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  • Montpelier Wine Festival

    Please note, the festival takes place in a field on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier. You will find a new ATM machine on site located inside the Visitor Center. Wear comfortable shoes and feel free to bring a blanket or chairs to picnic and listen to our live music. No outside alcohol permitted. No pets permitted. 
    Your $2 cash parking donation will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. 
    We look forward to seeing you there, rain or shine as we celebrate our 26th Anniversary!
    Need directions? Click here or use this address: 11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957.

    Tasting Tickets at the Gate $25 

    Designated Driver Tickets at the Gate $5

    Youth Ticket (age 13-20) at the Gate $5

    Children age 12 and under receive free admission

    At the gate, we will accept cash and credit cards. No personal checks please.

    Photo ID is required.

    Enjoy a visit to James Madison's Montpelier on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 to experience the annual Montpelier Wine Festival.

    Saturday, May 7th 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Sunday, May 8th 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

    View this event on Facebook here.

    Advance Ticket Sales online here until midnight Wednesday, May 4.

    Sample wines from Virginia wineries at the 26th annual Montpelier Wine Festival on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier, located along Route 20, just south of the town of Orange.  Spend the day tasting wine and enjoying distinctive arts and crafts, specialty food vendors, live music, kite flying, a contest for the most exceptional hats, and horse drawn wagon rides!  New this year you will find a Classic Car Parking area and Corn Hole games. Mansion tours begin at the Visitors Center.

    The Montpelier Wine Festival is a great place to bring the whole family. Children will enjoy kite making classes, kite flying contests and barrel train rides.  Adult admission tickets are twenty-five dollars at the gate and designated driver tickets are just five dollars at the gate.  Bring a blanket and a picnic - bring your kite - and bring your love of Virginia wine to the Montpelier Wine Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 7 & 8.

    Wineries include:

    Cross Keys Vineyard

    Barboursville Vineyards

    Well Hung Vineyard

    Democracy Vineyard

    Reynard Florence Vineyard

    Delfosse Vineyards & Winery

    Lazy Days Winery

    Villa Appalaccia

    Kilaurwen Winery

    Mattaponi Winery

    Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery

    Peaks of Otter Winery

    Lake Anna Winery

    Jefferson Vineyards

    Horton Vineyards

    Rockbridge Vineyard

    Stone Mountain Vineyards

    Blue Toad Cider


    Food vendors:

    Brrrain Freeze (business uses unique spelling with triple r)

    Gregory’s Grill

    No Butts About It BBQ

    Grapevine Restaurant

    The Pie Guy

    South Fork Food Truck


    Live Music on Stage:


    John Tracy, The Sidleys, and Burnt Orange


    Alex Caton with Tom Marshall, and Scuffletown

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