A celebration of Thomas Jefferson's agricultural and epicurean legacy
Will the event still be held if it rains? The Heritage Harvest Festival will be held rain or shine.
Will food and beverages be available? Fresh, local, and organic snacks and meals will be available for purchase on Saturday, September 9, including vegetarian and vegan options. Learn More. For Friday lunch, please visit the Café at Monticello.
Where can I park?How will I get from the parking to the festival? Parking will be available at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center Parking Lot during Friday and Saturday. Please see Directions & Parking to learn more about festival parking.
How much time do I need to allow for travel between workshops? The festival will be held at Monticello, on the West Lawn. You should allow 15 minutes for travel time between the Visitor Center. Shuttles run continuously throughout the day.
Why should I purchase tickets in advance? New this year, the festival will only sell 1500 admission tickets. Make sure to purchase your tickets in advance as the festival will sell out! Additionally, many of our premium workshops sell out, so it’s important to reserve your spot early. Purchase your tickets now!
Can I tour the Monticello house on the same day as the Festival? Yes. House tours will be available for festival attendees on the day of the event.
How can I participate in the Festival? Visit our Exhibitor, Vendor, and Volunteer pages for information on how you can get involved. Please contact us early, as we have limited space for vendors and exhibitors.
Can I bring my dog to the festival? No. While we love our pets, dogs are not permitted on the shuttles or at the festival. Service animals are exempt.
How do I get more information? Further questions? Contact Us.