Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape celebrates its 15th year on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Historic Courthouse Village at 3800 Old Buckingham Road. Festivalgoers purchase a tasting pass which includes a wine glass and pours from over 20 Virginia wineries, live music from InsideOut Band and Route 64, and shopping over 100 arts and crafts vendors.
Festival of the Grape has grown into one of Powhatan’s biggest events with 8000 attendees each year and 125 volunteers. In addition to funding economic development through the Chamber of Commerce, over $10,000 is given back to community organization through grants and donations.
Attendees can save $5 by purchasing in advance. Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Youth, 13-21, are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Online sales end on Oct. 7 at 12 a.m. Tickets and a full list of vendors are available at PowhatanWineFestival.com.