It's a Happy Hour Experience in the Historic Village

It's a Happy Hour Experience in the Historic Village

Join us Friday, May 26 for a unique happy hour experience on warm spring evening set in the Historic Village. Purchase ahead online and save $5! This event is for adults ages 21+ and we will check each ID at the gate (no infants/small children allowed).

What is History on Tap?

Live up happy hour with friends in the midst of our Historic Village! Sample local craft beers, wines, ciders and more, including the Museum's own Fat Ox and Intrepid Ales. Munch on festival foods from GCV&M restaurants and local food trucks while barn-burner, modern bluegrass flavored with the soul of Western New York energizes your evening. Explore the museum grounds after hours and enjoy special access to Hyde "Octagon" House cupola!

Admissions includes:

Full glasses, bottles and growlers of your favorite beverages, as well as picnic-style food and ice cream will be available for purchase.

Handcrafted Local Food & Beverages

Visit local breweries, wineries and cideries on-site to sample their favorite brews! Tastings are included in the price of admission. Don't forget to stop by the GCV&M Pavilion Garden Restaurant, or Eat Greek! and Cheesed & Confused food trucks for great party food between samples (additional cost). 2017 participants include:

Historic Entertainment!

Grab a beverage and listen to LIVE, high energy, Americana songs by The Crooked North. Experience our 19th-century village after hours with the museum's costumed villagers. Investigate the upper floors of the Hyde "Octagon" House and Hamilton House. Cool off with a sweet ice cream cone. Say "Hi" to our oxen, Buck and Dan. Join in the fun!


Entry Fee

Entry Fee

This event is for persons ages 21 and over; IDs will be checked at the admissions gate. Purchase ahead online and save $5! Please be aware that if you purchase online you will not receive tickets in the mail. Please print your e-receipt to present at admissions for entry, or show on a phone. Event admission is $20 pre-sale online or $25 at the door. Cash bar available throughout the evening. Doors open at 5:00 pm. FREE parking available for all visitors.

Purchase TicketsPurchase Tickets

  • Adult (21+) - $20.00

No tickets will be sent through the mail. Please print the email confirmation that you receive after placing your order; it will serve as your ticket at the door.

There are no refunds for special event tickets.