewing, North American Breweries, Boston Beer Co., Hamburg Brewing Co., Empire Brewing Company, Shock Top/Goose Island, Three Heads Brewing, Sly Fox, Great Lakes Brewing, North Country Brewing, DG Yuengling, Son Brewery, Ithaca, Rohrbachs Brewing, Ommegang, Saranac Brewery, Four Mile Brewery, Resurgence Brewery, Flying Bison Brewing Co., Consumers Beverage featuring Flying Monkey's Smashbomb Atomic IPA and craft brews from Sanzo ....plus Vermont Hard Cider, DeMunck's Hard Cider, Original Sin Cider, McKenzie Hard Cider, Hazlitt's Orchard and Cider and Black Bird Hard Cider! And new this year is Buffalo Distilling!
The new Wine Cellar on the ground floor was the site of several New York wineries, including Merritt, Black Willow, Winery of Ellicottville, Savage, Victorianbourg, Busted Grapes, Chateau Buffalo Ciderhouse and Winery, Noble Winery, Main Street Winery, Long Neck Wines and more.
Friday Night Brew Masters Dinner
Friday night's dinner is a themed party featuring 7 courses. Each course is prepared with and is paired with a rare and unique beer. Hors d'oeuvres are served at 6:00 PM and the dinner begins at 7:00.
Tickets for Friday's dinner and Saturday's festival will be available starting in August, 2016. Pricing will be tiered so buy early for the best rates!
Beer & Wine Festival Lodging PackagesMake it a weekend vacation with a stay at the Inn, a Holiday Valley Rental Condominium or the Tamarack Club. Book lodging packages by calling Central Reservations, 800-323-0020 or 716-699-2345. Packages include complimentary shuttle pass and $5 food voucher for the festival.
A shuttle service is available for Holiday Valley lodging guests from the Inn, Tamarack and Holiday Valley condos to the Holiday Valley Lodge starting at 2:30PM. Beginning at 5:00 PM, shuttles will be available for transportation into the Village of Ellicottville and to Holiday Valley accommodations. A shuttle is available from the Village of Ellicottville (pick up at Balloons) back to Holiday Valley lodging from 6 PM until 2:30 AM. Please be advised that there is a zero tolerance policy for open containers in the Village. (Empty your glass before you get on the bus!)