Virginia Loversí Gourd Society presents our 12th annual
Virginia Gourd Festival
Nov. 2 & 3, 2013
Saturday/9a-5p Ė Sunday/9a-4p
Richards Fruit Market, Middletown, VA

Nothing can top a relaxing trip to the Shenandoah Valley for the Virginia Gourd Festival where agriculture meets art, friends meet each other, and laughter meets education. 
Gourd Buddy Deal!
Comfort Inn, Stephens City (right at Exit 307 -- the travel services exit): $60 +tax for a double room--same deal as last year; they are keeping it the same. Shirley, the manager, says to make sure to ask for the Gourd Buddy Deal to get the rate. 540-869-6500

  • 2013 Vendor Application
  • County Vendor License Application
  • 2013 Instructor Application
  • Auction!
  • Workshop classes
  • Directions to the Festival: From whatever point you start, get to Interstate 81: 
    From points south, go to Stephens City, Exit 307.  At traffic light turn left (heading west) and go straight for 4+ miles to a stop sign. Turn left and continue 1 mile to the Fruit Market. 
    From points north, follow same directions except turn right at the exitís traffic light. 

    The Virginia Gourd Festival is now listed on the 
    Virginia Tourism Corporation website!  -->