2013 Festivals Horton Vineyards Will Attend
July 20 & 21 - Daylily Wine Festival - Viette Farm, Fishersville, VA. Sat. 10am - 6pm, Sun. 12pm - 5pm. Fields of glorious daylilies and exotic plants against the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a must-see for flower lovers, wine lovers and weekend travelers seeking a relaxing get-away. In its 16th year as one of the Shenandoah Valley's most popular festivals, the Daylily Food and Wine Festival will be better than ever!
July 20 - Que & Cruz BBQ Competition - Louisa Small Country Campgrounds, Louisa, VA.
August 31 - Labor Day Wine & Music Fest - Amherst, VA. 12pm - 6pm. Enjoy the fruits of OUR labor!
Sept. 2 - Herndon Jazz Festival - Herndon, VA. Monday 12pm - 6pm. Join us in downtown Herndon for great music, a craft show, food, twelve wineries and micro-brews and culinary demonstrations. Info: 703-435-6868.
Sept. 7 & 8 - Great Grapes Wine, Arts & Food Festival - Reston Town Center (northern VA) (12pm - 6pm) Tantalize Your Taste Buds! You are invited to celebrate the taste of over 100 unique, diverse and flavorful wines! The Virginia Wineries want you to sample the essences of their best grapes while expanding your tongue's tastes. A full palette awaits your arrival to Great Grapes! While mastering the art of wine tasting, be sure to attend our wine seminars, Gourmet live cooking demonstrations & shop amongst the unique artists! - Info: 800-830-3976.
Sept. 7 & 8 - Neptune Wine Festival - VA Beach, VA. 12pm - 5pm. Neptune's Park 31st Street. Sip, savor and purchase wines from the Old Dominion's leading vineyards in an oceanfront setting. Food, live music and specialty vendors will also be a part of the event.
Sept. 14 & 15 - Virginia Wine Festival - Great Meadows at The Plains - The Plains, VA. 11am - 6pm, Sat. & Sun. As the longest-running wine festival on the East Coast, the Virginia Wine Festival has become a Grand Commonwealth Tradition and a wine enthusiasts’ paradise.
Sept. 14 - Acca Shriners - Acca Temple, Richmond. 12pm - 5pm. Info coming soon. New Event!
Sept. 21 - Taste of Freedom Wine Fest - Orange, VA., Montpelier. New Event!
Sept. 21 - Lake Anna Wine Festival - Join us on Saturday from 11am to 5pm for the inaugural Lake Anna Wine Festival at the Cutalong Golf Development on Lake Anna!
Sept. 21 - Lynchburg Beer and Wine Fest - Lynchburg, VA., 11am - 7pm. The Lynchburg Beer and Wine Festival takes place in historic downtown Lynchburg, Virginia at the Riverfront Festival Park located on Jefferson Street. Drawing in over 8,000 guests to the Hill City for this one day event, this festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its conception in 2010. Over 16 area wineries are on hand with samples of their finest Virginia wines. Breweries from the state and beyond will have craft ales and lagers on tap with 96 different varieties for you to sample and buy.
Sept. 21 & 22 - Stratford Hall Wine and Oyster Festival - Stratford, VA. 11am - 6pm Visit Robert E. Lee's birthplace for this annual wine fest. Family entertainment features Treakle’s Train barrel rides, hayrides, alpacas, a miniature farm animal collection, and Memory Lane Car Club show (classic car show Sunday only).
Sept. 27 & 28 - Wine On The Beach - Ocean City, MD. The Inlet. 12pm - 7pm. Welcome to the seventeenth annual Wine Fest at the beach featuring wineries from the East Coast of the United States. Micro-Brewed Beers, Delmarva Cuisine, Quality Arts and Crafts, and Local & Regional Live Music will be focal points of this year's event.
Sept. 28 & 29 - Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival - Lakewatch Plantation, VA. Sat. 11am - 6pm., Sun. 11am - 5pm. Whether you are a wine lover or just tempting your taste buds, Virginia wines offer flavors and styles to please every palette. Winemakers will be on hand to answer wine-related questions and assist guests with their sampling. Enjoy a favorite or try something new. Sip a glass at the festival or take a bottle home. Bring your lawn chair, relax and enjoy CONTINUOUS LIVE MUSIC!
Sept. 28 - Festival of Grapes & Hops - Petersburg, VA. 11am - 5pm. Petersburg's Wine and Beer Tasting Festival. Enjoy Virginia wines and beers the way they were meant to be tasted...with friends, music and great food! Gather your friends and bring them to charming Old Towne Petersburg for a day of sipping, swirling and fun.
Oct. 4, 5 & 6 - Mount Vernon Fall Wine Festival - Mount Vernon, VA. 6pm - 9pm. Join Mount Vernon in its rain-or-shine fall celebration of the history of the Virginia wine industry on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River. Participants sample wines from award-winning Virginia wineries, learn about the successes and failures of our Founding Father’s wine endeavors, enjoy live blues, and meet “George Washington” on the Mansion's piazza.
Oct. 5 - Rockbridge Food & Wine Festival - Lexington, VA. Lime Kiln. 11am - 4pm. Join us for a day of wine tasting, food sampling and great music! Info: 540-463-5375.
Oct. 5 - Yorktown Wine Festival - 12noon - 6pm - Yorktown, VA.
Oct. 6 - Carytown Wine Festival - Richmond, VA. 12pm - 6pm.
Oct. 12 - Chesapeake Wine Festival - Chesapeake, VA. 12noon - 6pm. Thousands will gather to enjoy wines not only from Virginia’s finest wineries, but from around the world – and along the way will taste the many foods from the regions best restaurants. Live music from Lewis McGehee, Jesse Chong and friends will accompany the many wine and culinary celebrations.
Oct. 12 - Autumn Peak Festival - Massanutten Resort, VA. 11am - 5pm. Take a chairlift ride to the peak of Massanutten Mountain and see the Shenandoah Valley in the splendor of fall. Live music arts & crafts, fabulous food and Virginia wines highlight this popular event.
Oct. 12 - Louisa Wine Festival - Louisa, VA. 11am - 5pm. Taste wines from around the region at the third Louisa Wine Festival at Walton Park in the town of Mineral.
Oct. 12 & 13 - CIAO Italian Wine Festival - Williamsburg, VA. 11am - 6pm.
Oct. 13 - Taste of Culpeper Wine Festival - Culpeper, VA. 12pm - 5pm. Tempt your palate at "Taste of Culpeper" featuring the very best in local cuisine from Culpeper's unique restaurants and Virginia wineries. Other activities of the day include childrens activities, and live entertainment.
Oct. 19 - Powhatan Festival of the Grape - Powhatan, VA. 11am - 7pm. If you love tasting the best of Virginia wines, enjoying savory food, and listening to the best in live entertainment, all in an enchanting courthouse square, then we hope you will join us for Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape. We are delighted to offer 30 wineries, 100+ quality arts and craft vendors, as well as a variety of live entertainment and a great selection of delicious, regional favorite foods.
Oct. 19 & 20 - Town Point Wine Festival - Norfolk, VA. Town Point Park. 11am - 5pm. Join us along the Downtown Norfolk waterfront for one of the state’s largest outdoor wine festivals featuring more than 30 Virginia wineries providing a sampling of wines available for purchase by the glass, bottle or case. Also enjoy gourmet, made-in-Virginia food items, specialty crafts, and live musical entertainment.