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Party on the Pier at Playland: What to Expect at the Rye Food Fest

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Excited for Westchester Magazine‘s first-ever Party on the Pier? Here’s what to know about the Wine & Food Fest boardwalk extravaganza.

End your summer strong with a trip to the beach with Westchester Magazine! Join us on Wednesday, September 22 for the newest Wine & Food Festival event, Party on the Pier at Playland Park in Rye. Experience the best that local restaurants and food trucks have to offer while overlooking the Long Island Sound as the sun sets on summer.

There will be food to satisfy all your taste buds. From traditional Italian offerings courtesy of Arthur Avenue’s Bronx Little Italy to savory Mexican options from The Taco Project and Crazy Taco-Mex and more, there will be a diverse and exciting variety of foods to try. Take the opportunity to explore and expand your culinary interests.


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Don’t forget — there is always room for dessert! For those with a sweet-tooth craving, a donut from Duck Donuts or a cookie from Sammi’s Sweets Bakery will satisfy your sugary desires for starters, though there will be a limitless supply of sweet treats sure to induce a sublime sugar high.


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To wash it all down, expect plenty of beer, wine, and cocktails for all. For any margarita lovers in attendance, Casa Tequila will fill your glasses. With a cool beverage in hand, experience the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Bartender Shake-Off, which features Westchester’s top bartenders competing for Best Bartender honors. Arrive around 6 p.m. and stay until 9 p.m. to ensure that you can experience a picturesque Long Island Sound sunset in Westchester before the seasons change. As the music plays in tune to the drinks that flow and the food that satisfies, the time is ideal for enjoying classic summer evening breezes off the water.

Tickets to Party on the Pier are $50 and include all food and drink, with a discounted party pack option for groups of 10 available for $450. Gather up your friends and family for a night of delicious food and drinks, lively music, and a thrilling competition!


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