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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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03-28-2015

Inaugural Support Virginia Green Tourism Oyster Roast & Festival

March 28, 2015
Venue: The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar
Phone: 804-986-9119
Category: Festivals, Food, History, Outdoors, Wine, Virginia Green, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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JOIN US! The event features sustainably-harvested Virginia oysters, non-oyster dishes, and Virginia wines and brews - all from VIRGINIA GREEN Restaurants, Wineries and Breweries. You’ll also enjoy bluegrass music by Notch 9 and an amazing silent auction featuring travel packages and deals from Virginia Green Travel... more »

04-04-2015

Dominion Family Easter

April 04, 2015
Venue: Maymont
Phone: 804-358-7166
Category: Art, Culture, Dance, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Gardens, Holiday, Museums, Music, Outdoors, Stage, Virginia Green
Location: Downtown
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Visit Maymont for one of Richmond's favorite Easter traditions! Enjoy an egg hunt, crafts, games, live entertainment including Power UP! and other fun-filled activities. Fees vary for activities. For information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 310. more »

04-11-2015

Legend Brewing Co.'s 21st Anniversary Party

April 11, 2015
Venue: Legend Brewing Company
Phone: 804-232-8871
Category: Festivals
Location: Downtown
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Legend Brewing Company’s 21st Anniversary Party will be held at the Pub and Brewery on Saturday, April 11th from 2:00-9:00pm. This event is open to the public and is family friendly. Legend will have live music playing all day, a food buffet, activities for children, and of course, a varied selection of Legend beer... more »

04-18-2015

Earth Day Richmond Festival

April 18, 2015
Category: Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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The 22nd Annual Earth Day Richmond Festival brings central Virginia's premiere Earth Day celebration to Great Shiplock Park on the riverfront in Shockoe on Saturday, April 18! Enjoy live music and entertainment, local food and beverages, interactive children's area, plus hundreds of earth friendly artists, farmers, perfo... more »

Fool for Art

April 18, 2015
Category: Art, Family Fun, Festivals
Location: South side
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Get ready for a day of family fun as John Tyler Community College presents its 10th annual Fool for Art Festival. The festival will feature more than 90 art and craft vendors, a wide variety of hands-on activities and free educational sessions for all ages, food, music and much more. For a complete list of vendors and ... more »

RVA Earth Day Festival

April 18, 2015
Category: Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Pets, Stage, Wine, Virginia Green, Craft Beer
Location: South side
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Style Weekly is proud to bring you the city's favorite celebration of earth day, were local artists, bands, chefs, food trucks, breweries, environmentalists and vendors gather to celebrate mother earth. Learn about locally available sustainable products and services. Arts, crafts and kids activities. JROC Outdoor gear ... more »

04-19-2015

Gold Festival to Benefit Prevent Child Abuse VIrginia

April 19, 2015
Category: Family Fun, Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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The Gold Festival on Broad is a day filled with family fun! The event will take place inside the Gold’s Gym parking lot between Homeview Drive and West End Drive. In addition to providing a fun, festive event, the Gold Festival on Broad provides a turnkey fundraising opportunity for local community organizations.... more »

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 »