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

- Pay At The Door -

$10.00 Per Person

$5.00 Designated Driver

 

FRIDAYS ON THE PATIO MUSIC SERIES:

Join us for our Fridays on the Patio events! Join us under the tent for this great event featuring local musicians, wine tasting and good cheer. Pair your wine with delicious food from a great local food truck and enjoy a fun night with community and friends.

 

Event inclusions:

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

JULY
Music Line Up

July 3rd:
Jeremy Staubus
July 17th:
Reunion VA
July 31st:
the Taters

AUGUST
Music Line Up

August 14th:
Scattered, Smothered & Covered

August 28th:
Felix

SEPTEMBER
Music Line Up

September 11th:
Curtis Prince & Associates

September 25th:
Kevin Kelly

     

 

   
   

- No Fee -

Regular tasting fee applies

 

SUNDAYS IN THE SHADE MUSIC SERIES:

Join us for our Sundays In The Shade Series: Join us for some relaxing live acoustic music, bring a picnic, sample some wine and relax with us at James River Cellars.

Event inclusions:
- Winery Opens: 11am-5pm
- Live Music from 1-4pm

JULY
Music Line Up

July 4th:
Darryl Ellyson
July 12th:
Justin Smith
July 26th:
Felix

AUGUST
Music Line Up

August 9th:
Zack Artis

August 23rd:
Josh Walker

 

October
Music Line Up

October 25th:
Kevin Kelly

   
   
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July 24th - Wine Glass Paint Night - CHRISTMAS IN JULY!

Come unwind with us after the long work week for a night of painting, socializing, and enjoying your favorite wines.
All ability levels welcome!
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Cost: $20.00 Please call the winery for your reservation
*Price includes your glass, supplies and a free glass of JRC Wine (please no outside wine, but snacks are welcome)!


 

July: 3rd , 17th ,31st

- Pay At The Door -

$10.00 Per Person

$5.00 Designated Driver

Music Line Up:

July 3rd - Jeremy Staubus

July 17th - Reunion VA

July 31st - The Taters

FRIDAYS ON THE PATIO SERIES: July: 3rd , 17th ,31st

Join us for our Fridays on the Patio events! 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!

 

July: 4th ,12th, 26th
- No Fee -

Regular tasting fee applies

Music Line Up:

July 4th - Darryl Ellyson - Celebrate with Us!

July 12th - Justin Smith

July 26th - Felix

SUNDAYS IN THE SHADE SERIES: July: 4th, 12th, 26th

Join us for our Sundays In The Shade Series: Enjoy relaxing live acoustic music, bring a picnic, sample some wine and relax with us at James River Cellars.

Event inclusions:
- Winery Opens: 11am-5pm
- Live Music from 1-4pm

August 1, 2015
$20.00 pp Advance Ticket


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*Ticket processing by JRC on behalf of HOVA.

August 1, 2015 CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL at LAKE ANNA

A HOVA Festival Event. Join Cooper, Grayhaven, James River Cellars, Lake Anna, Weston Farms, and Mattaponi for a one day wine festival on the grounds of Lake Anna winery. Taste wines from 6 Wineries, listen to live music, visit with craft vendors and check out our food truck vendors. [Rain or Shine - Advance ticket sales end Friday Noon]

Location: Lake Anna Winery Website
Tickets: $20.00/person in advance; $25 at the gate

August: 14th & 28th

- Pay At The Door -

$10.00 Per Person

$5.00 Designated Driver

Music Line Up:

August 14th - Scattered, Smothered and Covered

August 28th - Felix

FRIDAYS ON THE PATIO SERIES: August -14th & 28th

Join us for our Fridays on the Patio events! 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!

 
  August 15th, 2015 - Re-shceduled Smoke and Vine Festival!
 
  August 18th, 2015 - Wine Club Exclusive EVENT !
 

August: 9th & 23rd
- No Fee -

Regular tasting fee applies

Music Line Up:

August 9th - Zack Artis August 23rd - Josh Walker

SUNDAYS IN THE SHADE SERIES: August: 9th & 23rd

Join us for our Sundays In The Shade Series: Enjoy relaxing live acoustic music, bring a picnic, sample some wine and relax with us at James River Cellars.

Event inclusions:
- Winery Opens: 11am-5pm
- Live Music from 1-4pm

 



 

   

September 5
$20.00 / pp

Purchase Tickets

September 5, 2015 - 10th Annual HARVEST WINE FESTIVAL
The Colonial Wine Trail presents,  The 10th Annual Harvest Wine Festival! Join James River Cellars, New Kent Winery, Saude Creek Vineyards and Williamsburg Winery to celebrate the fall harvest. Listen to live music, taste wines from all the Colonial Wine Trail wineries, attend wine 101 seminar, join in on a tour, visit with craft vendors and check out our food truck court. Lots to do, so come join us!

Tickets: $20.00/person
Time: Noon - 5 p.m.

Music by: Reunion Virginia
Note: Rain or shine
Location: James River Cellar Winery (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)

September 7th

Fee: 10.00 /pp

Purchase Tickets

September 7, 2015 - LABOR DAY WINE & CHEESE PAIRING

Celebrate the holiday with a gourmet wine and cheese pairing. Learn the basics of putting our award-winning wines together with specialty cheeses to enhance the flavors of both.

Tickets: $10/person Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

September: 11th & 25th

- Pay At The Door -

$10.00 Per Person

$5.00 Designated Driver

Music Line Up:

Sept 11th - Curtis Prince and Associates

Sept 25th - Kevin Kelly

FRIDAYS ON THE PATIO SERIES: September -11th & 25th

Join us for our Fridays on the Patio events! 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!

   


October 20th & 21st, 2015 – Fourth Quarter Wine Club Exclusive Release PARTY!

October: 25th
- No Fee -

Regular tasting fee applies

Music Line Up:

October 25th - Kevin Kelly

SUNDAYS IN THE SHADE SERIES: October: 25th

Join us for wine tasting and pumpkin decorating from Noon-5. We will have seasonal wines to sample, hot chocolate and cider with live music and a food truck. More details to come so check back! This is a no carving event!  But we will have a best decorated contest and guess the weight for our HUGE pumpkin! Music by Kevin Kelly. Wine tastings are included with any PUMPKIN purchase! Check back later for pictures from last years winners!

.Event inclusions:
- Winery Opens: 11am-5pm
- Live Music from 1-4pm

 

October 31, 2015

*Ticket processing by JRC on behalf of HOVA. Add to cart

October 31, 2015: GHOSTS & GOBLETS

Join Cooper, Grayhaven, James River Cellars, Lake Anna, Weston Farms, and Mattaponi for a one day wine festival on the grounds of Weston Farm. Taste wines from 6 Wineries, listen to live music, visit with craft vendors and check out our food truck vendors.

Time: Noon - 5pm. Tickets: $20.00/person in advance; $25 at the gate day of event. [Advance ticket sales close Friday, noon]

   
 




 

   

November 7 & 8
Passport Ticket Purchase

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November 7th & 8th , 2015 – HOVA 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. www.HOVAwinetrail.com

November 14-15, 2015

Chili & Wine Weekend
Fee: $10.00 per person

November 14 - 15, 2015 CHILI & WINE WEEKEND

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 (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)
www.JamesRiverCellars.com

 

November 27th, 2015 Black Friday Event!

 

   

December 5-6
Fee: Passport Ticket $20.00
Purchase Tickets Here

 

December 5-6, 2015 – HOVA 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 at (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 year.
Location: James River Cellar Winery (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)
www.HOVAwinetrail.com

 

December 19th - 20th, 2015 - HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
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 especially, holiday cheer!


Time: 11am-5pm
Location: James River Cellar Winery (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)
www.JamesRiverCellars.com

 

December 31st, 2015 & Jan 1st 2016 - 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 to restock your depleted cellar. Perfect indoor ambience sets the scene for a warm and cozy winter season wine tasting.

Time: 11am-5pm
Location: James River Cellar Winery (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)
www.JamesRiverCellars.com



 

   


Jan 1st 2016 - 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 to restock your depleted cellar. Perfect indoor ambience sets the scene for a warm and cozy winter season wine tasting.

Time: 11am-5pm
Location: James River Cellar Winery (11008 Washington Hwy. Glen Allen, VA 23059)
www.JamesRiverCellars.com

 



 



 

 
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