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Bacchus Wine and Food Festival 2022

March 18th, 2022 – NEW DATE!

Bacchus Wine & Food Festival is postponed from February 4, 2022 to March 18, 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022

Bacchus, the god of Nature, Vine, and Wine invites you to the Virginia Living Museum’s 17th Annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival – a 2018 Best of Hampton Roads event. Enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, local restaurant fare, a diverse Silent Auction, and an eclectic mix of live music and entertainment as you mingle with friends among the beautiful museum galleries and exhibits.

Divine Reception 6-7 pm (Includes Main Event)


We’ve reserved the best of the best for the Divine Reception. For a full hour, enjoy great wine and exclusive samplings from restaurants featured in our Main Event, all in a relaxing hour of VIP treatment. Not just a taste, we’ll fill your glass with highly rated and local wines. You’ll be more than ready for the Main Event at 7 pm. Cost: $125


Main Event 7-10 pm

Gods and goddesses await you at the 17th Annual fundraising event. Sway to the beat of live entertainment with a wine glass in hand as you taste fine wines and fabulous food selections by local restaurants. Cost: $70, price increases to $80 on March 14th.

Main Event Tickets

Tickets are nonrefundable. Must be age 21 or over. ID is required. The event is held rain or shine. The Bacchus Wine & Food Festival supports science education at the Museum.


Craft Beer Vendors


Silent Auction

Enjoy a silent auction with items from some of your favorite attractions and retailers including:

  • VLM
  • Sinful Treats
  • Grey Goose
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Blush Aesthetics LLC
  • Smoke BBQ
  • Indulge Bakery & Bistro
  • James River Country Club
  • Go Ape! Williamsburg
  • Peninsula SPCA
  • Virginia Aquarium
  • Luray Caverns
  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  • Clothes Mentor
  • Heather Hughes Photography
  • Anne Companion Photography
  • Play Around Family Fun Center
  • Mermaid Catering
  • Children’s Museum of Richmond
  • DeStress Express
  • St. George Brewing Co
  • Roll With It Board Game Cafe
  • PureBarre
  • Christie’s Custom Cakes
  • Seymours Custom Cookies
  • Tantalus Rex
  • Just’in Detail
  • A Bite of Main
  • Courtyard Marriott
  • Cait of the Art
  • The Neighborhood Harvest
  • High Koontz Magic Before Your Eyes
  • iFly
  • Papa Nacho
  • CoCo Cary
  • Baker’s Wife Bistro
  • Vera Bradley Bags
  • Angela Stroup Painting
  • Critical Care Candles
  • AR Workshop
  • Mariner’s Museum
  • Eastwood Farm and Winery
  • Designery Company
  • Silver Hand Meadery
  • Virginia Arts Festival
  • Stay Strong Clothing
  • Portsmouth Museums
  • Stout Statuary
  • Judy Molnar
  • Sandy River Adventure Park
  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  • Judy Molnar
  • Ferguson Center for the Arts
  • Donato’s Pizza
  • Aux Delices

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor:




















Special thanks to our Beer partners:






Special thanks to Board Host Sponsor Jim Burnett.

Bacchus Food & Wine Festival is a proud Virginia Green Certified Event. Contact Hannah Craft at for information about Bacchus sponsorships. Event proceeds support community science education at the Virginia Living Museum.