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Stratford Hall Wine and Oyster Festival
September 20, 2014 11:00 am
September 21, 2014 5:00 pm
September 20, 2013
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The 8th Annual Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival

September 20 & 21, 2014

Saturday, 11 AM to 6PM and Sunday, 11AM to 5PM

Enjoy fall at Stratford Hall! This popular event features wine tasting from Virginia wineries and Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oysters. Savor the varied tastes of oysters: on the half shell, steamed and roasted or order steamed shrimp and clams. This year’s event includes beer tasting, too!  Enjoy other specialty foods, arts and crafts vendors, children’s arcade, and much more.  All activities included in admission price. Tickets available at the gate. Ticket prices and online ticket sales coming soon. No pets are allowed in the festival area.


Memory Lane Car Club at Stratford 2012

Memory Lane Car Club

The Memory Lane Car Club will be showing over 75 classic cars at the Second Annual Stratford Hall Festival Car Show on Sunday, September 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Check out the Memory Lane Car Club website for contact information and background of this unique group.


Be sure to enjoy your visit to the festival and the area by staying at Stratford Hall or at one of the following participating B&Bs:


Festival Vendors (subject to change)

  • A.B Hats – hand-dyed, blocks and trims ladies hats, wood turned bowls and vases.
  • All American Harley-Davidson – motorcycles and more.
  • All About the Beverage – wine glass koozies, wine purses and lanyards.
  • Black Forest Artworks – colonial blacksmithing demonstrations.
  • Blue Heron Arts and Crafts – wreaths, air plants, driftwood items, shells.
  • Cedar Creek Woodworks – fine crafted furniture and wood themed items.
  • Christopher Mize “Virginia’s Wine Artist” - oil on canvas paintings.
  • Claudia Triana Shoes – dressy hand-made shoes, embroidered.
  • Creations in Clay – hand-crafted pottery, paintings and wall art.
  • Creighton’s Creation – hand-painted wine glasses, glassware and window art.
  • Custom Clays – wild and whimsical pottery creations.
  • Dot’s Needle – hand bags designed and made by Dot Hanson.
  • Elk Moon Creation – seasonal jewelry, leather and walking sticks.
  • Elk Run Minerals Co. – VA mined, cut and polished gemstones.
  • Gerry Blanks Nautical Art – hand-painted window art.
  • Glaze Leather - wine glass slings, wallets and leather items.
  • The Green Shed – wind chimes, lanterns, garden and recycled art.
  • Horizons Blue Jewelry and More – handmade silver wrapped jewelry.
  • Indo-Chic-Jackets, Tunics and Pants – Thai silk, Dupioni, Shantung, raw silk.
  • Jan Self – Quilter and artisan.
  • King William Alpacas – alpaca products including socks, gloves, sweaters and rugs.
  • Kristin Tuttle – custom lockets.
  • Let’s Wine – ladies knit tops, handmade jewelry, nightshirts and men’s t-shirts.
  • Linda Burns – wisdom beads, sacred jewelry, journals, garden bells and art.
  • Maranatha Alpaca Farm – alpaca products including hats and socks.
  • Marshall Farm Natural Cheese – variety of cheeses, packaged meats.
  • Mohammed Attiah – African hand-woven straw baskets.
  • Northern Neck Beekeepers Club – demonstration of beekeeping.
  • Northern Neck Master Gardeners – promotional and gardening info.
  • Oakley – horse drawn carriage rides.
  • Patawomeck Heritage Foundation – handmade Native American items.
  • Plantation Peanuts – gourmet VA Peanuts.
  • Posh Paint – hand painted glassware, wine bottle stoppers and much more.
  • Preston Nuttall, author – signing and selling 4 Civil War historical novels.
  • Pysanky and Batik Eggs – traditional pysanky and batik original designs.
  • Robert Brantley – Colonial Williamsburg chocolate maker.
  • Round-Up Bags – purses and luggage items.
  • Roxette’s Gnawlers – dog snacks, treats, bones, chews and toys, all dog related.
  • Scentsy – Flameless candles, fragrance wax warmers and body products.
  • Silpada Designs – sterling silver jewelry.
  • Sequoia Springs – feathered accessories, lampshades, fine art photographs.
  • Star Harvest Farm – handmade soaps, lotions and personal care products.
  • Virginia Alpaca Experience - alpacas and alpaca products.
  • Virginia Pewter – fine pewter jewelry, wine products and Christmas ornaments.
  • Virginia Wine of the Month – monthly wine shipments, outstanding gifts.
  • Wildtree – organic pantry food company.

 Food Vendors (subject to change)

  • Amazin’ Grazin’
  • Annie Mac’s Kitchen
  • Arnest Seafood
  • Battlefield Kettle Corn
  • Fun Time Ice Cream
  • Great Wicomico Oyster Company
  • Monique’s Crepes
  • Plan B BBQ
  • Rappahannock River Oysters
  • Sara Foods

Thanks to our sponsors!