Launch of the Lakes

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
- Wine samples from many festival wineries featured at the Festival 
- Live music

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:

- Launch of the Lakes King and Queen

- Most Creative Toga (Individual)

- Most Creative Toga (Group)

Costume Participants

Costume Contest

Categories include:

- Most Creative Costume (Group)