Frequently Asked Questions



 How are the event proceeds used? 

The Rotary Club of Goochland is a non-profit organization and the proceeds of our fund-raising events are used to support deserving Goochland County non-profit organizations.  Among the organizations we support are Goochland Habitat for Humanity, Christmas Mother, CASA, the Goochland YMCA, Goochland Cares and the Goochland Education Foundation among others. 

  Where exactly is this festival located?

  It is located in heart of Centerville (68 Broad St. Rd, Manakin) on Rt. 250, Broad Street Road, just 1 ½ miles west of Rt. 288, next to the Manakin Farmer’s Market. 

 How many pours do I get? 

A paid adult admission will get 10 tasting tickets and a commemorative 4 oz tasting glass.

 What kind of beers and breweries will be there?

We will have 8 local craft breweries, including the four in Goochland, and will have two different beers from each brewery on tap.  Our beer line-up will present a wide variety of beers and tastes.  We will also have two local wineries for anyone who enjoys both beer and wine, or only wine.  

 What are the beers available? 

Lickinghole Creek, Hardywood, Midnight, Kindred Spirit, & more!

 What wineries are represented? 

Elk Island, James River, Cooper, & Thistle Gate

 Do I have to pay for food? 

 Yes.  We will food trucks on site.

 Is there parking on site? 

Yes.  The Manakin Market has plenty of available, free parking on site.

 What activities do you have for kids? 

We will have a petting zoo and playground.

Is the event pet friendly?

Yes.  Please have your pet on a leash.

 Can I bring chairs? 

We will have some seating, but if you plan to hang out and relax, please feel free to bring a chair.

Do you allow re-entry to the event?

Yes with a paid entry & arm band.

What if it rains? 

The festival will be held rain or shine.  However, if the weather does not cooperate, we will have a large (A x B) tent.

Is there a cost for kids? 

Kids 12 & under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Will you accept credit cards at the gate? 

Yes.  We will accept cash or credit.

How do I join the Rotary Club of Goochland? 

If you are interested in joining our organization, please contact Rich Salon (richsalon@comcast.net) or Harry Moore (ltc.harry.moore@gmail.com), Membership Chairs for details.  We meet every Friday morning at the Richmond Country Club for breakfast at 7:30am.