Historic Clifford Sorghum Festival

Clifford Virginia's most popular event!  For forty years the Clifford Ruritans have brought together traditional Virginia music and food, old-fashioned sorghum syrup and apple butter making, historical presentations and much, much, more. This year dozens of jousters from across the Commonwealth will come together to vie for the Virginia State Championship.

In addition to jousting, festival offerings include  traditional music and entertainment, food – fresh, hot sandwiches, Brunswick stew, beverages and desserts - Old-fashioned sorghum syrup and apple butter cooking and sales, cake walks, fresh local produce, crafts, art, collectibles, gifts, jewelry, quilts, demonstrations, plus, lots of children's activities.

The festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, rain or shine. Admission is free with a parking fee of $5 per car and $1 for motorcycles. Lawn chairs are welcome, no coolers please. As always, proceeds from Ruritan events benefit your local communities. Join us for a day of fun in Amherst County.

Event Dates/Times

10/4/2014 - 10/5/2014
 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


 Entrance is free, parking $5.00 per car, $1.00 per motorcycle