35th Annual Burger Fest

Saturday July 20, 2019

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 Kids Space children’s inflatable rides and activities; an arts and crafts show and sale, the Classic Car Show and the Beer Tent.

Food Vendors interested in participating in the Food Court can download an application, rules and regulations forms. For more information contact Norm Zintz at 937-307-5209.

To participate as an Arts and Crafts Vendor, a General Merchant, a Nonprofit, or a Political Information Booth download an application from the REGISTER tab on this website. For more information contact Sue Ganey at 716-208-3768.




For general information, contact BurgerFest Chair Alan Adema at (716) 861-8016

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 Kids Space activities, contact Lion Kevin Peterson at (716) 512-1871.

For information on Magic on Main Street, contact Kristen Chilcott at (716) 400-8903

For information about Entertainment contact Maria Guizzotti at meguiz@verizon.net