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9th Annual Wine & Oyster Festival

September 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am - September 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

 The 2015 Wine and Oyster festival is being dedicated to the memory of Mike Todd, Past President of TOGA.




If you love the combination of great wines, delicious local seafood and fine crafts and artisans, mark your calendar for September 19-20. Voted 2015 “Best Of” in Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine, this popular event features wines from Virginia wineries and oysters from Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oyster growers. See a complete list of participating vendors below!

This year’s festival will have it all – fun and history! There will be FREE self-guided, non-mobile Great House tours, Colonial chocolate making in the outdoor kitchen, the water-powered gristmill will be in operation, Treakle’s train barrel ride, Westmoreland’s 4H miniature farm animals, a kids scavenger hunt with prizes,  programs in our educational tent and an antique car show on Sunday!


This year’s festival is being presented in cooperation with the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association.TOGA logo




  • Tickets are available for purchase at the gate on the days of the event.

  • At the gate ticket prices are as follows: Wine-Taster Tickets $25, Non-Wine Taster Tickets $15, Child Tickets (Age 7-13) $5, Children Under 6 FREE

  • Tickets purchased can be used on either day of the event; a ticket purchased for Saturday can be used on Sunday, a Sunday ticket can be used on Saturday.

  • Raw Oysters available for a buck a shuck!

  • Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and close 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015.


    Click to see highlights from last year.

  • Hours for the festival on Sunday, September 20, are from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Antique car show will be held on Sunday only from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • If you want to spend the weekend at Stratford, call the Inn at Stratford (804-493-1966) for lodging information.

  • Get your discounted advance tickets online until September 13, 2015.

  • This event is held rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • No coolers allowed inside the festival grounds.



OYSTER_GROWERS_HEADERWard Oyster     |     Chapel Creek   |     Dragon Creek     |    Rappahannock River Oyster   |   Great Wicomico Oyster Co.WINERY_HEADERLake Anna Winery     |     Saude Creek Vineyards   |    Ingleside Winery    |    Oak Crest Winery     |     Williamsburg Winery     |     Horton Vineyards     |     Glass House Winery     |     Potomac Point Winery          Mattaponi Winery      |     General’s Ridge Vineyard     |     Good Luck Cellars     |     Rogers Ford Farm Winery      |     Athena Vineyards     |      Democracy Vineyard   |   delFosse Vineyard and Winery   |   Hague WineryBREWERY_HEADERAdventure Brewing CompanyANTIQUE_CAR_GRAPHICMemory Lane Car Club – Sunday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.FOODVENDOR_HEADERSlideways Mobile Bistro – Gourmet burgers and sides   |   Sweets by Greeks- Classic Greek dishes and desserts   |   Sara Festival foods- Fun festival foods     |   Great White Buffalo-Mobile authentic Western New York Cuisine     |   Battlefield Kettle Corn –The best in kettle flavored popcorns   |   Saps2 Fish Shack   |   Plan B BBQ- pork and chicken BBQs-Pulled Pork BBQ   |   Fun Time Ice Cream – Deluxe soft ice cream   |   Great Wicomico Oyster Company –fried smoked and raw oysters and oyster concessions   |   Johnson Family Funnel Cakes, LLC- not just your ordinary funnel cake!   |   Grapevine Restaurant – chicken & lamb gyros and fun festival foodsVENDOR_HEADERCreations in Clay – Fine local pottery    Rappahannock Art League – jewelry, sculptures, paintings  |   The Garden Pot- hand painted glassware   |   J.K Enterprises – ladies clothing and accessories      Beautiful Beaded –handmade Swarovski crystals  |   Plantation Peanuts – nuts and nut products   |   The Sterling Peacock- imaginative fine jewelry   |   Maranatha Alpaca – alpaca products and animals   |   Origami Owl – custom lockets, bracelets, charms     Silpada Designs – handmade jewelry     King William Alpacas –alpaca products and animals    |   Burkes Fine Jewelry – Kilmarnock jewelry   |   Virginia Wine of the Month club   |    All American Harley Davidson motorcycles – all things Harley    Southern At Heart – antiques, books and more   |   The Herb Works – olive oils, balsamic vinegars   |    Sticks – and – Stones Gallery – art and sculptures   |   Spirited Stems & Washed Ashore – hand painted wine, beer and rock glasses   |   French Knit Jewelry Designs – unique beaded jewelry   |   Ladies Victorian – 19th century women’s apparel   |   Northern Neck Master Gardeners    |   Westmoreland County Museum   |   The Virginia Institute of Marine Science   King George Animal Rescue League   |   Northern Neck Beekeepers   |   George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument   |   Reedville Fisherman’s Museum   |   Sugar Hills Tiles and Pottery – decorative tiles and pottery   |      Turtle Island Refuge   |   Miller Production of Virginia – Northern Neck/Chesapeake Bay films   |   Magnum RV of Montross – recreational vehicles for the Northern Neck   |   Bamboo Pillow – revolutionary sleep aid   |   Great Heart Service Dogs   |   All About The Beverage   |   American Oak Barrel – cigars, humidors and more   |   Horizons Blue – creative gifts and jewelry   |   Shenandoah Artisans – sterling silver jewelry   |   Temalle LTD – African woven baskets   |   Lento Products – handmade soaps   |   Jelly Beans Arts and Crafts – oyster trees and gifts   |   Especially for you by Patricia – wine themed crafts and gifts   |   Chesapeake Boast Basin – Boston Whaler boats   |   Sandi Nardone – award-winning artist   |   Vintage Flatware Art by Metal Works



  • For more information or to participate as a sponsor, volunteer or vendor, call 804-493-1972 or email Jon Bachman.

  • Click here to download vendor application form and regulations

  • If you want to spend the weekend at Stratford, call the Inn at Stratford (804-493-1966) for lodging information.


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September 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am
September 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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