2016 Festivals Horton Vineyards Will Attend
Dates & Hours subject to change
May 21 - Front Royal Annual Wine & Craft Festival - Front Royal, VA. - 10am - 6pm. Artists and Crafters from all over the east coast. Find anything from fine handmade jewelry, hand painted wine glasses, hand crafted musical instruments, pottery to iron work. Plenty of fun for the entire family including a children’s area and come try your skill on the mechanical bull. Info: 540-635-3185.
May 28 - ValleyFest - Beer & Wine Festival - Massanutten Resort, VA. 11am - 7pm. ValleyFest, held on Memorial Day weekend, is the festival that everyone looks forward to! More than 4,000 people celebrate the holiday weekend at the festival, dancing to live music, sampling food, shopping for unique and handmade crafts, and enjoying quality wines and microbrews of the Shenandaoh Valley, Virginia and beyond. Many varieties of beer and wine will be represented, from merlots and seasonal ales to meads and maibocks. Its' all of the beer and wine you could possibly enjoy in one place!
June 4 & 5 - Vintage Virginia - Bull Run Park (northern VA). Sat. & Sun. 11am - 6pm. Vintage Virginia is one of the state's oldest and longest-running wine festivals, produced by Across-the-Way Productions and the Virginia's Wineries Association. The festival is held in the Northern Virginia area, at Bull Run Regional Park Special Events Center, and features over 50 of the most prominent Virginia wineries, pouring over 350 of their finest selections. Vintage Virginia also features some of the best entertainment you'll find at a wine festival, with music from some of the nation's most talented performers, educational workshops and children's activities. A great outing for the entire family! 540-745-3378.
June 11 - Summer Celebration - Lee Hall Mansion, Newport News, VA. 11am to 6pm. The late spring splendor of Lee Hall Mansion's beautiful grounds provide the setting for the Annual Summer Celebration Wine Festival. The finest vintages from Virginia's best wineries combine with live music, exquisite food and unique craft vendors to make this one of the Peninsula's most popular events. Info: 757-888-3371
June 18 - Clifton Wine Festival - Childrens Park, Clilfton, VA. 11am - 7pm.
June 19 - Manassas Jazz & Wine Festival - Harris Pavilion, Manassas, VA. 12pm - 7pm. The Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival is held on Father’s Day at the Harris Pavilion, located in the heart of historic Old Town Manassas. Featuring 3 headline jazz artists, this smaller event is a more intimate, relaxed afternoon of tasting and purchasing wines from 15 different award-winning Virginia wine artisans. Attendees appreciate this refined atmosphere for the chance to discuss wines with the vintners, shop at the merchant booths that offer wine related merchandise and dine from upscale food concessions. Tickets are sold for tasters as well as non-tasters for this event. Info: 703-361-6599.
August 13 - Leesburg Wine Festival - The Village at Leesburg - Leesburg, VA. 11am-7pm. As you enter…..take your souvenir tasting glass and stroll from tent to tent and table to table, tasting and sampling the rich heritage of Virginia vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful setting of the Village at Leesburg.
August 27 - Epicurience Virginia - Morven Park, Leesburg, VA. 12pm - 6pm. At the very heart of Epicurience Virginia, the Grand Tasting is a culinary adventure like no other. This day-long edible showcase brings farm-to-table food, award-winning wines, notable chefs, live bands, and lots of other delicious diversions to the grounds of gorgeous Morven Park.
Sept. 3 - Labor Day Wine & Music Fest - Amherst, VA. Rebec Vineyards, 12pm - 6pm. Enjoy the fruits of OUR labor!
Sept. 5 - 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.