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Patterson Recreation Center

65 Front Street

Patterson, NY 12563

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2018 Spring Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival - Kentucky Derby Themed


TIME: 11 AM to 4 PM

LOCATION: Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front Street, Patterson, NY 12563 (just 4 miles from Insterstate 84 at Exit 18 and just two blocks from Metro North's Patterson stop on the Harlem Line.

Take Metro-North’s Harlem Line to Patterson Station. Check schedules at mta.info/mnr.


Come sip wine and sample chocolate, wine, spirits, cider, craft beer from all across our region. Celebrate the spring with over 60 vendors and get a jump on your Kentucky Derby shopping (or pre-mother's day celebration).

Pick up bottles of wine and for everyone on your spring shopping lists. Shop from additional vendors including honey, olive oil, fine crafts, specialty foods, and more. Food trucks will be onsite with food to purchase during the event.

Here is a fun addition to the event. Get creative - there will be awards for the BEST Kentucky Derby Hat of the floor. You as a guest get to vote on the People's Choice Award for the BEST decorated VENDOR BOOTH and BEST of Wine and Chocolate!!

We listen - you wanted more chocolate - more space - and more fun.

Highlighted ~ Chocolate Alert!!!!
•A FULL Chocolate Fondue Bar ~ Just for you ~ hosted by the Kingston Candy Bar and Sponsored by Rose & Kiernan

Highlighted Featured Additions
•Kentucky Derby/Danner Dan Contest - Not Mandatory - but prizes given to the best hats

•Kentucky Derby Themed Photo Booth

•You get to judge on the Kentucky Derby Themed Booths for Best of Show

•Vote on the Best of the Hudson Valley Awards!

•Renown Chef Demo Area - teaching recipes and samples

•An Aerialist/Acrobat to serve wine to you

•A Roving Magician / Tarot Card Reader

•A Wellness Area - Chair Massages

•Wine Pull Raffle/Raffles

Tons of FREE samples and direct shopping from the vendors

An amazing VIP and lounging area

#ArtforParc Art gallery exhibit.

Our May 2018 event will SELL OUT. Get your tickets early!

AGE LIMITS: Age 21 and over only for all ticket holders.

TICKETS: February 11th to May 5th: $30/$10 designated driver

Day of Event (if available) $35 at the door, $10 for designated drivers (if available).

What attendees say about our event:

"I would like to commend you and anyone else who worked on organizing this event. Everything about it was beyond my expectations, and knowing that the money goes to such a great cause makes it that much better. I look forward to attending future events." Cindy Linden, Liberty, NY

"Really was one of the best presented event I've been to in a while." Shirley Jacobs, Westchester County, NY

"Just a little note to say THANK YOU for all your hard work this past weekend. My friends and I had such GOOD TIME and it looked like everyone was having fun also!!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!!!" Jill Short, Kingston, NY


Vendor List as of February 27, 2018 (Additions being made ever day:

•Adirondack Winery •Albany Distilling •Benmarl Winery •Brotherhood Winery
•Captain Lawrence (Ale) •Glorie Farm Winery •Harvest Spirits Farm Distillery
•Icedelites (Wine Slushies) •Kas Spirits •Keegan Ales (Ale) •Lakeland Winery Inc.
•Ledge Rock Winery •Liquid Altitude •Manhattan (Ale) •Milea Estate Vineyards
•Oliva Vineyards •Pazdar Winery •Sundog Cider LLC. •Thousand Islands Winery
•Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery •Whitecliff Vineyards •Yankee Folly Distillery

• Auntie Liana's •B's Cheese •Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters
•Cake Artist Café •Cardoso Cookies •Cheesecake Heaven
•Christine's Cuisine •DW Sweet Confections •Eleanors Best
•Emalyn Sweets •Haven •Hudson Valley Chocolates
•JD Gourmet •Kingston Candy Bar •Mayas Jams
•Olive U! •Oliver Kita Chocolates •Periwinkles at Rhinebeck
•Simply Beyond/Red Oaks Foods •The Luscious Little Dessert Company
•The Olive Table •Wild Coyote

Gifts/Fine Crafts
•#ArtforParc •Ann Egan •Bracelets Under the Gunks
•Burlap Fox At Home (Once Upon A Bottle) •Creative Gifts by Teresa
•Cutco •Groovy Chick Jewelry •Jar Worthy •Made With Love Skincare
•Origami Owl •SAS Glass •The Extended Family •Worldlings Pleasure
•Young Living Oils/ Dress Up Booth

Food Trucks
•Party of Two Catering (Frites NY) •Paglia Catering •Stuf'd Truck
•Three Little Pigs Food Truck •Those Guys Catering

Sponsored Booths
•Birchez Associates
•BMW of Ridgefield
•Cartwright & Daughters VIP Tent and lounging area
•Crowne Plaza, Danbury
•Heidi’s Inn
•HTLC Pharmacy
•Partners with PARC
•Renewal by Anderson Windows
•Rose & Keirnan
•The Arc of Putnam

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This event is 21 and over only for all ticket holders.

What does my ticket buy me?

Tasting Ticket - allows you to taste and sample from all of the wine, spirits, craft beer, hard cider, specialty food and confections vendors, and more. You will also receive a signature tasting glass.

Designated Driver Ticket - allows you to sample chocolate, specialty food, non-alcoholic beverages but NO ALCOHOL SAMPLING. You will receive complimentary water and soft drinks.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Venue is 4 miles off Interstate 84 in Patterson, NY, minutes from Carmel, Pawling, Brewster, western Connecticut, 20 minutes to Fishkill, 20 minutes to Danbury.

Take Metro-North’s Harlem Line to Patterson Station. Check schedules at mta.info/mnr.
What can/can't I bring to the event?

No outside food and beverage allowed.
No attendees under age 21 (no children will be allowed at this event).

Can I bring my 18 year old daughter to be my designated driver?

No. No one under age 21 is allowed to attend this event.

My baby is just a few months old. Can I bring him and walk around with a stroller?

No. No one under age 21 is allowed to attend this event, even babies.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jami L. Anson
Director of Development & Outreach

845-278-7272, ext. 2287

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

You can transfer your ticket to anyone you like. These are your tickets to use or giveaway. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be used toward another event.

Are my tickets refundable or exchangeable for another event?


Can I update my registration information?


Can I use my tickets on either Saturday or Sunday?

No, you must purchase tickets on the day you plan to use them.

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