2017 Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival

September 16 and 17, 2017

apples and pumpkin painting

Visit the annual Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival at the Altamont Fairgrounds on September 16 and 17, 2017. Admission is just $8, and children under 15 are free when accompanied by an adult.


  • Saturday, 10:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Sunday, 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Acres of free and convenient parking.

Sorry, no pets allowed.

Activities and Vendors:

  • Juried Art & Craft Show
  • Food Court
  • Pride of NY Specialty Food Vendors
  • Car Show
  • Wine Tasting and Sales - Featuring major New York State Wineries

Kids Activities:

  • Face Painting
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Haunted House presented by the Town of Guilderland Police Explorers
  • Clowns, Jugglers & Stilt Walkers
  • Bounces & Slides
  • New This Year: Battle Bubble Ball Soccer
  • Pony Rides & Petting Zoo by Dream Ponies and Zoo
    • 12:00PM to 4:00PM both days
  • Amazing Kids Circus - performance times:
    • Saturday - 12:00PM, 2:00PM, and 4:00PM
    • Sunday - 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM
  • The Incredible Larry - performance times:
    • Saturday - 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM
    • Sunday - 12:00PM, 2:00PM, and 4:00PM

Entertainment Lineup Coming Soon!

Car Show - Saturday (rain date: Sunday), 10:00AM - 3:00PM

All show cars enter at the Park Street Entrance. The gate for the show cars will open at 9:00AM and close at 12:00PM for judging. There will be two show car classes (1980 and older/1980 and newer), with trophies for the top 10 show cars in each class and awards given for best bikes. Awards will be given out at 2:00PM.

Dash plaques and goody bags will be given out to the first 50 cars that enter. The entrace fee is $10 per car/bike, which admits two people to the car show and the festival. Additional admissions for those over 15 may be purchased for $8 each.

There will also be a 50/50 raffle, wine tasting, craft booths, haunted house, bouncy bounce and slide, music, and lots of great apple treats as well.

Please contact wacksman20[at]gmail[dot]com for questions about the car show.

Wine Tasting Details Coming Soon!

Craft Show

This year 100 craft exhibitors will be accepted into the show, with opportunities to reserve double booth spaces. The festival strives to present excellent craftwork to the public. For more information on the craft show, or to apply to be a vendor, visit www.appleandwinefestival.com/artcraftshow.html, or call Northeast Show Promoters at 518.786.1529.

Food Bank

Bring a non-perishable food item or make a monetary donation to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and receive $1.00 off your next purchase of $10.00 or more at Altamont Orchards Farm Market, 6654 Dunnsville Road, Altamont, NY 12009.

The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York will be located just inside the entrance.

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