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Hoover Ridge Wool And Wine Festival 2023

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    Sat, April 22, 2023 (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Hoover Ridge Park
10 Hoover Ridge
Madison, VA 22727
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Madison County Parks and Recreation Authority is hosting the sixth annual Wool and Wine Festival in Madison County on Saturday, April 22!

Madison County Parks and Recreation Authority is hosting the sixth annual Wool and Wine Festival in Madison County on Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM. The festival will be in conjunction with the annual sheepdog trials.

We will be showcasing local wineries including Prince Michel Vineyards, Blue Quartz Winery, Revalation Vineyards, and several local vendors! We will also have food vendor Cap'n Corbin's Seafood on site.

Isabel Bailey will provide live entertainment from 1:00-4:00 PM.

Tickets are $15 presale (ends Sunday, April 16) and $20 the day of the event. All guests under age 18 are free, with Adult General Admission tickets available for $5.00. General Admission tickets do not allow tastings or the purchase of wine.

Picnic tables are available for reservation for $10 each. Picnic tables fit up to 6 guests. 

Special add-on activities including a candle-making class and wine bottle painting station may be purchased as well.

We will have a supervised children's area with activities and a bounce house!

The event will be held rain or shine. Pop-Up tents (anchored) are permitted!

Full Event Schedule:

  • 8:00 AM - Sheepdog Trials Begin (free)
  • 11:30 AM - Festival Area Opens, Food Vendors Open
  • 12:00 PM - Wine Tasting Begins
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Live Music by Isabel Bailey
  • 4:30 PM - Wine Tastings End
  • 5:00 PM - All Vendor Events End


  • Wine tastings will be available from each wine tent. Guests will select their 1 oz. pours and take them on a disposable tray back to their seats. Keepsake glasses may be available for purchase.
  • Wine will be available for free tastings, or guests may pay by the glass or bottle.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at every winery tent and at the festival entrance and restroom. A hand-washing station will be available near the restroom.

All proceeds from the Wool & Wine Festival will go to benefit our Hoover Ridge Outdoor Recreation Center project. Details of the project can be found at www.hooverridge.com/hrorc


 Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Guests wishing to taste wine or purchase wine must be over 21 and show a valid ID. These guests must have their wrist band while in the festival area.

 What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be designated parking areas for guests. Handicapped parking will be available.

 What can I bring to the event?

We will have picnic tables available for reservation ($10 by 4/21 with ticket sales), but you may bring your own chairs, blankets, and tables. Pop-up tents are permitted along the fenceline in designated areas. Outside food and drink are NOT permitted.

**No pets are permitted at the festival. This is for the safety of the animals (sheep) on-site for the trials.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may direct your questions to lindsay.mcparksrec@gmail.com.

More information:
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