Launch of the Lakes presented by Yancey's Fancy New York's Artisan Cheese

Turn out in your best toga as Bacchus, the God of Wine, blesses the festival and you may be crowned King and Queen!

Enjoy a preview of what the Finger Lakes Wine Festival has to offer including:

- Toga and Costume Contest
- Yancey's Fancy New York Artisan’s cheese samples
- Wine samples from many festival wineries featured at the Festival 
- Live music featuring Keith James Band

Event is Friday of Festival weekend, 5pm-9:30pm. Guests should enter through Gate 2.

*Separate Admission is Required for Launch of the Lakes - NOT INCLUDED with Festival Admission

Toga Participants

Toga Contest

Categories include:

- Yancey's Fanciest King and Queen

- Most Creative Toga (Individual)

- Most Creative Toga (Group)

Costume Participants

Costume Contest

Categories include:

- Most Creative Costume (Group)