Troy, NY — Get ready for a weekend of delicious flavors, fantastic music, and family fun at the highly anticipated third annual Capital Strawberry & Wine Festival, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, 2024, at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium at 80 Vandenburgh Avenue in Troy, New York.

This event promises a perfect blend of the best New York State wines and spirits, mouth-watering food from various food trucks, booths selling strawberries and sweets, and live entertainment, ensuring a memorable experience for all attendees.

The main attraction is the Tasting Tent, featuring New York State wines, spirits and cider. Admission includes a taste of everything and a commemorative tasting glass to use at the event and take home as a keepsake. Food trucks and vendors will be serving lobster rolls, fried pickles, chicken wraps, wood-fired pizza, tacos, sausage sandwiches, steak sandwiches, and more!

The Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, home of the Tri-City ValleyCats is a new venue for the festival, which formerly took place at the Altamont Fairgrounds. The stadium is easily accessible with plenty of paved parking and has a view of the actual playing field, and is right in the heart of the Capital Region of Upstate New York.

Tickets are $20 ($10 for designated drivers) and free for kids! Purchase tickets for both days for $30 ($15 for designated drivers).

Johnny and the Cliff Notes perform at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Hair of the Dog will be taking the stage at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16.

Whether you’re coming for the music, the wine, the food, or just a great time with family and friends, this festival has it all. Mark your calendars and prepare for a weekend of fun, flavor, and festivities at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.

More information and advance ticket sales:

Vendors include: Cooper’s Daughter, Tug Hill Estate, Lakeland Winery, Albany Distilling Company, True North Granola, True Honey Teas, Kristina Fermann Creative Arts, Sundog Cider, Ferreira-Carpenter Winery, 3 Brothers Wineries & Estates, House of Cork, Gourmet Creations, Bath Fitter, Thousand Islands Winery, Jerky Hut NY, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery, Weis Vineyards, Lovely Essentials, The Candle Slinger, Cousins Maine Lobster, The Bees Knees Honey, Schenectady Distilling Company, In The Pines Fashion Boutique, Cutco Knives, The Atticco, Laura’s Raw Honey, Pail Shop Vineyards, Ms. Sticks, Adirondack Winery, Bear’s Nest Studio, Robles Catering, Upstate Coffee, Freefall Sangria, Patty’s Floral & Woods, ABC Woodworking, Flickering Fern Candle, Helderberg Meadworks, Meadowdale Farm Winery, Shizen Skin, Main St. Winery, Terry Palmer, Zahas Home Goods, Hamilton Parc, Black Horse Farms, Healing Lily Metaphysical Boutique, Mod Pots and Plants, Teadaytea and more.

This event is organized by Starbird Events, and sponsored by Hilton Garden Inn, the Times Union, Hydra Fulfillment, T-Mobile, and Capital City Produce. Starbird Events also organizes the Capital Apple and Wine Festival, held this year on September 28 and 29 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Chatham, New York.

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