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SML Plans Wine Festival

The 2017 Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival will take place Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th at Crazy Horse Marina. This marks the second year that the event has taken place on waterfront property.

Widely known as the area’s most popular event, the SML Wine Festival hosts 29 Virginia wineries and over 85 food and craft vendors. Guests may also attend the SML Beer Garden featuring two area breweries, Chaos Mountain and Sunken City.

For added ambience, patrons can purchase a private chalet which includes a tent, banquet and cocktail tables, and a fenced in area.

This year’s musical guests are Barefoot West and Fuzzy Logic (Saturday), and Hip Pocket Band (Sunday).

Admission is $25 for tasters and $15 for non-tasters. Tickets may be purchased online at or in-person at many area businesses. A full list of vendors, as well as details about the event, can also be found on the website.