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2nd Annual NYK Craft Brew & BBQ Fest

June 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The craft beer festival of the season is back and bigger than ever! Join us at New York Kitchen for the biggest and best craft beer event to kick off the 2019 Summer season.

Date and Time:

Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM


New York Kitchen


General Admission: $40 | Designated Drivers: $25


Biggest & Best Beer Festival on Canandaigua Lake!

Why should you come? We’ve got…

  • Unlimited samplings of craft beers and ciders from your favorite New York State brewers
  • Live music by Banned from the Tavern and Dos Locos
  • The best BBQ in the area, from Marty’s Meats and the NYK Food Truck
  • The area’s top breweries, cideries, Hops, and Malt/Barley experts, all in one place!


Festival goers will have the chance to vote for the People’s Choice Best Display & Best Consumer Experience Awards!


Where Can I Purchase Tickets?
Tickets are available online by clicking HERE, the Front Desk at New York Kitchen or you can call (585) 394-7070 and one of our Front Desk Reps will take care of you.

Are Tickets Available Day Of?
Yes, however we recommend you purchase tickets in advance as this will get you into the festival faster!

What Time Do Doors Open Day Of?
12PM.  No early entrance into the festival will be permitted to ensure that all breweries and vendors are set and ready to roll.  Should a line form we will start checking ID’s and wrist-banding to get you into the festival ASAP.  Have your ticket (either printed or on mobile) ready to show along with your valid form of identification.

How Do I Get Into the Festival?
To enter the festival you must bring (2) required items; First item is your printed ticket or we can scan on your mobile device.  The second item is a valid form of identification.  All guests must show these two items, missing or forgotten items means no entrance into the festival.

What Do I Get with My General Admission Ticket?
You’ll get access to unlimited samplings from 12PM-3PM, a commemorative sampling glass, access to live music and food trucks (food is available for purchase, not included with ticket price).

What Do I Get with My Designated Driver Ticket?
You’ll get access to live music and food trucks (food is available for purchase, not included with ticket price).  Plenty of water and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for you as well.

Where Can I Park?
Limited parking is available in front of New York Kitchen and there will be ample FREE parking available in the lot behind the new Murphy’s Law and Lake shore Canandaigua National Bank branch office.  Parking is not available overnight, we highly recommend taking advantage of carpools and Uber/Lyft rides.  Please do not drink and drive!

Are There Age Restrictions?
YES!  All guests, including DD’s, must be 21 or over.  Please, no children or babies.

Will I Be Required to Show Photo ID?
YES!  All guests, including DD’s, must show proper identification.  The following are the only accepted forms of identification:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Passport
  • Military or Government Photo ID

Note: Expired photo identification of any kind cannot be used to validate your age.  Student identification cards are NOT a valid form of ID.

Are There ATM’s Available On-Site?
Yes, there is an ATM conveniently located inside New York Kitchen just outside of the Tasting Room on the first floor.

Are There Any Restrictions on Items?
Yes – Strollers, Outside Food & Beverage will not be permitted into the festival.  Bags and purses may be subject to check by security to ensure the safety of all attending.

What Is The Entrance/Re-Entry Policy?
There is one entrance to the Festival: all guests must enter through the main front doors of New York Kitchen and head into the Sands Gallery for check-in.  Once checked-in you’ll be able to head outside to enjoy the festival.  You must ask for a hand stamp to be permitted back into the Festival, NYK managers will be around to answer questions.

What Happens if it Rains?
The show must go on…rain or shine!  The main craft beverage tasting tent and live music are located under enclosed tents for protection from the elements, minimal walking to and from the tents, NYK building and food trucks unfortunately is not covered.

More Information
To learn more about our Craft Beer Tastings and Classes visit our Craft Beer Page.


June 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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