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Cortland Arts & Wine Festival

August 1, 2020
Winery & Distillery Information

Location: Courthouse Park, Cortland NY

Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Set-up time: 8 am to Noon


  • Wine pick-up service

  • Potable water and ice

  • 10 x 10 ft space under a large tent

  • One 8 ft table with a table cloth

  • Two chairs

  • Electric available - bring your own 100 ft cord

  • Information in the Festival Guide

  • Please note: no water hook-ups available

New this Year!

The festival will be accepting a limited number of distilleries to provide tastings of spirits in the wine tent.


While the event will be patrolled, you are responsible for your own personal belongings.  Neither the Arts and Wine Festival nor the Cultural Council accept responsibility for lost or stolen property.

Fees & Additional Information

  • Booth Rate - $125 per booth.


Required Licenses, Permits, and Insurance:

  • ​A Farm Market Status for the Festival will be in effect which allows you to sell in sealed containers as well as offer wine tasting.  Wineries will be required to obtain a no-fee "Winery/Farm Winery Retail Permit."  The Farm Market permit allows you to sell wines made of at least 75 percent New York Grapes.​

  • A New York State Permission to Collect Sales and Use Tax Certificate is also required and must be on display at your booth.  We must have a copy of this certificate by May 1.  You will not be allowed to set up without it.​

  • We require insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence of bodily injury and $500,000 per occurrence of property damage or a  $1,000,000 combined single limit.  The Certificate of Liability  should include "The Cultural Council of Cortland County, City of Cortland and Cortland  County, along with their employees, officers, board members, volunteers as respects to the Cortland Arts and Wine Festival" named as additionally insured.  Each winery will also receive two taster's comp tickets per booth rented.  Please be sure that these are issued only to persons over 21 years of age. Badges will be mailed to you approximately two weeks before the event.


Festival Guide Requirements:

The festival will publish and distribute a free program with space included for a listing of each winery vending at the festival. We will ask for any information for the program by May 1.  Additional advertising space is available in the program at a 10% discount to registered vendors.  Contact us for details.

Required by May 1:

  • Contract

  • Rental Fee

  • Copy of New York State Permission to Collect Sales and Use Tax Certificate

  • Certificate of Insurance

  • Winery information for the Festival Guide

  • For further information contact us at 607-753-1188 or email

Vendor Payment

Use the PayPal Button below to submit payment for your booth, then complete the vendor application to finish registration. 

If paying by check, please mail check to:

Cultural Council of Cortland County

PO Box 5133

Cortland, NY 13045 

Vendor Application

Submission of application gives permission to allow the reproduction of your images for publicity purposes. The undersigned hereby agrees to all terms and conditions in the prospectus and does hereby release the Cultural Council of Cortland County from liability for any damaged or stolen articles. (If applying online, receipt of payment serves in lieu of signature for this contract.)

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