The 3rd Annual Ale Trail, a fundraising event benefitting local non-profit The Arc Erie County New York, will take place on September 21 from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm at 30 Wilson Road, Williamsville.

This 21+ event features a variety of local beer from Thin Man, Resurgence, Ellicottville Brewing, Other Half, Community Beer Works, Big Ditch, Lafayette Brewing, Sad Boys, One-Eyed Cat, Spotted Octopus, Eli Fish, Hamburg Brewing, wine, cider from BlackBird Cider Works, 1911 and more, and liquor vendors on The Arc Erie County’s wooded walking trail located at their administrative building nestled in the heart of Williamsville. The Arc Erie County New York is a non-profit organization that supports children and adults with disabilities and their families in achieving their desired quality of life by creating opportunities through comprehensive quality services.

Sponsored by Parkview Pharmacy, the event consists of more than 17 local alcoholic beverage vendors and music by local party band Hit N Run. Pop ups by Buffalo BraidBabes, Sober One Six, Realm Buffalo and Buffalo Cigar will also be on site. Since you shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach local food trucks Cheesy Chick, Dirty Bird Chicken N’ Waffles and House of Much will be serving their delicious bites.

During the event, there will be a variety opportunities to support The Arc Erie County New York including raffles and the chance to purchase your very own Original Orange Buffalo Lawn Ornament . Don’t miss out on creations by The Arc Erie County’s Culinary Program as well as the Art Market featuring works created by Arc Artists.

“Ale Trail is a unique event since it allows us to share our space with the community,” said, Douglas DiGesare, CEO, The Arc Erie County New York. “This is one of our signature events that continues to grow and allows people to have a relaxing evening while supporting a great cause. We are incredibly grateful for sponsors such as Parkview Pharmacy and Aries Transportation Services for their continued support of this event.”

Admission is $40 per person or $10 for Designated Drivers.

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About The Arc Erie County New York

Established in 1951, The Arc Erie County New York provides programming addressing a broad range of needs within the developmental disability community: housing, education, family support, care management, advocacy, clinical support and vocational services. All services are geared to enable these members of our community to attain personal goals and acquire valuable skills to achieve their highest potential. To learn more, visit