34th Annual Burger Fest

Saturday July 21, 2018

Celebrating the Birthplace of the Hamburger in Hamburg, NY


Burger Fest celebrates the creation of the first hamburger during the Erie County Fair at the Hamburg Fairgrounds in 1885.


BurgerFest is located along Main and Buffalo Streets and in the Village of Hamburg Municipal Parking Lot. The Taste of Hamburg portion of the festival features the favorite offerings of area restaurants, in the parking lot.  The one-day festival has something for everyone, from Kidspace children’s inflatable rides and activities; an arts and crafts show and sale, the Classic Car Show and the Labatt Beer Tent.

Food Vendors interested in participating in the Taste of Hamburg can download application and rules and regulations forms from this website and for more information, they may contact Norm Zintz at 937-307-5209. To participate with a not-for-profit or merchant booth or in the Arts and Crafts Show, download forms on the website or for more information, contact  Sue Ganey at burgerfest2018@aol.com.



For general information, contact BurgerFest Chair Alan Adema at (716) 861-8016 or Publicity Chair Eileen Hotho at eah32@live.com.

To register for the Classic Car Show, call Rotarian Sid Jack at (716) 648-3350

For information on Kidspace activities, contact Lion Kevin Peterson at (716) 512-1871.

For information on Magic on Main Street, contact Lynn Moore at (716) 807-1298.