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Festivals in Richmond

The Richmond Region Hosts Festivals Year Round!

The Richmond Region is brimming with seasonal events and activities. Sample Virginia wines at the Virginia Wine Expo, release your inner child at the Henrico Kite Festival, enjoy world-class musicians at the Richmond Jazz Festival, relive life in colonial America at Publick Days or watch boats race down the James River at the Dragon Boat Festival. No matter what time of year, there's always a festival to be found in the Richmond Region!

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04-25-2015

31st Annual Herbs Galore & More at Maymont

April 25, 2015
Venue: Maymont
Phone: 804-358-7166
Category: Art, Exhibits, Festivals, Food, Gardens, Lectures, Other, Outdoors, Virginia Green
Location: Downtown
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Put on your gardening shoes, grab your little red wagon and come out to the Marketplace on the Lawn for everyone’s favorite gardening extravaganza! Find more than 50 plant and craft vendors from the mid-Atlantic region selling herbs, annuals, perennials, heirloom plants, vegetables, trees, herbal cosmetics, garden ... more »

ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation 5K & Fun Walk

April 25, 2015
Venue: The Diamond
Phone: 804-658-5910
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Sports
Location: Downtown
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It is time to lace up your sneakers and get ready to Help a Child Outrun Cancer! We couldn't be more excited to announce the 10th Annual ASK 5K & Fun Walk presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. We're going back to The Diamond to have another amazing day with the Richmond Flying Squirrels. But even more excit... more »

Dogwood Wine Festival

April 25, 2015
Category: Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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A wine festival with craft brew and bourbon tasting, too! Sponsored by, "Wine For Cures, a 501c3, is an all-volunteer cancer awareness and cancer research fundraising organization whose mission is to cure cancer employing the cultural, entertainment and health values in wine to accelerate our exciting events and mem... more »

Spring Into The Arts Festival

April 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Find unique gifts and art for your home at the third annual Spring Into The Arts Festival on April 25. See the work of 27 of Richmond’s best artists - Find hand-made jewelry, pottery, fused and stained glass, candles, totes, handpainted glassware, and upcycled art. Artists include Holly Markhoff, Amy Burman, Eliza... more »

05-02-2015

¿Qué Pasa? Festival of Virginia

May 02, 2015
Venue: Canal Walk
Phone: 804-378-4099
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown
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A festival experience is coming to Virginia with “¿Qué Pasa?” on Richmond's historic Canal Walk, with splashes of Latin energy, music, and flavors. On Saturday, May 2nd, Richmond’s Canal Walk will undergo a community-based transformation to resemble the famous Floating Gardens of Xochimilc... more »

May Faire 15

May 02, 2015
Category: Festivals
Location: South side
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Richmond Waldorf School holds their annual May Faire on school grounds. Activities and entertainments for children and artists and vendors for adult shopping. Enjoy seeing the May Pole dance by RWS students and teachers at 9:30 a.m. more »

05-15-2015

Lebanese Food Festival

May 15, 2015
Category: Culture, Dance, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Wine
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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31st Annual Lebanese Food Festival May 15 - 17, 2015 Food-------Family------Tradition Join us this year as the proud parishioners of St. Anthony’s Maronite Catholic Church, 4611 Sadler Road in Glen Allen, Virginia, present their 31st Lebanese Food Festival. Generations of families are preparing many homemade Leba... more »

05-16-2015

Bark in the Park

May 16, 2015
Category: Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Henrico Recreation and Parks is teaming up with the Henrico Humane Society to offer the 8th annual Bark in the Park event. Bring your best furry friend for a day of fun-filled family activities. An expo of local vendors will be on hand providing various products and services for your pets. Enjoy dog contests, music, chil... more »

Relay for Life of Chesterfield

May 16, 2015
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Other
Location: South side
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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of ... more »