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What is Included with Ticket

Festival ticket includes entry into SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival, admission to the Cradle of Aviation Museum until 5 pm, live music, dance & cultural performances, live cooking demos (limited seating), live performances and raffle's (must be 18+ to participate).


Tickets may be purchased online* through the Cradle of Aviation's website, $15 for adult and $7 for children (2-12 years old) plus a processing fee*. Adult tickets can be bought at these locations. You may also purchase tickets on the same day as the event for the same price.


Re-entry to the festival is permitted with a wristband. Wristbands are valid for one day, but you can purchase tickets for a second day at the door festival.

Travel Options

SUMAQ is conveniently located near all public transportation systems. JFK and LGA airports are about 30-45 minutes away. We are a 30-minute on a train ride from NYC on the LIRR. Bus stops are within walking distance of the festival. For more information visit our directions page.


FREE parking available on both days at the museum's parking lot. Additional, free parking can be found at Nassau Community College (NCC) next to the museum and across the street at the Mitchel Athletic Complex. 

Food Prices

Each vendor will sell food between $2-$15.

Food Vendors

Will be listed with their menu and prices on our website. The majority of vendors will accept cash only. SUMAQ tokens are NO longer used and can not be refunded. Please inform them of any allergies or dietary restrictions you may have before purchasing or consuming any goods.


ATM machines are available inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Some vendors are capable to receive card payments.

Take Out

You may purchase food for takeout.


Cooking Demonstrations

Cooking demonstrations will take place in the Dome Theater, inside the museum. Please have cell phones turned off or in silence mode upon entering demonstration premises. Seating is limited. Check out the demonstrations schedule on our website.


Eating Area

Seating is limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis in the eating area and should ONLY be used for eating purposes. Camping/folding chairs are permitted and recommended.



Restrooms are located both outside and inside the museum. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located inside the museum.


Alcoholic Beverages

Bringing in any alcoholic beverages is strictly PROHIBITED. SUMAQ's security reserves the right to inspect any bags and backpacks brought inside the premises where the event is taking place. If a guest is found to be in possession of these items, he or she will be subject to ejection from the facility.

Items Allowed

Service animals individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities ACT, folding chairs, baby strollers, cameras, video cameras, a small hand-held umbrella, and a good appetite!

Items Prohibited

Outside beverages and water bottles, knives, weapons, firearms, dogs (except service dogs), smoking inside premises, illegal and illicit substances of any kind. If a guest is found to be in possession of these items, he or she will be subject to ejection from the facility.


Rain or shine the event will take place on August 24 & 25, no refunds or exchanges. Check the local weather forecast to dress accordingly, sunscreen is recommended. AC is available inside the museum.


Please help us keep the festival clean by disposing of garbage in the trash bins. 

Safety & Security

We make an effort to create a safe and secure environment at the festival. If you need any immediate attention or assistance, please approach a festival staff member or security guard.


Refund Policy

No refunds for admission. SUMAQ and its producers, managers and affiliates reserve the right to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venue, local, state or federal law or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by management, without refunding of any portion of any ticket’s purchase price. Persons entering the festival are subject to search for contraband. Participant bears all risks of personal injury incidental to the festival, whether occurring before, during or after the festival. Participant bears all risks, including cancellation of the event and of inclement weather. The resale or attempted resale of any ticket by an unauthorized vendor is prohibited and if discovered will result in the ticket being voided without refund.


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