Are you living your country life to the fullest?
This event is for homesteading families, hobby farmers, backyard gardeners, rural landowners, weekend rural enthusiasts, and others looking for ways to live sustainable and self-sufficient lives. This family-friendly event will bring together a community of like-minded individuals for two days packed with valuable information, homesteading education, and entertainment. Some things you can look forward to: Informative Guest Speakers Vendors (all relevant to homesteading, gardening, farming, and living our best country life) Workshops that will inform and excite Demonstrations you won't want to miss Live Music to get your toes tapping Door Prizes Galore Kidzone
277 Expo Road, Fishersville VA 22939
Date & Time
March 18 & 19, 2023 Doors open at 9:00AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Adult ticket $15 per day Kid ticket (4-12) $10 per day 3 and Under Free Tickets can be pre-purchased online or purchased at the door
Check out the awesome line-up we have scheduled !
Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th Doors Open at 9am - Presentations Start at 10am
*Presentation Schedule Subject to Change
Speakers / Presenters
Check out this exciting lineup of presenters. For more information each of the presenters you can click on any of the photos to see full bios:
Emily Heizer Hall
Topics - Goats and Goat Cheese
Topics - First Aid and Survival Preparedness
Pastor Ray Bell
Sunday morning's praise and worship
Virginia Extension Cooperative
Topic - Food Preservation Basics
Topics - Quail and Meat Rabbits
Virginia Composting Council
Topic - Compost
Topics - Keeping a Family Milk Cow and Let's Buy Some Land and Start a Farm
DoubleTap Shooting Supply
Topics - Firearm Selection and Safety
Kristin Shawver Forsyth
Topic - Basics of Sourdough Bread
Shenandoah Bee Supply and Green Acres Apiary
Topic - Beginner Beekeeping
Topic - Homestead Insurance Needs
Topics - Raising Pastured Pigs and Chicken Processing
Whispering Meadows Alpaca
Topic - All About Alpacas
Extension Master Gardeners
C.S.V. Master Gardener Assoc.
Topics - Seed Starting and Best Practices Raising Vegetable
Jeremy-N-Friends Animal Rescue
Topic - Barn Cats for Pest Control
Topic - Solar for the Homestead
Information Coming Soon
Check Out Our Awesome Vendors
What are your interests?
Are you new to Country Living? Thinking about Homesteading? Or have you been doing this all your life? No matter what your answer - we've got something for you.
KidZone Sponsored by Ulrich
The Virginia Country Living Festival is a family-friendly event. We have lots of activities for the kids and also kid-friendly presentations.
*some activities are an extra fee
Take a ride on the Cactus Joe Choo Choo.
Pick out a new friend to stuff and take home.
Stop by and visit some adorable and friendly animals in the petting zoo.
Go for a gallop with Dixie Pony Rides
Additional Kid Zone activities coming soon !
While at the festival you can enjoy some delicious food from these food trucks.
Dad Bod BBQ
Hotdogs Pulled Pork BBQ
Cousins Maine Lobster
Lobster Rolls Lobster Tail and Tots Lobster Grilled Cheese Lobster Tacos Lobster Quesadilla
Abundant Life Kitchen
Abundant Life Kitchen specializes in gluten free and vegan foods for all day ranging from breakfast to dessert!
Along with our awesome presenters and vendors we are setting aside an area to incorporate a Farmer’s Market.
Want to be a Vendor at the Festival?
Follow the links below for additional information for vendors:
Join us on March 18 and 19, 2023
We look forward to hosting you!