Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival
November 8-9, 2019
The Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival is legendary for great beers, wines, spirits and good times. This year's 16th annual Beer and Wine Festival on November 9, 2019 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 8th, Holiday Valley Trucks 'n Brews is a whole new experience! Come with your friends and enjoy the huge bonfire, live music, 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 some of the area's favorite food trucks and local restaurants. So far our confirmed food trucks for 2019 are Pizza Amore, MooCheesy, Jake & the Fat Man BBQ, Lloyd, Fat Bob's, Dina's of Ellicottville, Siri Thai Cuisine and Allen Burger Venture. Yum! Must be 21 or over to attend.
Ticket Pricing 2019
|Date of Sale||Friday Trucks 'n Brews||Saturday Beer & Wine||Combo Ticket|
|June 15-Sept 30||$25||$50||$70|
|Oct 1-Oct 31||$25||$55||$75|
|Nov 1-Nov 8||$25||$60||$80|
Brewers, Distilleries, Wineries and Cider Makers
2019 Brewers and Cider Makers so far...Big Ditch Brewing Company, Blackbird Cider Works, Brickyard Brewing, Britesmith Brewing, Brooklyn Brewery, Cider Creek Hard Cider, Community Beer Works, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Empire Brewing Company, Erie Brewing Company, Five & 20 Brewing, Flying Bison, Founders Brewing, Genessee, Magic Hat, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Long Trail, Otter Creek, Mackjack Hard Cider, Ohio Brewing Company, Pressure Drop Brewing, Resurgence Brewing Company, Saranac Brewery, Steelbound Brewery & Distillery, Southern Tier Brewing Company, Thinman Brewing, Victory Brewing, Voodoo Brewing and Woodcock Brothers.
2019 Wineries include Main Street Winery, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, Winery of Ellicottville and Zugibe Vineyards with more to be annouonced.
2019 Distilleries include Ellicottville Distillery, Honeyoye Falls Distillery, Belle Isle Craft Spirits, Tommyrotter Distillery and Steelbound.
Festival Entertainment and Food
All 3 floors of the Holiday Valley Lodge will be hopping with great music.
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 10th from 9am to 12pm, $15.
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. Lodging packages will be available starting June 15, 2019.
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.
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.