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Hudson-Valley’s Finest Food, Wines, Spirits, & Crafts August 10 and 11

The 9th Annual Putnam County Wine & Food Fest, held at its new location of Cold Spring Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring, New York, is now one month away! The two-day festival will take place on both Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11 and will feature Hudson Valley-produced wine, spirits, cider, food and crafts, all for festival-goers to enjoy. Local musical acts, arts & crafts both to purchase and take-part in during the fest, face painting and other interactive activities provide something for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are on sale now, here:

The Hudson Valley’s Glynwood Farms will provide a food demo using seasonal ingredients from the farm on Saturday while KAS Spirits will show attendees how to mix the perfect cocktail on Sunday. Food and drink vendors on site both days include Black Bear, Freefall Sangria, Lakeland, Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery, Black Button Distilling, Olde York Farm Distillery & Cooperage, Union Grove Distillery, Master Asador BBQ, Octavio’s Food Wagon, Two Dogs Hotdogs, Finger Lake Harvest, Reggae Boy Cafe, Pizza A Legna, Kisco Sweets & Treats, The Luscious Little Dessert Company and more.

Getting to the Fest is also easier and more economical this year. Metro-North’s Hudson line stops in Cold Spring; it is only a short walk from the train stop to the Park. The Fest has partnered with Metro-North to offer riders discounted train and festival tickets which can be purchased from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine. Should commuters want to extend their trip, there is a lot to do in Cold Spring! From kayaking along the glorious Hudson River to vintage shopping to family-friendly restaurants, there really is something for everyone here. [Plan your trip here:] (http://coldspringliving.com)http://coldspringliving.com.

General Admission tickets to the Fest, which runs from 11:00am-6:00pm on Saturday and 11:00am-5:00pm on Sunday, are $10. Wine Tasting tickets are $20/Advance and $30/Gate and include a wine tasting glass for wine, spirits and cider tastings, an event program and other product samples inside the main tent. Performances will feature musical genres including pop, country, R&B and Reggae. Parking is available and will be found along the perimeter of the park or in the Municipal Parking Lot.

Event sponsors include HamletHub, Hudson Valley Wine magazine, Hudson Valley magazine, WAG magazine, Manhattan Beer Distributors, PartyTime Tent Rentals, VOSS Water and Metro-North Railroad.

For additional information about the event please visit www.putnamcountywinefest.com  or www.Facebook.com/PutnamCountyWineFest , to stay in the loop on prize giveaways, vendor information, and all things wine and food related in the Hudson Valley.

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