FESTIVALS

If you want to see what festivals are occurring during the dates of your stay, check out the Nelson County Events Calendar

Lock'N 

Arrington, VA

This festival is a blend of world-class music, local vendors, and community engagement. Be present for the best in local and regional cuisine, craft beers and wines, and opportunities to explore the picturesque setting. 

Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival

Amherst, VA

Virginia wines, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC! Tastings by guest wineries, multiple stages with live entertainment, over 150 unique arts, crafts and specialty foods.

Festy 

Chisholm Vineyard

This festival offers world-class music at a family-owned farm winery.

Hoopla

Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Live music, outrageous adventures, camping, craft beer and great eats.

Virginia Summer Solstice Festival

Amherst, VA

Celebrate local Virginia wines, live music, great festival foods, local growers, arts and crafts at this unique summer festival. 

Starry Nights

Veritas Vineyard

During the summer, Veritas Vineyards hosts a monthly  music and wine event under the stars.

Tom Tom Summit & Festival

Charlottesville, VA

The festival is hosted by the Tom Tom Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to educating the public about art, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Summer Music Festival

Wintergreen Resort

Each summer, Wintergreen Performing Arts presents the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy

Wine 'til Nine 

Brent Manor, VA

During the summer, Brent Manor hosts a weekly music and wine event under the stars. 

Hill Top Berry Harvest Festival 

Nellysford, VA

It’s an all day event- fun for everyone. Pick your own blackberries (or let the kids) while you enjoy a glass of your favorite Hill Top wine. Live music, wine and mead tasting, unique vendors, blackberry picking and catered lunch.

Wheelin' for Hope

Arrington, VA

This is an annual event hosted by the Woodland Wildfires for the Relay for Life of Nelson County, hosted at Oak Ridge Estate, who use the event as a fundraiser for cancer research.

Corn Maze Festival

Lovingston, VA

Enjoy the panoramic mountain views, venture in the 5 acre corn maze, and pick your perfect pumpkin to bring home with a smile upon your face.

Heritage Harvest Festival

Charlottesville, VA

This event is rich with tradition, providing an array of experiences designed to educate, engage the senses and delight the taste buds of visitors from around the country.

Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival

Crozet, VA

The Festivals take place twice annually - in May and October - and feature local food, Virginia wine and beer, live music from local performers, children's activities, and more