Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 11 am - 7 pm
4616 Massanutten Drive | Massanutten, VA 22840
All proceeds benefit the Harrisonburg/Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.

Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale!



NEW! VIP Admission

$85 per ticket or 2 VIP tickets for $150!
Includes lunch buffet, two drink tickets, souvenir mug & T-shirt, VIP entrance with private seating area & bathroom, plus general admission benefits.

General Admission

Includes festival admission, unlimited samples & stadium cup.

$20 Early Bird (on sale Mar 17 - Apr 14)
$20 Military (Valid Military ID required. Military tickets must be purchased in person.)
$25 Advance (on sale Apr 15 - May 25)

$10 Designated Driver & Under 21
Kids 10 & under are FREE
$35 At the Gate

Buy Tickets Here

ValleyFest tickets are non-refundable. Rain or shine event. No outside food or beverages permitted. No pets or coolers. Please be prepared to present proper ID. Ticket purchase includes sampling and souvenir wine glass or beer mug (while supplies last). Ticket purchase does not include food or beverages.



ValleyFest, held on Memorial Day weekend, is the kick-off to summer! More than 4,000 people celebrate the holiday weekend at the festival, dancing to live music, sampling food, shopping for unique and handmade crafts, and enjoying quality wines and microbrews of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia and beyond. Many varieties of beer and wine will be represented, from merlots and pinots to meads and malbecs. It's all of the beer and wine you could possibly enjoy in one place!

All proceeds benefit the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.

For general event or vendor questions, please email

Band Line Up

Band Line Up

ValleyFest 2018 Band Line Up

On the Main Stage

Slippery When Wet

Slippery When Wet - The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band | 5:30 pm |
Slippery When Wet – The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute was formed in 2003 by Jason Morey after answering many inquiries of “Are you Jon Bon Jovi?”. Slippery When Wet has played to many packed houses throughout the Southeast and has quickly become the top draw at many of their regularly scheduled clubs. The bands shows are the most attended and highest grossing of any Bon Jovi Tribute in the country. In 2007 the band was officially authorized by Bon Jovi to perform their highly entertaining show. Their drive, musical ability , showmanship and dedication to duplicating the Bon Jovi live experience simply cannot be outdone.

The Hackens Boys

The Hackens Boys | 3:30 pm |
Voted Best Cover or Original Band in the Valley 6 times by The Daily News Record, The Hackens Boys have been a staple of local music over their 12-year history! Following the release of their 2014 album “On The Run”, the group has continued to provide the Valley with high-energy performances full of country and southern rock favorites guaranteed to have you on the dance floor!


 Dell Foxx Company

Dell Foxx Company | 1:30 pm |
Dell Foxx Company is a high-energy party/dance band known for their unique spin on popular music from today and classic songs from the past. Formed in 2014, they have quickly gained popularity all over Maryland, with monthly residencies at bars from Baltimore's Tin Roof, to the Jetty in Grasonville. Whether it's a classic like Tracy Chapman, or brand new songs from Niall Horan, Dell Foxx Company plays a diverse mix of music sure to get your feet moving and their stage presence is something that can't be missed!


 Strong Water

Strong Water | 11:30 am |
Strong Water, that plays mostly all original music, is a mixture of Folk, Americana, and Rock with the occasional Bluegrass thrown in—I mean they are from the Shenandoah Valley. Their known for their Strong male vocals with air tight female harmonies, quick and classic lead fiddle lines, fun and tasteful banjo licks that leave everyone screaming “MORE BANJO!”, and drums that make your heart pound and feet move.


Wine Section Tent - Acoustic Sets
Kimball Swanson | 12:30 pm
Dr. Levine & the Dreaded Blues Lady | 2:30 pm
Randy & Pat | 4:30 pm

Beer & Wine

Beer & Wine

2018 Featured Breweries

Basic City Beer, Sierra Nevada, New Belguim Brewing, Samuel Adams, Wild Wolf Brewing Company, Deschutes Brewery, Bell's, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Seven Arrows Brewing Company, Stable Craft Brewing, Lagunitas Brewing, Ballast Point, Aleworks, Sierra Nevada, Buskey, Pale Fire, Chaos Mountain, Devils Backbone, Starr Hill, Brothers, South Street, Bold Rock, and MillerCoors. MillerCoors will feature Coors Light, Miller High Life, Miller Lite, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel, Summer Shandy, Peroni, Pilsner Urquell & more.


2018 Featured Wineries & Cideries

Cobbler Mountain Cider, CrossKeys Vineyards, Horton Vineyards, Lazy Days Winery, Mattaponi Winery, Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery, and Big Fish Cider!



2018 Food Vendors

Bittersweet Bakery | Cookies, bars, and other sweets to eat on the go!
Vova's Kettle Corn | Kettle corn
Sherri's Crab Cakes | Crab cake sandwiches, platters, soup, lemonade, and iced tea!
Mama's Caboose | Cheesesteaks, Reubens, nachos, and pretzels!
Jack Brown's | Specialty burgers, fries, grilled cheese sandwiches, and fried oreos!
Buffalo Wild Wings | Boneless wings, potato wedges, fried pickles, and drinks!
Taj of India | Veg. Samosa, Chicken Tikka Masala, rice, naan, Veg. Korma, Saag Paneer, Mango Lassi, and Chai Tea!
Jess’ Downtown Restaurant


2018 Arts & Craft Vendors

Arc Angels Creations
Daddy G's Rockin Salsa
GG's Gourmet Goods
Green Hummingbird
Guy and Lady Barrel
Nutt House Wine and Wood
Rayr Findz
Tee's Garden Stones
Woodturnings by Phil
Furious Sauces
Glo Globes
Plow & Hearth LLC
Massanutten Resort Retail
Plank Eyewear
Ruby Belle Adornments
The Green Shed
Whiskey Valley Jerky
Ed Gaudet
Hott Apiary


All vendor questions should be directed to or 540.434.3862 x 108.

Kickoff & Giveaway Party

Kickoff & Giveaway Party

Saturday, March 17 | 5:30 - 8 pm | At Base Camp
Join us for our inaugural ValleyFest Kickoff Party at Base Camp! This is your chance to buy advance tickets and maybe even win a VIP festival package! There will be live music by Randy Black, a Deshutes tap takeover with complementary pint glasses (while supplies last), and VIP & G.A. Festival Ticket Drawings at 7:30 pm. (Must be present to win.)

The first 20 people to purchase ValleyFest tickets at the Kickoff Party will receive a stainless steel ValleyFest pint glass plus a complimentary pass for their choice of Massanutten golf, ski, or WaterPark!


  • 3rd Place | 4 ValleyFest General Admission Tickets
  • 2nd Place | 4 ValleyFest VIP Tickets
  • 1st Place | ValleyFest Memorial Day Weekend VIP Package for 2 nights in a 2 bedroom condo with 4 VIP tickets

After our Kickoff & Giveaway Party, head inside the Ski Lodge for our Live at the Lodge St. Patty's Day Party | 8 pm - 1:30 am | 21 & up only with valid ID | $7 cover charge | Live music featuring Relentless