Hooray for Harvest Season: Check out these Fun Fall Events

August 17, 2023

Harvest – a crucial time when winemakers in Missouri gather grapes on the vine, by either hand picking or machine harvest. These grapes have been on the vine all season long and are ready to be picked between August and October.

Machine harvest of grapes

For many wineries, the fall season means fun festivals, events, and harvest celebrations. Make sure to add these events to your fall trip plans and enjoy all wine country has to offer!


Wineries and their events celebrating harvest season:


Augusta AVA

9/16 – 2023 Fruit of the Harvest Dinner, 6-9 p.m.


Cave Vineyard

11/4 – Vine to Wine Experience, 11-12:30 p.m.

Hand picking grapes from vine

Edg-Clif Farms & Vineyard

Saturday’s and Sunday’s in September – Grape Friends Experience Harvest Season, 10 – 4 p.m.

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Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery

9/17 –LAUGHH Foundation 2023 Fundraiser, 1-5 p.m.



Les Bourgeois Vineyards

9/6 – Wine Maker's Tasting


Noboleis Vineyards

9/22 – Film in the Vines, 8-10 p.m.


Shamrock Hills Vineyard & Winery

8/18 – First Picking Day, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

10/6 – Harvest Dinner, food from the Willow Springs Mercantile


St. James Winery

8/19 – Crush Festival

10/14 – Harvest Festival


Stone Hill Winery

9/2 – Harvest Festival, 10-5:30 p.m.

Wenwood Farm Winery

9/23 – Harvest Home Festival, 12-5p.m.


Wineries and their events celebrating the fall season:


Adam Puchta Winery

10/6 – Grill Your Own Steak Night, 6-9 p.m.

11/3 – Doe Camp, Cancer Fundraiser, 6 -10 p.m.


Baltimore Bend Vineyard

Fall music series

  • - 9/9 – The Music Doctors, 2-5 p.m.
  • - 9/16 – ColtNRachel , 2-5 p.m.
  • - 9/23 – The Akers, 2-5 p.m.
  • - 9/30 – Mark and Sarah, 2-5 p.m.
  • - 11/4 – 20th Anniversary Celebration, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Defiance Ridge Vineyards

Live music on Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, 1-4 p.m.

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Hermann Farm

8/26 – Shakespeare at Hermann Farm, 6:30-9 p.m.

9/9 – Heritage Festival at Hermann Farm, 10-5 p.m.

11/4 – BUSA Dinner at Stone Barn, 5-9 p.m.


KC Wineworks

10/1 – 10/31 – Hallowine Pop Up Experience


LaChance Vineyards

9/30 –Freebird USA, the premier Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Bands in the country, 5-10 p.m.

Fall view at Augusta Winery


Shamrock Hills Vineyard & Winery

9/7 – Chiefs Season Opener Tailgate, 4-7 p.m.

9/14 – Cookie decorating class

9/15 – ESHS Home Football Season Opener Tailgate, 4-6 p.m.


St. James Winery

9/29 – MO Wine Month Tasting Event, 6-8 p.m.


With this many events happening in the fall, there is surely something for everyone to enjoy. View our calendar to stay updated on upcoming events and start planning your trips to Missouri wine country!

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