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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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12-05-2014

Grand Illumination

December 05, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Holiday, Music
Location: Downtown
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This downtown Richmond tradition since 1984 kicks off the holidays as millions of tiny lights outlining the city's skyline are lit. A festival follows featuring Santa Claus and the Snow Queen. more »

12-06-2014

2014 Dominion Christmas Parade

December 06, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Holiday, Music, Outdoors, Pets
Location: Downtown
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'Tis the season!! More than 100,000 people attend the Dominion Christmas Parade annually, which starts at the Science Museum on Broad Street on Saturday, December 6 at 10 a.m. and travels eastbound along Broad to 7th Street. This year’s theme: “Celebrating Tacky Christmas Traditions,” is a nod to Richmo... more »

Fugly Sweater Party to Benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

December 06, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Holiday, Craft Beer
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Bring them out! Bring them out! Maybe your grandmother knitted it. Maybe your eccentric aunt gave it to you for Christmas. Or, maybe there was a huge sale on the mostly brilliantly tacky sweaters, and your employer thought they would make the perfect Christmas bonus. No matter how you ended up with it, its time to c... more »

12-12-2014

Church Hill Holiday Candle Light Walk

December 12, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, History, Holiday
Location: Downtown
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Church Hill Association’s (CHA) 50Th Anniversary Holiday Festival Church Hill- Where Richmond Began celebrates the 2014 winter holidays with an array of festivities. Background - Church Hill, one of the nation’s most historically significant neighborhoods, will host its 50th Anniversary Holiday Festival on De... more »

12-13-2014

Christmas on MacArthur

December 13, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Holiday, Stage
Location: Downtown
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Christmas on MacArthur 2014 Christmas On MacArthur To Benefit Toys For Tots CONTACT : Mike LaBelle at thetaz23227@yahoo.com What: Christmas On MacArthur and Santa Parade When: December 13, 2014 11 to 4 p.m. Where: 4000 Block MacArthur Ave. on Richmond’s North Side Jump start your holidays with Christmas on MacA... more »

Church Hill Holiday Ball

December 13, 2014
Venue: Conch Republic Rocketts
Phone: 202-271-5216
Category: Festivals, Food, Holiday, Music
Location: Downtown
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Church Hill Association’s (CHA) 50Th Anniversary Holiday Festival Church Hill- Where Richmond Began celebrates the 2014 winter holidays with an array of festivities. Background - Church Hill, one of the nation’s most historically significant neighborhoods, will host its 50th Anniversary Holiday Festival on De... more »

James River Parade of Lights

December 13, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Holiday, Outdoors
Location: East End
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Henrico County’s viewing celebration will take place at Osborne Park. Join us around the bonfire as we enjoy holiday music and activities to celebrate the magic of the season. Beginning at 3pm, the Toy Parade sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans will precede the Parade of Lights. Entertainment begins at 4:30pm. Co... more »

12-14-2014

Church Hill Holiday House Tour

December 14, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, History, Holiday, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Church Hill Association’s (CHA) 50Th Anniversary Holiday Festival Church Hill- Where Richmond Began celebrates the 2014 winter holidays with an array of festivities. Background - Church Hill, one of the nation’s most historically significant neighborhoods, will host its 50th Anniversary Holiday Festival on De... more »