Festivals Flowing with Good Cheer
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:00 AM by Visit Rochester Staff
Cheers! to these events celebrating beer, wine and spirits in Rochester and the Finger Lakes this harvest season.
Tap It Forward
The Genesee Brew House will host up to 40 New York state breweries, at a craft beer festival designed to put a spotlight on the statewide beer scene. The Tap it Forward Festival features live music, food trucks, backyard games, vendors and New York state craft beer and cider. The goal of the Tap it Forward Festival is to showcase Rochester and New York state as a destination for great beer.
Fall fun for the whole family. KettleFest features over two dozen craft vendors, live music, local craft beer/wine/cider, cooking demonstrations, farm tours, guided trail walks, and more. Children's activities include a beehive box painting contest and our world-famous chicken races!
10AM to 4PM
Guten Tag! Celebrate two fun-filled weekends at the 30th Annual Oktoberfest in the huge, one-acre tent at Camp Eastman in Irondequoit. This annual tradition includes German music, food, shopping and of course beer.
September 8-9 and 15-16
Purple Foot Festival
Casa Larga's Purple Foot Festival is one of the largest grape stomping festivals in the Eastern U.S.! Celebrate harvest through the old world tradition of stomping grapes along with wine tastings, kids activities, shopping, food trucks and live music.
Autumn Festival of Ales
Over 2,000 beer lovers will travel to Honeoye Falls to sample over 40 craft beers brewed by CB Craft Brewers. Enjoy live music, food vendors, and more at the annual Autumn Festival of Ales.
Honeoye Falls Firemans Field
I-Square Fall Festival
Everyone is invited to I-Square in Irondequoit for the family friendly Fall Festival featuring, square dancing, beer & wine tastings, cider & donuts, a cocktail contest, live music, hayrides, bounce houses and more.
Join the village of Fairport as they celebrate like only they can with live music, beer, food and fun at the annual Fairport Oktoberfest.
Starting at 3PM
New York Craft Brewers Holiday Release
The New York Wine & Culinary Center is partnering with the New York State Brewers Association to bring you breweries from all across NY for this extra-special opportunity to taste seasonal beers including some brewed specifically for this festival. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about NYS craft beer directly from the brewers/owners.
Starting at 3PM