FREDERICKSBURG, Va.(WRIC)–Treat Dad to a day of fun at A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Fredericksburg on Father’s Day weekend. It’s time for the 8th annual Father’s Day Festival. It will feature live music, food, local products, and tastings of the Distillery’s spirits. Included in the tastings will be the John J. Bowman Virginia Straight Bourbon, named “World’s Best Bourbon” by Whiskey Magazine in 2017. You can also watch Deep Run Bourbon Barrel Regatta. Teams are invited to create watercraft from A. Smith Bowman Distillery bourbon barrels and race across Deep Run, which is located next to the Distillery. Awards will be given to the top teams. Proceeds from the Barrel Regatta benefit the American Canoe Association’s education and safety programs.
The event is Saturday, June 15th from 11am to 5pm. You can learn more about the Distillery and all of the festivities by clicking here.