If you’re looking for a weekend to savor amazing beverages and scrumptious sweets, then make plans to visit the LIC Flea & Food market the first weekend of August.
LIC Flea & Food, which offers best in global eats, unique vendors and the LIC Flea Beer Garden serving up local craft beers, will host the second-annual Wine & Sweets Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day.
Admission to the market is free, but if you want to enjoy global wines curated by a NYC wine expert, then grab a ticket for unlimited tastings of whites, rosé and reds while enjoying delectable sweets from over 20 of the best sweets vendors in the tristate area.
Wines to explore on the menu include Vino di Fratelli Prosecco, Riff Pinot Grigio, Bridge Lane Rosé, Elsa Bianchi Malbec, Francois Montand Brut Sparkling, Ponga Sauvignon Blanc, Clean Slate Riesling, Zardetto Sparkling Rosé and many more.
The wines are a perfect complement to the incredible sweets available such as Foughnut’s gourmet baked donuts. Gluten- and nut-free as well as vegan options available in wonderful flavors such as chocolate caramel (vegan & GF), a moist chocolate cake with homemade caramel, or banana coconut (vegan & GF), fresh banana with shredded coconut!
Scoops In Cahoots is offering up cream premium ice creams right here in NY using fresh, non-GMO milk and cream from local family farms in delicious flavors such as Champagne Problems and Whiskey’s Cookie Dough Crush.
Try a dulce de leche filled churro empanada from Empanada Papa; cookies galore and decadent brownies and blondies by Baked By Dawn; the most gorgeous sweets you’re ever going to eat from Little Bird Chocolate; and more.
Instead of traveling east for wine tours, let the wine tour come to you at the LIC Flea & Food! The market is located at 5-25 46th Ave. in Long Island City.
Tickets are available at LICFlea.com/special-events. Use the promo code COURIER and receive a 15 percent discount!