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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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10-01-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-02-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-03-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-04-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

Chesterfield Berry Farm Fall Festival

Through November 02, 2014
Category: Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Outdoors, Virginia Green
Day: Every Sunday, Saturday
Location: South side
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Chesterfield Berry Farm is Opening for the Fall Festival season! Chesterfield Berry Farm offers SO much more than just a pick your own pumpkin patch (though we have to agree, the hayride to the pumpkin patch is one of the best things about Chesterfield Berry Farm)! With over 20 activities ranging from Pirates Cove and ... more »

Hogtober

October 04, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Wine, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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BBQ, bands and beer in historic Libby Hill Park, Sat. Oct. 4 from noon - 7pm. Produced by Style Weekly benefiting The Church Hill Association. Description Hill Yeah! It's HOGTOBER time. BBQ, Bands, and Beers atop historic Church Hill. This annual FREE fall festival is full of flavor and fun for the whole family. Barbecue... more »

International Food Festival

October 04, 2014
Category: Culture, Dance, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Museums, Music, Other, Outdoors, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Members from parishes and local missions are coming together for a culturally diverse celebration with the Richmond community. You’ll find international selections from Our Lady of Lourdes Filipino Festival, St. Benedicts Oktoberfest, Sacred Heart Hispanic Festival and many more. Vendors are providing food choices ... more »

OystoberFest 2014

October 04, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Food, LGBT, Music, Outdoors, Pets, Wine, Virginia Green, Craft Beer
Location: North Side/Ashland
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OystoberFest in Historic Ginter Park RICHMOND’S FAVORITE OYSTER ROAST With Award winning RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER OYSTERS! Oysters, Beer, Brats, Bands and a Kids’ Zone Bring on the famous Oysters! The award-winning Rappahannock River Oysters are the featured bivalves. We’ll have fried, steamed and grilled oys... more »

Second Street Festival

October 04, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, History, Music
Location: Downtown
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Sample delicious food; listen to jazz, big band, and gospel music; and shop in the African marketplace. more »

10-05-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

Chesterfield Berry Farm Fall Festival

Through November 02, 2014
Category: Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Outdoors, Virginia Green
Day: Every Sunday, Saturday
Location: South side
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Chesterfield Berry Farm is Opening for the Fall Festival season! Chesterfield Berry Farm offers SO much more than just a pick your own pumpkin patch (though we have to agree, the hayride to the pumpkin patch is one of the best things about Chesterfield Berry Farm)! With over 20 activities ranging from Pirates Cove and ... more »

10-06-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-07-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-08-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-09-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

10-10-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

Richmond Folk Festival

October 10, 2014
Venue: American Civil War Center
Phone: 804-788-6466
Category: Culture, Dance, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Stage
Location: Downtown
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Celebrate heritage from around the world with multiple stages of continuous music and dance, world-class artisans, ethnic food, and family activities. more »

10-11-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

Chesterfield Berry Farm Fall Festival

Through November 02, 2014
Category: Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Outdoors, Virginia Green
Day: Every Sunday, Saturday
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Chesterfield Berry Farm is Opening for the Fall Festival season! Chesterfield Berry Farm offers SO much more than just a pick your own pumpkin patch (though we have to agree, the hayride to the pumpkin patch is one of the best things about Chesterfield Berry Farm)! With over 20 activities ranging from Pirates Cove and ... more »

Cumberland Festival

October 11, 2014
Category: Festivals
Location: East End
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Come Learn and enjoy at the Cumberland Festival! Historic Boats... Hay Rides...Music & Dancing...Colonial Crafts... Children's Games...Butter Churning...Candle Dipping...Native Americans...Colonial Artifacts...Tours of Cumberland House...Historic Trades...Food and Drinks more »

The Hero 5K

October 11, 2014
Category: Dance, Family Fun, Festivals, Outdoors, Sports
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Let your inner HERO come out and play for a while! The Hero 5K is a Super Hero based Run, Walk or Fly 5K with a SUPER PARTY at the end. Participants are encouraged to dress the part and be their favorite Super Hero, or dare we say Villain. At the end of the 5K, participants will enjoy music, drinks dancing and special SU... more »

10-12-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

Through October 12, 2014
Category: Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Galleries, Gardens, LGBT, Museums, Other
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory's North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors...captivating sights...and extraordinary discoveries. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory geared for all ages. Get up close and person... more »

Chesterfield Berry Farm Fall Festival

Through November 02, 2014
Category: Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Outdoors, Virginia Green
Day: Every Sunday, Saturday
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Chesterfield Berry Farm is Opening for the Fall Festival season! Chesterfield Berry Farm offers SO much more than just a pick your own pumpkin patch (though we have to agree, the hayride to the pumpkin patch is one of the best things about Chesterfield Berry Farm)! With over 20 activities ranging from Pirates Cove and ... more »

10-14-2014

POETIC PRINCIPLES FEATURING HAL CROWTHER & MARGARET GIBSON

October 14, 2014
Category: Exhibits, Festivals, Food, Lectures, Museums, Other, Wine
Location: Downtown

The Library of Virginia, in partnership with Blackbird, an online journal of literature and the arts, presents an evening of poetry with Hal Crowther, a 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, and Margaret Gibson. more »

VIRGINIA LITERARY FESTIVAL

Through October 19, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals
Day: Recurring daily
Location: Downtown

Anchored by the popular James River Writers Conference and the elegant Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration, the Virginia Literary Festival celebrates Virginia’s rich literary resources with a week-long series of events. more »

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