The Tap & Craft Festival is back for its second annual festival at the Niagara Falls Convention Center on Saturday, October 21. The event will feature over 40 craft brands, 35 local vendors and the live music of The Far Trio.

The Tap & Craft Festival is supported by Cornerstone CFCU (Glass Sponsor) and Presenting Sponsors Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, Niagara Hiking Company, Sheraton Niagara Falls USA, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls Firefighters Local 714, Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC and LiveNF.

“At Cornerstone Community FCU, we believe in the power of community and the importance of supporting local businesses and events that bring us all together. The Tap & Craft Festival is a great representation of our community’s spirit, and we are delighted to be part of it,” Eric Hepkins, CEO, Cornerstone Community FCU, said.

Brewed & Bottled Craft Beer Shop and Magic Bear Beer Cellar also helped to curate special brand selections for the festival.

“This festival is becoming a staple for the downtown area. Every year, the Sheraton Niagara Falls USA looks forward to partnering with the Tap & Craft team. Events like this showcase how great the Western New York area is and what we have to offer,” Daniel Tighe, general manager, Sheraton Niagara Falls USA, said.

  • What: The Tap & Craft Festival
  • When: Saturday, October 21, 2023
  • Time: VIP Session 3 – 4:30 pm (Sold Out)
  • General Session 4:30 – 8 pm
  • Location: The Niagara Falls Convention Center, 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls

“The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is proud to sponsor the Tap & Craft Festival and recognizes the hard work and dedication of those involved in building this positive event that gives locals and visitors a reason to enjoy live music and craft brews at the peak of fall foliage season in Western New York,” Sara Capen, executive director, Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, said.

  • Ticket Prices: $30 online $40 day of event (if available)
  • Designated Driver Ticket Price: $10 (includes bottle of water)
  • Tickets can be purchased via
  • Your ticket includes: admission, commemorative tasting glass, unlimited 3-ounce beer samples, opportunity to meet craft brewers/makers and talk shop, $15 in free slot play from the Seneca Niagara Casino, live music from The Far Trio, cornhole tournament and yard games

For tickets, and to see the full pour list, visit