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Group Tour/Bus Inquiry 2023

Deadline: Sep 22, 2023 5:00 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Oct 06, 2023 10:00 am - Oct 08, 2023 5:00 pm (EDT)

About the event

Come shop, play, tour and make memories during this 79-year-old tradition -- the Waterford Foundation's "Waterford Fair"! The Fair is the mid-Atlantic's quintessential fall festival with demonstrating fine heritage & contemporary craft artisans, living historians, a juried art show, historic properties tour, local libations, Waterford Craft School talks & workshops, and entertainment for all ages. Located in the National Historic Landmark of Waterford (f. 1733), this unique village is situated in Western Loudoun County, Virginia. Noted as "DC's Wine Country", we are only 50 minutes from the District of Columbia. Tickets go on sale in August. Children (12 & under) & Foundation members FREE! Ticket types: VIP, Early Bird (Fri only), youth, single day, military, 3-day passes and seniors (over 65). Event proceeds support the preservation and education efforts of the Waterford Foundation, a 501(c)(3). Join the Waterford Foundation at Day/time: 10/6, 10a-5p (9 am early bird shopping Demonstrating Artisans only) 10/7 10a-5p, & 10/8, 10a-5p
The Waterford Foundation
The Waterford Foundation
The Waterford Foundation
The Waterford Foundation

About the application

School, tour & large group organizers, we are excited to welcome your groups back to Waterford this year!  Shop, play and tour 1, 2 or 3 days! Click the START APPLICATION button to reserve your spot!


Due to the size of the event, we do require date/time reservations for your group's arrival. A docent will meet your group, delivering Fair tickets and event schedules, and will give a brief "welcome" talk before turning the group loose to enjoy the day. If you group is driving in seperate vehicles, we recommend you pick a rendezvous point and we will send your tickets to you ahead of time so you don't need to worry about who parked where. Reserved designated parking is available for pre-paid groups,  no matter your preferred mode of transport (e.g., van, bus, bicycles or motorcycles)!



When: Oct. 6-8, 2023, 10 am - 5 pm daily

Where: National Historic Landmark of Waterford, Waterford, Virginia 20197 
Cost: For groups of 20+, One-day Fair tickets are $18 per person. We include two free tickets: one each for the driver and the tour guide. You will have the option to mail a check or pay online. Mulit-day passes are available. Contact the office for pricing.


Please complete this form so we can start talking about how best to set up your Fair visit. Note: it will ask for your logo & website. Please ignore those prompts. 


Questions? Contact the office at 540-882-3018 x 4 or 

Terms & Conditions

This is a rain or shine, walking event that takes place in the national historic district of Waterford, Virginia, and not all historic buildings are handicap accessible.
Tickets are non refundable.

Group payment is due 9/22/23.



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Group Tour/Bus Inquiry 2023
Group Tour/Bus Inquiry 2023
79th Waterford Fair, An Autumn Celebration of Americana
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