Festivals & Special Events
Events do sell out, so please purchase your tickets in advance. There is no guarantee that tickets will be sold at the gate. During sold-out events, those without tickets will unfortunately be turned away.
Please click HERE for Festival dates.
If it rains, can I get a refund?
No. Festivals are held rain or shine.
I bought a ticket but cannot attend, can I get a refund?
Tickets are Non-Refundable.
What is the admission price? What does admission include?
All tickets must be pre-purchased via www.missiontix.com
The Caribbean Festival, FreeState (Beer, Wine & Seafood) Festival, and the Reggae Festival admissions are $25/online & $30/at gate (if the event isn’t sold out). Active military, designated drivers and 18-20 year old’s admission is $20/online & $25/at the gate.
The Taste of Linganore admissions is $15/online & $20/at gate. Active military, designated drivers and 18-20 year old’s admission is $10/online & $15/at the gate.
Admission includes a tasting of 19 different wines & craft beer tastings, a souvenir wine glass, a guided winery tour and a full day of live music. Children under 18 are admitted free with an adult. NO PETS ALLOWED!
What discounts do you offer? Designated Driver? Military? Groups?
Designated Driver: $20/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: $20/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 BusGroups@LinganoreWines.com.
What time is the festival?
The Caribbean & Reggae festivals run 10 am – 6 pm and the gates open at 9 am. The Bluegrass Brew & BBQ, FreeState, and Taste of Linganore festivals run 11 am – 6 pm and gates will open at 10 am.
What is at the festival?
All festivals feature live music, tasting of 19 different wines, craft beer tastings, 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. Please NOTE: All bags and coolers will be searched.
What is prohibited?
- Alcoholic beverages. Per Maryland state law, no alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the premises. Please NOTE: Any outside alcohol will be confiscated.
- Grills or cooking devices (e.g warmers, hot plates, broilers…)
- Generators, devices that need electricity.
- 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) in 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 occasions 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com or call us at 301-831-5889 / 410-795-6432 Monday-Friday 10 am – 5 pm.