Terms & Conditions

The Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival (“Festival”) presented by Capital One® is hosted by Share Our Strength (SOS) and Food Bank For New York City (FBFNYC) (collectively, “Festival Organizers”). This ticket is a revocable license. The holder (“Holder”) agrees to all of the terms hereof. By using this ticket and entering the event for which the ticket is issued (“Event”), the Holder agrees to be bound by all of the terms of this license.


ALL SALES FINAL; NO REFUNDS, NO EXCHANGES, NO REPLACEMENTS; RESALE:
All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. This ticket will not be replaced, refunded or exchanged for any reason whatsoever. This ticket may not be resold except as authorized under Article 25 of New York’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Law. Each person must have a ticket for admission and photo ID. Festival reserves the right to refuse admission and to revoke the ticket at any time.


ASSUMPTION OF ALL RISKS:
HOLDER VOLUNTARILY ASSUMES ALL RISKS AND DANGERS OF PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM, INCIDENTAL TO, OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THE EVENT, WHETHER OCCURRING PRIOR TO, DURING, OR AFTER THE EVENT, HOWSOEVER CAUSED AND WHETHER BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. HOLDER HEREBY EXPRESSLY AGREES TO RELEASE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS AND SOUTHER GLAZERS WINE AND SPIRITS, AND EACH OF ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) FROM ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO, OR OTHERWISE OCCURRING AT OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE EVENT.


PROHIBITED CONDUCT AND ITEMS:

Use of cameras or recording devices of any kind (including cell phones), smoking, the carrying of weapons and bringing alcohol, other beverages, and glass/metal containers onto the premises are strictly prohibited.

The Holder agrees not to transmit, distribute, or sell (or aid in transmitting, distributing, or selling), any media now or hereafter existing, any description, account, picture, video, audio or other form of reproduction of any Event action, Event information, Event guest or attendee, or any surrounding activities (in whole or in part) for the Event. This ticket may not be used for any form of commercial or trade purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, promotions, contests or sweepstakes, without the express written consent of SOS.


AGE REQUIREMENTS:
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older (except for those family events specifically designated by the Festival where age limit does not apply). Please bring valid government-issued photo identification such as a driver’s license or passport for proof of age.


INCLEMENT WEATHER/OTHER LOSS:
Festival Organizers shall have no responsibility, financial or otherwise, for Event cancellation, delay or interruption due to inclement weather or other acts beyond its control, and will not refund Holder in such situations. Festival Organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen articles at the Event.


INFORMATION COLLECTION AND RIGHT TO USE YOUR NAME, VOICE, IMAGE AND LIKENESS:

By using this ticket, Holder hereby grants Festival Organizers and their affiliates, designees and licensees the irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, perpetual right and license to record (by photograph, film, tape, aural devices and any other method or device) the Holder’s name, voice, image and likeness while at the Festival or any Event (the “Recordings”) and to publish, print, display, or use such Recordings for any and all purposes in any medium, including commercial or promotional purposes, and/or in connection with the missions of SOS or FBFNYC generally, without further authorization or compensation. We collect information from you when you register on our site and when you check in during Festival registration.  When registering on our website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. When checking-in on-site during the event, your name, address, age and gender will be collected. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.


DRINKING POLICY:
As responsible members of the community, Festival Organizers recognize the concern about drinking and driving, and its policy is to encourage responsible consumption of products at the Festival. Attendees who consume alcoholic beverages must do so in a responsible manner. If Holder believes that his/her driving ability may be impaired or that Holder cannot safely operate a motor vehicle, please speak with a Festival representative who will assist in securing transportation (at Holder’s cost) to Holder’s destination point. Due to the sheer number of Event attendees, neither the Festival Organizers nor the representatives of any Event venue can ensure that all attendees who intend to drive are capable of driving. Accordingly, Holder agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless Releasees and the Event venue, as appropriate, from any liability related thereto.


CODE OF CONDUCT:
All attendees (including ticket holders, sponsors, speakers, media, exhibitors and other participants) must abide by the Festival’s Code of Conduct, found at: http://nycwff.org/terms-privacy-policy/. Anyone found to be in violation of any of such terms may be refused entry or will be asked to immediately leave the Event without refund.


ACCOMMODATIONS:
If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in the Event, please contact the Festival at (646) 650-2278 or info@nycwff.org at least three (3) days prior to the event. TTY users, please call 711 (New York Relay Service) or visit http://www.nyrelay.com/tty for a list of dedicated toll free numbers for each call-type that you can utilize to connect to us via phone. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.