Frequently Asked Questions

Aug 02, 2017


What are “Raise Your Glass” Festivals?

The Raise Your Glass Festivals are single day events held throughout New York celebrating the people and talents of the areas hosted by various wineries, breweries, distilleries, and ciders producers. In addition, we offer local and regional food, as well as music and entertainment.

When is the “Raise Your Glass” Long Island Festival?

Our Long Island Raise Your Glass event will be held on January 25th 2020 in the Exhibition Hall at NYCB Live Presents: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Two sessions will be from 1:00pm-4:00pm & 5:30pm-8:30pm (VIP entry gates will open 30 minutes prior to General Admission)

What happens in the case of bad weather?

Our festival is indoors, and will happen rain or shine! All tickets are non-refundable.

Is there a dress code?

As a general guideline, “casual attire” is suggested, but more importantly just be prepared to have fun! We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes when attending our larger events!

What items are prohibited from the events?

Security will check all bags at the entrance of all events. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: outside food and beverages, drugs, weapons, backpacks, large bags and suitcases.

How can I find out more about becoming a vendor or sponsor?

If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, please contact us at [email protected]

Should I bring my ID?

WE CHECK ID! If you purchased a Tasting ticket, please be prepared with your State Issued ID to prove you are of age to consume alcohol.

Is food included with the admission price?

Food is not included in admission tickets. Many of the gourmet specialty food vendors do offer small free samples of their products so you can taste before you buy. For meals, we have a variety of restaurants and food concessions.

Are pets allowed?

As per the Coliseum, there are no pets permitted on the festival site. Please be conscious of the weather as it will likely be too hot to safely leave pets in your vehicle. There will be no exceptions to the no pets rule.