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Annual Festivals

There are several festivals that HOVA wineries host that the other HOVA wineries attend. This is a great time to visit a winery while the other 5 also participate... all in one location! Listen to live music, shop local vendors, and grab a bite from gourmet food trucks while you sip your favorite Heart of Virginia wine!

For online ticket purchases, keep your confirmation email and present it at the event gate. Advance ticket sales end at noon the Friday before the event. Tickets will also be sold at the gate the day of the event.

april fool's festival

April 7th and 8th, 2018

noon-5pm, VIP hour from 11am-12pm!

Join the HOVA wineries for the first big festival of the year!

Listen to live music, taste wine from six different wineries, join in on a tour, visit with local craft vendors, and browse the food truck court. There will be tons to do!

Live Music: TBD

Food Trucks: TBD

Local Craft Vendors: TBD


For a very limited time, we are running our own special deal of TWO VIP tickets to April Fools' Festival for the price of ONE! You only have until March 15th to take advantage of this deal, so don't wait! 

VIP TICKETS: $25 in advance, $30 at the gate.

-VIP Hour: Early admission of 11am
-VIP Tour: Tour of James River Cellars begins at 11:45
-Wine Tasting from each HOVA winery in attendance
-Stemless HOVA wineglass 
-Admission to event with live music, food trucks, and local vendors

General Tickets: $20 in advance $25 at the gate.

-Wine Tasting from each HOVA winery in attendance

-Stemless HOVA wineglass 

-Admission to event with live music, food trucks, and local vendors

Location: James River Cellars Winery

11008 Washington Highway

Glen Allen, VA 23059

(804) 550-7516

Summer Salsa Wine Festival

June 23rd, 2018


Live music, food, and craft vendors will be onsite! 

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate - Tickets include a wine tasting from all 6 wineries and a souvenir wine glass! Kids get in FREE with a parent.

Location: Mattaponi Winery

7530 Morris Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22551

Visit or call (540) 582-2897 for more information

Caribbean Beach Party

August 4th, 2018


Join us along with Heart of Virginia Award winning wineries Cooper, Grayhaven, James River, Mattaponi, and Weston Farms wineries for an evening of great wine, exceptional food and Caribbean Music.  Wear your favorite Island Shirt, shop our craft vendors, and dance out on the patio under the stars.  Taste wines from all SIX wineries and kick back with a glass of your favorite.

Location: Lake Anna Winery

5621 Courthouse Road

Spotsylvania, VA 22551

Visit or call (540) 895-5085

for more information