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Find Fall Fun at the Annual Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival

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Editor's Note (7/19/2021): The 2021 Capital Region Apple and Wine Festival is cancelled for the 2021 season. According to the event organizer's website: "We have decided it will be too difficult to have a successful outdoor tasting event with masks and social distancing. We would rather wait to have a normal enjoyable event for our visitors and vendors."

Below, you can read details about the 2019 Capital Region Apple and Wine Festival for an idea of what to expect when the event returns in the future.

Attend the 2019 Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival at the Altamont Fairgrounds! Enjoy a juried art and craft show, a wine tasting, a car show, specialty food vendors, kids activities, and more.

wine tasting tent and wine bottles

2019 Activities and Vendors

  • Juried Art & Craft Show
  • Food Court
  • Pride of NY Specialty Food Vendors
  • Wine Tasting & Sales
  • Kids Activities
  • Live Entertainment on Both Days

2019 Kids Activities

  • Haunted House
  • Face Painting
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Clowns
  • Jugglers
  • Bounces & Slides
  • Stilt Walkers
  • The Amazing Kids Circus
  • Performances From The Incredible Larry
  • Pony Rides

2019 Car Show

Due to rain in the forecast, the Saturday Car Show has been moved to Sunday, September 15th (10am to 3pm).

All show cars enter at the Park Street Entrance. The gate for the show cars will open at 9am and close at 12pm 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 2pm.

2019 Wine Tasting

Individuals 21 years of age and older can pay an eight dollar fee to enter the wine tasting building and sample a variety of wines, hard ciders, and spirits from participating vendors. Admission to the wine building to shop is free.

2019 Art & 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.

Don't miss the Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival!

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