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Niagara Falls: Tap & Craft Festival is Saturday


Mon, Oct 16th 2023 02:35 pm

40+ craft breweries, cideries & distilleries, plus live music and local vendors

Tap & Craft is back for its second annual festival at the Niagara Falls Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 21. The event will feature over 40 craft brands, 35 local vendors, and the live music of The Far Trio during the general session.

Tickets, and the full pour list, are available at www.tapandcraft.com.

The event runs from 4:30-8 p.m. at 101 Old Falls St. Tickets are $30 online or $40 the day of the event (if available). Designated Driver tickets are $10 (includes bottle of water).

 Each ticket includes event admission, a commemorative tasting glass, unlimited 3-ounce beer samples, the opportunity to meet craft brewers/makers and talk shop, $15 in free slot play from the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, live music by the far trio, and a cornhole tournament and yard games that can all be played with a drink in one’s hand.

The Tap & Craft Festival is supported by Cornerstone CFCU (glass sponsor) and presenting sponsors Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, Niagara Hiking Co., Sheraton Niagara Falls USA, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls Firefighters Local 714, Timothy J. Hennessy PLLC and LiveNF. Organizers have partnered with Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop and Magic Bear Beer Cellar to curate special brand selections for the festival.

CEO Eric Hepkins said, “At Cornerstone Community FCU, we believe in the power of community and the importance of supporting local businesses and events that bring us all together. The Tap & Craft Festival is a great representation of our community's spirit, and we are delighted to be part of it."

Sheraton Niagara Falls USA General Manager Daniel Tighe said, “This festival is becoming a staple for the downtown area. Every year, the Sheraton Niagara Falls USA looks forward to partnering with the Tap & Craft team. Events like this showcase how great the Western New York area is and what we have to offer.” 

Executive Director Sara Capen said, "The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is proud to sponsor the Tap & Craft Festival, and recognizes the hard work and dedication of those involved in building this positive event that gives locals and visitors a reason to enjoy live music and craft brews at the peak of fall foliage season in Western New York."

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