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The Hudson Valley Wine Fest Partners with Amtrak® and Metro North Railroad on Transportation P
The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is excited to offer convenient, car-free travel options for those who want to attend from the Albany and NYC metro areas.
The first is a weekend getaway that we have established through our partnership with the Metro North Railroad. With this package we can offer discount round-trip rail fare from your boarding station on the Hudson line to the Poughkeepsie Station. This package also includes discount festival admission and a shuttle from the station to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. The cost for admission to the fair as well as shuttle is adults, $28, seniors, persons with disabilities and individuals receiving Medicare, $26.50; children 12-20, $18, children 11 and under, free. The cost of the train fare will vary depending on your boarding station.
This package can be purchased at your Grand Central Terminal (GCT), Harlem-125th Street, all Metro-North ticket offices and full-service Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) (except Poughkeepsie Station). The special event ticket will not be sold on board Metro-North trains or over the Internet through WebTicket. This package is available through the day of the event.
You can also save on your ride from NYC or Albany via Amtrak® to the Rhinecliff Station. When you purchase one full price ticket on select trains to the Rhinecliff station then you will receive a second ticket for half-off. We will have a shuttle available to meet the specified trains at the Rhinecliff station that will take you to and from the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest for a small additional fee of $3/person.
This offer is valid for sale between August 7, 2011 and September 7, 2011 and valid for travel on September 10th and 11th, 2011 only. Advance reservations are required a minimum of three days prior to travel. This offer is valid for one 50% off companion rail fare with the purchase of one regular (full) adult rail fare. Up to two children ages 2-15 may accompany each adult at the half the regular (full) adult rail fare. This offer is valid for coach seats traveling to/from Rhinecliff, NY only.
This offer is valid for travel on the following four select Empire Service trains only: #280, #254, #244, #281 and valid on one Ethan Allen Express train, #291. The companion and full fare adult must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together. Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all trains at all times. Please refer to discount code V575 when purchasing your tickets online from Amtrak®.
With so many ways to travel to the fest it doesn’t make sense to miss out!
The Tenth Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest will take place Saturday, September 10th from 11am to 6pm and Sunday September 11th from 11am to 5pm at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY.
For more information about these transportation packages and the event itself, visit HudsonValleyWineFest.com.