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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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08-02-2015

2015 Electric Football™ World Championships and Convention

Through August 02, 2015
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
Phone: 804-355-2311
Category: Festivals
Day: Recurring daily
Location: East End
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Presented by Tudor Games and The Miniature Football Coaches Association with tournaments for advanced, beginner and youth players. The 3-day convention features players and enthusiasts from across the country gathering for competitive play. There will be information on local, national and international electric football ... more »

48 Hour Film Project - Best of Richmond

August 02, 2015
Venue: Byrd Park
Phone: 804-240-9622
Category: Festivals, Film
Location: Downtown
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The 9th Annual Richmond 48 Hour Film Project concludes this weekend with a special presentation of Richmond’s best short films. 45 teams submitted their work in hopes of winning Best Film and competing against the winners of 130 other cities around the world. Many of Richmond’s best and aspiring filmmakers c... more »

08-07-2015

10th Annual Filipino Festival

Through August 08, 2015
Category: Culture, Dance, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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10th ANNUAL FILIPINO FESTIVAL - Visit the Philippines without leaving Virginia NOTE: different start times for two different dates FRI., Aug. 7 from 5-10pm SAT., Aug. 8 from 10am-10pm Mabuhay! Welcome! Celebrate the 10th Annual Filipino Festival at Henrico’s Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Virginia's largest Filipino... more »

PANAFEST RVA

August 07, 2015
Category: Art, Comedy, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, History, Music, Outdoors, Stage
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Join us for a 3 day celebration of African theartical performing arts, music, dance and great food. more »

08-08-2015

10th Annual Filipino Festival

Through August 08, 2015
Category: Culture, Dance, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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10th ANNUAL FILIPINO FESTIVAL - Visit the Philippines without leaving Virginia NOTE: different start times for two different dates FRI., Aug. 7 from 5-10pm SAT., Aug. 8 from 10am-10pm Mabuhay! Welcome! Celebrate the 10th Annual Filipino Festival at Henrico’s Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Virginia's largest Filipino... more »

08-15-2015

25th Annual Down Home Family Reunion

August 15, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Dance, Exhibits, Family Fun, Festivals, Food, Music, Other, Outdoors, Stage
Location: Downtown
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Down Home Family Reunion, A Celebration of African American Folklife is a downtown weekend festival that celebrates African American folklife with world music and dance, the Heritage Market, special children’s events, interactive site demonstrations and delicious down home food. It is designed to show aspects of We... more »

08-16-2015

RVA Brew-B-Q Festival

August 16, 2015
Venue: 17th Street Farmers' Market
Phone: 804-646-0954
Category: Festivals, Food, Music, Outdoors, Virginia Green, Craft Beer
Location: Downtown
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The RVA Brew-B-Q Festival brings together the best barbecue and the best craft beer in Richmond. This event features an amazing array of central Virginia's most loved barbecue producers, from the well-known establishments to the whole-in-the-wall weekend warriors. All Richmond area craft breweries will be on hand too, ea... more »