On Saturday, May 6th, spend a beautiful spring day at Stratford Hall located in the Northern Neck of VA. Relax and enjoy locally crafted beer, wine, spirits, barbeque, live entertainment and more while experiencing this unique historic setting.
The festival will take place in front of the c. 1738 Great House and outbuildings. Sip on a variety of Virginia made beverages, enjoy delicious barbeque and other foods from local food trucks, enjoy live musical entertainment, a vendor market, and learn about the history of barbeque and beer in colonial Virginia through historic cooking demonstrations. Historic cooking demonstrations will include short talks on foodways, brewing and grains, barbeque, butchering and more! Stay tuned for the list of demonstrators.
Ticket Sales Open Wednesday, February 1st
Early Bird Ticket Pricing (February 1-May 4): $20
Day of Event Ticket Pricing: $30
Option to purchase Souvenir Pilsner Glass for $10
What does my ticket include?
The admission ticket gains you access into the festival to enjoy the event, musical entertainment, historic demonstrations, the vendor market, and exploration of the 1800 acre property. All alcohol and food purchases (Tastings, glasses, and bottles) will be made directly to the brewery, distillery, winery and food truck of your choice.
Bring your family and friends and spend the day in a Party Tent at the Brews & BBQ Festival!
For $300 you and an unlimited number of guests can enjoy a shaded, private space that includes a 15’x15’ frame tent and an 8′ long table. The party tents will be in a great location near the live music with a wonderful view of the c. 1738 Great House. Reserve your party tent from 11 am - 3 pm or 3 - 7 pm while purchasing your ticket!
2023 BREWS & BBQ FESTIVAL VENDOR LIST
BREWERIES, CIDERIES, DISTILLERIES, & WINERIES
Alewerks Brewing Co. - Williamsburg, VA Cobbler Mountain Cider - Delaplane, VA
Copper Fox Distillery - Sperryville, VA Dividing Creek Beer Co. - Winchester, VA
General's Ridge Vineyard - Hague, VA Ice House Brewery - Colonial Beach, VA
Legend Brewing Co. - Richmond, VA Port City Brewing Co. - Alexandria, VA
Springfield Distillery - Halifax, VA That Damn Mary Brewing Company - Hayes, VA
The Estate at White Hall Vineyard - King George, VA
BARBEQUE & FOOD TRUCKS
2 Fish Bistro & Tackle - Montross, VA Denson's Chesapeake Bay Farm to Table Oyster Bar - Colonial Beach, VA
NNK BBQ - Montross, VA Salty Bob's Seafood - Wicomico Church, VA
Sandston Smokehouse - Sandston, VA The UFO Food Truck - Spotsylvania, VA
Three Sisters & Co - Montross, VA
DEMONSTRATORS, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS & RETAIL
Always Flavored – Stafford, VA Antonio's Wine Racks - Fredericksburg, VA
Bent out of Shape Silvery - Franklin, VA Black Creek Workshop LLC - Toano, VA
Briscoe Woodworks – King George, VA BVT Knives - Spotsylvania, VA
Emily Elizabeth Jewelry - Fredericksburg, VA Healthy Harvest Food Bank - Warsaw, VA
King William Alpacas - King William, VA Life in the Northern Neck
LifeMade Apparel - Fredericksburg, VA Making Scents - Culpeper, VA
Menokin - Warsaw, VA The Master Gardeners of the Northern Neck
Nutt House Wine & Wood - Harrisonburg, VA; Lusby, MD Poppi's Hot Sauce - Warrenton, VA
The Millers Co. - King George, VA Richmond Window Corp-Renewal by Andersen - Richmond, VA
Running Lights Beverage - Williamsburg, VA Sandi Waters Design - Colonial Beach, VA
Ten Thousand Reasons Haiti - Warsaw, VA Touchstone Crystal Thirty-One
Westmoreland County Department of Emergency Services Whitley's Peanuts
*This list is updated as new vendors are confirmed
What to Bring to the Festival:
-You will need your photo ID to go through ticketing at the festival. Each attendee will be given an over or under 21 wristband.
-You may bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit around the festival
-You can bring bottles of water
What to Leave Home:
-Coolers and outside alcohol are not permitted at the festival
Inclement Weather Policy
We'll do our best to proceed with the event as scheduled, but if severe weather prohibits us from hosting the festival Saturday, May 6, the rain date will be Sunday, May 7. Stratford Hall may delay the start, interrupt, or cancel the event in the event of a weather emergency. In the case of weather postponement, we will work to secure a new date within 90 days of the original date. If we are unable to reschedule the event within that time frame, a refund will be issued. Stratford Hall is an open-air venue and cannot guarantee refuge to patrons in the event of severe weather.