Held amidst the brilliant fall foliage of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains the skies are bursting with colorful hot air balloons & powered parachutes as they glide above the splendid Shenandoah Valley. The Hot Air Balloon & Pumpkin Glow kicks off the festivities Friday evening as hot air balloons illuminate the dusk skies surrounding the mansion. Participate in Pumpkin Carving & enjoy the Dixie Rhythm Band until the balloon glow at dusk. Behold the view of 30+ Hot Air Balloons, including special shapes, as they fly morning & evening Satuday & Sunday(weather permitting). Wine Connoissers will enjoy vintages from 15+ Virginia Wineries. Sunrise to sunset activities include; Artisians, Crafters & Specialty Shopping, Antique Fire Engines & Cars, Children's Amphitheatre, Amusements & Activites, Live Entertainment, mansion tours, great festival foods, including the Johnsonville Brats Big Taste Grill & so much more for visitors of all ages.
Entertainment on 2 stages; Swing, Country, Oldies, Jazz & More. Children's Amphitheatre includes; Puppet Shows, Magic, Music & More.