News & Events

Find out what’s happening on Double 8 Alpaca and Llama Ranch and where you can find us in the community.

Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch attends a variety of shows and markets, as well as hosts open houses throughout the year. Find one near you and check back here regularly as new events are added periodically.

Paint & Sip with Camelids

June 29, 2-5pm

Paint & Sip with the cutest alpaca on the farm, Double 8 Echo. Come meet her and her friends at Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch, then head over to the beautiful barn at Kalero Vineyard to meet the artist, Hope Hanes, who will guide you in painting
Echo the alpaca.

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Youth Camelid Camp

July 8-12, 9-1pm

At Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Farm Camp, kids have FUN! We combine learning and play in a safe, interactive outdoor environment. The campers will learn about daily farm life – from morning chores like feeding the animals, collecting eggs, grooming llamas and our sweet miniature pony, learning how to walk alpacas and llamas through an obstacle course to learning all about the fiber and crafts made from it.

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Youth Camelid 2024 Summer Camp

From 9-1 pm daily, our Camelid Back to Nature/Leave No Trace themed summer camp is for ages 9-14. Sign up now to secure a spot!

WHERE: Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch, 13374 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA

West Virginia State Fair*

WHERE: West Virginia State Fairgrounds, Lewisburg, WV

Maryland State Fair*

WHERE: Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

WHERE: Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA

The Big E

WHERE: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA

Loudoun County Fall Farm Tour

Our farm invites the public to visit the farm for a self-guided tour of the alpaca barn. The Farm Store will be open; featuring locally grown and made products.

WHERE: Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch, 13374 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 

Maryland Alpaca & Fleece Festival 

WHERE: Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD

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Holidays on the Farm

WHERE: Double 8 Alpaca & Llama Ranch, 13374 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 

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* Our 4-H youth will be in attendance throughout the duration of the fair; but our alpacas and llamas will only attend on the 1-2 days that they are scheduled to participate in the open showmanship and obstacle events.