The annual Purcellville Wine & Food Festival will again be held at Fireman’s Field Saturday, July 15. The festival, from 2-8 p.m., will showcase wines, foods, beers, ciders, and other delectables from Purcellville and Loudoun County. The festival will feature vendors, musicians, and activities for adults and children.
The vendors will include Bogati Winery, Corcoran Vineyards, Hiddencroft Vineyards, North Gate Vineyard, Otium Cellars, Old 690 Brewing Company, Jack’s Run Brewing Company, Art of Sin Trading, Christopher Mize Studio, Country Pride Cheese, Jacqueline Hanley Designs, Pink Buggy Designs, Plank Eyewear, Southpaw Express, VinoWine, Zia Design, Finn Thai Restaurant, Gluten Free Loudoun, Grapevine Restaurant, Petit Lou Lou, and Sherri’s Crab Cakes. Openings for other vendors are still available.
Live music will be provided by The VooDoo Blues, King Street Kats, and Virginia Southpaws.
The new “Arts in the Garden”, sponsored by the Purcellville Arts Council, will include demonstrations of visual and performing arts by McCoy & Addison, Mink’s Miracle Medicine, and Julia Kasdorf.
Activities will include a moon bounce, face painting, vendor giveaways, and plenty of space to run and play.
Tickets are available online for $20 ($30 on the day of the festival). Purcellville residents will get 50 percent discount on the general admission price. The entrance ticket includes a wine glass, two tasting tickets (each provides at least three one-ounce tastings from a vendor), and access to all vendors and activities. Designated drivers and all patrons ages 16-20 can get in for $5, which includes unlimited water. Children 15-years-old and under will be admitted free.
The festival will also have a limited number of VIP tables available for $350. With reserved seating starting at 1 p.m., each VIP table will have chairs for eight, eight signature wine glasses, 16 tasting tickets, four bottles of wine, and eight souvenir bags.
Festival sponsors include Best Western, Dental Smiles, Dulles Greenway, Harris Teeter, Loudoun Farms, Sengpeihl Insurance Group, Allstate Insurance, Valley Energy, and Visit Loudoun.
To purchase tickets and for information on becoming a vendor or sponsor, go online to PurcellvilleWineandFood.com.