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Virginia Spirits Expo

Join us for an amazing day sampling Virginia’s BEST Spirits and custom cocktails! PLUS, live music, great food & more!

Visit with, learn about, and sample from 18+ Award Winning Virginia Distilleries! All-Access Sampling is INCLUDED in your ticket!

Every Distillery will have bottles available for purchase on site. Many of these bottles are typically only available at the distillery and cannot be found in ABC stores! Custom signature cocktails will also be available for purchase.

Scroll down to see the full list of participating Distilleries, products and cocktails can be found at:

Saturday, September 24th


Belmont Farms Distillery

13490 Cedar Run Road

Culpeper, VA 22701

Live music performances from Radio Riot and Zach Angle.

Pay as you go food from Uncle Dave’s Tacos, Chiki’s Pancake, and others.

Select industry related vendors will also be on site with special custom locally made spirit related products.

Get in-debth behind the scene knowledge from Virginia Distillers and world-renound industry experts.

PLUS: Vote on your favorites to select Virginia’s Favorite Distillery! Gold, Silver, & Bronze medallions will be awarded.

The gates open at noon, so come early and stay late to enjoy all the day has to offer!

Last call is 4:30pm, and the event will end at 5pm.

Ticket & Entry Types:

Entry Ticket ($20)

  • For Designated Drivers and/or non-drinkers
  • Includes access & entry to the event
  • Does not include sampling or allow for additional purchase of alcohol during the event.

Full Access Sampling Ticket ($65 in advance or $75 day-of)

  • Includes access & entry to the event
  • Souvenir Sampling Glass
  • All-Access Unlimited* Sampling to every Distillery on site
  • Belmont Distillery Tour
  • 5 Voting Tokens

VIP Experience ($90 in advance or $100 day-of)

Everything included in the Full Access Sampling Ticket, PLUS:

  • Special VIP-only Sampling products from each Distillery
  • Access to Virginia Distillers Association Master Classes
  • One Hour early access to event

*UNLIMITED Sampling means access to all items being offered from Distilleries, not unlimited drinking. Sampling amounts are 0.25oz-0.5oz per pour. The purpose of this event is to allow you to sample from, enjoy, and learn about Virginia Distilleries and Virginia Spirits. The event organizer and participating distilleries reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who appears to be intoxicated, is abusing the sampling offerings, or for any other reason deemed necessary at the time. Sampling items available subject to change without notice based on supply availability.


Caiseal Beer & Spirits (Hampton)

Virago Spirits (Richmond)

Mt. Defiance Distillery (Middleburg)

Ironclad Distillery (Newport News)

Blue Sky Distillery (Smithfield)

Orkney Springs Distillery (Springfield)

  1. Smith Bowman Distillery (Fredericksburg)

Chesapeake Bay Distillery (Virginia Beach)

Springfield Distillery (Halifax)

Filibuster Distillery (Maurertown)

Virginia Distillery Company (Lovingston)

KO Distilling (Manassas)

Three Crosses Distilling (Powhatan)

Catoctin Creek (Purcellville)

Copper Fox Distillery (Williamsburg & Sperryville)

Belmont Farms Distillery (Culpeper)

Vitae Spirits (Charlottesville)

Cape Charles Distillery (Cape Charles)


This event is rain or shine. Refunds or transfers are not available.

The Virginia Spirits Expo is a 21+ only event.

Please remember to drink responsibly and plan ahead if you need a place to stay or a ride home for the evening.

Learn more about this and future events at:

This event is a joint venture from River City Festivals and The Virginia Distiller’s Association

Proceeds from this event to support Giving Local




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Event runs Sep 24, 2022 through Sep 24, 2022

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