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Join us for our 3rd annual Rassawek Autumn Festival on October 21st & 22nd, 2023 at Rassawek Vineyard! This non-profit event is jam packed with entertainment and education for the whole family. Come and see trade demonstrations and engage in hands on skills such as heavy equipment operation, carpentry, welding, mechanics, blacksmithing & more. Enjoy a cold beverage while listening to bluegrass music or while browsing our local vendors. Come see the new and the old with antique cars and equipment as well as their modern counterparts. Enjoy pig races, helicopter rides & steam engine wagon rides! Other entertainment features include dancing horses, chainsaw carving, heritage village and agricultural activities.

PLUS new this year is our first ever RASSAWEK PRO RODEO presented by Hometown Realty the Rex Sullivan Team! The rodeo will span over the two day event and there will be 5 timed events and 3 rough stock events which include:

Bareback riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Cowgirl Breakaway Roping, Team Roping, Cowgirl Barrel Racing, Bull Riding

These performances are sanctioned by the Southern Rodeo Association and the International Professional Rodeo Association. Special entertainment will be provided by nationally renowned rodeo entertainer Keith Isley! The best news is the rodeo is INCLUDED in your Autumn Festival admission ticket.


Event Details:
Saturday, Oct. 21st: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Rodeo Show Time: 4pm)
Sunday, Oct. 22nd: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Rodeo Show Time: 2pm)



  • Please leave pets at home for this event, registered Service Dogs ONLY
  • We provide transportation around the festival. No personal bicycles, golf carts, and other personal transportation unless handicap approved.
  • This is NOT a Wine Tasting Festival, wine and beer will be available for purchase at multiple locations by the glass or bottle. Visit us for the Spring Jubilee for wine tastings
  • No outside food or drink
  • Seating for up to 1,200 available at the rodeo, please being a blanket or chairs for hillside seating
  • Purchased tickets can be used for either day of the festival for a one time entry

Rassawek Ventures Nonprofit
This is a non-profit event designed to highlight trade skills and vocational work. We will be partnering with local companies to provide onsite demonstrations of trade work, craftsmanship and insight into a vocational career. The proceeds from this event will go towards Vocational Education which is a learning path that students can take to help merge academic knowledge and technical skills in real-world applications.

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Rassawek Vineyard
6276 River Road West
Columbia, VA 23038 US

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