Celebrate the harvest and the legacy of revolutionary gardener Thomas Jefferson at the 7th annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. Thomas Jefferson, America’s “First foodie,” championed vegetable cuisine, plant experimentation and sustainable agriculture.
Taste a bounty of heirloom fruits and vegetables and learn about organic gardening and seed-saving during this fun, affordable, family-friendly festival — unlike any other — held on the breathtaking West Lawn of Jefferson’s Monticello.
Pre-Festival Events, Friday, September, 6
9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
New! Mountaintop Tasting
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Grand Preview Dinner
Festival VIP Pass
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
on Monticello’s West Lawn
Saturday, September 7
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Your general admission ticket includes:
- Workshops & lectures with dozens of experts.
- Heirloom vegetable and fruit tastings at the Tasting Tent
- Chef demonstrations from our booming local food scene
- Ongoing activities for the whole family at the Master Gardeners’ Roots & Shoots Tent
- The Seed Swap, with advice from expert seeds savers
- Heirloom plants displays from the Center for Historic Plants
- Demonstrations at the Vendor Marketplace
- And much more!
There will also be Premium Workshops & Lectures throughout the day, including Tours of the vegetable gardens, flower gardens, and grounds of Monticello.