2023 Whiskey & Wood Artisan Festival

Organized by A. Smith Bowman Distillery

November 10, 2023 - November 11, 2023

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm


FREE ADMISSION & PARKING. All ages welcome!

Friday, November 10th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 11th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


It’s back, for TWO days! Join us again for The 2023 Whiskey and Wood Artisan Festival! 

The Fredericksburg Area Woodworkers Guild and A. Smith Bowman Distillery invite you to interact with local artisans while sampling a variety of whiskeys. Explore wood, glass, furniture, home décor, and more — all created by local Fredericksburg makers.

While here, enjoy a short tour of Virginia’s oldest and most award-winning distillery then sip and sample at a complimentary tasting. Tours will run on the ½ hour Friday evening starting at 4:00 p.m. with the last tour at 7:00 p.m. Tours will continue to run on the ½ hour Saturday morning starting at 10:00 a.m. with the last tour at 3:00 p.m.

Looking to take some of our gold medal-winning spirits or some cozy swag home? Our gift shop will be open for perusing.

The festival will take place on November 10th & 11th – both admission and parking are free. Food will be available for purchase by food trucks. 3 Sisters & Co. will be on-site Saturday. Hours for this event will be 4-8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday. We can’t wait to see you there!


PARKING DIRECTIONS: Park in our lot at 1 Bowman Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22405. Additional parking in Bowman Center can be accessed from our lot.