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Thomas Jefferson's Fall Festival at Poplar Forest

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Celebrate the beauty of the season at Poplar Forest’s new family-friendly Thomas Jefferson Fall Festival. Enjoy a day filled with live music and demonstrations by historic candy makers, apple presses and artisans. Explore the petting zoo with the kids; shop and support local makers, artisans and wineries; and graze on foods by local vendors. Tours of Mr. Jefferson’s cherished villa are available for an additional charge. Admission to the festival is $10 for adults (13+); $5 (ages 6-12); free for children under 6.

Please note: all visitors are required to maintain social distancing protocols and wear masks while on tours and in public buildings. Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 protocols, all dates are subject to change; please visit to confirm date and time for an event.

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Thomas Jefferson's Fall Festival at Poplar Forest
  • 1542 Bateman Bridge Road
  • Forest, VA 24551-0419
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  • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
  • $10 for adults (13+); $5 (ages 6-12); free for children under 6