Welcome to A Cup of the Valley Coffee and Tea Festival

Already Looking Forward to Next Year!!

Join Us On April 28, 2019, At the Culinary Institutes Marriott Pavilion

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Great Coffee

Sample great coffee from local roasters, coffee shops and cafes!

Delicious Tea

Tea drinkers will find delicious teas provided by local  purveyors, tea shops and specialty markets!!

Food, Music and Fun

Sample a large variety of  coffees and teas, enjoy coffee and tea themed desserts, treats, and eats!! Bring home your favorites all from local vendors.

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Latte Art Competition

Open to any and all who would like to test their skills against the best in the region.  The contest will take place throughout the day with the champion to be determined late in the afternoon.

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Wa, Kei, Sei, Jaku - “harmony, respect, purity, tranquility.”

Participate in an authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony.  

 The Japanese tea ceremony is an artistic pastime unique to Japan that features the serving and drinking of Matcha, a powdered Japanese green tea.

The ceremony will begin at 1:00pm and there will be a second seating at 3:00pm. Each session will last approximately 30 minutes. There will be seating for 30 for each ceremony so plan accordingly.   

Festival Booklet

A booklet containing  a brief background of  our sponsors and vendors will be included with your admission.  The booklet will also contain a schedule of the days events as well as a section with coupons from the participating vendors.


Several of  the vendors will be providing exhibitions throughout the day on various topics regarding the coffee roasting process, brewing techniques, and more!!




There is ample parking at the Culinary institute for all visitors.  The CIA campus is also home to many fine dining experiences as well as beautiful grounds located along the majestic Hudson River.  

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Culinary Institute of America Marriott Pavilion April 28, 2019

A Cup of the Valley Coffee and Tea Festival

The festival will be held at the Culinary Institute of America's Marriott Pavilion --1946 Campus Drive Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499--


If you would like to participate in the festival please download our application below.  Vendors can also download the Board Of Health Permit application.

2019 A Cup of the Valley Sponsor-Vendor Application (pdf)


BOH Permit Application (pdf)


Our Sponsors

Participating Vendors

Charities/Programs Benefited