• The Orange County Chamber of Commerce appreciates the support and commitment of our Annual Sponsors.



    Montpelier Wine Festival

    May 5 & 6, 2018

    Sample wines and ciders from Virginia wineries at the 28th Annual Montpelier Wine Festival on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier, located along Route 20 just south of the Town of Orange.

    The Montpelier Wine Festival is a great place to bring the whole family.  Spend the day tasting wine and enjoying distinctive arts and crafts, enjoying live music, specialty food vendors, participate in the Most Marvelous Hat contest and challenge your friends to a corn hole game!  Children will enjoy the barrel train rides.  Mansion tours are available and begin at the Visitor's Center.   

      Bring a blanket and a picnic - bring your kite - bring your love of Virginia wines and celebrate spring at the Montpelier Wine Festival,

    Saturday and Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018.

    Please note, the festival takes place in a field on the grounds of James Madison's Montpelier.  

    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 28th 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.


    Saturday, May 5th 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Sunday, May 6th 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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    Private Party Packages Available. Updated reservation form coming soon. 

    Committed Wineries for 2018 so far....

    Jefferson Vineyards          Oak Crest Vineyard  & Winery          Narmada       Rockbridge Vineyard
     Lazy Days Winery                 Mattaponi Winery               Peaks of Otter                    Prince Michel

    Live Music on Stage:


    To Be Announced


    To Be Announced

    2018 Vendor Application can be accessed here.



  • The Most Marvelous Hat Contest

    Don't forget to wear your most unique, attention getting hat to be a part of our local favorite contest. We have a number of categories to participate in.

    Come have some fun, show off your most marvelous hat and let your silly side loose!

    Categories being judged:

    Largest Hat

    Most Creative/Unique Hat

    Best Wine Themed Hat

    Super Silliest Kid's Hat

    Overall Most Marvelous Hat