In late September of every year, Smith Mountain Lake hosts the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, a 2-day event that features the best locally-made wine, food, and crafts in Virginia. Read on below to learn more!

Sample the Best Wines of Smith Mountain Lake at the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Rain or shine, the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival takes place on the 3rd or 4th weekend of September each year. For 2018, the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival will be held on September 29th and 30th at Crazy Horse Marine, located at 400 Crazy Horse Dr., Moneta, VA 24121.

The Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival is comprised of over 25 wineries based in Virginia, over 85 food and crafts vendors, and a plethora of live musical performances. The festival has been known to draw in over 10,000 people each year, making it a highly-anticipated event on the lake.

Ticket prices depend on when you purchase them, as well as whether you’ll be tasting the wine or not. Advanced tickets purchased between May 8th and June 30th are priced between $12.00 – $20.00, while advanced tickets purchased between July and September 22nd cost between $20.00 – $25.00. At the gate, prices are between $25.00 and $35.00. Children under the age of 13 years are admitted for free.

For more information on the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, call (540) 721-1203, email, or speak with one of the representatives at Premier Vacation Rentals.

Premier Vacation Rentals – Your Guide to All Things Smith Mountain Lake

Looking for a place to stay during the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival (or an excuse to visit Smith Mountain Lake)? Our high-quality vacation rentals have you and your guests covered, providing plenty of space, privacy, comfort, and amenities for your time in Smith Mountain Lake—not to mention fantastic locations all around the lake. Call or email our reservations team to ask about booking your stay with us today!