Enjoy fall tasting of the finest in Virginia wines, sampling delicious Chesapeake Bay seafood recipes, exceptional artisans and craftsmen, or a beer from Fredericksburg’s Blue & Gray Brewery. This year’s festival will have it all—fun and history! Bay Transit Trolleys will provide shuttle service during the festival hours. There will be free self-guided Great House tours, colonial chocolate making, alpacas, kids’ rides, a working gristmill, and much, much more. Tickets are available at the gate and online. No pets are allowed in the festival area. Don’t miss this one!!
Glass House Winery
Good Luck Cellars
Oak Crest Vineyards
Rogers Ford Farm Winery
Lake Anna Winery
Potomac Point Winery
General’s Ridge Winery
Deborah Pratt, Oyster Shucking Champion, will be demonstrating to festival attendees the art of shucking oysters. Deborah has won the Virginia State Oyster Shucking Championship and can shuck 24 oysters in less than three minutes.
Celebrating Stratford’s history of chocolate making during the Lee’s time, Robert Brantley, cook with The Department of Historic Foodways at Colonial Williamsburg, will demonstrate 18th century chocolate production.
The Memory Lane Car Club will be showing over 75 classic cars at the Second Annual Stratford Hall Festival Car Show on Sunday, September 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Check out the Memory Lane Car Club website for contact information and background of this unique group.
Be sure to enjoy your visit to the festival and the area by staying at Stratford Hall or at one of the following participating B&Bs: