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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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09-20-2014

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 »

Ag in the Classroom 5K Stampede

September 20, 2014
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Sports
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This event is a 5K, kids run and after party festival sponsored by Agriculture in the Classroom! The Stampede 5K benefits the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. Your participation will help to provide Virginia educators with great training, lessons and classroom resources. Come out and enjoy the race a... more »

Publick Day

September 20, 2014
Category: Culture, Family Fun, Festivals, History, Museums, Outdoors
Location: South side
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Four hundred years of history come to life with living history re-enactments, military drills and musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, 17th-century medicinal demonstrations, Virginia Indian activities, historical children’s games and crafts, storytelling and more. more »

VCU Broad Street Mile

September 20, 2014
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Music, Outdoors, Pets, Sports
Location: Downtown
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The VCU Broad Street Mile combines a series of one-mile fun run/walks with a community festival on the city’s major thoroughfare, Broad Street. Each one-mile run/walk has its own theme and supports a different cause and group of relatable charities. The festival area includes food, art, entertainment, sponsor exhib... more »

VCU Broad Street Mile | Festival + 5K + Fun Run

September 20, 2014
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown
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The VCU Broad Street Mile combines a street festival with a 5K Run and series of one-mile fun runs on the city’s major thoroughfare, Broad Street. The second annual event will take place on Broad Street between Belvidere Street and Hermitage Road. In addition to providing a fun, festive event, the VCU Broad Street ... more »

Women's Empowerment Expo for Health, Wealth & Wisdom

September 20, 2014
Venue: Greater Richmond Convention Center
Phone: 804-501-0745
Category: Exhibits, Festivals, Music, Other, Stage
Location: Downtown
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Radio One Richmond presents Women's Empowerment Expo for Health, Wealth & Wisdom featuring Niecy Nash. A day of education, entertainment and enrichment for women. Special guests including national recording artists, star-studded panels, interactive forums, make-overs, a vendor pavilion, an all new "Black Men Re... more »

09-21-2014

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 »

Arts Around the Lake

September 21, 2014
Venue: University of Richmond
Category: Art, Exhibits, Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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35th Annual Arts Around the Lake - juried fine art show on the shore of Westhampton Lake at the University of Richmond. Approx. 75 artists will be selling their work in various mediums. Local food vendors on site. Show benefits local alumni chapter scholarship fund. Rain Location - Robins Center. Parking and admission ar... more »

09-22-2014

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 »

09-23-2014

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 »

09-24-2014

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 »

09-25-2014

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 »

09-26-2014

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 »

09-27-2014

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 »

Capital Ale House Richmond Oktoberfest

September 27, 2014
Venue: Capital Ale House-Downtown
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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Capital Ale House’s 11th Annual Oktoberfest returns again this fall with even more beer, brats and lederhosen! Oktoberfest is a four-block street celebration taking place in Downtown Richmond on September 27. Spend the day enjoying live music, German dance groups, and over 100 craft and imported brews. A full menu ... more »

Richmond Walk Now for Autism Speaks

September 27, 2014
Venue: Richmond International Raceway
Phone: 202-955-3111
Category: Family Fun, Festivals, Outdoors
Location: East End
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Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is our single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead us to the answers we need. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental dis... more »

Virginia Pridefest 2014

September 27, 2014
Venue: Brown's Island
Phone: 804-592-1093
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown
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VA Pride is holding its 2014 PrideFest on Brown's Island this year, to accomodate the 15,000 - 20,000 people expected to come out and support equality and inclusion for all Virginians! This FREE event features premiere entertainment, sponsors such as Absolut, Barefoot Wine, Altria, Q94, Capital One, Wells Fargo, T-Mobil... more »

09-28-2014

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 »

09-29-2014

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 »

09-30-2014

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 »

10-01-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

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

10-02-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

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

10-03-2014

Butterflies LIVE!

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

10-04-2014

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 »

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 »

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