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Where can your family make music, play historic games, and meet animals at a petting zoo? At Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival! Gather your family and bring them to Thomas Jefferson’s little mountain where you can explore a full schedule of events. Here are five things you can expect at the festival:

1.  Tastings for Everyone

Heritage Harvest Festival is a foodie paradise! You’ll taste up to 100 varieties of heirloom produce, sample wine and seasonal award-winning beers, and experience incredible culinary creations. From kids to grownups, there’s something for everyone to taste. To try food harvested from our very own gardens, visit this year’s new Farm Table Café tent!

2. Hands-On Family Fun

Did we mention the petting zoo? Pet heritage breeds of animals, touch archaeological artifacts, make music, play games… there’s fun for every member of the family!

3. Celebrities

From culinary icon Alice Waters to a live podcast taping of Dan Pashman’s The Sporkful, the festival is your chance to meet some of the biggest names in the food, gardening, and farming world. Check out the list of presenters coming this year.

4. Demos & Workshops

With events ranging from chef demonstrations to practical tips for your next dinner party, you’ll leave the festival feeling inspired. Explore the festival’s full schedule of events and plan out your family’s day!

5. Free & Easy Parking

Our complimentary parking and shuttle service will run from Piedmont Virginia Community College all the way up the mountain and back. Buses start in the morning and run continuously to make transportation simple and stress free. Best of all, it’s included with your ticket.

Grab your family’s tickets now to reserve your spot at Monticello’s 13th annual Heritage Harvest Festival. We can’t wait to see you there!

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