Batavia Bourbon & Whiskey Fest Sponsored by Black Button Distilling

Batavia Bourbon & Whiskey Fest (21+)

Mark your calendars for the second annual Batavia Bourbon and Whiskey Fest, presented by Runwayz, Inc. & Sponsored by Black Button Distilling & Four Roses Bourbon on Saturday, June 8th from 4:00-7:00 PM!

With your $40 event ticket, you'll receive
• Access to the sampling room & cocktail bars
• Batavia Bourbon & Whiskey Fest T-Shirt
• $15 Gaming Free Play
• Complimentary Grazing Stations & Water Station

Designated driver tickets will be available for $25, which include all the above except sampling & cocktails

First 100 people to arrive will receive a commemorative glass.

Explore multiple brands and local distilleries, sample their locally made bourbons and whiskeys, bet on your favorite horse to win the Belmont Stakes, then head over to the gaming floor and test your luck with the $15 free play you’ll get with your entry ticket!

A portion of proceeds from each ticket purchased will benefit the Thurman Thomas Family Foundation, created to provide assistance and resources to local communities & underprivileged youth.

This is a 21 and over event, all attendees are subject to being ID'd at the door so please have it on-hand. Please drink responsibly. There will be complimentary drinking water and light fare provided. There will also be food for purchase during the event from on-site dining locations.

Please note: Management + vendors have the right to refuse entry, samples or drinks to anyone who appears to be intoxicated. Please sample responsibly. All ticket sales for the Batavia Bourbon & Whiskey Fest are final.

Albany Distilling Company
Ardbeg An Oa
Balcones Distilling
Bib & Tucker
Black Button Distilling (Rochester, NY)
Blade & Bow
Connemara Peated Single Malt
Cooperstown Distillery
Elijah Craig
Evan Williams
Four Roses Bourbon
High Noon
Iron Smoke Distillery (Fairport, NY)
IW Harper
Jack Daniels
Larceny Bourbon
M&M Pickles
Old Forester
Saint Lawrence Spirits
Sensei Japanese Whiskey
Slane Castle Irish Whiskey
Southern Tier Distilling (Lakewood, NY)
The Tyrconnell 
Three Chord Bourbon
Tommyrotter Distillery (Buffalo, NY)
Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey
Woodford Reserve
Yamto Japanese Whiskey

$25.00 - $40.00


Admission includes $15 Free Play, Free Limited-Edition Event T-Shirt, Grazing Station, Signature Cocktail sampling, Bourbon Sampling.

Meet Thurman Thomas onsite! A portion of all ticket sales go to benefit the Thurman Thomas Family Foundation!

Designated Driver ticket includes $15 Free Play, Free Limited-Edition Event T-Shirt, Grazing Station and Free Water/Soda

Vendors will be instructed to not serve anyone who appears or is intoxicated.  Any behavior that is deemed inappropriate as per Batavia Downs or Runwayz Inc Management will result in ejection and or banishment by all offenders from the venue.


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