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FAQ's

Pets - Leashed pets are welcome at the festival. However, please remember that there are lots of children running around and  it will be too hot for your dog to remain in the car if they misbehave.  NO dogs are allowed in the Petting Farm, Pony Ride and Hayride areas. 

 

ATM - There is an ATM located at the Strawberry Sundaes.

 

Water - Bottled water is available for sale from food vendors, at water stations throughout the festival grounds and at the large red & white striped Welcome Tent.  There is a faucet and bowl available for pets. 

 

Picnics - We have a large selection of food vendors, however please feel free to bring your own picnic and enjoy it on the festival grounds or anywhere in the park. 

 

Restrooms - Portable restrooms and handwashing units are located throughout the festival grounds.  A Handicap accessible bathroom is located at the Visitor Center.  

 

Handicapped Visitors - Special parking places are provided at the parking lot exit gate nearest to the festival grounds.  At the end of the paved craft area, there is a ramp leading to the main festival grounds.  Caution: Once you are off the ramp the ground will be grassy and uneven. 

 

Lost & Found -  If you become separated from your children or lose a personal item, help can be found at the large red & white striped Welcome Tent located in front of the main house. 

 

Medical Emergency - There are local rescue squad personnel on site to assist with medical emergencies.  

 

Alcohol - NO alcohol whatsoever is permitted in the park.  

 

Weather - We hold the festival, rain or shine.  While it may be raining in Northern Virginia or DC it can be sunny and clear at the park or vice versa.  Click HERE to check the weather in Delaplane before you leave home and come prepared!  

 

Parking - Parking is in a freshly mowed hay field at the top of the hill once you enter the park gate.  Please be prepared to walk across a somewhat rough field. Volunteers from Leeds Ruritan Club will be directing traffic. Be kind and for your own safety please follow their directions! 

 

Lightning - Thunderstorms can sweep quickly over the crest of the mountain.  If you see lightning, please return to your car immediately to wait out the storm.  It is not safe to wait under the tall trees or metal-framed tents located in the festival area.