Wine and Food

Time to Celebrate

Westchester Magazine’s 12th Annual Wine & Food Festival returns June 6-10, 2023! Join us for a delicious, week-long celebration of 100+ top local restaurants, exceptional wines, beers, spirits, burgers, food trucks, and award-winning chefs to celebrate all of the culinary wonders that help make Westchester the best county! From the always sold-out Burger & Beer Blast to the iconic Grand Tasting Village, along with more events to be announced. Stay tuned for more announcements regarding the festival by following us on Instagram & Facebook!

To view the full list of restaurants participating in the 2023 Wine & Food Festival, click here.


Playland Boardwalk


Wine and Food Festival

There are many events to choose from including:

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Party on the Pier at Playland

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival returns to the beach! Guests will enjoy a fun-filled evening on the Playland boardwalk overlooking the beautiful Long Island Sound while enjoying samples of summer favorites from local restaurants and food trucks plus beer, wine, cocktails and live music.  The highlight of the night will be our 5th Annual Bartender Shake-Off, featuring Westchester’s top bartenders competing for Best Bartender honors.
Location: Playland Park 
Time: 6pm-9pm
Individual Tickets: $65
Party Pack of 10 Tickets: $600 


Thursday, June 8, 2023
Burger & Beer Blast

The annual Burger & Beer Blast just keeps getting bigger, better and more delectable than ever. Westchester’s ultimate party, the Burger & Beer Blast pits 30 local restaurants in a competition to serve up the signature burger that will reign supreme. Guests get to sample, vote and proclaim the winner. With craft beer, food trucks, wine and spirits plus music, the Burger & Beer Blast is this summer’s hottest ticket.
Location: Kensico Dam Plaza
Time: 6pm-9:30pm
Individual Tickets: $75
Party Pack of 10 Tickets: $700


Saturday, June 10, 2023
Grand Tasting Village

The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival, the Grand Tasting Village features live Chef demos, tastings from 40+ local restaurants and more than 200 wines and spirits. Chef demonstrations and a variety of food trucks create a gastronomic delight for food and wine lovers.  For those looking for something a little more personal, there is the Party Line Connoisseurs Tent.  This private area features an exclusive lounge with the event’s highest quality wines along with dishes from the area’s top restaurants. Wine expert, author and educator Kevin Zraly will be leading Wine Seminars throughout the day focusing on the vintages being served in the Connoisseurs Tent. 
Location: Kensico Dam Plaza
Time: 12pm-4pm
Tickets: $85
Party Pack of 10 Tickets: $800
Party Line Connoisseur Ticket: $125 - includes admission to the Grand Tasting Village, the exclusive Connoisseur Tent featuring rare, high-end wine and food, and reserved seating at the chef demos (*Limited tickets available*)

* No One Under 21 Will Be Admitted To Any Event 
* No Infants or Strollers

* No Pets Allowed at Any Event
* All Events Are Rain or Shine
* No Refunds or Exchanges

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