Come Sip and Celebrate the Festival of Grapes & Hops The leaves will start to change, Light Breeze, Laughter fills the air. These are all signs that the Annual Festival of Grapes & Hops presented by Bon Secours is just around the corner. Join us on Saturday, October 15th, from 11am ? 6pm in historic downtown Petersburg, VA at the Harbor for shopping, live music, and of course, wine and craft beer tasting. The festival gates open on Saturday at 11am with musical entertainment all day until 6 p.m. Come and enjoy tastings from all over Virginia wineries. Centered around the Harbor and Historic Farmers Market just a short walk away featuring vendors from all over the Commonwealth, there won?t be anything you can?t find to fit your style, mood. Not to be outdone by the wineries, breweries and crafters, the food vendors are coming out in full force for you to decide whether to have funnel cakes, barbecue, steak-n-cheese, shish kabobs, or just burgers and dogs may take you the whole day. All downtown restaurants will also be open during the festival in case you prefer to sit and rest a bit while you eat as we offer free re-entry into the festival. So, come to Petersburg for the Festival of Grapes & Hops, but stay and come back to enjoy all that we have to offer. Special thanks to our festival sponsors: To become a sponsor Contact John For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 804-733-8131.