James River Cellars Winery

Events at James River Cellars

What's Happening at the Winery?

James River Cellars hosts a number of fun-filled activities throughout the year! Whether kicking off the weekend with a live band at our "Fridays on the Patio" series, heading into the workweek after a relaxing "Sundays in the Shade" event, or bidding "farewell to summer" at our Labor Day Wine & Cheese Party, we invite you to take part in our many family and pet-friendly offerings.

Many of our events don't require an advanced ticket purchase; however, for those that do, tickets can be purchased through our secure website and will be waiting for you at the entrance gate the day of the event. Just present your receipt upon arrival and let the fun begin! All of our events are "rain or shine" and advanced purchases are non-refundable.

 Take a look at what's in store in the coming months…

Our Annual Events are listed below. All of our events are Rain or Shine! Ticket purchasing if noted, is online through our secure shopping cart. Retain your purchase receipt and present it day of the event. Tickets are "will Call" and Non Refundable!

  • FRIDAYS...
  • SUNDAYS...
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Purchase Tickets:

$10.00/pp: Add to Cart

$5.00 Designated Driver: Add

FRIDAYS ON THE PATIO SERIES:

Join us for our Fridays on the Patio events! Select a month and see the details! Our beautiful patio sets the scene for this monthly event featuring local musicians and wine tasting. Bring a picnic and some friends. Food is available from a vendor. Food prices a la carte.

Event inclusions:
- live music: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- outdoor tasting wine tent: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- admissions gate opens: 6:15 p.m.

Tickets: $10.00/person - includes: admission, wine tasting, souvenir glass, live music
(designated driver ticket: $5.00/person):
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Note:
Rain or shine; picnics welcome, no outside alcohol!

   
   

Purchase Tickets:

 

SUNDAYS IN THE SHADE SERIES:

Join us for our Sundays In The Shade Series: Select a month and see the details! Our beautiful patio sets the scene for this monthly event featuring local musicians and wine tasting. Bring a picnic and some friends. Food is available from a vendor. Food prices a la carte.

Event inclusions:
- live music: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- outdoor tasting wine tent: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- admissions gate opens: 6:15 p.m.

Tickets: $10.00/person - includes: admission, wine tasting, souvenir glass, live music
(designated driver ticket: $5.00/person):
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Note:
Rain or shine; picnics welcome, no outside alcohol!

   
   
December 31st & January 1st
No Fee

December 31st & January 1st – WINTER OPEN HOUSE:

Come in out of the cold and warm up during our winter open house. Did you run out before the New Year? Then stop by at James River Cellars as you sample our award-winning wines and restock. Perfect indoor ambience sets the scene for a warm and cozy winter season wine tasting. Time: 11 AM – 5 PM Fee: none Location: James River Cellars Winery

   
   
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October 18, 2014
Purchase Tickets HERE [Hovawinetrail.com]
October 18, 2014: GHOST AND GOBLETS at WESTON FARMS - A Heart of Virginia Event. ooOOOOooo Don't miss this event! Southern Velocity Band. Food vendors - BBQ Brothers, Annie Mac's Kitchen and Slideways Bistro. Doggie costume contest. Advance ticket sales ends NOON Friday! Time: 12:00 - 5:00pm Note: Rain or shine Location: Weston Farms Fee: $20.00 Advance Ticket/pp Closes Noon Friday [$25.00 Day of Event]
   
October 26th October 26th – PUMPKIN DECORATING EVENT Join us for wine tasting and pumpkin decorating on Sunday from Noon-5. We will have seasonal wines to sample, hot chocolate and cider, with live music by Kevin Kelly. More details to come, so check back closer to the fall. This is a "no carving" event, but we will have a Best Decorated contest! Location: James River Cellar Winery
   
November 2014
Purchase HOVA Any Time Tour Tickets
at HOVA HERE

November 1st & 2nd - HARVEST WINE TRAIL

Tour Central Virginia's Premier Wineries: Cooper, Grayhaven, James River Cellars, Lake Anna, Mattaponi, and Weston Farms! Buy a passport ticket from www.HOVAwinetrail.com. You will get a souvenir wineglass, tasting at the six Heart of Virginia Wineries and a chance to win amazing prizes upon completing the trail. Please note that Heart of Virginia Wine Trail can be completed anytime during normal hours of operation, throughout the entire year.

   
November 15th & 16th
$10.00 Day of Event

November 15th & 16th - CHILI & WINE WEEKEND 11-am - 5pm

Come out and warm up with a bowl of chili with your wine tasting and pick up some great wines for the holidays. Fee: $10 per person includes bowl of chili and full wine tasting

Location: James River Cellar Winery

   
December 6th & 7th
Purchase Any Time Tour Tickets
at HOVA HERE

December 6th & 7th - JINGLE BELL WINE TRAIL

Tour Central Virginia's Premier Wineries: Cooper, Grayhaven, James River Cellars, Lake Anna, Mattaponi, and Weston Farms! Buy a passport ticket from (www.HOVAwinetrail.com). You will get a souvenir wineglass, tasting at the six Heart of Virginia Wineries and a chance to win amazing prizes upon completing the trail. Please note that Heart of Virginia Wine Trail can be completed anytime during normal hours of operation, throughout the entire year.

   
December 20th & 21st
No Fee

December 20th & 21st – HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 11am - 5pm

It is the season for celebrating with friends, family and of course our seasonal wines. Taste our award winning wines, check out our gift shop, visit with special craft vendors and pick up some unique holiday gifts. Stock up on wine, gifts and enjoy some holiday cheer!

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM - Fee: none
Location: James River Cellars Winery

   
December 31st & January 1st
No Fee

December 31st & January 1st – WINTER OPEN HOUSE 11am - 5pm

Come in out of the cold and warm up during our Winter Open House. Have you run out of your favorite wines before the New Year? Then stop by and restock, while enjoying a free tasting and our warm and cozy ambience!

Time: 11 AM – 5 PM Fee: none Location: James River Cellars Winery

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