Event — Montpelier: James and Dolley Madison’s Home

Montpelier Wine Festival

Where: James Madison’s Montpelier

11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

When: Saturday, May 6 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 | Saturday 11 am – 6 pm; Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

The Montpelier Wine Festival, a premier spring event, is a family friendly event that features Virginia wineries, arts and crafts and food vendors, live music, children’s entertainment, and more!


Make the Montpelier Wine Festival Part of Your Weekend Plans

Now in its 27th year, the Montpelier Wine Festival is a premier spring event held on the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier. This is a family friendly event that features Virginia wineries, arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, live music, children’s entertainment, kite flying, carriage rides, and more. The Festival is held rain or shine. No outside alcohol permitted. No pets permitted.
The House is open and visitors are welcome to take a tour! Tours are offered between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and begin at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.

Stay for the Weekend

“Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild Season, thro’ a pleasant Country, in easy stages.” – James Madison, 1794

Located less than two hours from Washington, D.C., Orange County – in the heart of the Central Virginia Piedmont – is filled with history; quaint small-town main streets to explore; lodging options that will satisfy the most discriminating to the most budget-conscious; fine dining and eclectic shopping; outdoor recreation for people of all ages and fitness levels; breathtaking Blue Ridge vistas; and much more. Plan a relaxing getaway weekend with family and friends.

We look forward to welcoming you to Montpelier and Orange County!

Cost: Advance sale tickets $20; Tasting tickets at gate $25; DD tickets at gate $5; Youth ticket (Age 13-20) at gate $5; Kids 12 and under Free