Get ready for a weekend of elegance, athleticism and fine wine at Derby at the Vineyard, where the captivating world of horse showing meets the rustic beauty of Penns Woods Winery in the picturesque Brandywine Valley. Set for May 18th and 19th, this extraordinary event promises excitement and entertainment for all ages. Spectators will be treated to the thrilling spectacle of a hunter derby, featuring skilled riders navigating challenging courses with precision and grace. 

But Derby at the Vineyard offers more than just a horse show - it's a celebration of the good life. Attendees can enjoy local musicians, indulge in gourmet eats and explore an artisan market featuring unique handmade gifts from local vendors all while sipping on the finest local wines, craft beers and ciders. There will also be options to savor delicious meals from on-site food trucks. Live music provides the perfect ambiance with performances by talented artists like Dylan Zangwill and Greg Jones on Saturday and The Quixote Project and The Midnighters on Sunday. 

Penns Woods Winery

  • 124 Beaver Valley Rd.

Penns Woods' acclaimed wines are the star of the show but they're not the only reason to visit. The winery is a local favorite for fun events like live music, workshop, yoga & more!

This family-friendly event invites children to experience the magic of the meet and greet corral, where they can get up close and personal with majestic horses. From petting to interacting, kids will create memories that last a lifetime. And don't forget to dress to impress! Derby at the Vineyard encourages attendees to showcase their most stylish derby day attire, complete with big hats and vibrant colors. Prizes will be awarded for the "Best Dressed," adding an extra element of fun and competition to the day. 

General admission tickets are $15 per person, and children 5 and under receive free admission. Each ticket includes spectator entrance to the horse jumping competition, a Derby at the Vineyard souvenir wine glass, and grounds access to the music and vendor areas.  

Whether you're a seasoned equestrian enthusiast or simply seeking a memorable day out with family and friends, Derby at the Vineyard promises an unforgettable experience that combines the best of both worlds. Mark your calendars!