The 24th Annual Glorious Garlic Festival Weekend

2016 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.

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. Decorations will be provided by the Corning Museum of Glass. Members are allowed to bring up to two guests to join them in the tent. Not yet a Wine Club Member? Signups are available during the weekend.

Concert at Fox Run - Thursday, August 4th

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 everyone enjoyed throughout the weekend.

Festival menu outside:
Tabbouleh with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Parsley, Lemon and EVOO
Roasted Garlic & Hummus with Roasted Peppers and Pita Chips
Mushrooms in Garlic-Parsley Sauce
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
40 clove BBQ Pulled Pork with Coleslaw

The Fox Run Café will feature it's seasonal menu with ingredients sourced directly from the on-site garden. Local Chef Brud Holland will also be adding in a few additional items special for the event.

Café Festival menu inside the Tasting Room:
Basic Cheeseboard: Lively Run Chévre, Sprout Creek Toussaint Stella Vallis Tomme and Jake's Smoked Gouda
Advanced Cheeseboard: Sprout Creek Margie, Muranda Bel Ceillo, Danascara Dulcinea, Lively Run Cayuga Blue
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 Egg, Remembrance Farms Spicy Greens with Baguette
Naan Pizza: Zucchini Pesto or Tomato Mozzarella served with mixed greens
Garlic Mac & Cheese served with mixed greens
House-made Quiche with tomatoes, garlic & greens with Swiss served with mixed greens
Featured Salads served with baguette
Cup of Soup served with baguette
Mixed Greens served with baguette

Garlic Lectures & Demonstrations

Sponsored by Finger Lakes Public Radio WEOS, The 2015 schedule included these great chefs and growers:

Cooking Demo by Chef Andrew Chambers from the New York Wine & Culinary Center
Garlic Braiding Demo with Peter Gambino, Gambino Garlic Growers
Executive Chefs Roberto A. Parrilla and Nyssa Trepes, Kismet New American Bistro, Naples, NY - Visit their website to download the recipe they made during the festival.

"The Versatility of Verjooz" Cooking Demo with Tina Hazlitt, Verjooz-Finger Lakes Cab Franc Verjuice. Visit our recipe section to download the recipes she made during the festival.
Garlic Braiding Demo with Peter Gambino, Gambino Garlic Growers
Cooking Demo by Chef Brud Holland- Fox Run Vineyards & Finger Lakes Made
Cooking Demo by Chef Ryan Abby - Geneva on The Lake Resort & Restaurant.

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.

Past performers includes:
Virgina Schwartz & Friends (former fiddler for The Town Pants)
Bob & Dee
Rebecca Collen & The Chore Lads
Not Sold Separately (Duane & Dave Keogh of The Town Pants)

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 Rochester
Angel Art Pottery Lodi
Country Gourmet Creations Moravia
Earthly Possession Boutique Geneva
Finger Lakes Black Currants Penn Yan
For Claudia's Sayke Hammondsport
Fox Run Vineyards Penn Yan
Gambino Garlic Growers Hornell
Hooper Garlic Fultonham
Ideuma Creek Alpacas Unadilla
Jake's Garlic Holley
Java-Gourmet, Inc. Penn Yan
JD Gourmet Hightstown NJ
Joe's Jerky Sherrill
Knapp Farm Lowman
Lively Run Goat Dairy Interlaken
Vendor Name Town
Mark S. Bowman Canandaigua
Mele Garlic Farm Holley
Mill Creek Farm North Chili
Muranda Cheese Company Waterloo
Naples Valley Brand Products Naples
Papa's Kettle Korn York PA
Papillon Boutique Geneva
Schiek's Maple Products Penn Yan
Seneca Farms Penn Yan
Seneca Vegetables Hall
Six Circles Farm Lodi
Stony Brook Wholehearted Foods Geneva
Stu Gallagher Photography Syracuse
Tabasco Chris Mechanicville
Twin Peaks Garlic Farmers Canisteo
Upstate New York Garlic Farm Holley