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Annual Premier Wine Event

Flavorfest at Mount Hope Estate, PA’s premier wine festival, comes to the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire on Memorial Day Weekend. Enjoy sampling with 20 wineries and sales of their wines. Shop with unique merchants of all types and grab a bite at one the on-site kitchens. Pick up wine purchases as you depart from the Wine Check Tent conveniently located in the parking lot.

FlavorFest at Mount Hope

Date, Times & Tickets

Dates: May 29 & 30, 2021
Hours of Operation: 11AM-5PM

Ticket Information: General Admission • $15.95; Children (11 & Under) • Free
To meet state and federal safety guidelines and manage our event capacities, all guests must reserve their date of visit in advance. There are a limited amount of tickets per date and they may sell out. Tickets can be purchase online on the Virtual Box Office.

Groups at FlavorFest

We are happy to welcome groups to the FlavorFest at Mount Hope! With wine sampling from wineries and distilleries, plus unique entertainment and activities, the FlavorFest is the perfect place to bring your group. Please visit the Group Sales Page for more information (for groups of 15+).

Safety Initiative

The FlavorFest event format has been modified with new safety initiatives designed to keep everyone safe. This includes, but is not limited to; Strict capacity for each date; All guests and event staff will be required to wear face coverings while walking around on grounds; Hand sanitizing stations have been added throughout the park. Please check back closer to the event for our full festival safety guide. Follow us on Facebook @PaRenFaire or join the Royal Email List for news and updates.

Carding Policy

No matter what your age, please be prepared to show proper identification in order to sample from the wineries or consume alcohol. Valid ID includes a state issued driver's license or state issued ID card with photo, a passport, or a United States military identification card with photo. We are unable to accept any foreign driver's license. Note that the identification cannot be expired at the time of the festival.

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To meet state and federal safety guidelines and manage our event capacities, all guests must choose their date of visit in advance. There are a limited amount of tickets per date and they may sell out.

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Attending Wineries

Enjoy hand-crafted wines during the 2021 FlavorFest from the wineries below!

Attending Distilleries

Enjoy hand-crafted spirits during the 2021 FlavorFest—More to be announced!

Official Merchandise

Don't forget to pick up your official FlavorFest merchandise during your visit to the grounds of Mount Hope Estate!

FlavorFest Glass

Featured Merchandise

Official Tasting Glass

Commemorate your visit to the 2021 FlavorFest with a unique tasting glass—and is included with your admission! Disposable single-serve cups will be used by the wineries for sampling. Tasting Glass will be given as guests leave the event.

Merchants

FlavorFest at Mount Hope welcomes a variety of merchants to the festival offering everything from baked goods to beer/wine merchandise. Throughout your day of wine tasting, check out a wide array of novelty tee shirts, unique hot sauces and marinades, flavorful cigars, re-purposed wine bottle crafts and more! Please check back for more information. All merchants are subject to change.

Interested in becoming a merchant at FlavorFest? Learn more on the Merchant Inquiry Page!



Aroma TheraPutty

Artisan/Merchant

Exercise for your hands…Relaxation for your mind.

The Chefs Duds by Deb

Artisan/Merchant

Chefs Aprons in All Colors, Sizes, and Varieties

Cheesesteaks

Food/Drink

Fresh Steak or Chicken Sandwiches

Chimes and Charms

Artisan/Merchant

Upcycled Bottles and Unique Wares

Delighted Eye

Artisan/Merchant

Headwreaths and Wares for Home and Garden

Dragon's Breath Glassworks

Artisan/Merchant

Glass Wares, Demonstrations, and Classes

Dress Your Dreams

Artisan/Merchant

Clothing for All Good Gentles

Duck & Cover

Artisan/Merchant

Armor and Child Friendly Swords

Eastland Alpacas

Artisan/Merchant

Alpaca Yarn and Clothing - Meet the Alpacas!

Fantasy Face Painting

Services

Unique Face Painting and Henna

Five Star Home Foods

Food/Drink

Home Food Delivery Service

Forever Mine

Artisan/Merchant

Gems, Rocks, Pendulums & Such

Full Moon Ventures

Artisan/Merchant

Celtic and Magic Delights

Got Chocolate LLC

Food/Drink

Giant, Soft Baked, Organic & Natural Cookies

Habby Fruit Hot Sauced

Food/Drink

Habanero-Fruit Based Hot Sauce

Informistress

Service

Information Booth with PRF Related Gifts and Sundries

La Forge

Artisan/Merchant

Live Blacksmith Demos

Peasant Bread

Food/Drink

Funnel Cake, Peasant Bread, and Lemonade

Pottery & Country 4 You

Artisan/Merchant

Handcrafted Pottery

Queen's Creamery

Food/Drink

Premium Ice Cream, Milkshakes

Rooks Gambit

Artisan/Merchant

Board Games, Dice, Wands

Steak on a Stake

Food/Drink

Beef, Chicken or Shrimp

Stewart's Root Beer

Food/Drink

The Creamiest, Best Tasting Root Beer Ever Made!

Sticks & Stones & Copper Bones

Artisan/Merchant

Wands, Gemstones, and Copper Wares

Tastefully Simple

Food/Drink

Simple, Delicious and Fun Foods

TBJ Gourmet - Bacon Jams

Food/Drink

Spreadable Bacon Jam

Village Eating House

Food/Drink

Versatile and Flavorful Sauces

Wilder Mind Designs

Artisan/Merchants

Hand-Painted, Laser Cut Gifts

Merchant Demonstrators

Throughout the weekend, enjoy demonstrations by local artisans as they create their handcrafted wares.



La Forge Blacksmith

Blacksmithing Demo

La Forge • 12:00, 1:30 & 3:00
Hand-forged, combat ready Renaissance blades perfect for edge-to-edge stage combat. On-site blacksmith performing live, public demonstrations of forging iron over a 2,500° Fahrenheit fire. The iron will glow, and the water will sizzle! Weaponry also be available for purchase. For more information about La Forge, visit LaForge.site.

Dragons Breath Glassworks

Glassblowing Demonstrations

Dragon's Breath Glassworks • 12:30, 2:00 & 3:30
Working with a furnace that can reach 2,000 degrees, the Dragon's Breath Glassworks team creates beautiful and functional glass art right before your eyes. Stop by throughout the day for live demonstrations, or to purchase their affordable, hand-crafted wares. Like them on Facebook.

Kid's Activities at FlavorFest

FlavorFest has plenty of activities for children to show off their creativity while celebrating the spirit of PA! Visit the Children's Discovery Garden for a wide range of crafts that focus on learning, then explore the fairegrounds for games, rides and more! *All activities subject to change.


Kids Activities
Kids Activities
Kids Activities
Kids Activities

Produce Prints - $5

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Children use real fruits and vegetables to stamp designs on a t-shirt that they get to take home with them!

My Bean Tambourine - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Create and shake, shake, shake your very own bean tambourine!

An Apple a Day - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Create a miniature keepsake apple. Read the chart to find out the health benefits and vital information on this sweet fruit.

The Bees Knees - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Use bubble wrap to make your very own bee hive artwork. Learn all about bees and why we need them to grow our foods. Each artist will take home their work of art.

Coffee Filter Butterflies - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Spread your wings and use your imagination to magically transform a simple coffee filter into a work of art! Learn about butterflies and their importance to us.

Face Painting - Prices Vary

Located on Privy Lane, Across From First Aid - Choose from hundreds of designs!

Hex Sign - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - A simple plate and crayons can be turned into a traditional Hex sign. Or use your imagination and make your own design!

Cork It - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Always think about recycling when you are in the kitchen. Repurpose corks to make beautiful artwork!

Seed Packet Markers - Free

Located in the Children's Discovery Garden - Do you like to help in the Garden? After constructing these beautiful plant markers, you can help line the garden with colorful art!

The Amazing Maze - Prices Vary

Located at the Garden Glen, Next to the House of Thrones Restroom - Can you find your way out of the Amazing Maze? It's up to you to take the twists and turns to find your way to the end.

Ship Swings - Prices Vary

Located in Swashbuckler Grove, Up the Hill from Globe Stage - Use your strength to power miniature ship swings.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any other questions that have not been answered below, please contact our business offices at 717-665-7021, Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM or visit our formal comment, question and feedback page to submit an inquiry.

General Information

The event is located on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, home of the PA Renaissance Faire. The street address is 2775 Lebanon Rd. Manheim, PA 17545. FlavorFest takes place Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday & Sunday, 11AM-5PM.
This festival set in Lancaster County provides a showcase of Pennsylvania's diverse culinary, wine offerings and the finest in Pennsylvania artisan crafts for a weekend of fun and delicious entertainment for the whole family signaling the beginning of summer in Lancaster County. Enjoy wine sampling and sales, handcrafted wares by local artisans and much more!
General Admission to the FlavorFest is $15.95 and includes the tasting glass. (Disposable single-serve cups will be used by the wineries for sampling. Tasting Glass will be given as guests leave the event.) Children's Admission (11 and under) is free.
Yes. Be prepared for free samples to run out toward the end of the day. Why? The festival requires a certain amount of product from each of the participants to place them on a level playing field. For a variety of reasons, some samples appeal to the sampling appetites of many, and therefore run out faster - so there is a good chance that the wine that "everyone is talking about" will probably run out prior to the end of the day.
As a standard answer no, however some of the vendors on grounds will accept credit cards. The festival does offer multiple ATM machines on premise and one in the Wine Shop. All ATMs will be marked on the map given out day-of.
The wineries are permitted to sample and sell up until the end of the festival (5PM).
Admission includes 2021 Flavorfest Tasting Glass. (Disposable single-serve cups will be used by the wineries for sampling. Tasting Glass will be given as guests leave the event.) No other glassware can be used for sampling.
Admission includes the 2021 Flavorfest Tasting Glass. (Disposable single-serve cups will be used by the wineries for sampling. Tasting Glass will be given as guests leave the event.)
Sampling is at the discretion of the winery/vendor. Technically sampling is unlimited, unless you are abusing the sampling at a booth. We reserve the right to stop serving anyone who is visibly intoxicated or abusing the free sample policy at any booth.
We value all guests with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals should remain on a leash or harness and under the control of the owner at all times.

Mount Hope Estate adheres to the ADA's definition of Service animal found here. Please refer to ADA's frequently asked questions as it pertains to Mount Hope Estate events.
Yes. This festival is family friendly and there is even a special children's section for kids. Please feel free to bring friends and family of all ages.
No matter what your age, please be prepared to show proper identification in order to sample from the wineries or consume alcohol. Valid ID includes a state issued driver's license or state issued ID card with photo, a passport, or a United States military identification card with photo. We are unable to accept any foreign driver's license. Note that the identification cannot be expired at the time of the festival.
No, the FlavorFest is a rain or shine event.
Please continue to visit this Flavorfest Page as we constantly update the information. You can also follow our Facebook Page and Royal Email List Newsletter for the most up to date news and announcements. If you have a specific question, fill out the Contact Form below.
Various hotels in the area are available. Please visit our lodging page for specific information.

Fairegrounds Information

For the well being of our guests, smoking is prohibited near stages, under tents and in audience areas. Your cooperation is appreciated for the comfort of all in attendance.
Outside food and drink items are NOT permitted on the fairegrounds with the exception of water.
There are a number of options on the fairegrounds, including PRF owned Royal Kitchens and the Visiting/Permanent Food Merchants. Please note that most food booths do not accept credit cards.
Yes, the FlavorFest is ADA accessible. There is handicapped parking available at the festival, just ask the parking crew to direct you to that area when you arrive. The fairegrounds offer paved paths with specially marked handicap seating areas at the stages.
There is plenty of free parking and attendants will direct you when you arrive at the festival.
Cars are permitted to stay parked in the lot overnight if the driver has been drinking and has found another way home. Camping is not permitted in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.
There are multiple restroom locations, both inside and outside the gates. The restrooms will be marked on the festival maps handed out at the gate.
The First Aid station is located near the backside of the festival grounds on Privy Lane. The station will be marked on the festival maps handed out at the gate.
Yes, there are multiple ATMs located throughout the grounds, as well as one located in the Wine Shop. The ATMS will be marked on the festival maps handed out at the gate.
Lost and found during the event will be located at the Informistress Booth directly inside the Front Gate. After the event it will be kept in the Wine Shop (717-665-7021 ext 129).

Contact Mount Hope

717-665-7021RoyalSPK@PaRenFaire.com