Experience the event that readers of USA Today have voted the country's "Best Wine Festival". Sample 90+ New York State wineries and artisan food vendors, explore educational wine seminars, and enjoy pace car rides around the 3.45-mile race course, live music and more! The best part? It's all in the heart of New York's famous Finger Lakes Wine Country.

Buy early to save.

*Festival admission is required for festival access.



    Taster Wristbands

    A One-Day or Two-Day weekend Taster Wristband gives you admittance to the Watkins Glen International facility grounds and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival.


    • One (1) commemorative Finger Lakes Wine Festival glass
    • Tastings at 90+ wineries in climate-controlled tents
    • Diverse range of food vendors and unique craft and art purveyors
    • Live music performances and outdoor demonstrations

    *Valid photo I.D. is required to participate in Festival activities.



    Dd Wristbands

    A 1-Day Designated Driver Wristband gives you admittance to the Festival grounds. This includes dozens of mouth watering food vendors and unique craft and art purveyors, along with live music performances and outdoor demonstrations. Complimentary water and Coca-Cola products are available at the marked Designated Driver stations.

    A designated driver wristband will not be served alcoholic beverages by wineries at the Festival.

    *Must be 21 years or older.