Your guide: Cortland Arts and Wine Festival

Chalk drawing at the 2015 Cortland Arts and Wine Festival

Chalk drawing at the 2015 Cortland Arts and Wine Festival

CORTLAND, N.Y. — On Saturday, the 10th annual Cortland Arts and Wine Festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Courthouse Park in downtown Cortland.

The festival will feature wine tastings, food, local artists and live music. Advance tickets are available for purchase until Friday at noon.

Here's everything you need to know about the festival, courtesy of the Cultural Council of Cortland County:


Browse the grounds of Courthouse Park to find jewelers, painters, potters, glass blowers and more! Vote for your favorite artist booth at the Cultural Council's Welcome Tent! Spending some time at the Wine Tent? How about taking a breather to purchase local artwork? Spend $20 or more from an artist vendor and receive a $5 cash refund of your wine ticket. Just bring proof of purchase to the Cultural Council Welcome Tent!

Artist Page


Our Wine Tent opens at noon! Enjoy tastings from Regional Wineries, including last year's People's Choice winner, Three Brothers!

Wineries Page


We have music all day from 2 different stages!

Main Stage
10 a.m.: JazzHappensBand
Noon: Steve Daniels Swingtet
2 p.m.: Craobh Dugan
4 p.m.: The Delta Mike Shaw Band

Courthouse Steps
11 a.m.: Crown City Brass
1 p.m.: The Spencer Sisters
3 p.m.: Colleen and DOS XX


Take your pick from a variety of food vendors! We are excited to welcome back last year's People's Choice Winner, The Chicken Bandit, as well as other favorites including Blue Burrito, RiLi Bubble Tea, Pig Vycious, Angelo's Deli, CBM Cheese Shop, Lulu's Kettlecorn, Simersons Sweet Shoppe and Saracene Produce.

Food Page

Chalk Drawing

Register at the Cultural Council Welcome Tent to receive chalk and a square for creating your masterpiece! Painting begins at 11am. Judging begins at 4pm. We have both a youth and adult category. Each square registration fee is $10. The contest is sponsored by The Picture House Frame Shop.

Chalk Drawing Page

Facebook Event Page

Car Show

7 Valley Street Rods will be holding a small but unique car show as part of the festival, in the 37 Church Street Lot! Come view the artistic cars on display, and vote for your favorite!

Car Show Page