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Indulge yourself on delectable desserts and more at the LIC Flea & Food this weekend

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Get your staycation going right and let the vineyard touring come to you at the LIC Flea and Food Market’s second-annual Wine & Sweets Festival will take place this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5.

The Wine & Sweets Festival is your chance to sip a selection of wines curated by a NYC wine professional and indulge in unique offerings curated by Food Writer & Dessert Enthusiast of DessertBuzz Niko Truantafillo from 20+ local sweets vendors.

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, rosés and reds.

Included on the roster of wines are Juve y Camps Rose Sparkling wine, Bridge Lane Rose, Bridge Lane Chardonnay, Loimer Rose, Ravives Riesling, Clean Slate Riesling, Francios Montand Sparkling White, Elsa Bianchi San Rafael Malbec, Black’s Station Cabernet and more.

Indulge in Italian pastries by Vaccaro’s Bakery, Brazilian truffles from Delicacy Brigadeiros Craft, gourmet cupcakes from Caked Up, sweet blueberry kolaches from Kings Kolache, cookie cups from Savory2Sweet and much more.

Delicacy Brigadeiros

Vaccaros Donnoli

If you’re not in the mood for sweets, no problem! Pair the amazing array of wines with fresh ceviche from Don Ceviche, dumplings from Momo Valley, delicious meatballs from The Famous Meatballers and more.

The Famous Meatballers

Also this Saturday HGTV’s No. 1 rated show, “Flea Market Flip,” will be filming at the LIC Flea. See the action live, negotiate for a unique piece at a killer price and maybe even get your 15 minutes of fame on camera.

As always, in addition to the festival, the Flea will be serving up the very best unique vendors with handcrafted, vintage and curated items and the LIC Flea Beer Garden featuring local craft beers.

LIC Flea & Food located at 5-25 46th Avenue in Long Island City. Tickets are available at www.LICFlea.com/special-events. Enjoy a 15 percent discount with the code COURIER.

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