The 35th Annual Virginia Wine and Craft Festival
An Event The Front Royal Warren County Chamber of Commerce
Cheers to 35 years! The 35th Annual Virginia Wine & Craft Festival presented by Lindsay Chevrolet will return to Downtown Front Royal on Saturday, May 20th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Join us for a day filled with fun, entertainment, delicious food and of course…. wine tasting.
Featuring wine, mead, and cider from all over Virginia, the Virginia Wine & Craft Festival is sure to have something for everyone’s taste. Participants include: Bright Meadows Farm, Caihailian Vineyard, Castle Glen Winery, Chateau O"Brien, Cobbler Mountain Cellars, Creek's Edge Winery, Honey & Hops Brew Works, Mattaponi Winery, Narmada Winery, Rebec Vineyards, Rogers Ford Farm Winery, Saga Meadery, The Estate at White Hall Vineyards, Wisteria Farm & Vineyard, and Zoll Vineyard.
Artists and crafters from all over the east coast along with local merchants will fill Main and Chester Streets in downtown Front Royal, there won’t be anything you can’t find to fit your style, mood or need. Handcrafted jewelry, painted wine glasses, charcuterie boards, pottery and ceramics, clothing, original paintings, books and artwork, soaps, candles, and much more.
Not to be outdone by the wineries and crafters, there will be an array of delicious food to choose from. Deciding whether to have funnel cakes, crab cake sandwiches, wings, steak-n-cheese, shish kabobs, or just burgers and dogs may take you the whole day.
Festival goers are encouraged to visit the many unique shops and restaurants along Main Street during the event as well.
Music will fill the air all day during the Virginia Wine and Craft Festival. Kiti Gartner and The Drifting Valentines will bring their cool rockabilly style to the Gazebo stage from 11:30-2 pm. Back To Zero is back this year and will bring the party to the crowd from 3-5:30 pm. You'll also find Bearded Harmony from 12-2 and Jim Snedeker 3-5 at the Warren Heritage Society Featured Stage on Chester Street. You also never know what sort of strolling entertainment you might stumble upon along the festival route.
Festival admission is $30 in advance or $35 at the gate for those who wish to wine taste or purchase glasses or bottles of wine. There is no general admission fee. Advance tickets can be purchased on our website at www.wineandcraftfestival.com or in person at the Chamber of Commerce office located at 201 E. 2nd Street, Front Royal, VA.
Come to Front Royal-Warren County for the Wine & Craft Festival but stay an extra day to enjoy all this beautiful area has to offer. With five golf courses, museums, a theatre, and the Skyline Caverns you can certainly relax; Shenandoah River State Park, Shenandoah National Park and the George Washington National Forest offer perfect opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy canoeing, hiking, fishing and camping. So, whether you like to take it easy or stay on the move, Front Royal-Warren County is the perfect destination. Visit www.discoverfrontroyal.com for more information.
Special Thanks to our event sponsors: Presetning - Lindsay Chevrolet and Admission Gate – Jennerations Hair Studio & Spa.
Thanks to our Chamber sponsors: Warren Memorial Hospital/Valley Health, Shotton Design, Noble & Noble Financial Services, Aire Serv of the Shenandoah Valley, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of the Shenandoah Valley, I Heart Media, The River 95.3 FM, County of Warren, Front Royal Premier Copiers and Northern Virginia Daily.
The Virginia Wine & Craft Festival is an event of the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce.