Wines

Wineries

Artisans

Food Purveyors

It all happens on September 16-17, 2017

Westminster, Maryland

150+ Maryland Wines

Sample from an incredible variety of local wines from across the great state of Maryland!

VIP Explorer Pass

Get a larger tasting glass, samples of additional exclusive wines, VIP restrooms and more.

Local Cheese Pavilion

Sample fine artisanal cheeses produced by creameries right here in Maryland.

Juried Artisans

Art, crafts and other handmade items are available from local artisans.

Live Music

Live music on the stage from local and regional band playing jazz, folk and ’80s covers.

Local Food Purveyors

Enjoy everything from oysters to crabcakes, falafel to gyros, gourmet jerky to brick-oven pizza.

Heard enough? Reserve your spot at the ’17 MWF!

Get Your MWF Passes!

Festival Details

Saturday, September 16 • 10am – 6pm
Sunday, September 17 • 11am – 6pm

VIP EXPLORER PASS
$50 Saturday / $45 Sunday
Commemorative 16 oz. tasting glass with sampling, plus: Sample additional exclusive wines; Access to Hilltop Hangout with shaded seating, bottled water and private restrooms; Participate in the 5th Annual Maryland Throwdown—a blind tasting competition. *There is no food included in Explorer Pass. We encourage you to patronize the many excellent culinary artisans at the event. BUY NOW!

GENERAL ADMISSION
$30 Saturday / $25 Sunday
Commemorative wine festival glass with sampling. BUY NOW!

DESIGNATED DRIVER & CHILDREN
$20 Sat / $15 Sun Designated Drivers & Children age 13 to 20 Children age 12 and under free with paying adult. BUY NOW!

GROUP PRE-SALES
$20.00 (Valid Sunday only) Group must be 20 or more and all tickets must be purchased at the same time. Tickets are good Sunday only. They are sold online only through Sept.1, 2017. Designated Driver, Explorer Passes and children’s tickets are not part of the group sales. Ticketholders can upgrade to the Explorer Pass on site the day of the event for an additional fee.

CHARTER BUS
Groups that are coming to the event by charter bus must contact the Museum at 800-654-4645 or EMAIL ccfarm@ccg.carr.org no later than Sept. 5, 2017 for drop-off rules and parking restrictions.

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Rain or shine, we wine! Tickets are nonrefundable. Valid ID required for entry for all general admission and VIP tickets.

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Wineries

Basignani Winery
Bodegas González Ruggiero
Boordy Vineyards
Bordeleau Winery
Cove Point Winery
Deep Creek Cellars
Dragonfly Farms
Elk Run Vineyards
Far Eastern Shore Winery
Fiore Winery
Fridays Creek Winery
Great Frogs Winery
Great Shoals Winery
Knob Hall Winery
Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery
Linganore Winecellars
Olney Winery
Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winery
Port of Leonardtown Winery
Royal Rabbit Vineyards
Running Hare Vineyard
Solomons Island Winery
St. Michaels Winery
The Urban Winery
Winecream

+PLUS MORE in the VIP Explorer Pass / Hilltop Hangout

Creameries in the Cheese Pavilion

Firefly Farms

High Country Creamery

Shepherds Manor Creamery

Whispering Breeze Farm

Food Purveyors

BricknFire Pizza Company

Chesapeake Foods

Convenience Catering

Ekiben

Four Seasons Concessions

Friendly Farm Restaurant

Genova’s to Go

Goganics Organic Food Truck

Hoffman’s PA Dutch Funnel Cakes

Island Quizine

Knights of Columbus

Maryland Cheesecake Company Inc.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Smoothies

Mediterranean Basil Salt

Mr. & Mrs. Jerky

Mt. Airy Kiwanis

Myra’s New Orleans Food

Nectar of the Vine

Old Fashioned Kettle Corn

Rock Salt Grille

Salerno’s Restaurant & Catering

Stone House Cakery

The Ice Cream Lady

Timi’s Greek and Middle Eastern Food

Artisans

A Bead Apart Jewelry

Alpacas of Windswept Farms

Amazing Handmade Dresses

Andiland Studio

Artistic Accessories

Ashby’s Agates

Baker’s Delite

Bent Wrapped and Hammered

Bev’s Nuts

Bill’s Sports & Crafts

Bob Paulding Photography

Cabin Creations

Canal View Candle & Barrel Company

Collana de Vino

Dan the Swing Man

Dancing Hands Jewelry

Davidus Cigars

DBA Firewood Treasures

Fran Ngong Organic Bodycare

Freed Spirits

Gourmet Steve

Grannies Attic

Great Moments

Irish Lass Glass by Sinéad Moss

Isabella’s World

JBC Woodcraft

JJ Sportswear

Kurbaga Artisans

LulaRoe Nicole Shearer

Reed Designs Creative Renaissance

Oil & Vinegar

Originals By Zaida

Popping Off Wine Bag Corks

Richard Kaish Designs

R&R Fine Art Photography

Shiloh Pottery

Sunflower Trading Company

Sweet and Salty Accessories

The Art of Belle

The Candy Striper Gift Shop & Wellness Boutique

The Enchanted Jewelers

The Maryland Store

Toll House Studio

Tom’s Cabin

Uniontown Rainbow Pottery

Wine Bottle Art

Bands

Saturday’s Entertainment

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Foreplay
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Reagan Years

Sunday’s Entertainment

11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Jah Works
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wylde Fire

Explore What’s Happening in Local Wine

Super high quality wine is being grown throughout the state. Styles encompass all palate preferences, from deep Bordeaux and Italian reds to spritely Albariños and Grüner Veltliners, and from sweet reds to fruit wines, ciders and meads.

Come to Explore

Where else can you go deep and figure out if you like oaky or stainless-steel fermented Chardonnays or explore Cabernet Franc, Barbera or Petit Verdot? The Maryland Wine Festival is your place.

Come to Purchase

Many of the wines are still hard to find, available only at the wineries or to their wine club members. The festival in ideal place to stock up on new favorites…you might never see them again!

Come to Enjoy

There’s so much to do at The Maryland Wine Festival, including listening to the wonderful live bands, exploring the hand-picked artisans and trying food from local and regional purveyors.

Location & Parking

Historic Location

The Carroll County Farm Museum hosts the festival in a bulolic setting with a historic farm house, numerous barns, and animals.
500 S. Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
410-386-3880

Parking

Parking is available on site, with free handicapped-accessible shuttle bus service available from Carroll Community College (on Route 32) and the Carroll County Office Building located at 225 N. Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157. See below for details.

Please note: We cannot guarantee parking availability. When the on-site parking lots fill, they will be closed. Alternative parking is available at Carroll Community College and the Carroll County Office Building. Free shuttles run continuously all day and for an hour after the festival ends each evening. We encourage shuttle usage when at all possible. Click through the tabs to review our many parking options!

Heading North or South on Route 27: 
To Shuttle (recommended): Turn right (if coming north) or left (if coming south) onto Kate Wagner Rd.; continue on to Route 32; make a right onto Route 32. Follow shuttle signs to parking at Carroll Community College on the left. Shuttle drop off sites are Gate 2 (Farm Museum lots) and Gate 5 (Ag Center parking). Handicapped visitors should take Gate 2 shuttle to Farm Museum lot. Buses are marked.

To Farm Museum: Turn right onto Kate Wagner Rd. Make left onto Gist Rd. Make left at Ag Center Road and you will be parked to enter Gate 5 or Gate 6

Heading North on Route 97: 
To Shuttle (recommended): Turn left at Route 32. Follow shuttle signs to parking at Carroll Community College on the right. Shuttle drops off at Gate 2.

To Farm Museum: Turn left at Route 32. Make a left onto Center Street and enter Gate C onto Museum grounds and park on Lot B. Exit traffic will use Gate C and make right turn only on Center Street.

Heading West on 140:
To Shuttle (recommended): Turn left onto Center Street. Make left into Carroll County Office Complex. Shuttle pick-up locations are indicated with signs. Shuttle drops off at Gate 2.

To Farm Museum: Turn left onto Center Street. Go 1 mile and make a right into Museum’s main entrance and park on Lot A. Exit traffic will be out Main Gate turning left only on Center Street.

Heading East on 140: 
To Shuttle (recommended): Turn right onto Center Street. Make left into Carroll County Office Complex. Shuttle pick-up locations are indicated with signs. Shuttle drops off at Gate 2.

To Farm Museum: Turn right onto Center Street. Go 1 mile and make a right into Museum’s main entrance and park on Lot A. Exit traffic will be out Main Gate turning left only on Center Street.

Heading South on Route 97 from Gettysburg/Littlestown:
To Shuttle (recommended): Take Route 140 East. Turn right onto Center Street. Make left into Carroll County Office Complex. Shuttle pick-up locations are indicated with signs. Shuttle drops off at Gate 2.

To Farm Museum: Take Route 140 East. Turn right onto Center Street. Go 1 mile and make a right into Museum’s main entrance and park on Lot A. Exit traffic will be out Main Gate turning left only on Center Street.

Carroll Community College [map]
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll County Office Building [map]
225 North Center Street
Westminster, MD. 21157

Watch for signs that designate the exact shuttle pick-up point.

Shuttle service runs continuously, beginning one hour before and ending one hour after the festival. The bus brings you directly to the festival entrance.

If you are coming by limo or charter bus, you will need to be dropped at Gate 6, the second gate off Gist Road and Ag Center Drive. The Museum has charter bus and limo parking available but we ask that you contact us at ccfarm@ccg.carr.org to reserve your spot.

If you hold a VIP Explorer Pass, Gate 5 off Gist Road and Ag Center Drive, is the closest parking to the Hilltop Hangout. This the first gate you come to on Ag Center Drive. Please let the parking attendants know you have VIP tickets.

Our Sponsors are Awesome

A Special Thank You to The Bob Lucido Team of Keller Williams Integrity for being our 2017 Maryland Wine Festival® Glass Tents Sponsor.
Special Thanks to Crop Production Services for being our 2017 Maryland Wine Festival® Ticket Booths Sponsor.
Special thanks to Atlantic Blue for being our Designated Driver Water Sponsor for the 2017 Maryland Wine Festival®.

Volunteers Make The Festival The Amazing

Volunteer with the Farm Museum

The Farm Museum seeks volunteres to assist with admissions and a variety of other tasks during the festival.

Learn more

Volunteer with the Maryland Wineries Association

The Maryland Wineries Association seeks volunteers to assist wineries with their staff/volunteer check-in, pouring in the Hilltop Hangout and more.

Learn more

We look forward to seeing you!

Contact Us

Carroll County Farm Museum
500 S. Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157
800-654-4645
ccfarm@ccg.carr.org