Finger Lakes Riesling Festival
August 9-10, 2014
At The New York Wine & Culinary Center
and the Canandaigua City Pier
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Finger Lakes Riesling Festival
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Festival Info

Wine Garden Sampling:

Saturday, August 9: 10am-5pm
Sunday, August 10: 12pm-5pm

Festival Activities:

Saturday and Sunday: 10am-5pm

Parking & Shuttle Services

Shuttle services provided by Ontario ARC.

Area Hotels

Interested in turning your visit to the Finger Lakes Riesling Festival into a fun-filled week or weekend-long vacation? The following hotels and bed & breakfasts have something for everyone’s taste…and budget!

We recommend Inn on the Lake.
Click here for a full listing of bed & breakfasts in the Finger Lakes Region.

First Aid

The First Aid Tent will be set up with trained medical technicians from the Canandaigua Emergency Squad to assist with any medical needs.


Donations and sponsorship money help benefit the Canandaigua Family Y's Caring for Kids Campaign and charities of the Canandaigua Rotary, including many nonprofits throughout Ontario County, making this the largest fundraising weekend in Ontario County!

To date, the Riesling Festival has donated more than $150,000 to the Canandaigua area.

Monies raised helped the following:

  • 548 kids were given the chance to thrive in preschool, child-care classes, sports, swim classes and so much more
  • 480 adults were given the opportunity to get healthy and maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • 12 seniors continued to stay active and keep moving because of the SilverSneakers Program
  • 7 young adults turned to the teen center for a safe after-school environment with other kids their age
  • Festival-goers can make donations on site