Third Annual Winter Grapes & Hops Fest Jan. 6

Submitted photos Festival goers are pictured enjoying some of the products offered at the annual Winter Grapes & Hops Fest, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 3-7 p.m at Northwest Arena.

JAMESTOWN — The third annual Winter Grapes & Hops Festival, presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena, is returning to the Northwest Arena on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 3-7 p.m. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well as business vendors from around the area.

This year’s festival will be the biggest yet and will feature the following adult beverage vendors: Southern Tier Brewing Company, Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing, Four Mile Brewing, Hamburg Brewing Company, Big Ditch Brewing Company, Empire Farm Brewery, Merritt Winery, 21 Brix Winery, Mazza Wines, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, MackJac Hard Cider, Enchanted Mountain Spirits Distillery, Anheuser-Busch High End Craft Brews, Shiner Beer, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Noble Winery, New Belgium Brewing, Courtyard Winery, Main Street Winery, Blue Point Brewery, Elysian Brewing, and Breckenridge Brewery. Attendees can also expect a wide variety of local vendors, food, and karaoke with DJ Felony.

More breweries, wineries, and vendors are signing up every day. For a complete up-to-date list please visit or follow the Northwest Arena on Facebook.

Last year’s event sold out, so get your tickets today! Only 600 spots available. Tickets are $25 presale, $35 the day of, and $10 for designated drivers with each participant getting a commemorative Jamestown Grapes & Hops Festival drinking glass with logo. Visit, call 484-2624, or stop by the Northwest Arena’s Landmark Chevrolet Box Office to reserve your tickets today.

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