Being a VIP is GREAT!

What is the Best Way to Experience the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival? Be a VIP!

There are a few different options for purchasing tickets to the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Tickets… but when you are considering which type of ticket to purchase, there is only one option that gives you the BEST experience AND bang for your buck…VIP!  Check out the top reasons to purchase a VIP Tasting Ticket below!

 Cut the line with the VIP designated entrance!

Cut the line with the VIP designated entrance!

1-Hour Early Access & Dedicated Entry

Although there are many great reasons why you should purchase a VIP ticket, perhaps the top two reasons is the VIP exclusive 1-hour early access to the festival grounds. With over 7,000 attendees expected through the weekend for 2019, we’ve extended VIP early access to 1 full hour, starting at 10:00 am each day! If you would rather cruise into the festival a little later in the day, cut the line and use the VIP dedicated entrance to the festival.  Beat the crowds and enjoy the festival in VIP style!


This isn’t your average wine festival…

The 2019 Wine and Food Festival will feature over 120 vendors, and although we have a growing list of wineries, distilleries, breweries, meaderies and other craft beverage vendors this year, the other BIG part of the festival is Food.  Culinary demonstrations, tons of local artisan food vendors… and as a VIP, you will receive a food voucher to enjoy a featured complimentary food truck item that our food trucks offer, including our great friends at the Adirondack Brewery’s Hops, Chops and Roll Food Truck!  From Greek to BBQ, there’s something for everyone when it’s time to chow down!

Check out the food truck VIP specialty food items from 2018!  

 Great variety of amazing food trucks to choose from!

Great variety of amazing food trucks to choose from!

 This is how you set up hands-free wine tasting! :)

This is how you set up hands-free wine tasting! 🙂


Okay, so you just walked through the welcome/check-in tent, and you’re getting your bearings on what to do first…

Hit the merch tent and get your festival survival gear! All VIPs receive a sweet VIP Swag Bag that includes a “Live Local” 6-bottle reusable wine tote from our friends at True Brands that’s perfect for all your festival purchases.  Also in this bag, you’ll find a wine glass necklace for hands-free tasting, and wine glass koozies to keep your wine cold and protect it from accidental drops and an extra gift from Love is in New York!  Also under the merch tent, you’ll find more essential festival gear…from sunscreen and sunglasses to wine canteens and openers…we have you covered!


Important for every wine festival is staying hydrated.  Also included in the VIP Swag Bag is a complimentary bottle of water per day they attend, from our friends at the Glens Falls National Bank.

Need more water?  Our Festival Beneficiary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks will be selling water through the weekend at the Welcome Tent and via mobile wagons, so hydrate for a good cause!

 Happy Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteers Lending a Helping Hand!

Happy Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteers Lending a Helping Hand!

 Save BIG on local attractions, shops, restaurants & more!

Save BIG on local attractions, shops, restaurants & more!


We work with an amazing group of local businesses to put together a Lake George regional voucher booklet for VIP’S ONLY.  This booklet alone has a value of over $300 in discounts from local attractions to craft beverage companies.  Although our festival is the reason most people are visiting Lake George, there are tons of things to do around town and in the region, and this booklet is a great way to plan your weekend activities and save in a variety of ways.


VIP Tasting Tickets consistently sell out, and a big part of the reason why is VALUE.  A single day VIP Tasting Ticket including the goody bag, and 1-hour early entry with designated entry rings in around $75, and only costs $55.  That’s only $17 more than the GA Tasting Ticket gate price!  

But if you really want to live it up in the grandest style, and take in everything the festival has to offer, you want a VIP Weekend Pass which costs only $75 for $110 worth of value!

Saturday the party is on as our festival staff and new and returning vendors welcome the majority of attendees as they explore the festival.  Then Sunday we amp up your experience with activities like” Wine & Chocolate for Enthusiasts” from Barkeater Chocolates Co. and Sip and Craft events with vendors like Sip “N” Canvas.  Take your time and enjoy the festival weekend!

But be sure move quickly, as VIP consistently SELLS OUT.  So, don’t wait, grab your tickets now, and step up your experience to the top level.  Plus, you know you’re kind of a big deal, so match up your top-notch coolness with a top-notch experience!

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