Linganore Winecellars

Festivals & Special Events

2016 Festivals & Special Events Flyer-page-001  Tickets for all summer festivals currently on sale now!


Events do sell out- Please purchase tickets in advance. There is no guarantee of tickets at the gate.

During sold out events, those without tickets will be turned away. 

Purchase Tickets Online



If it rains, can I get a refund?

No. Festivals are held rain or shine.

What is the admission price? What does admission include?

All tickets must be pre-purchased via The admission is $22.50/online & $30/at gate (if the event isn’t sold out). Admission includes tasting of 19 different wines, a souvenir wine glass, guided winery tour and the full day of live music. Active military, designated drivers and 18-20 year olds admission is $18/online & $25/at the gate. Children under 18 are admitted free with an adult. NO PETS ALLOWED

General admission for the Taste of Linganore is $15/online & $20 day of. Admission for Designated Drivers and those Under 21 is free, however a $5 donation is suggested to benefit Anna’s Gift Foundation.

Do I need to purchase my tickets online if I have a BOGO coupon?

No, please bring your BOGO coupon with you and we will apply the discount at the gate.

What discounts do you offer? Designated Driver? Military? Groups?

Designated Driver: $18/online & $25/at the gate. Designated drivers will receive a red wristband and will be unable to taste, consume or purchase wine during the event.

Military Discount: $18/online & $25/at the gate.  Discount is for active military members only. ID required.

Groups: We do not offer a group discount but we do offer some perks to bus groups. If you are bringing a bus with more than 20 people, please contact us at .

What time is the festival?

The Caribbean & Reggae festivals run 10am-6pm and the gates open at 9am. Bluegrass, Vine Rewind and Taste of Linganore festivals run 11am-6pm and the gates open at 10am.

What is at the festival?

All festivals feature live music, tasting of 19 different wines, guided winery tours, fine art and craft vendors and food vendors.

What can I bring in?

  • Blankets and/or chairs to sit on
  • Pop-up tents (max size: 10’ x 10’) or umbrellas Note: tents and umbrellas may only be set-up in a designated area of the lawn.
  • Food, coolers and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: coolers will be checked.

What can’t I bring in?

  • Alcoholic beverages. Per Maryland state law, no alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the premises. Coolers will be searched.
  • Grills or cooking devices (e.g warmers, hot plates, broilers…)
  • Generators, devices that need electricity.
  • Pets.
  • Radios or speakers for music other than festival music.

Can I bring kids?

Yes, but keep in mind there are no activities for children and it is hard to maneuver strollers.

Do you accept credit cards? Do the vendors accept credit cards?

We accept all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) at all wine purchasing areas. Some vendors accept credit cards and some are cash only. There will be an ATM on site.

Can I have my birthday party/bridal shower/bachelorette party or other special occasion at the festival?

Yes! We are happy that you are choosing to celebrate your special day with us. You are welcome to bring in a tent and your own food to provide for your guests. However, we do not reserve space during the festivals and at this time we do not have any VIP packages or private areas available.

I don’t want to go to the festival. Can I just do a normal tasting?

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer our normal tours and tastings during the festivals. We hope that you are able to visit us on another day. Here is information about visiting us on a non-festival day.

I would like to obtain an application for vending. Who do I contact?

You can email Be sure to include a link to your website, facebook page or photos of what you intend to sell. Please note that commercial vendors are not accepted.

My question isn’t answered here. How can I contact you?

You can email us at or call us at 301-831-5889 / 410-795-6432 Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.