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Niagara USA Uncorked! – POSTPONED until July 31 & August 1, 2021

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The 12th annual Niagara USA UNCORKED! wine festival is POSTPONED until 2021.

More information coming soon!

Wine-Tasting Tickets:

The festival runs from 12–7pm  Saturday and Sunday 12–5pm.

Tickets for the festival are available at the pre-sale rate of $25 each online until the Friday night before the event at 9pm EST.
Tickets may be purchased at the festival entrance (located on Portage Road side of the park) both days for $30 each.
Advance ticket purchases will receive $5 worth of coupons valid towards the purchase of wine at the festival. (Coupons will be given upon check-in at the festival).

Any one who wishes not to taste wine, or is under the age of 21, is not required to purchase a festival ticket and will be admitted free of charge.

What’s Included?

Each festival ticket includes 3 tastes at each of the participating wineries (see list below) and a keepsake wine glass (while supplies last).
Tickets are valid for both days. The ticket holder is responsible to retain their ticket and tasting glass.
You will be required to show ID for proof of age over 21 yrs and get a new wristband for each day you are tasting.
Festival ticket holders will receive a keepsake wine glass with their ticket to keep as a souvenir, while supplies last.
Tickets do not include food.

Get a FREE tote bag – and FREE event tickets!

Each purchase of 6 bottles made at the festival in one day will receive a FREE reusable 6-bottle wine tote bag. Buy 12 bottles, get two tote bags! Available while supplies last.

Buy more, save more with Niagara Wine Trail Rewards! Earn a FREE Holiday Happening 2020 ticket ($30 value).
For each bottle purchased at the festival winery staff will check off a box in your tasting pass.
Fill all 24 boxes (purchase 2 cases) and hand in your pass at the festival wine pickup tent.

Local Food:

Many local vendors will be on hand to purchase culinary delights and refreshments from each day. Food much be purchased directly from vendors; it is not included in the festival ticket price. A list of participating vendors will be available below.

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Food is not included with your wine tasting ticket. Please purchase food directly from our vendors. 

Local Restaurants & Food Trucks:

  • TBA

Farm Markets: 

  • Becker Farms


  • TBA

On Saturday and Sunday join us for LIVE MUSIC, wine discussions and demonstrations.
All demos and talks are FREE and open to all festival attendees.
(must be over the age of 21 and have a tasting wristband to participate in any wine tasting portions.)

The festival runs either rain or shine!

Center Tent Presenter &Music Schedule

 * schedule is subject to change; special demonstrations are scheduled during music breaks

Games & Prizes with Uptown Entertainment both days


  • TBD


  • TBD
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$25 Advance ticket online

$30 each – purchase at the Festival Entrance Tent

Hours: Saturday 12–7pm and Sunday 12–5pm (tasting tickets valid both days)
Location: Academy Park, in the Village of Lewiston.
Parking: There is free parking around the Park and in the Village.

Show your email confirmation (use your smartphone or print out email) at the main entrance tent to redeem your tasting ticket and wine glass.
No tickets will be mailed.
No refunds for event tickets.

Your tasting ticket and wine glass must be retained for each day of the festival.
Glasses may be purchased for an additional fee while supplies last at the festival.
You will be required to show ID and get a new wristband for each day you are tasting. Must be 21 or over to participate in wine tasting.

Tickets are valid for both days of the festival.

Tickets do not include transportation. A list of suggested companies may be found here.
A valid photo ID with proof of age is required to participate in wine tasting. Please have your ID ready upon arrival. 

Designated drivers and non-drinking attendees are welcome at no charge.

For more information on the festival or to receive information on how you can participate please e-mail:

Wine Pickup Service:

Wine pick-up service is provided to keep your hands free. Fill out the pick-up sticker(s) completely. Give one copy to the winery when making your purchase. You keep the upper left sticker. Additional stickers are available at the festival entrance. NO wine will be kept overnight. We are not responsible for purchases not picked up.

Wine Pickup Service Sponsored by:


Learn about what makes our region so special for growing grapes! Learn how to taste wine and how to pair wine with food! Wine-education seminars are free and open to all festival attendees both days. A schedule of seminars running both days will be available on the website and in the festival brochure available at the entrance.

Parking and Address:

Parking for the festival is free in the Village of Lewiston.
Academy Park
150 Portage Road
Lewiston, New York 14092

Looking for a place to stay?

Check out the Lodging page for ideas.
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