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Sugarloaf Grape Stomp Festival 2010

  September 25 & 26 and October 2 & 3 from Noon until 5 pm each day
The featured activity of course is the exciting Grape Stomp contest where visitors can volunteer for a friendly stomping competition. Prizes will be awarded to the winner who stomps the most juice. Tastings of select award-winning vintages and tours of the winery and vineyard will happen throughout the day.

Live music will be provided by:
Sat, Sept. 25: Shane Gamble website
Sun, Sept. 26: Mike Bowers, noon-2:15pm website | Denny Grizzle, 2:45-5:00pm website
Sat, Oct. 2: The Freddie Long Band website
Sun, Oct. 3: Ted Garber, noon-2:15pm website | Denny Grizzle, 2:45-5:00pm website

Food will be available for purchase by Sunrise Concessions on September 25 & 26, and by 3rd Alarm BBQ on October 2 & 3. You can now purchase advance tickets online by clicking here. Online advance tickets are $15, and tickets at the door are $20 for ages 21 and over. Tickets will be honored for any one of the four days of the event. Admission includes entrance to the festival, tastings of our award winning wines, a complimentary glass with engraving, live music, and of course the opportunity to stomp the grapes! Those under 21 are free. Identification will be checked at the gate. Bring your chairs and blankets! This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.

New for this year, Squeals on Wheels, a great petting zoo for all ages, will be on site all four days, and will feature a hedgehog, an alpaca, a giant Flemish rabbit, a 24" full-grown dwarf miniature horse, and several other animals. Children have a chance to pet and interact with the animals and especially love the miniature ducks, miniature chickens and miniature rabbits. Squeals on Wheels is Montgomery County's only traveling petting zoo.

View a slideshow of last year's Grape Stomp by clicking here. Come out for the fall fun, and jump in with both feet!

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