The 25th Annual Glorious Garlic Festival Weekend

2017 Garlic Festival

What's At The Festival?

Tasting Room

Throughout the festival, the Tasting Room and Café will be open. Step inside for wine tasting to sample our latest releases and refreshing wines for summer. No reservations necessary for large groups during the festival weekend! Buses and Limos welcome.

Café & Market

The Café & Market will feature additional food selections including salads, house made quiche, naan pizzas, all featuring local ingredients. The Market includes many locally made products to purchase and make at home. Many of our Market products are available to sample in our outside tent space.

Fox Run Beverage Locations

We offer our award winning wines by the glass or bottle as well as soda, ice tea and water. ALSO - additional WINE SATELLITE up the hill in front of vendors in Vineyard Row.

Admission & Parking is FREE!

There will be parking attendants to assist you in finding a parking spot. This is a very busy weekend and you will be directed as to where you can park on the vineyard grounds. There will be shuttles from the parking lots to the festival area available throughout the weekend.

Wine Club Members Tent

Wine Club Members have a special tent to mingle with the winemakers and sample unreleased wines or barrel samples. Members are allowed to bring up to two guests to join them in the tent. Interested in becoming a Wine Club Member? Signups are available during the weekend.

The wine making team will be pouring a special side by side comparison of our Cabernet Franc & newly released unoaked Cabernet Franc!

Concert at Fox Run - Thursday, August 3rd

Each year they bring record breaking crowds to Fox Run's lawn... and they're back at it again this year, kicking off the Glorious Garlic Festival weekend!

Every summer The Town Pants grace the Finger Lakes with their upbeat folk, rock and Celtic inspired music straight from Vancouver, BC. Their stop at Fox Run is a highly anticipated show by locals and visitors alike, and is a great family friendly event guaranteed to be a good time.

Food and drinks will be available starting at 5 pm with music starting at 6. FREE Admission & Parking. No coolers please!

Festival Food Menus

Chef Tony Gullace and his Max Rochester team created a great menu of garlic-inspired festival food that can be enjoyed throughout the weekend.

Festival menu outside:
Tabbouleh with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Parsley, Lemon and EVOO
Local Mushroom Salad with Garlic Dressing
Garlic Fries with Roasted Garlic Aioli
Garlic and Herb Marinated Chicken Sandwich with Lettuce, Tomato & Pickled Onion with Roasted Garlic Mayo
White Pizza with Roasted Garlic, Mozzarella, Arugula, Parmesan, EVOO
Jumbo Italian Garlic Sausage with Sauteed Peppers & Onions
Garlic Roasted Corn On The Cob With Manchego Cheese
Bacon, Tomato And Garlic Spread With Toasted Crostini
40 clove BBQ Pulled Pork with Coleslaw

The Fox Run Café will feature it's seasonal menu with locally sourced ingredients. Chef Brud Holland will also be adding in a few additional items special for the event.

Café Festival menu inside the Tasting Room:
The #1 Cheeseboard: First Light Farms Chévre, Muranda Cheese Bel Ceillo, Goot Essa Woodsmoked Cheddar and Lively Run FLX Gold
The #2 Cheeseboard: Nancy's Hudson Valley Camembert, Danascara Dulcinea, Muranda Blue Cheese, Muranda Roasted Garlic Cheddar
Garlic Lovers Cheeseboard: Double the Garlic, Double the Cheese- Muranda Roasted Garlic Cheddar, First Light Farm Garlic Chévre
FLX Pate Plate: Country Pate, Verjooz Pickled Veggies, Mixed Greens with Baguette
FLX Tacos: 2 flour tortillas filled with local bison, cheese, lettuce and a side of salsa served with mixed greens
Naan Pizza: Zucchini Pesto or Tomato Mozzarella served with mixed greens
Garlic Mac & Cheese served with mixed greens
House-made Quiche with roasted summer veggies and garlic with cheddar served with mixed greens
Featured Salads served with baguette
Cup of Soup served with baguette
Mixed Greens served with baguette

Garlic Lectures & Demonstrations

We are very excited to have Finger Lakes Public Radio WEOS, sponsor the Cooking & Demonstrations tent again in 2017. The 2017 schedule features these great local chefs, restaurants and garlic expertise:

Saturday, August 5th:
11:30 am - Cooking Demo: Chef Brud Holland, Fox Run Vineyards
1:00 pm - Lecture: Growing & Using Garlic with Tom Singer, Singer Farm Naturals
2:15 pm - Matt Wooster, NY Wine and Culinary Center
Cooking Demo: Chef Brud Holland, Fox Run Vineyards

Sunday, August 6th:
11:30 am - Cooking Demo: Max Bonacci and Joe Kennedy, Linden Social Club
1:00 pm - Lecture: Growing & Using Garlic with Tom Singer, Singer Farm Naturals
2:15 pm - Orlando Rodriguez, Glenora Wine Cellars
3:30 pm - Cooking Demo: Samantha Buyskes, Three Brothers

Entertainment Schedule

Fox Run Vineyards Garlic Festival is known for the taste and smell of garlic, but an aspect that always receives high praise as well is the enjoyable and varied entertainment. We are glad that so many of you joined us for a great lineup of local and international musicians.

Our 2017 performance lineup:
Saturday, August 5th:
12-2 pm: Blue Eyed Soul
3-5 pm: Meg Gehman and the Influence

Sunday, August 6th:
12-2 pm: Rebecca Collen & The Chore Lads
3-5 pm: Not Sold Separately

Garlic Festival Tent & Vineyard Row Vendors

We will have vendors located throughout the grounds, including three large vendor tents as well as additional vendors lined up along our Vineyard Row. We hope that you are able to visit all of our vendors! Last year's vendors have the first opportunity to renew but we do have a waitlist for vendors. If you would like to be added to our waitlist, please download the following form, complete it and return it to the Fox Run Marketing team. Download the Vendor Waitlist Form.
Vendor Name Town
A & L Garlic Holley
African Presents Palm Bay, FL
Angel Art Pottery Lodi, NY
Bo's Bones Dog Biscuits Etna, NY
Concord Art Glass Pittsford, NY
Country Gourmet Creations Moravia
Earthly Possession Boutique Geneva
Cacao Vita Rochester, NY
Finger Lakes Black Currants Penn Yan
For Claudia's Sayke Hammondsport
Fox Run Vineyards Penn Yan
Fish Woodworks Geneva, NY
Hook N' Crooke Garden Tools Burlington, NY
Ideuma Creek Alpacas Unadilla
Jake's Garlic Holley
JD Gourmet Hightstown NJ
Joe's Jerky Sherrill
Knapp Farm Lowman
Knob View Farm Stroudsburg, PA
Lively Run Dairy Interlaken, NY
Vendor Name Town
Luke's Mill Creek Farm North Chili
Mark S. Bowman Canandaigua
Mele Garlic Farm Holley
Muranda Cheese Company Waterloo
Papa's Kettle Korn York PA
Papillon Boutique Geneva
Pappardelle's/Sou Pasta Newtown, PA
Schiek's Maple Products Penn Yan
Seneca Farms Penn Yan
Seneca Vegetables Hall
Six Circles Farm Lodi
Singer Farm Naturals Appleton, NY
Staving Artist Woodwork Penn Yan, NY
Stony Brook Wholehearted Foods Geneva
Tabasco Chris Mechanicville
Tea-licious Trendz Webster, NY
Twin Peaks Garlic Farmers Canisteo
Upstate New York Garlic Farm Holley
Whole in the Wall Pesto Binghamton, NY