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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 over 25 wineries and distilleries, along with sales of their products. 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.

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FlavorFest at Mount Hope

Date, Times & Tickets

Dates: May 25 & 26, 2024
Hours of Operation: 11AM-5PM
Tickets are currently unavailable. Please Like @PARENFAIRE on Facebook or Join the Royal Email to be the first notified of updates and news!

  • Tickets are date specific and must be purchased in advance. There are a limited amount of tickets per date and they may sell out.
  • Tickets are available in advance only through the Virtual Box Office.
  • FlavorFest is a Rain or Shine Event
  • Please continue to check back to the website and follow us on Facebook @PaRenFaire or join the Royal Email List for news and updates.

Ticket Exchange Policy

  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Following the World Health Organization's declaration on May 5 to the end the COVID global health emergency and the Public Health Emergency (PHE) expiring on May 11, 2023, the ticket no-refunds policy is being upheld in cases of positive Covid testing. Tickets may be exchanged per the Ticket Exchange Policy if applicable.
  • Exchange Requests must be made via the online Box Office Help Request or by email to BxOffice@PaRenFaire.com. The order number and new date must be provided at the time of request.
  • Exchange Requests will be reviewed during Box Office hours, Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM.
  • Exchanges cannot be made into a sold-out performance day.
  • Exchanges will not be made from one event to another.
  • Tickets do not transfer from one year to a future year. Unused expired tickets are null and void.
  • Approved Exchange Requests will be processed and an email confirmation with new ticket links sent to the associated box office account email.
  • Exchange Requests will not be honored after the date appearing on the tickets.
  • Complimentary Tickets cannot be exchanged.
  • Outdoor Events at Mount Hope are rain or shine events. Exchanges will not be made due to weather.

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.

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+).

Wine Check Assistants

Join our team in the Wine Check Tent for a weekend providing an valuable service to our Flavorfest guests, choose your payment and have some fun in the process. To apply, please email RoyalSpk@PaRenFaire.com
Dates: Saturday, May 25 & Sunday, May 26, 2024
Hours: 10AM-6PM
Incentives: $15.00/Hour OR One 2024 Faire Subscription & Two Celtic Fling Tickets ($189 Value) • *Assistants will also receive a food voucher each day valid on the Faire grounds.
Requirements:

  • Applicants must agree to work full days - Saturday, May 25 AND Sunday, May 26.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds.
Responsibilites:
  • Unloading wine and spirit orders from vehicles.
  • Trasnferring and organizing wine and spirit orders onto designated pallets.
  • Assisting with retrieval and distribution of wine and spirit orders to customers.

TICKETS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Tickets can be purchase online on the Virtual Box Office closer to the date of the event. Please check back to the website closer to the event and follow us on Facebook @PaRenFaire or join the Royal Email List for news and updates.

2023 Attending Wineries

Please check back closer to the event for the 2024 attending wineries, or Like @PARENFAIRE on Facebook or Join the Royal Email to be the first notified of updates and news!

2023 Attending Distilleries

Please check back closer to the event for the 2024 attending distilleries, or Like @PARENFAIRE on Facebook or Join the Royal Email to be the first notified of updates and news!

Official 2023 Merchandise

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

FlavorFest Merch

Featured Merchandise

Official Tasting Glass

Commemorate your visit to the 2023 FlavorFest with a unique tasting glass—and is included with your admission!

Official T-Shirt

Sippin Wine & Feeling Fine — Show off your love of wine with this unique t-shirt!

2023 Merchants

FlavorFest at Mount Hope welcomes a variety of merchants to the festival offering everything from baked goods to wine, spirit, cider & beer 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! All information is subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates.

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

Archer's Cheese Kitchen & Pantry

Food/Drink

Assorted Cheese Menu Items

Bacon Jams

Food/Drink

Spreadable Bacon Jam

Bird Whistle Cart

Artisan

Assorted Whistels

Button Down the Hatches

Artisan/Merchant

Button Jewelry and Unique Gifts

Chef Tim Foods

Artisan/Merchant

Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrettes

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

Emerald Castle

Artisan/Merchant

Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets, and More

Enchanted Forest

Artisan/Merchant

Children's Toys, Wind Spinners, Soaps

Fairy Fluff

Food/Drink

Fresh Cotton Candy

Fantasy Face Painting

Services

Unique Face Painting and Henna

Five Star Home Foods

Food/Drink

Home Food Delivery Service

Fleur Di Lis Teas

Artisan/Merchant

Specialty Teas and Tea-Related Gifts

Forever Amber

Artisan/Merchant

Exquisite Amber Jewelry

Forever Mine

Artisan/Merchant

Gems, Rocks, Pendulums & Such

Fortune's Favor

Services

Tarot Card Reading and More

Full Moon Ventures

Artisan/Merchant

Celtic and Magic Delights

Gilded Garments

Artisan/Merchant

Custom Apparel

Got Chocolate LLC

Food/Drink

Giant, Soft Baked, Organic & Natural Cookies

Guacamole Specialists

Food/Drink

Light, Fresh, Tropical Cuisine

Habby Fruit Hot Sauced

Food/Drink

Habanero-Fruit Based Hot Sauce

Hip Klips Mini Purse

Artisan/Merchant

Mini Clippable Purses

I See Spain

Artisan/Merchant

A Taste of Spain Close to Home

Informistress

Service

Information Booth with PRF Related Gifts and Sundries

Jersey Girl Hot Sauce

Artisan/Merchant

Elevate Your Dishes to a Whole New Level

John Hay Cigars

Artisan/Merchant

Handcrafted Cigars and Accessories From Here and Abroad

Kilted Suds

Artisan/Merchant

Cold Process Soaps

The Lady's Dept

Artisan/Merchant

High Quality Jewelry

LaForge

Artisan/Demonstrator

Hand-forged Blades
Feline Cat Colony & Rescue Program

Les Smoker Woodworking

Artisan/Demonstrator

"Forrest to Table" Products Loveingly Hand Crafted from Locally Sourced Lumber.

Locally Seasoned

Artisan/Demonstrator

Gourmet Chutneys & Pickled Items

Passanante's

Service

Home Food Delivery Service

Peasant Bread

Food/Drink

Funnel Cake, Peasant Bread, and Lemonade

Pottery & Country 4 You

Artisan/Merchant

Handcrafted Pottery

Pretzelphoria

Food/Drink

Gourmet Flavored Pretzels

Queen's Creamery

Food/Drink

Premium Ice Cream, Milkshakes

Rocky's Hot Sauce

Artisan/Merchant

All of the Flavor, With Just Enough Heat

Royal Family Jewelry

Artisan/Merchant

Silver Adornments

Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar

Food/Drink

Exclusive, Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oils & Traditional Balsamic Vinegar

The Shepherd's Knot

Artisan/Merchant

Celtic, Irish, Scottish Apparel & Goods

Steak on a Stake

Food/Drink

Beef, Chicken or Shrimp

Sticks & Stones & Copper Bones

Artisan/Merchant

Wands, Gemstones, and Copper Wares

Tastefully Simple

Food/Drink

Simple, Delicious and Fun Foods

Uglie Acres

Food/Drink

Home-Made Jams

Wish Bottle Cart

Roaming Cart • Artisan

Choose a Potion, Make a Keepsake

The Wreck Room

Games & Rides

You Buy It, You Break It! Smash a Variety of Glassware

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 fill out the contact form below.

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.
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).
The full price Adult ticket includes an official FlavorFest Tasting Glass for your convenience to sample with the participating wineries.
The full price Adult ticket includes an official FlavorFest Tasting Glass for your convenience to sample with the participating wineries.
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'sfrequently asked questions as it pertains to Mount Hope Estate events.
Yes. Children 11 and under are admitted free without a ticket. Individuals 12 and older will require a date-specific advance only ticket to enter.
Flavorfest is not a dog friendly event.
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.
Please do not. To distribute other materials on site is in violation of our no-soliciting rule. Distributing products (especially those intended as edibles) without a waiver on-site is in violation of state law and contrary to the application process that each member of our Shire Marketplace undergoes to continue to offer quality artisan goods.

Patrons in violation will be asked to leave and escorted from the festival grounds.

Ticket Information

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!
Please visit the About section to view the current ticket information.
You can purchase advance tickets at the Virtual Box Office. No tickets will be sold on site on the day of the events. No exceptions.
All sales are final. There are no refunds, exchanges, or cancellations.

Conditions of Ticket Sale

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. Event tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and not for resale. Once a ticket has been scanned at the Front Gate upon entry, it is voided and no longer holds any value. The Faire does not monitor any guests’ level of participation or length of stay. Refunds are not available to guests who choose to leave. The bearer of an event ticket agrees to hold blameless and harmless Mazza Vineyards, Inc. or any of its affiliates, in the event of personal injury or loss or damage to property. The holder of the ticket assumes all responsibilities for any risk of bodily harm or loss of property sustained while attending the event, and waives all rights to lay claim for damages resulting from any cause whatsoever either before, during or after the event. You must be 21 or older to purchase or consume Alcohol.

Your ID will be verified before being served alcohol. Outside food, drink and pets are not permitted. You hereby consent to the reasonable search for alcoholic beverages, drugs, or firearms. You further consent to the use of your image or likeness incidental to any display, transmission, or reproduction of the event.

Management reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly or who fails to comply with the terms and conditions of these conditions of ticket sale.
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Following the World Health Organization's declaration on May 5 to the end the COVID global health emergency and the Public Health Emergency (PHE) expiring on May 11, 2023, the ticket no-refunds policy is being upheld in cases of positive Covid testing. Tickets may be exchanged per the Ticket Exchange Policy if applicable.
  • Exchange Requests must be made via the online Box Office Help Request or by email to BxOffice@PaRenFaire.com. The order number and new date must be provided at the time of request.
  • Exchange Requests will be reviewed during Box Office hours, Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM.
  • Exchanges cannot be made into a sold-out performance day.
  • Exchanges will not be made from one event to another.
  • Tickets do not transfer from one year to a future year. Unused expired tickets are null and void.
  • Approved Exchange Requests will be processed and an email confirmation with new ticket links sent to the associated box office account email.
  • Exchange Requests will not be honored after the date appearing on the tickets.
  • Complimentary Tickets cannot be exchanged.
  • Outdoor Events at Mount Hope are rain or shine events. Exchanges will not be made due to weather.

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 300).

Contact Mount Hope

Use the form below or email: RoyalSPK@PaRenFaire.com
Please Note: Office Hours are Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM