Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival
November 9-10, 2018
The Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival is legendary for great beers, wines, spirits and good times. This year's 15th annual event on November 10, 2018 from 3:30 to 7:30PM features over 30 craft brewers with over 100 beers and wines from New York State and the region, plus entertainment on 3 floors of the beautiful Holiday Valley Lodge. You must be 21 to purchase a ticket and also to attend the festival. Each ticket includes a $5 food voucher for the Brew Festival food court. Designated drivers pay just $10 which includes a $5 food voucher.
New Friday Night Party, Trucks-N-Brews!
Friday night's party on November 9th, Holiday Valley Trucks 'n Brews is a whole new experience! Come with your friends and enjoy the huge bonfire, live music by the Porcelain Busdrivers, food trucks and tents and select brewers all happening outside the Tannenbaum Lodge from 7-10PM ! Admission and beer tasting is included in the $25 fee, then pay as you go for delicious goodies from Lloyd's, J&L BBQ, Polish Villa II, Fat Bob's, Bike & Bean, Tim & Bonnie's, Outback Kettle Korn and Holiday Valley. Must be 21 or over to attend.
Brewers, Distilleries, Wineries and Cider Makers
2018 Brewers and Cider Makers will include Southern Tier Brewing, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Big Ditch, Boston Beer, Brewery Ommegang, Brickyard Brewing, Community Beer Works, Yuengling, Empire Brewing, Erie Brewing, Five & 20, Great Lakes, Hamburg Brewing, Ithaca Brewing, Long Trail, Mackjac Hard Cider, New York Beer Project, Otter Creek, Rohrbachs, Rusty Nickel, Steelbound Brewery, Thin Man, Victory and Voodoo. Wineries include Casa Larga Vineyards, Main Stree Winery, Merritt Estate, Midgard, Old Soul, Savage, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, Winery of Ellicottville and Woodbury Vineyards. Distilleries include Black Button Distilling, Ellicottville Distillery, Honeyoye Falls Distillery, Lockhouse Distiller, Southern Tier Distilling, Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillery and Tommyrotter Distillery.
Festival Entertainment and Food
All 3 floors of the Holiday Valley Lodge will be hopping with great music. The second floor features "Buffalo's Greatest Party Band", Hit N Run. The Tim Britt Band will play on the first floor and Two Guys Drinking Beer will play in the Wine Cellar on the ground floor.
Each ticket includes a $5 voucher redeemable for food in the cafeteria. The menu includes German favorites like sausage and pretzels, plus dogs, burgers, fries and poutine. Smoked meats from Dom's Butcher Block of Ellicottville, Cuba Cheese Shop, Phygit Foods for pretzel necklaces and the Bavarian Nut Company will be located among the brewers and in the wine cellar. Gary Liota from Santiago Cigars will be hand rolling cigars on the second floor deck.
Kegs 'n Eggs Breakfast
Life does go on after the Festival, and the Kegs 'n Eggs breakfast buffet at John Harvard's will help you move on...
Sunday Nov 11th from 9am to 12pm, $16 per person, bloody Marys and Mimosas $7.50 each.
Beer and Wine Festival Lodging Packages
Make it a weekend with close, convenient lodging at the Inn at Holiday Valley, the Tamarack Club or a Holiday Valley Rental Property. If you're lodging at a Holiday Valley property, transportation to the Beer Dinner and downtown after the dinner will be provided! Shuttle service is provided to Saturday's festival and to Ellicottville post-festival for Holiday Valley lodging guests. For reservations call 716-699-2345.
The Inn at Holiday Valley is a cozy hotel layout with an indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tub. The Inn is a short walk (one fairway length) to/from the Beer and Wine Festival venue. Continental breakfast is included in your stay.
- One night Inn Package with Beer Festival Tickets
- Two night Inn Package with Beer Festival Tickets
- Two night Inn Package with Trucks 'N Brews and Beer Festival Tickets
- One night Inn Package with Trucks 'N Brews Tickets
The Tamarack Club is adjacent to the Beer Festival venue. Indoor/outdoor heated pool and two hot tubs, Ellicottville Oasis Spa on site. Packages are based on double occupancy, but larger sized units are available and additional tickets may be purchased.
Holiday Valley Rental Properties include condos, townhouses and homes at Holiday Valley and nearby. Shuttle service is available to SnowPine Village, Alpine Meadows and Wildflower to and from the Festival. For reservations in a HV Rental Property call 716-699-2912.